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About Me ~ Wood Between the Worlds

If you're keen to learn more about me, you can get a glimpse inside my head by reading these stats.

Life Philosophy in 4 Words:  seek truth, fulfill purpose

Major:  Biblical Studies

What I Want To Be:  Christ-like, influential, better at conversation

Goal:  to hear Jesus say “well done, my good and faithful servant” after I die

Most Influential People:  Jesus, Okaasan, Auntie, C.S. Lewis

People I’d Like to Have Met:  Paul, Peter, and C.S. Lewis

Best Experience:  2-week mission trip in Aioi in 2003

Scariest Experience:  walking up and down streets dragging heavy luggage while trying to find a hotel in Ikebukurou, a somewhat red-light district of Tokyo. I once dreamed my sister was demon-possessed and trying to murder me, but thankfully that’s never actually happened.

Game At Which I Excel:  Pictionary

Games I Enjoy:  PersonaliTEASE, Loaded Questions, Mafia, Psychiatrist, Settlers of Catan, Therapy, Beyond Balderdash, Guesstures, Cranium, Dutch Blitz

Favorite Color:  grass green

Favorite Food:  age-tofu

Least Favorite Food:  meat

Favorite Fruit:  berries

Favorite Vegetable:  edamame

Favorite Type of Sandwich:  egg salad, avacado

Favorite Gum:  plum-flavored

Favorite Candy:  Hi-Chew

Favorite Flowers: phalaenopsis orchids, cherry blossoms, plum blossoms

Favorite Subjects:  Bible, art

Least Favorite Subject:  math

Favorite Animal:  flying squirrels

Favorite Vacationing Spot:  Japan

Where I Want To Go:  Japan, the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, and Prince Edward Island in Canada

Pet Peeve:  people being irrational

Favorite Book:  Bible
    also: The Chronicles of Narnia, Mere Christianity, The Great Divorce, The Screwtape Letters, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, The Pilgrimage, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Favorite Bible Passages: Psalm 116, Psalm 139, 1 Peter 1:5-11

Favorite Movies: Lord of the Rings trilogy, Star Wars original trilogy, East of Eden, Ushiro no Shoumen Daare?, Escaflowne, Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Kaze no Tani no Nausicaa, They Were Eleven, Harry Potter films, Come Live with Me

Favorite TV Shows:  Avonlea, Spellbinder, Ocean Girl, Family Ties, The Facts of Life, Thunderstone, Veritas, Smallville

Favorite Characters
    TV:  Alex P. Keaton, Jo Polniaziek
    Movie:  Frodo, Harry Potter, Himura Kenshin, Van Fanel, Kanzaki Hitomi, Ashitaka
    Musical: Erik (Phantom), Death & Elisabeth (Elisabeth), Judas (Inside Out v2.0), Hikaru Genji (Genji Monogatari Asaki Yume Mishi)
    Book:  Edmund (The Chronicles of Narnia), Tom Sawyer (The Advenures of Tom Sawyer & sequels), Harry Potter
    Animation:  Himura Kenshin (Rurouni Kenshin)
    Game:  Ascot (Magic Knight Rayearth)

Favorite Movie Quote:  “All we have to do is decide what to do with the time that is given to us.” –Gandalf, Fellowship of the Ring

Favorite Actors:  James Dean, Daniel Radcliffe, Elijah Wood, James Stewart, James Franco, and people I know personally

Favorite Songs:
    “Salva Me” & “Libera” by Libera
    “Wonderwall”, “Don’t Go Away”, “Champagne Supernova” & “Don’t Look Back in Anger” by Oasis
     “I Want to Save You”, “Drunk Girl”,  “I Woke Up in a Car” & “Ruthless” by Something Corporate
    “I Am Not Afraid Anymore”, “Sparks and Shadows” & “Run to You” by Twila Paris
     “I Am” by Mark Portis
    “Million Pieces”, “Take Me to Your Leader”, “Breakfast”, “Who?” & “Shine”  by Newsboys
    “Ich Gehör Nur Mir”, “Der Letzte Tanz”, “Wenn Ich Tanzen Will”, & “Elisabeth, Mach Auf Mein Engel” from Elisabeth
    “Into the Fire” & “Falcon in the Dive” from The Scarlet Pimpernel
    “Where in the World?”, “Who Could Ever Have Dreamed Up You?”, “Home”, & “My True Love” from Phantom
    “Someone Like You”, “This is the Moment” & “In His Eyes” from Jekyll & Hyde
    “Love Can’t Happen” from The Grand Hotel
    “I’m Not” from Inside Out v2.0
    “Yakusoku ha Iranai” “Yuubiwa”, & “FEEL MYSELF” by Sakamoto Maaya
    “Nagareboshi he” & “Ginga no Isshinbun na Kataomoi” from Sailor Moon
    “Yuzurenai Negai” from Magic Knight Rayearth
    “Good Luck and Good Bye” & “Kitto OK” from Gundam Wing
    “12gastu no Love Song” by Gackt
    “Things I’ll Never Say” by Avril Lavigne
    “We Can Work It Out”, “A Hard Day’s Night” & “Help” by the Beatles
    “Amazing Grace”
    “Be Thou My Vision”
    “Mary, Did You Know?”

Favorite Instrumental Music:
    LOTR scores
    SW original trilogy scores
    Indiana Jones theme
    Princess Mononoke score
    Totoro score
    Kaze no Tani no Nausicaa score
    Elegy
    Tempest
    Hall of the Mountain King
    Mission: Impossible theme

Favorite Part of Newspaper:  film reviews

Favorite Word or Phrase:  seijitsu

Liked Things About Myself:  intellect, discernment, talents

Disliked Things About Myself:  lack of conversation skills, being annoying to people, not catching hints

Favorite Names for Boys [partial list off the top of my head, compiled for writing fiction]:
    Adrian
    Cody
    Deidric
    Hayden
    James
    Jesper
    Jordan
    Keiran
    Keita
    Ken
    Ryuuta
    anything stemming from Stephanos (Stephen, Stephan, Steven, etc.)

Favorite Names for Girls: [at the moment, I can’t remember]

Best Pen Names: Lemony Snicket, M. Night Shyamalan, Eoin Colfer, J.R.R. Tolkien

Funniest Sounding Name For a Country:  St. Kitts and Nevis

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