Tresa Patterson

Tresa has been a passionate and prolific online writer for years, publishing thousands of articles and features in music, television, theatre, and to honor those who bring light to the world in wonderful ways. She is also a teacher, a cancer survivor (so far, by God's grace), an advocate for children, and a devoted pet parent. She never tires of telling the story behind the stage, from the core of the artist’s heart. She has cerebral palsy but refuses to let it have her. Tresa lives out her faith and music is her life- force.
Erin Krakow portrays Elizabeth Thornton on When Calls the Heart. This show is the Hallmark Channel’s most successful scripted series, six seasons running.  Her character is ever-optimistic, ever-available, and always willing to help a friend or a stranger in the Northwest Territory community of Hope Valley. She was left a young widow but still finds