Elsbeth Elisha has lived in midcoast Maine with her husband Paul since 2010. She loves Jesus, people, music, and mud-season in Vermont. She is learning to garden and needle paint, and enjoys spending time at the ocean with Paul.
Chronic pain entered Elsbeth's life when she was 8 years old and has remained a constant companion ever since. Still, growing up in Vermont with her parents and two older siblings, her childhood was slow, quiet and sweet. She was homeschooled by her mom, who passed away in 2016 after battling cancer. It is Elsbeth's prayer that through her writing she might help to give others, especially Christians, the language they need to process grief, suffering, and chronic pain.
Elsbeth also loves Scripture. She is especially passionate about making the prophets of the Old Testament more accessible to the Church. Elsbeth is studying Biblical Hebrew and Greek and hopes to use an understanding of the original languages and the ancient Near Eastern context of the Bible to facilitate a deeper understanding of the text for those who want to know God more intimately.
Elsbeth has a Bachelor of Arts in Human Development with a concentration in Child Psychology and Linguistics from Union Institute and University. In 2020, she graduated from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary with a Master of Arts in Old Testament Studies.
She believes that God is still good.