Shirley D. Hicks is a writer of Christian inspirational books and poetry. Her books in the Great Peace Series for Christian Living are a source of encouragement for people who are facing difficult and challenging times. After spending several years reading and studying the Bible, Shirley decided to pursue her passion for writing Christian books. Her writings have inspired and blessed many hurting people. She has been in the church all of her life and writes out of the depths of her experiences as a Christian woman, daughter of a minister, and wife of a minister.With Bachelor of Science degrees in Computer Science and Math, Shirley spent more than fifteen years as an IT professional. She also has a Master of Art degree in Theological Studies from Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia. She and her husband have one daughter.