Beauty in the Ashes: Learning to Lament
In July of 2019, Jodie launched her new book Beauty in the Ashes: Learning to Lament. This book is a memoir of Jodie’s journey through miscarriage, interwoven with stories of other women’s grief and pain.
Here is what people are saying about this book:
Beautifully presented, beautifully written and beautiful in the profound experience and truth it conveys.Dianne Tidball (2017 -2018 Baptist President, Great Britain)
Beautifully written, honest, enlightening, very helpful in seeing into the heart of someone grieving. It will give words for many in that space.Sue Ford (Pastor of Church Community Ministries, Mount Pleasant Baptist Church)
You can purchase Beauty in the Ashes: Learning to Lament online here.
Jodie has published a collection of poems, blank pages that chronicle her journey with infertility and miscarriage.
The poems speak of grief, pain, anger and disbelief, as well as hope and the promise of healing.
blank pages is available online here
In addition to her own publications and website, Jodie contributes to a number of other publications and sites.
She is a regular writer for Kin Women, contributing monthly since August 2013. Her Prayer for the Hurting Mumma featured in the inaugural Kinwomen e-magazine released in May 2017. You can find her Kin Women posts here.
Jodie’s poem ‘Standing Sentinel’ was a 2017 finalist for the In my View award.
Jodie has also contributed to the following sites as a guest writer:
Jodie is also a sought after speaker who speaks regularly to small groups and large gatherings.
Jodie’s speaking is personal and impactful, and the feedback she receives is of gratitude for her honesty and for her understanding of the trials that many face and few speak of.
If you would like Jodie to speak at your next event please contact her.