Cynthia Heald was born in Houston, Texas, and received Christ as her personal Savior when she was twelve years old. In 1960, Cynthia married Jack, who by profession is a veterinarian but has been on staff with The Navigators since 1978. They have lived in Tucson, Arizona, since 1977. They are the parents of four (two daughters and two sons) and grandparents of nine. Cynthia is the author of Becoming a Woman of Excellence, Intimacy with God, Loving Your Husband, Becoming a Woman of Freedom, Becoming a Woman of Purpose, Becoming a Woman of Prayer, Becoming a Woman Who Walks with God, Drawing Near to the Heart of God, Becoming a Woman of Grace, I Have Loved You, Becoming a Woman of Faith, Dwelling in His Presence, Becoming a Woman Who Loves, Maybe God Is Right After All, Uncommon Beauty, and Becoming a Woman of Simplicity. Cynthia speaks frequently for women's conferences and seminars nationally and internationally. She loves to share the Word of God, be with her husband and family, take bubble baths, have tea parties, and eat out.