Kerri Connor is the leader of the Gathering Grove (a family-friendly, earth-based spiritual group) and has been practicing her craft for over 30 years. She is the author of several books, including Spells for Tough Times, and her writing has appeared in several Pagan magazines. Kerri is a cancer survivor and holds a Medical Marijuana Card in Illinois where she lives with her husband, son, and a plethora of critters. A graduate from the University of Wisconsin, Kerri earned a BA in Communications. She is working to convert a portion of their land into a spiritual sanctuary. Visit her online at www.KerriConnor.com.