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American Book Fest, Best Book Awards, Finalist in Christianity and Finalist in Christian Inspirational, 2023

Readers’ Favorite Awards, 5-Star Review and Silver Medalist in Christian Living, 2023

Next Generation Indie Book Awards, Finalist – Inspirational (Non-Fiction), Spring 2023

The BookFest Awards, (4:31:50) First Place Nonfiction Book in Religion-Christianity, Spring 2023

Serious Writer, Writer of the Year, Short Nonfiction Articles, Two Semifinal Entries, Summer 2022

Colorado Christian Writers, Write His Answer Contest, Published Prose Winner, 2022

Evangelical Press Association, Higher Goals in Christian Journalism, Second Place, Medium Articles, 2022

Christian Century, Frederick Buechner Narrative Essay Award, 2020



Salt + Sparrow, Web, “Survivng a Split-Rock Moment,” October 31, 2023

Just Between Us Magazine, Print, “Is God on Mute?” Fall 2023

The Truly Co., Web, “Finding Grace in Our Brokenness: How God Handles Our Mistakes,” August 10, 2023

The Round Farmhouse, The Lyrics of Life Series, “Walking Through the Valley,” July 18, 2023

How to Turn Thankful Words into a Grateful Heart,” the, May 25, 2023

When Difficult Questions Refine Your Faith,”, May 17, 2023

Scripture and Story, Story Swap, April 27, 2023

Truly Magazine, Print, The Seasons Issue, “Comparison: We Are So Over It,” April 2023

Truly Magazine, Print, The Seasons Issue, “Mentoring in the Moment,” April 2023

Just Between Us Magazine, Print, “Uncertain Future? God is Already There,” Spring 2023

The Joyful Life Magazine, Blog, “How Do I Forgive Myself for My Mistakes in Parenting in Light of Grace?” February 13, 2023

Stories of Hope,, “Recognizing What Remains,” February 6, 2023

Ready to Flourish Devo Series, “When You’re Ready to Relinquish,”, January 2023

The Devoted Collective, The Cast of Christmas | Herod: The Good and the Bad, December 22, 2022

Just Between Us Magazine, Web, “The Special Catastrophe of the Christmas Story,” December 21, 2022

The Truly Co., Web, “How to Battle Imposter Syndrome: A Reminder that God Makes Us ‘Enough,'” December 8, 2022

The Joyful Life Magazine, Print, “Finding Reasons to Celebrate When Dreams are Cut Down,” Winter 2022

The Joyful Life Magazine, Blog, “Christian Motherhood: 3 Steps to Enjoying the Missional Journey Through the Stages,” October 31, 2022

The New York Times, Online Newsletter, Contributor, “Your COVID Diaries,” October 26,2022

The Love Offering Series,, Blog, “When a Problem Threatens Beneath the Surface,” September 15, 2022

Just Between Us Magazine, Print, “Cultivating Comeback Courage,” Fall 2022

The Joyful Life Magazine, “Long Distance Grandparenting: 7 Tools to Help Your Relationship Thrive,” July 27, 2022

Everyday Faith, Extraordinary God,, Blog, “The Unmendable Heart,” July 1, 2022

The Joyful Life Magazine, Print, “Monarchs, Manna, and Temporary Blessings,” Summer 2022

Bella Grace Magazine, Contributor, “88 of Our Favorite Beautiful Messes,” Summer 2022

The Joyful Life Magazine, Blog, “How to Stop Worrying About Your Grown Child ,” April 25, 2022

Brave Women Series,, “Letting God Take Us to the Edge: Bravely Living with an Incurable Disease,” April 13, 2022

Grace, Sweet to the Soul Ministries, Print, “Our Source of Uncommon Strength,” Spring 2022

The Joyful Life Magazine, Print, “Eyes for the Invisible,” Spring 2022

WomenHeart Blog, “Thriving with Heart Disease: Four Unique Perspectives,” February 18, 2022

Just Between Us Magazine, Print, “Being Okay With Giving Up,” Spring 2022

The Joyful Life Magazine, Blog, “Four Cornerstones for Finding Purpose as An Empty Nester,” January 10, 2022

The Splendor Journal, Print, Sweet to the Soul Ministries, “Beyond the Christmas Pageant,” December 2021

The Devoted Collective, Foreshadowed Devo Series, “Cursed for Our Redemption,” December 8, 2021

The Joyful Life Magazine, Blog, “Cultivating a Loose Grip: How to Let Go of Your Grown Child,” November 22, 2021

The Joyful Life Magazine, Print, “Mundane Matters,” Winter 2021

Just Between Us Magazine, Print, “It is What It Is,” Winter 2021, Hear Him Louder Series, “Is God Still Working When He’s Silent?” October 7, 2021

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Readers Share Memories of 9/11, September 11, 2021

The Woven Journal, Print, Sweet to the Sold Ministries, “The Journey from Thankfulness to Gratitude,” September 2021

Women Faith & Story, “The Majesty of the Monarch,” July 2021

Bella Grace Magazine, Contributor, “57 Imagined Holidays to Start Celebrating,” Summer 2021

The Joyful Life Magazine, Blog, “18 Lessons to Impart to Your Teen: Wisdom from the Prodigal Son,” May 21, 2021

Just Between Us Magazine, Print, “Learning to Lament,” Summer 2021

Women Faith & Story, Blog, “After the Trees Fell,” April 2021, “Extracting Empathy from a Painful Pandemic,” April 2021,,, “Funerals During a Pandemic: What No One is Talking About,” January 2021

On Purpose Woman Magazine, “6 Tips for Making Gratitude a Way of Life,” January/February 2021

Bella Grace Magazine, Print, “Lessons at the Table,” Winter 2021

Just Between Us Magazine, Web, “Learning to Lament,” December 8, 2020

The Joyful Life Magazine, Contributor, “20 Cozy Ideas for Making this Winter One to Remember!” Winter 2020,,, “Why It’s Especially Weird Being Chronically Ill in 2020,” November 2020

Just Between Us Magazine, Web, “The Rescue,” October 2020

the,, “5 Lessons Chronic Illness Taught Me About Parenting Grown Children,” September 2020

The Joyful Life Magazine, Print, “Learning to Parent from Afar,” Fall 2020, “Prayer for Moms with Far Away Children,” August 2020, “Prayer for Moms Who Deal with Chronic Illness,” June 2020,, “The COVID-19 Reopening Questions I Need Answers for as a Person at High Risk,” May 2020,, the, “5 Lessons for Finding Peace in Our ‘New Normal’ During the COVID-19 Pandemic,” April 2020

womenheart. org, “COVID-19: The Great Equalizer,” March 2020

The Joyful Life Magazine, Print, “Living in the In-Between: Understanding the Power and Purpose of Liminal Space,” Spring 2020, the, “6 Chronic Illness Truths a Best Friend Needs to Know,” January 2020

Christian Century Magazine, Print and Web, “Lapse,” January 2020

Heart Insight Magazine, Web, “The Magic of a Ten-Year-Old,” November 2019

Woolsey Fire Memory Project, “A Sprout of Eternity,” November 2019, the, “The Everyday Setbacks We Need to Talk About with Chronic Illness,” Oct 2019

The Joyful Life Magazine, Print, “I Am Martha,” Fall 2019

Just Between Us Magazine, Print and Web, “The Presence of Absence,” Fall 2019 and August 2020,,, “The Congestive Heart Failure Warnings I Missed,” June 2019, “Weeds & Warnings,” March 2019

PeekaBoo Magazine, Print, “Untraditional Memories,” December 2018



Abba’s Lessons Book, “Absence with a Purpose,” October 2023

Everyday Joy, Volume 4 Book, “Mother of the Faraway,” October 2022

Prayers for a Generation Book, “Soften Hearts and Tongues,” November 2021

Celebrating Christmas Book, “A Child in Red,” October 2021



Faith in Action Summit, “How to Find God in the Midst of Your Pain,” November 18, 2023

Powerful Whispers Podcast, “A Journey of Faith and Resilience,” November 7, 2023

Shaped by Faith Podcast with Theresa Rowe, November 3, 2023

American Heart Association, Centennial Kickoff, Bentonville, AR, November 2, 2023

Write From the Deep Podcast, “Writing Wisdom and Advice,” October 23, 2023

Positively Joy Podcast, “Heart Failure: Author has Divine Detour to Loving God with a Broken Heart,” September 30, 2023

World Heart Day Presentation, Bentonville Public Library, September 29, 2023

“An Unplanned Path & A Firmer Faith,” St. Joan of Arc Church, September 27, 2023

Wild Confidence Podcast, September 27, 2023

What’s the Story Podcast, “Divine Detours in Life,” September 13, 2023

The Best Advice Podcast, “Life and Health,” September 11, 2023

Hope Unlocked Podcast, “Voices of HOPE from the Valley,” August 25, 2023

The Back 40 Podcast, “When Life Doesn’t Go As Planned,” August 15, 2023

Java with Jen Podcast, “Making Sense of Closed Doors,” August 15, 2023

Choose to Live Free Podcast, “Train Yourself to be a Godly Woman,” August 10, 2023

Gospel Spice Podcast, “Deeper Faith Through Worry, Doubt, and Control,” August 8, 2023

“My Unexpected Diagnosis, My Faith Detour, and My Publishing Journey,” ACFW, August 7, 2023

Theology Breakdown, “When Life Doesn’t Go as Planned – Lessons from Heart Failure & Faith in God,” July 25, 2023

Journey with Janice Podcast, July 21, 2023

Introducing Me Podcast, “Faith-Based Questions During Heart Failure,” July 11, 2023

The Love Offering Podcast, “A Little Perseverance Goes a Long Way,” July 4, 2023

Rooted in Christ Podcast, “Learning to Unlock Your Faith,” July 3, 2023

Praying Christian Women Podcast, “Navigating Divine Detours,” June 26, 2023

Confidence in Christ Podcast, June 7, 2023

Fierce Calling Podcast, “Wrestling with Faith & Navigating Life’s Detours to Find the Faith We’ve Always Wanted,” June 6, 2023

Built for More Podcast, “Avoiding Defeat in the Divine Detour,” June 6, 2023

“Navigating a Detour,” EmberHope Youthville Foster Care Retreat, Wichita, KS, May 19, 2023

Ink and Impact Podcast, “The Power of Story: Turning Personal Essays into a Published Book,”

May 18, 2023

Altered Stories Podcast, May 8, 2023

Write from the Deep Podcast, “Detours on Your Writing Journey,” Part 2, April 17, 2023

Free Will, Surrender, and The Sovereignty of God,” Mothering Matters of Siloam Springs, Arkansas, April 14, 2023

After the Pause Podcast, “Courage in Life’s Unplanned Detours,” April 5, 2023

Write from the Deep Podcast, “Detours on Your Writing Journey,” Part 1, April 3, 2023

Java with Jen Podcast, March 28, 2023

Real. Raw. Truth. Podcast, March 27, 2023

Affirming Truths Podcast, “Divine Detours with Lori Ann Wood,” March 16, 2023

Livin’ What You’re Given Podcast, “Involuntary Tide Turning,” March 8, 2023

My Full Life + Faith Leaps Podcast, “What to Do When Disappointed with Life and God,” February 27, 2023

Choose to Live Free Podcast, “Three Key Questions to Ask When Life Detours,” February 23, 2023

Inspirational Journeys with Ann Harrison, “The Three Questions of Faith,” February 23, 2023

Step Into the Light with Patti Shene on Blog Talk Radio, February 23, 2023

I Choose My Best Life Podcast, “Choose Awareness,” February 22, 2023

Authors with Andy, wordsbyandylee, February 22, 2022

Our Story, His Glory Podcast, “The Risky Heart,” February 21, 2023

Anchored by the Sword Podcast, “Lori Ann’s Freedom Story,” February 21, 2023

Welcome Heart Podcast, “A Legacy of a Divine Detour and a Deeper Faith,” February 20, 2023

Flourish-Meant Podcast, “Questioning Life on Unwanted Paths,” February 17, 2023

Grace Enough Podcast, “Divine Detour and Heart Health,” February 14, 2023

More Than Small Talk Podcast, February 9, 2023

Holistic Christian Life Podcast, February 7,  2023

Have Hope, Will Travel Podcast, February 6, 2023

Halfway There Podcast, “Questions in the Silence,” February 6, 2023

Visibly Fit with Wendie Pett Podcast, “When Adversity Hits,” February 6, 2023

Depth Podcast, February 5, 2023

Thankful Project Podcast, Preview and Full Episode, January 31, 2023

Christians Speak Up with Eddie Jones, January 23, 2023

“The Problem of Unanswered—and Unasked—Prayers,” Praying Christian Women Conference, January 2023

Radical Abundance Podcast, January 20, 2023

Writing for Your Life, Book Launch Interview with Kate Rademacher, January 19, 2023

Jo Massaro Ministries, January 17, 2023

Valuable Voices Podcast, January 11, 2023

A Walk Through the Word: Daily Bread with Crystal Freie, January 8, 2023

StoryCorps series, Every Patient Counts, Every Story Matters, archived in the Library of Congress, November 2022

HeartTalks: The Importance of Sleep,” WomenHeart webinar, October 17, 2022

The Gospel Effect Podcast, “Peace that Passes Understanding,” October 11, 2022

When God Seems Silent, National Day of Prayer, May 5, 2022

WomenHeart Mother’s Day Interview, Generational Heart Discussions, May 5, 2022

National Hospital Alliance Conference, “Champion Experience: COVID-19 Challenges and Recovery,” Panelist, July 13, 2021

Real Personal Branding Podcast, “Impactful Women Series,” Featured Guest, March 2021

Unmet Needs of Heart Failure Patients” Webinar, Partnership to Advance Cardiovascular Health, Panelist, November 13, 2020

How We Fight” FaceBook Live with WomenHeart, September 22, 2020

HeartTalks Webinar Panelist,, June 15, 2020

Heart Failure Beat Podcast, “On the Road with Heart Failure,” Season 1, Episode 2, Featured Guest, February 4, 2020

Ladies’ Retreat, Women of Purpose, Bentonville Church of Christ, April 2019



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