Speaking on Loving my Transgender Sibling with the Love of Christ at the Wheaton Academy Chapel, Spring 2016


Based upon books and current creative projects including:
Advent Traditions, The Nativity through the Ages, Learning to Love When it’s Hard, The Healing Relationship Between Music and Dementia, Power of the Poetic Response, Invoking Holy Creativity.
Recent engagements:
Dupage Literary Conference Keynote, 2015

Wheaton Academy Chapel, 2016
Numerous Book Club, Bible Study and Retreat Events (2014-2016)
Upcoming Engagements:

ELCA Librarian Conference – September, 2016

Community Fellowship Church – November, 2016

Write On Door County – November, 2016

The Little Traveler – December, 2016

Writing Pantheon Seminar – January, 2017

Church of the Resurrection Women’s Retreat – February, 2017

Beautiful promotional video for A Minor by Circle of Seven Productions.



Chopin’s F Minor Piano Concerto played by Lang Lang in January of 2012. The most important piece of music in A Minor – A Novel of Love, Music and Memory

Chopin’s F Minor Piano Concerto

Talking with Larry and Kathy on WOCA radio. Both of these radio hosts have brought music into nursing homes and seen great results:

In the Sitting Room podcast with radio host Kathy Chiero talking about my relationship with my transgender sibling:″>