Rev. Deborah Dean-Ware was recently diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 42. She is the pastor of The Church of the Good Shepherd, United Church of Christ in Ann Arbor http://www.cogsaa.org. She is married with an eight year old child. The household also includes two cats, a french bulldog and bearded dragon. Her blog is found at https://theunsilentchurch.wordpress.com/.