About Me

Seeking Higher Ground…

Hi! I’m Linda, thanks for visiting my site!

I’ve been married to my best friend, Mike, for over 30 years; we live in Southern California and have three grown children. I homeschooled our children beginning in 1994, from kindergarten up through high school. My homeschooling journey ended when our youngest graduated from high school in 2011.

During my years of homeschooling, I taught various classes for different homeschool programs and a few private classes in my home. Most of the classes I’ve taught have been upper elementary history classes and Jr. High and High School literature and composition courses. In 2000, I went back to school to finish my Bachelor’s degree, and in 2007 I graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a BA in English. After retiring from homeschooling, I continued to teach weekly classes and tutor, and to help my husband with his growing lawn care business, but now have a new full-time career as an administrative professional.

For those who want to know, I am a Christian of the Reformed Baptist persuasion, and our family is very involved in our church in Ontario, CA. In my free time I love to explore new books, exercise, and watch movies with Mike or my mother-in-law who lives with us. We’re having fun getting back into rockclimbing again now that the kids are raised.

Special Thanks…

To God for my husband and three kids; for granting me the patience and diligence to teach them at home over the years; and for the many opportunities I’ve had to grow and learn through my teaching experiences.

5 thoughts on “About Me

  1. Hi, Linda! Great site! I also graduated from Cal State Fullerton with a BA in English! Awesome college and wonderful dedicated teachers. I would like to submit a book for review; would you please send me your submission guidelines? Thank you and have a blessed day!

    1. Hi Mary, I receive many requests every month for book reviews and am very selective about the ones I will post here. For one thing my To-Read list is ever growing and I can only read so much. Also, you may have noticed my site has a specific focus, that being Books I believe every Christian should read. That doesn’t mean every book I publish a review on will necessarily meet that criteria, but I limit my reviews mostly to works of non-fiction, history/biography, and classic literature that I feel are profitable for Christians to read. For the most part, I really don’t do young children’s books (although I have shared a few), nor contemporary secular “self-help” books, fiction, romance, or sci-fi. You may certainly email me about your book, but as I say, I am very careful about the books I agree to read and review because 1) I feel I owe it to them to read it promptly while I have so many others I want to read soon, and 2) if I don’t care for it or don’t want to share it on my site I feel bad.

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