“It usually takes me more than three weeks

to prepare a good impromptu speech.”

 Mark Twain

I speak periodically on topics related to writing, motherhood, and the Christian spiritual life. If you are interested in having me come speak at your conference, retreat, church, or group, please be in touch!

See below for my upcoming and recent speaking engagements.

March 22-25: Refine Writers’ Retreat, Columbus, Ohio.

July 30: Bethany Presbyterian Church, Seattle, “The Treasure and the Pearl.


September 9-11: Dwell Writers Retreat, Grunewald Guild, Leavenworth, Washington
August 21: Bethany Presbyterian Church, Seattle,“Inhabiting the Unshakeable Kingdom.


September 11-13:  Abide Writers Retreat, Grunewald Guild, Leavenworth, Washington
May 31: Bethany Presbyterian Church, Seattle, “Trusting Into Jesus.”

Keynote Speaker, “Journeys of Faithfulness,” Annual Women’s Tea, Bethany Community Church, Seattle

Keynote Speaker, “The Unforced Rhythms of Grace: Neuroscience and Christian Disciplines,” Biennial Women’s Ministries Retreat, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Seattle

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