Originally from Sierra Leone, West Africa. Brought up in a Christian home; deeply loved God as a child but strayed away as a teenager. Spiritual re-awakening to Christ at age 19. Graduated from Hunter College NYC in 1974. Husband, a native New Yorker, served as a missionary with the United Methodist Church in SL for six years. Married 38 years with three grown children. Taught public high school English Language Arts for 23 years in the New York City area. Currently English adjunct at local community college. Husband, Ron Mitchell, published the book, 'Organic Faith' (Cornerstone Press, 1998), which can be found on Amazon. Member of 'Transjazz', a jazz/gospel band directed by husband Ron (see 'Transjazz' online). Jesus, my All in All!