About the Author

About the Author

Photo: Harry Fontenot

ALSO, I HEARD THE VOICE OF THE LORD SAYING
WHOM WILL I SEND, AND WHO WILL GO FOR US?
THEN SAID I, HERE AM I, SEND ME.

Isaiah 6:8

A native of Lafayette, Louisiana, Dr. Phil D Mayers involved himself in his father and mother’s restaurants. He attended Lafayette High School, was a Boy Scout, boxed on his high school boxing team, and played a piccolo in his high school band. He studied at Louisiana State University, the University of Southwestern Louisiana, and Loyola Dental School. After practicing General Dentistry for 5 years, he earned his post-doctorate degree as a specialist in Periodontics at the University of Nebraska, under the tutelage of Dr. Gerald J. Tussing. He later improved his baking skills at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington under the tutelage of Master Baker Ryan deRuyter.

At the age of 40, he was awarded a 1st Degree Black Belt in Tang Soo Do Moo Duk Kwan by 3rd Degree Black Belt Ken E. Marange, and Grand Master Hwang Kee. At the age of 60 he was awarded a 1st Degree Black Belt in Chun Ki Hapkido by 9th Degree Master Dan Rogers and Grand Master Han Young Choi.

In addition to his Dental Practice, Dr. Mayers, with family and friends, served as visiting Medical Missionaries in Southern Mexico.

BLESSED ARE THEY
THAT HUNGER AND THIRST AFTER RIGHTEOUSNESS:
FOR THEY SHALL BE FILLED.

Matthew 5:6

Dr. Mayers has a passion for writing. He enjoys fishing, cooking, good music, and spending quality time with family and friends. His Website can be accessed at: gratefultummybooks.com.

I AM FOND OF PIGS
DOGS LOOK UP TO US
CATS LOOK DOWN ON US
PIGS TREAT US AS EQUALS

Winston S. Churchill (1945)