Movies are my hobby but Christ is my passion. I always find writing the particulars about who I am a little awkward. Iíve been married since 1981 to my husband Ted who encourages me to write and helps with the technical part of this blog. Heís a cellist and works in the computer industry. I am the mother of three boys, all born in the 80ís and 90ís, who share my love of movies, music, and pop culture. We have a dog and a cat because there is something wonderful about indiscriminate, unconditional, unbridled love and also something special about being honored with deliberate and focused love.
Iím a librarian at a small Christian high school in
When Iím not at work I enjoy helping out on the Creative Arts team at my church. I also like going to movies and concerts, reading, attempting art, playing tennis, and eating good food (but not necessarily cooking).
I spent all my childhood that I can remember in
When I was 11 I moved in with my grandmother, who lived in a
bigger town up north in
Iíve always loved stories. I escaped into books and movies as a child and still need a story before bedtime. Sometimes I read my stories and sometimes I watch them or listen to them. Iíve found that stories are more than an escape from real life. They help me define and clarify my real life.
I have been utterly transformed by my relationship with Jesus Christ. Naturally I love the Bible because those are his stories and are becoming mine too. I think God has used all sorts of stories to reveal truth to me. I sort of agree with Lewis and Tolkienís theory that truth in any story humans create is there because we are creations of the God of all truth.