ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Leelia Carolyn Cornell was born in Marion, Indiana and has lived all of her in its vicinity. She has traveled extensively including all fifty states, five Canadian providences, the Yukon Territory, four continents, and a missions trip to Asia. She has a heart for getting the Word of God to people in their native languages as well as supporting believers in countries where they are persecuted, and she has been active with such missions. Leelia is an historian and has done musical historical programs especially about Lincoln. She was a regular contributor to Hoosier Heritage Magazine throughout its years of publication and presently writes about an internationally award winning youth circus in Peru, Indiana for White Tops, a professional circus magazine. She and her husband Tom are volunteers with the Peru Amateur Circus, fifteen miles from their home, which is one of the best youth programs in the country. She and Tom live on four and half rural Indiana acres full of wildlife and trees with their Pembroke Welsh corgi Joel. They have three children, seven granddaughters, and one living grandson. Leelia also teaches a Bible study on the Hebraic understanding of scripture.