Cathy Turner Messecar, born in Nashville, Arkansas, has lived in Texas most of her life. Married to David, they celebrated 46 years of marriage in 2013.
She and her husband reside in Montgomery, Texas, the birthplace of the Texas flag. From their rural farm, Leaning Tree Acres, they own and operate a trucking company, delivering rock and alfalfa. Cathy's and David's family include a son and wife, a daughter and husband, and five grandchildren.
She has taught women's Bible classes for over 25 years. She also speaks at retreats and organizations such as garden clubs, Retired Teachers, MOPS (mothers of preschoolers) and writing guilds.
She is in her tenth year of writing an inspirational column for the Friday religion section of The Courier, Conroe, Texas, (Houston Community Newspapers)and has received a Roaring Lambs award from the Amy Foundation for one column. Cathy has received the award of Competent Toastmaster from Toastmasters International (speakers club).
Her books include the March 2011 release, A Still and Quiet Soul: Embracing Contentment, The Stained Glass Pickup: Glimpses of God's Uncommon Wisdom, and the co-authored books: A Scrapbook of Christmas Firsts ~ Stories to Warm Your heart and Tips to Simplify Your Holiday and A Scrapbook of Motherhood Firsts: Stories to Celebrate & Wisdom to Bless Moms, all published by Leafwood Publishers/ACU Press, available online and through bookstores.
Cathy's interests include family and friends, snooping around antique fairs, collecting old linens, serving tea from her teapots and cups and of course, writing.