Terry Hoyland is retired. He taught science and English in the public schools and presented workshops in staff development and parenting for two local school districts in the Kansas City area and was a professional counselor for 20 years. For many years he also taught sex education for the Johnson County Kansas Health Department. He is a pastoral care provider for St. Michael’s and All Angels Episcopal Church and also facilitates a grief support group there. He was poetry editor of Potpourri Literary Magazine for 10 years and was senior editor at Imagine Magazine for two years.