Born and raised in upstate New York, with a brief and very influential stint living in Great Britain, Beth A. Freely now calls Texas her home. With more than 14 years of writing exTerry Overton is a retired university professor of educational and school psychology. She has an Ed.D. in Special Education and a Ph.D. in Psychology. Her professional experience includes teaching public school, teaching at the university level, and being a college dean. She has two children and seven grandchildren. Before retirement she had a record of research and publications in the fields of education, school psychology, and educational psychology. She seeks to answer God's call to write from a Christian worldview, share the good news and grow the church by writing Christian books and devotionals. Her release by Ambassador International, is a Christian novel: “Both Sides of the Border.” Her recent release, “America of We the People,” was independently published and is a current conservative view of America dedicated to those who fought to defend the United States in wars and against terrorism. Her middle-grade reader Christmas book, “Oddball Ornaments,” will be released November 16, 2021.