I grew up in Alabama, where one of God’s special graces in my life was my mom. It
was not uncommon to hear her say, “I need to go listen a little,” and close her
bedroom door. Years later, as I began my own walk with Jesus, she and I would sit
together on her blue sofa and “listen a little.” It was a formative time for me, laying a
foundation to grow in intimacy in Christ. Over the years, I have been a part of the
healing prayer team at our church, and am always amazed to see how God enters
the lives of his people.
For me, spiritual direction has also been a ministry of healing and discovery, with an
emphasis on spiritual formation, that is, being changed into the image of Christ. It
has been a joy to sit with others on my sofa, offering a sacred space to listen to the
invitations Jesus offers to us to walk in healing, freedom and the discovery of our
My training was with the amazing faculty of Selah, a certificate program offered by
Leadership Transformations, Inc. My husband, Howard, and I enjoy the company of our two married children and our wonderful in-law children! I love being outside…whether on a long walk, the golf course, or somewhere else in God’s beautiful creation!