Since the age of twelve, Sandra "Sandy" Cole has written inspirational stories and poems that have been shared with family, friends, churches, civic organizations, and state and national associations.
Born and raised in the Northern California city of Red Bluff, Sandy was a frequent speaker at many local, state, and national meetings and conferences on a variety of subjects. Sandy now lives in Klamath Falls, Oregon.
Aside from writing, she is a REIKI Master and practices energy healing; a minister with LIght Path Resources, and a grief counselor. Her pleasure time is spent with her children, grandchildren, extended family, and friends.
Oregon's costal rain field Erika Bentsen Norris’s passion for drawing as she grew up, although she never meant to illustrate for real. In search of sunshine, she settled in the Oregon Desert with her husband, her dogs, and a growing number of cattle and other livestock, many whom have names.
A birthday card she drew for her niece unexpectedly led her to illustrating a series of children’s books for a New Zealand author and she hasn’t put her down her pen since.
Erika is a contributing author in the devotional series of books, Daily Guideposts/Walking in Grace. She also writes inspirational, true life articles for Guideposts. Mysterious Ways and Angels On Earth magazines. ErikaBentsen.com