Judi Ann Ehresman, author of The Hand of God series, The Hidden Legacy, and The Ride, married the love of her life, becoming a pastors wife and, in time, the mother of two sons. She has owned and managed several businesses, worked as a freelancer for a local newspaper, writes a well-received, encouraging blog, and is a popular oral reader of her short stories and poetry at childrens and womens banquets and teas.
Naomi Mitchum, a writer and public speaker, has degrees in Christian education and a special interest in disabilities, acting as Coordinator of Special Needs Ministry at a large church. For over 35 years, she has published articles, curriculum, plays, and books. Harps in the Willows: Strengths for Reinventing Life was used in Salvation Army counseling centers after 9/11. She often writes from her vacation home in the Texas Hill country, where she first became interested in the German settlement history of the area when she heard men speaking German at their morning coffee Klatsch at a local restaurant.