Paula M. Ezop is a spirituality commentary columnist. Her inspirational columns Following the Spiritual Soul have appeared in Oconee Today, a South Carolina Scripps Howard publication. They are currently in: Celebrating the Success of the Modern Woman, Esteem Yourself, and Open to Hope. She has contributed to such popular books as Chicken Soup for the Caregivers Soul and she has written the foreword to Whispers of Inspiration, a collection of both poetry and prose gathered from voices around the world. Paula also co-authored a book in the Mommies Line, Spirituality for Mommies, and she has written Sparkly Bits of Spiritual Wisdom, which is a collection of her inspirational columns, and Sparkly Bits of Spiritual Wisdom for Women. However, closest to her heart is A Widow's Journey - Healing a Broken Heart. Wiggles Press has published her children's chapter books, The Adventures of Penelope Star and the Mystery of the Three Dragons, and Lee McKenzie's Summer to Remember - both are the first in a series. Paula holds the Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Elementary Education from Northeastern Illinois University. Her heartfelt and meaningful writing began as a means to overcome the loss of her husband. Paula has now written hundreds of articles and several books centering on life and faith. Her sustaining philosophy is that "we are more than the woman we see in our mirror."