Christine Arata is a native San Franciscan. She has a B.A. in Anthropology with a minor in Film. She also earned a Certificate in Personal History Writing and began a memoir business. Later, she founded a website devoted to cats, art and culture. She also authored an e-book and is now a freelance writer. She was born a Catholic, but only recently made a recommitment in a big way. A life-long learner, she received her certification in spiritual theology from the Avila Institute.