Ann Miner is author of adult inspirational and children’s book. She is a speaker, workshop leader, freelance writer, and columnist. As a member of the High Desert Branch of California Writers Club (www.hdcwc.com), she is featured in the anthologies Desert Gold, Howling at the Moon, and On the Lighter Side, published by the Club. She has been a member of and served on the board for Southern California Conference on Prayer and Healing. Ann is a founding member and formerly on the board of Supporting Women In Ministry, International (S.W.I.M, Int’l). which has members across America and in Costa Rica and Romania. Her column, Parkinson’s Postings, published for eight years in The Daily Press, was inspired by caring for her husband who had Parkinson’s. Her latest book reflects what she learned during that time. She is or has been a volunteer with the local hospital, the local sheriff’s department, the Highway 66 Museum, among others, and is active as an Elder in her church. She is a mom, a grandmom and a great-grandmom, and lives happily in Apple Valley, California with her daughter and two rascal Dachshunds.
Ann is willing to do Zoom meetings.
Workshop to encourage people to write their own stories.
Wisdom gleaned from years of writing articles about Parkinson's
Practical guidance for anyone facing divorce. A one-morning or one-weekend workshop.
Dreaming Big – a brainstorm session
A talk for Christians
Forgiveness is something you do for yourself
Readers may connect to many of the author’s life experiences…an engaging book that illustrates how meaningful ordinariness can be. Kirkus Indie Review
A companion book to “I Lift My Eyes”, the author intertwines observations on how God’s hand is in our lives, minute by minute, with short personal accounts of her life with family and friends, and God’s creatures who live outdoors.
Abandoned at one year, she didn’t sit up or even crawl. Adopted by loving parents, she had a rich young life. After her Daddy died, her mother remarried, and she was adopted again. How did she cope with a new father, a new last name, a new town, three new homes, and two new schools all in the same year? What happened when her birthmother knocked on her door that Saturday morning?
Ann Miner has been associated with the Parkinson’s community for over twenty years. She has attended conferences in Southern California sponsored by Davis Phinney, Michael J Fox, and the Parkinson’s Foundation. She applied for and achieved a grant for special Parkinson’s programs in the community. She and her husband attended the local Parkinson’s Support Group for years, and she continued, for a time, as facilitator for that group after his passing. With the skill and understanding she gained, she wrote a popular column entitled, “Parkinson’s Postings”, and it is with encouragement from her readership that she presents this little book.
An alliterated story, based on a baby possum seen wandering around the hedge at the author’s home and never looking to see where she’s going.
A true story about a cat that came to live with the author. Aspects of moving to a new neighborhood, being accepted by neighbors, adoption.