"I ran away from Lutherans"
I was raised in Minnesota in a small farming community, went to a Lutheran church, was a member of Luther League and was a Sunday school teacher when I was in high school. When I graduated from high school I decided I wanted a more exciting life...away I went...to Los Angeles...New York City...Los Angeles...married an actor...lived and worked in Europe. Then I had a child...moved to Thousand Oaks for the school system...saw an ad in the Ventura Star for California Lutheran...on a whim applied. I said to my husband "If I get this job, I am going to take it. I can work with Lutherans." All those basement church suppers have not been in vain. Much to my surprise, 5 years later I am still here. It feels a little bit like home.
I was inspired my first year teaching when a student celebrated a milestone.
My arrival here was meant to be and God's way of lifting me from a not so great place I was in.
The moment I stepped on campus I knew this was where I belonged.
I wanted to give back to my Lutheran heritage so I started teaching at CLU and this has been a perfect fit for me.
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