Teacher, musician, pastor’s wife, mother of three adult children, and a mature but still growing Christian are all part of my identity.


 I grew up in a small city in northern Michigan and now reside in a much larger city in southern California. As a pastor’s family we enjoyed the love of three congregations in Tennessee, Arkansas, and California for over thirty-five years. 


 For many years I taught at various schools and at all levels from kindergarten to college. During that time I also earned my Masters in Education and served as Director of Music at our Southern California church. All of this abundance of experiences, insights, and memories inspire my writing, my speaking, and my walk with my Lord.  


 Writing and speaking about the joy of being God’s child has always been part of my life, but more recently I have taken it to the professional level. My weekly inspirational blogs are read worldwide and are the basis of my first three books. I have also written and produced three plays about people and events in the Gospels that give fresh insight into those times. My speaking engagements in the southern California area reach women on a daily basis on the topics of Peace, Time, Power and Strength, and, of course, Joy! 

About Christine....


I am so grateful God has given me a friend like you to share these precious words.

-LeEtta Rudolph

Okay, how is it that you wrote this just for me? It is amazing how many of us share these parallel world experiences? Thanks, this is perfect for the next time I need to provide a devotion              -Cindy Kennedy

Christine - this is so exciting for you, and... for me too. I really need to read your words which I am hoping will help with my own doors                                        -Anonymous


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