Stephanie Barton was inspired to write “Above the Clouds:” What Really Happens in Heaven During a Thunderstorm” after being caught in a terrifying Texas thunderstorm with her daughter. Years later, she went on to write this book with the help of her daughter, Carley Barton and mother, Sue Milon, a retired school librarian. Stephanie is an exercise physiologist whose passion is to help individuals with heart and lung disease.