Married since 1970, she is a mother of two, grandmother of three, and lifelong Oregonian. Her expanse of career experience includes work in the fields of medicine, education, international adoption, and corporate America. Her candid writing and speaking topics speak to real-life issues affecting everyday women.
Judy's business, JLD Writes, provides quality freelance commercial writing and marketing consultation. “It’s extremely rewarding to see a client’s relief when I’m able to clarify what they want to say, organize it for them, and effectively reach their target audience.”
Judy’s first book is Refreshing Hope in God: A Mother’s Journey of Joy and Pain. She is co-author of Friendship Interrupted. In 2010, her small group study, Walking Through Postpartum Depression was published.
She is a contributing author to Marita Littauer’s compilation, But Lord, I was Happy Shallow, (Kregel 2005), The One Year Life Verse Devotional, (Tyndale Publishing 2007), and Laundry Tales to Lighten Your Load. (Evergreen Press 2007).
Judy currently lives in Eugene, Oregon—enjoys hiking and outdoor activities, college sports and golf—she feels learning and reading a good book is something to reach for every day. She feels privileged to share how “our stories tell God’s story.”
If you are interested in inviting Judy to speak, please Click Here to Contact Her directly through this website , or contact Judy through Womens Ministry.net or MinistryWoment.net.