Hope Ellen Rapson was a California Girl, an Ohio Woman, and is now working at being a Southern Lady. She graduated from Wurtsmith Memorial High School at Clark AFB in the Philippines, the University of California at Santa Barbara majoring in English and minoring in music; she earned a major in education at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and is currently finishing her Master’s Degree in Theological Arts at Columbia International University and Seminary. Ms. Rapson is the mother of five married children and busy grandmother of twenty-three. Having taught over fifty years pre-school through adult in multiple subjects, she enjoys people, reading, writing, walking, and music. She attends Riverbend Community Church located in Lexington, South Carolina. She currently teaching English and Latin at Covenant Classical Christian School.