A native of Tallahassee, Florida, Lilka Finley Raphael blogs about her personal experiences on God, Autism & Me in addition to B is for Blessed; both blogs are available for viewing on WordPress. Lilka has also published two books. Her first book P is for Prayer is a devotional published Januarly 2013. God and the Garden was released shortly thereafter. When not spending time tending her garden, she is an active mother of two teenage boys and advocates for not only autism but all kids with special needs. 

Recently retired from practicing community pharmacy, she is now focusing on her passion for photography and finally completing that long lost novel! Lilka has been happily married for twenty-five years and resides with her family east of Atlanta. They share their abode with one Shetland Sheepdog, Goldie,  and three naughty kitties Yini, Mimi and Moxie.