Connie Marie Ellard Fleming Bunch, the wife of Rev. Gary M. Bunch, is the mother of Daniel, Andrew, and Jonathan Bunch. A former Missionary Journeyman for the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, she has continued to be a part of short term missions. She is a National Board Certified Teacher and certified in English, elementary education, gifted education, special education, and technology. She has a B.A. from Mississippi State University and a Masters in Education and Technology from Northwestern State University of Louisiana. She is a contributing author of Writing for a Change through the National Writing Project. In Bless Your Heart she shares her testimony and the funny, shocking, and tearful experiences of parenting and life--and relates it all to the Bible. She writes a devotional column for the Carroll County Conservative newspaper and is available for writing workshops and as a Christian speaker. Contact her at www.conniebunch.com.