She is known as an author of the "Vampire Chronicles" series ( one of them is "Interview with the vampire"). After 38 years of being an atheist, she says:
"...faith came back to me. I had to stop writing about vampires, because they had been a metaphor for lost souls. Instead, I made up my mind to concentrate on Jesus Christ."
What caused it?
"Americans like to believe we turn to religion because of an accident or the loss of a loved one, but in my case it was simply the culmination of searching. I wrestled with a lot of theological questions, and then one afternoon, I thought, I love you--I want to go back to you."
One afternoon. One thought. One love.
That's what we do at IHOP, in a way. We pray a lot for those "one thought" moments to cross peoples minds, to pierce their hearts. We pray a lot for those "suddenlies" to invade peoples souls. We pray for those desires to "come back" to the first love to arise from within them.