I changed the name of my blog because I have been given a name and I chose a name that makes it feel more right than Sherri Lynne. It is rather late in the game to do this, but I have had a series of events that led me to the conclusion that the new name suited me better.
The person who suggested the new first name is someone I have a deep respect for and someone I admire. My middle name Elisabeth is a family name and the name of my favorite aunt and great aunt.
Upon reflection of over a year, I have decided that the new name seems to "fit" me better and I have also decided to make it my legal name in about 3 months.
More often than not, we have our names given to us and we do not name ourselves. My previous name was one I chose to try to capture a sense of identity to individualize my identity as a southern woman in the modern South. I think I was able to capture that spirit, but there are other spiritual aspects of myself I would like to enhance expressing who I truly am! This name given by people who love and loved me and I respect somehow just feels right.