About The Author

Nan Brown Self


Nan Brown Self is a third generation author. Her father, Ed Brown, a Lt. Colonel in the Air Force, wrote a glider pilot training manual and numerous articles for military magazines during World War Two. Her grandmother, Jessie G. Thomas, wrote three books of prose entitled Sugar and Spice, Polly Omy, and Katydid. They were published between 1945-1955.

Nan has always found writing to be a creative outlet for her whether she was writing in her personal journal or writing syllabuses for classes that she was teaching. In her late twenties Nan began studying the Bible to find answers to many of the questions that she had about God and her relationship with Him. She found the answers that she was looking for in the scriptures. After she studied with numerous Bible teachers, she became a teacher of Bible classes and seminars throughout Texas. Nan has a passion for applying the teachings of the Bible to everyday life. For over 35 years she has enjoyed teaching forgiveness with an emphasis on releasing the past through forgiving and rebuilding relationships.

She has a BA degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Dallas and a Master of Education degree from the University of North Texas at Denton. Nan is a retired Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Play Therapist. She is a former member of the American Association of Christian Counselors. She counseled and taught families, individuals and children for over 10 years. Nan and her husband live in Texas. Find her online at ForgivenessByGrace.com.