About the Authors
once represented her home state,
Missouri, in beauty pageants and was in the same competition with Lynda Carter for the
title of Miss World-USA. Today she is a popular inspirational speaker who reaches out
to hundreds of audiences by combining warmth, humor, and divine wisdom into touching
stories and encouraging every generation to avoid comparisons and strive for their
In her book Truffles from Heaven, Kali points out the
spiritual significance that can be found in everyday moments. She was featured in A
Celebration of Women alongside Elizabeth Dole, Mother Teresa, Shirley Dobson, Beth Moore,
Anne Graham-Lotz, and Joyce Meyer. Her work in corporate America included a sixteen-year
marketing career for three Fortune 500 corporations. In 1993 she closed her briefcase to
raise her stepdaughter and coauthor, Elizabeth. Kali currently lives in Dallas with her
husband, Larry, and their fox terrier, Angel (aka Devil Dog).
graduated in 2003 from the
University of Kansas with degrees in psychology and journalism. While attending KU,
she was a varsity cheerleader and a member of the Kappa Alpha Theta sorority chapter.
She completed her MBA at the University of Denver.
Little Elizabeth with her dad (Larry) and birth mother (Annette).
|Kali, Elizabeth and Larry's first Christmas as a new family.|
|Kali, Larry and Elizabeth at the "outer space house" (under construction) in Lawrence, Kansas, mentioned in Chapter 2 - "Stepping over the Threshold and into the Fire."|
|Elizabeth's "olive branch" (mentioned in Chapter Four - "Stepping into Cinderella's Slippers").|
|Kali touches up Elizabeth's lipstick on Wedding Day from our wedding album referred to in the book - Chapter One, "One Goose Step at a Time."|
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