Margaret Philbrick is an author, gardener and teacher who desires to plant seeds in hearts. Her first book, Back to the Manger (Singing River Publications, 2009) is a children’s Christmas classic. Her novel, A Minor – A Novel of Love, Music and Memory (Koehler Books, 2014) speaks to the power of music as an agent of healing for those suffering from Alzheimer’s and Dementia. She is a contributing editor of Everbloom, Stories of Living Deeply Rooted and Transformed Lives (Paraclete Press, 2017) a collection of poetry and essays by the women of the Redbud Writers Guild. She and her transgender sibling Carly are featured in the video Bible curriculum for the book, Messy Grace by Pastor Caleb Kaltenbach. Her poems and articles have been featured in numerous anthologies and publications including Christianity Today, Relevant, Ready magazine and The Redbud Post. Margaret teaches writing and literature at the Greenhouse Co-school in Wheaton, IL and she serves on the Board of Church of the Resurrection, an Anglican church which she attends with her husband Charlie and their four children.