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

Talking about A Minor with Larry and Kathy on WOCA radio.

Speaking on “Loving my Transgender Sibling” at the Wheaton Academy Chapel


Video link to this talk:

This Everbloom book trailer, created by Paraclete Press (2017), describes the concept of our recent release of this beautiful collection of personal essays and poetry.

Messy Grace by Caleb Kaltenbach, video study (featuring Carly and I) trailer:


Based upon books and current creative projects including:
The Nativity through the Ages, Living Incarnationally in All Seasons, Advent Traditions, Learning to Love When it’s Hard, The Healing Relationship Between Music and Dementia, Resurgence of Poetry (the Instagram Poets), Invoking Holy Creativity, Being the Beloved of Christ – Strategies for Combatting Temptation, Equipping Parents to Teach Writing at Home, Turn Off Your Phone and Save Your Imagination, Reading Still Matters, “Read 1,ooo Books Before Writing Yours”- quote from author Linda Sue Park.

Past engagements:
Dupage Literary Conference Keynote, 2015

Wheaton Academy Chapel, 2016
Numerous Book Club, Bible Study and Retreat Events (2014-2017)

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 – 2018

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

Prairie Path Books – May, 2017

CBA Unite – June 2017

The Little Traveler – December 2017

Writing for Your Life Conference, Belmont University – February, 2018

The Writing Pantheon Parents Workshop – Fall, 2018



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