I am originally from Maryland and moved to Charleston in 2012. I am blessed to have a son and daughter-in-law in Charleston; a daughter, son-in-law and three grandsons in Michigan; a step-daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter in Maryland and a step-daughter in Washington DC. My wonderful parents live with me 6 months of the year.
Wisdom/bit of advice/quote:
God is not just one thing we add to the mix called life. He wants an invitation from us to permeate everything and every part of us.” ― Francis Chan, Forgotten God: Reversing Our Tragic Neglect of the Holy Spirit
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:8
Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. Hebrews 12:1-3
Educational & Ministry History:
BS in Nursing from Salisbury University. Worked in Child Health, Community Health and School Health. Served at church with children and youth for many years. Changed career paths and answered a call to be the director of a Christian daycare center and school for 10 years. After relocating, now have the privilege of working at Coastal Community Church as the Administrative Assistant and serving in the Splash Zone.
Playing with my grandchildren, eating delicious healthy food, traveling, walking on the beach, swimming and singing worship songs at the top of my lungs (for an audience of ONE).
What’s on my iPod:
Podcasts, Jonny Lang, Sara Groves, Brandon Heath, James Taylor, Kari Jobe,
J.J. Heller, Kenny G, and hundreds of Christmas songs!
Makes me laugh: children and pets
Books you should read: the Bible, Daniel Plan by Rick Warren, Daniel G. Amen, Mark Hyman, M.D., The Forgotten God by Francis Chan, Scouting the Divine by Margaret Feinberg, and Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers.