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Susan Meissner

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Susan Meissner was born in San Diego, California, the second of three. She spent her childhood in just two houses.
Her first writings are a laughable collection of oddly worded poems and predictable stories she wrote when she was eight.

She attended Point Loma College in San Diego, and married her husband, Bob, who is now an associate pastor and a chaplain in the Air Force Reserves, in 1980. When she is not working on a new novel, she is directing the small groups ministries at The Church at Rancho Bernardo. She also enjoy teaching workshops on writing and dream-following, spending time with my family, music, reading great books, and traveling.

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“Fear is worse than pain, I think. Pain is centralized, identifiable, and wanes as you wait. Fear is a heaviness you can’t wriggle out from under. You must simply find the will to stand with it and start walking. Fear does not start to fade until you take the step that you think you can’t.”
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message 6: by Susan

Susan Meissner Thank you, Donna! 💕


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Donna Thank you Susan for becoming a friend on Good Reads. I am following on Twitter also.

Blessings to your always.
Donna


message 4: by Susan

Susan Meissner Same to you!


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Sally Chambers Thanks for your Goodreads friendship, Susan!
Blessings, Sally


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