Artist and Theologian
specializing in messages of healing and hope
Patrice is an artist and theologian who writes fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry. She has been published in The Pitkin Review. She has also written two one-woman plays, Thank You for Staring and Jane Doe. Patrice debuted Thank You for Staring at the Capital Fringe Festival and went on to perform the play in Scotland, New York City, and Atlanta. Jane Doe was chosen to appear at the 2020 Capital Fringe Festival. Patrice is also the founder and creative director of Writing Women of God, which is focused on helping women write and perform their own stories. She writes a weekly devotional blogcast titled Love Speaks Daily. Patrice is also a teaching artist who teaches the craft of writing, coaches writers on book projects, and provides editing services for writers. Patrice trained at the Honors Acting Conservatory of the Theatre Lab School of Dramatic Arts. She holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Goddard College, a Master of Divinity from Wesley Theological Seminary, and a Master of Sacred Theology from Drew University. Patrice earned two bachelor’s degrees in journalism and psychology from the University of Georgia. Patrice is the recipient of the 2020 Frederick Buechner Prize for Excellence in Writing, the 2017 Margaret Pittman Award in Urban Ministry and the 2017 Laurence Hull Stookey Award for Outstanding Leadership in Liturgy and Worship. The South Carolina native is a proud Gullah/Geechee Girl who has been writing since sixth grade and currently lives in Washington, DC.
My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.John 15:12, NIV Today we honor a man who decided that his life was best dedicated to a cause greater than himself. This was an act of love, pure love. Martin Luther King, Jr. understood it when Jesus said, “My command is this: Love…
They exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served created things rather than the Creator—who is forever praised.Romans 1:25, NIV Sometimes, we are going along in life and minding our own business when something stops us dead in our tracks. Sometimes this thing can be good, or it can be bad. Last week,…