"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.
Community is what brought me to CLU and community is what makes me want to stay.
My arrival here was meant to be and God's way of lifting me from a not so great place I was in.
Working at CLU is like being part of a large extended family.
She ended up being one of my best student workers and would tell all students who got homesick of her adventure here.
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