Karen V. Neely is an only child. At the age of fifteen, she came to understand the personal salvation story through some high school friends and asked Jesus to be her Savior. Karen is married to her high school sweetheart and is a mother to a son and daughter, a step-mother to three boys, a grandmother to two boys, and a step-grandmother to four girls and three boys. She is a retired administrative assistant from an Illinois community college. Currently, Karen enjoys working part-time as a proofreader and writing children’s stories, which are inspired by the nine children in her life. She can be contacted at KarenVNeely@gmail.com.