I prefer to schedule coffee:
I have been a Christian for this many years:
Number of years at TVC:
If married, how many years:
If yes, how many:
I work from home
If you work from or outside the home, describe your occupation:
freelance writer/editor/jewelry maker
I have school-aged children:
Two or three words people who know me might use to describe me:
organized, creative, problem-solver
If I had all day to do whatever I wanted, you might find me...:
Doing something creative, maybe working on a decorating project, spray-painting something or redoing an area of my house.
Favorite place to eat out:
Baja Burrito or Bread & Co.
Favorite meal to cook for company:
chicken enchiladas or crepes
Best nickname I've had:
Wee (from my nephews)
Worst nickname I've had:
Wendy Lee Meanwig
Describe your overall temperament:
I have bursts of Type A (if I can't do it perfectly, I don't want to do it), but I rarely make my bed. My closets are uber-organized, but the house always needs vacuuming or dusting. I'm an extrovert, but I'm really comfortable being alone.
I was raised:
not in the church
When I feel far from the Lord, one of the things that helps me is:
Talking to Christian friends. Listening to music.
Biblical character, story, or passage that has particular meaning/significance:
Ruth & Naomi, sticking together and showing such loyalty.
A couple of authors who have had an impact on my spiritual life:
Rick Bragg, Anne Lamott, Mr. Rogers
Some people who have inspired my spiritual life over the years:
my college youth pastor and his wife, my TVC community here
Something valuable that someone told me early on about walking with the Lord:
If you're not moving forward, you're moving backward.
Something I wish someone had told me sooner about walking with the Lord:
I was drawn to serve in the “Let’s Have Coffee Ministry” because:
I think we're strengthened by sharing this journey. We're all going through such similar things, it's important to talk about that to remind ourselves and each other that we're not alone.