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"I get obsessed with certain bands for a few months at a time. First it was Green Day, then AC/DC then it was Beastie Boys, then Metallica and now I don’t know what it is."

If your life was a story what would be the title? Sleep and Music. Are there chapters that would be a part of that book? Maybe my obsessions. I get obsessed with certain bands for a few months at a time. First it was Green Day, then AC/DC then it was Beastie Boys, then Metallica and now I don’t know what it is. What is the best advice you’ve ever been given? Don’t do drugs. Has it been good advice so far? Kind of.  

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What was the happiest moment of your life?

It would be two. My wedding day and the day we adopted my son, the day he came home to be ours.

What was the saddest moment?

Probably my brother’s death because it was unexpected. And because I felt afterwards like I hadn’t been the best sister, the nicest most understanding. He was sort of a pain in the neck sometimes.

What would be the title of your life if it was a story? Changes. Because I’ve had lots of changes in my life. Lots of things have happened to me. So would those changes be the chapters? Yeah they would be: Young and Stupid. Young and Curious. Self Discipline. Learning. What was the happiest moment of your life? It would be two. My wedding day and the day we adopted my son, the day he came home to be ours. What was the saddest moment? Probably my brother’s death because it was unexpected. And because I felt afterwards like I […]

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¿Cuáles serían los capítulos en el cuento de tu vida?

"El Antes, El Comienzo, y El Después. El antes sería cuando era rebelde. El comienzo sería empezar una nueva vida, y el después sería vivir en harmonía y paz."

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What would the chapters be in the story of your life?

"The Past, The Beginning, The After. The past would be when I was a rebel. The beginning was the start of a new life. The after was living in harmony and peace."




¿Si tu vida fuera un cuento, cual sería su título? Nueva criatura ¿Y por qué? Porque he vuelto a nacer y ahora las cosas son diferentes. ¿Como eras antes? Era muy rebelde. ¿Cuáles serían los capítulos en el cuento de tu vida? El Antes, El Comienzo, y El Después Puedes describir cada uno un poco? El antes sería cuando era rebelde, el comienzo sería creer, y el después es lo que creo. ¿Los puedes describir con mas detalles? La rebeldía sería vivir las penas, el comienzo sería empezar una nueva vida, y el después sería vivir en harmonía y paz. […]

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"I was born to a family that was well knit; we got along. I think having a foundation like that, where you get along with your parents and your siblings allows you to move out into the world with a sense of, well, feeling lucky."

If your life were a story, what would be it’s title? Lucky. Why? Because I was born to a family that was well knit; we got along. I have two sisters who are two of my best friends. I think having a foundation like that, where you get along with your parents and your siblings allows you to move out into the world with a sense of, well, feeling lucky.  

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What was the happiest moment of your life?

"I can’t think of one. I’m happy all the time."

What makes you happy? Everything. What was the happiest moment of your life? I can’t think of one. I’m happy all the time. What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given? Never date. Why is that the best advice? I don’t know. It seems reasonable. If you could give advice to a whole bunch of people what would you say? Do whatever you want.  

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What’s the best advice you’ve been given?

"Do your best at all things you do. That should be enough."

What was one of the saddest moments of your life? The saddest thing was leaving for SST, leaving my friends. SST is Study Service term at Goshen College, where you go to another country to study for three months. I went to Nicaragua last summer. Leaving friends, church, my culture, being thrown into a new place, that was hard. If your life was a story what would be its title? Hymn Sings! Just because I love singing hymns, congregational song. I think its great for building community. It’s inspiring. I love them. I wouldn’t do anything else. If that could […]

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Who have you met who has been really important in your life?

"Alice Cooper.

He was nice. He was tall. My dream is to play drums for him some day. His wife said that I might be able to…"

Who have you met who has been really important in your life? Alice Cooper.  He was nice. He was tall. My dream is to play drums for him some day. His wife said that I might be able to… I met him in South Bend. I know Tommy the guitar player and he told me I could meet him and his wife. I just went to a concert and Tommy took me back stage. Did Alice Cooper give you any advice? Yeah, “Look for new musicians.” What does that mean for you? Look for new people to listen to, new kinds […]

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"¿Si tu vida fuera una historia, qué título le pusieras?

Un Nuevo Comienzo

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If your life was a story, what title would you give it?

A New Beginning"

¿Si tu vida fuera una historia, qué título le pusieras? Un Nuevo Comienzo ¿Por qué? Antes de venir a los Estados Unidos, no conocía a Dios. Mi vida estaba vacía. Habían muchas cosas malas, no me sentía bien. ¿Cuáles serían los capítulos? Mi Niñez, Mi Juventud, Mi Independencia, Conocer a Cristo ¿Podrías hablar más sobre tu independencia? Tuve mi hijo a los 16 años, estuve con su papá por un año. Después nos dejamos y fui madre y padre de mi hijo por ocho años. Yo trabajé, estudié, y ayudé a mi mamá. Ella cuidaba a mi hijo y yo […]

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What would be the chapter of your life story that you are in?

"Finding myself. I’m paying off my bills, trying to save up money. Trying to get things together."

What was the happiest moment of your life? When I accepted Christ. I was in church and I don’t remember what the sermon was, but I felt called to go to the front. I told the pastor that I wanted to get baptized again. What was the saddest moment? I walked in on my ex-boyfriend cheating on me. What makes you happy? My life, my friends, my family, cats, my dog. What would be the chapter of your life story that you are in? Finding myself. I’m paying off my bills, trying to save up money. Trying to get things […]

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If your life was a story what would be its title?

"When will it end?"

Why is that?

"I just want to know. I’ve got a lot of pain inside."

If your life was a story what would be its title? When will it end? Why is that? I just want to know. I’ve got a lot of pain inside. What’s the best advice you’ve ever been given? Go to happy places. When I get really sad and depressed I just need to go to a happy place. What does your happy place look like? Being with friends. I have this really best guy friend who always makes me happy.  

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