Category Archives: Speaking

Setting Captives Free

Just home from another Broken and Beautiful Retreat. The venue was the Women’s South Coast Christian Conference held at Brookings, Oregon’s Church of the Nazarene. I prayed each time I was wheeled up the steep ramp to the stage: Lord, … Continue reading

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The Speaking Tour of a Lifetime

My artificial limbs still recall the sensation of cold feet as I gave my first speech at age thirteen. Dad scheduled it, knowing his daughter Judy would earn no trophies in sports. “But wait a minute,” he reasoned, “she has … Continue reading

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July Speaking Fun & Frenzy

It all began with this prayer journal entry two months ago: “Lord, would You please add some new venues to my speaking calendar for 2015?”    The Good Lord answered my prayer through my longtime friend, Jannai, who at the … Continue reading

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First a Speaker. . .Then a Writer

I tell people that I’m a speaker first, then a writer. I gave my first speech at age 13, but didn’t begin taking writing classes until I was almost 50 years old. Writing is work for me, whereas delivering a … Continue reading

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Life’s Big Moments are Worth Waiting For

“Life is made up of ordinary days, when there’s no one there to praise you and no one to pat you on the back. But throw your very best into today and one day all those ordinary days will make … Continue reading

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HOLY, HOLY, HOLY

My 2012 highlight just occurred at a Joni Camp on the Oregon Coast. I was scheduled to do my usual – lead the Woman-to-Woman support groups – but God promoted me to the role of main speaker when the camp … Continue reading

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Wonders Never Cease – San Antonio 2012 – A Perfect Ten

Be astonished! Wonder! Because I am doing something in your days— You would not believe if you were told. Habakkuk 1:5 NASB More and more the theology of God’s astonishing wonders has become autobiography for me. No longer am I … Continue reading

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Good Friday, 2012 Documentary

His Majesty and I have enjoyed amazing opportunities since my book His Majesty in Brokenness was published in August 2010. Book signings have felt like a warm hug from supportive friends and family. Tea parties, Christian Women’s Club talks, Broken … Continue reading

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Holy Ground in the SF Bay Area

What a JOY to lead a workshop at the BASS Church Workers Convention in northern California on March 3. My class description read: Discovering God’s Majesty in the Brokenness of the Children and Adults We Teach Description: The Man of … Continue reading

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Twas a Night to Remember

More than ever before, there were elements we wanted to forget. Would the show even go on? The audio system was in severe disarray so amplification was intermittent or at times deafening. The janitor had locked the huge white screen … Continue reading

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