Nan Self is a third generation author. Her father, Ed Brown, a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force, wrote a glider pilot training manual and numerous articles for military magazines during World War II. Her grandmother, Jessie G. Thomas, wrote three books of prose that were published between 1945 and 1955. Nan has always found writing to be a creative outlet, whether she was writing in her personal journal or writing syllabi 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 had been 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 thirty-five years, she has enjoyed teaching forgiveness, emphasizing releasing the past through forgiving and rebuilding relationships.
Nan has a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of Texas at Dallas and a master’s degree in education from the University of North Texas in Denton. 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 ten years.
Nan’s new book Forgiveness: Making Space for Grace, is an investment in your life and your future. The steps to forgiveness can set you free from the binding power of unforgiveness by opening the door to the prison of unforgiveness as you forgive.