My new novel, House of Honor – The Heist of Caravaggio’s Nativity is releasing June 11, 2024. I’m looking forward to speaking about the book with your Book Club, Independent Bookstore, Art Gallery, Museum and all other places where art and book lovers are found!
SPEAKING TOPICS – based upon life, learning, my research/books and creative projects:
Master painter Caravaggio, his art and life
The Prodigal Son, in scripture and today
Caravaggio’s two nativity paintings
When your brother becomes your sister, loving your transgender family member (C.T. article)
Who is Margaret’s Child? – The challenges and blessings of fostering kids (Margaret’s Child)
The Benefits of Writing in Community (Redbud Writers Guild)
How Women Can Bloom in All Seasons (Everbloom)
Turn Off Netflix and Your Phone — Save Your Imagination (Various articles and musings)
What Does it Mean to Live and Love Incarnationally? (Back to the Manger)
Advent Traditions (Past ideas from my mother’s teaching box and new ideas from my creative closet)
Being the Beloved of Christ – Strategies for Combatting Temptation (Womens’ Retreats Presentation)
Invoking Holy Creativity as Preparation for Living and Writing
A discussion with authors on the challenges of writing during Covid19, hosted by Paraclete Press:
Beautiful promotional video for my novel, 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
Video link to this talk:
Free webinar in which Margaret and other members of the Redbud Writers Guild talk about the benefits of writing in community and their book collaboration in Everbloom
The Everbloom book trailer, created by Paraclete Press (2017), describes the concept behind this beautiful collection of personal essays and poetry.
In the Sitting Room podcast with radio host Kathy Chiero talking about my relationship with my transgender sibling:
Messy Grace the best-selling book by Caleb Kaltenbach addresses how to live as a Christian in the tension between grace and truth. The book has a four video study which adds further depth and real life stories about what it’s like to live into this tension. These videos feature rapper Jackie Hill Perry, author of Gay Girl Good God, British Pastor Sam Alberry who addresses his same sex attraction as well as me and my sibling Charlie, now Carly. If you or your loved one are walking this challenging road this is a resource you will want to explore. Here’s the trailer…