Judy Gordon Morrow is a lifelong lover of words and has published poetry, articles, song lyrics, and devotionals. Her first book dealt with pregnancy loss, followed by nine gift books. Her latest book, The Listening Heart: Hearing God in Prayer, was published in 2013. In her prior “word-lover jobs,” she served as a school librarian, newspaper copy editor, and nonfiction editor at Multnomah Publishers. She speaks at events for women and writers, sharing her passion for the Word and words. Judy is called Mom by three sons and two daughters-in-love and Grandma by three granddaughters. Judy lives in a charming mountain community in northeastern California, where she savors small-town living.