The author began her educational pursuits in Michigan with a Nursing diploma from Hackley Hospital School of Nursing, a BS degree from GVSU, and MA and Ed.D. degrees from WMU. After moving to Florida, she completed an MSN in Mental Health Nursing from USF. Her background in nursing and mental health and her love for the Lord prompted her to complete a BS degree in Christian Counseling from Trinity College of Florida at the age of 78. She has been in administrative and teaching positions in nursing and education over fifty-five years. She has served as a guest lecturer, speaker and consultant in Michigan, Indiana, Louisiana and Florida. Her love for the Lord and His Word is reflected in the poetry she writes.