Monica Stoltzfus’ debut picture book, The Ripple, was awarded first place by the National Indie Excellence Awards for Best Inspirational Children’s Book. Her newest book, Just Compose Yourself: Finding Hope in Spilled Coffee, was released in 2022 and is a collection of stories about faith and motherhood. When not writing books, Monica writes on her personal blog, Just Compose Yourself, where she shares encouragement, advice, and creative ideas for adults. She is blessed to be the leader of her parish’s nationally known Bible study, Walking with Purpose. She is also a busy mother of four fearless daughters.