Deanna Rutledge, pastor's wife, mother, teacher, is a long time resident of Honolulu, Hawaii. She has been active in the Christian community for many years. Playwright and author, Mrs. Rutledge's passion is the written word. Her style is heartwarming, vivid and character driven, punctuated with laughter. The setting is more often than not, the local church. Her recurring theme is that God does not deal with us as we deserve, but with love, mercy, and compassion. His gentle heart, full of grace, is always turned toward restoration.