Ten-year-old Brook Ellis turned her attention to writing short stories with a twist. Brook and her family live in Broad Brook, Connecticut, and she attends the CREC Academy of International Studies Elementary in South Windsor.
Her first book, The Kind Princess, was released and published in October 2021 through Indulgent Insights Publishing.
The Kind Princess emphasizes kindness and lending a helping hand to those in need. Brook is passionate about helping the homeless and those impacted by natural disasters.
Committed to making a difference, the proceeds from the sale of The Kind Princess will be donated to local homeless shelters and agencies that assist those in need.
Appearance on an NBC affiliate
Vashti Skyers is the Pastor of Shiloh Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ in Bridgeport, CT. A humble servant of God, she has been pastoring in Bridgeport for over 30 years. She, along with her husband, Bishop Erell Skyers were the founders of the church.
Her caring and nurturing spirit was reflected in her long and successful career as a Registered nurse and Certified Nurse Midwife. She served the many communities in that capacity for over 40 years working in hospitals, medical facilities and homes. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from Ottawa University.
Pastor Skyers is a dynamic and anointed preacher who sees herself as an “encourager” to individuals so that that they can reach their highest God- given potential. Her favorite scripture is Ps. 34:1 “I will bless the Lord at all times, his praise shall continually be in my mouth.”
A woman of abundant faith, her favorite song is “Walk with me Lord.” She is the mother of four children, and is blessed with ten grandchildren.