Rev. Linda M. Rhinehart Neas is an educator, writer, poet, Wisdom teacher and interfaith minister. She has two books, Winter of the Soul, (2008) and Gogo’s Dream: Discovering Swaziland, (2010). On January 1, 2013, her story, “The Angel in the Bright Green Jacket,” was published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Angels Among Us. She teaches English as a Second language, writing and poetry throughout New England. Rev. Neas lives in an enchanted cottage with her partner, Roger. She is fond of saying that she gains great insight and inspiration from her four daughters and growing number of grandchildren.