"But when talk turned to Beyoncé's mother's prayers and those of her grandmother, she got emotional and cried.
"I don't know why I'm so fortune and so blessed," she said. "I know my mom always told me that my grandmother was in the church lighting candles for her and I am a result of my grandmother's prayers and my mother prays for me all the time and I pray for my mother all the time."
The superstar went on to describe -- in between beautiful takes of soul-bearing and sinister tail shaking -- how the Lord's presence felt to her.
"Like right now I'm hot -- it's a tingling. It's love. I feel it when I look at my child, I feel it when I look at my husband. It's God," she said.
"Everything is there for a reason and when you really pay attention it's so clear what the next step is. As we grow, the dots get connected and we eventually become what we're supposed to be."