Curriculum Vitae

Awards

2010 Nominee for “Best Inspirational Faith-Based, Non-Fiction.”
Lord of the Ringless Audiobook, Julie Williams, narrator (K-Love), Steve Powell, producer

Reviews:

I have read a doggie devo (Dogspirations) each morning. It begins my devo time and has blessed me immensely. I look forward to the next one each time…It is very very special. I’m going to give it as gifts whenever possible.”     Nancy Broadhurst, financial officer

“This book has touched my heart in so many ways. It will make you laugh and cry as it teaches God’s lessons from beginning to end through Sam’s journey.Without reservation I heartily recommend this book. A real treat to all you Dog Lovers out there!!!”                    Donna Cardazone, CT technician

“Inspiring!  Hopeful! Dee encourages single Christian women (Lord of the Ringless) to live a more fulfilling Christ-centered life. This devotional will grasp your head, your heart and your spirit in a refreshing, revitalizing way.” Kim Johnson, MSW, LCSW

Books

3 Minute Devotions for the Dog Lover’s Soul, Barbour Books,  2016 tbr                       3 Minute Devotions for the Cat Lover’s Soul,  Barbour Books,  2016 tbr

 

dogSpirations, Little Life Lessons, Big God Glimpses, by Dee Aspin, Inspire 2015

Inspire Forgiveness (2015) Inspire Promise (2014), anthology of stories, Inspire Press,  Inspired Glimpses of God’s Presence (2013), poem anthology, Inspire Press

The Dog Next Door, Revell Publications, contributing writer, June 2011

From Tragedy to Triumph (Extraordinary Answers to Prayer) Guideposts series, contributing writer, 2010

Heavenly Humor for the Cat Lover’s Soul, Barbour Publishing, contributing writer, October 2010

Heavenly Humor for the Dog Lover’s Soul, Barbour Publishing, contributing writer, June 2010

Lord of the Ringless: Women Devoted to God, Desiring Marriage, Xulon Press, January 2009

Articles

CBN.com (Christian Broadcasting Network) Devotional Guest Writer

  • The Pink Tarantula, Dec 2015   A little girl’s Christmas wish list
  • The Tunnel, 2014    The journey of life includes temporary tunnels
  • Exploding Prayer, July 2013    How God answers prayer
  • Battered Jersey, Feb 2011   Gayle Sayers jersey goes for $30,000
  • Faith in America, July 2009   Brent Jones launches prayer in America
  • Remember, Jan 2009    Tips in practice for positions on the field
  • Swimming Blind, Aug 2008    Olympic devotion
  • Light Knight Trumps Dark Knight, Aug 2008    Batman devotion
  • Angels Unawares, Aug 2008    God’s intervention for wayward teens

Christianity Today   Turning a Tornado,  Dec 2007  A 2003 miracle in Kansas          The Answer Porn Addiction Plagues Christian Men, Nov 2007,   Sin Snatches Without Warning,                                                                                                                           Orangevale Newspaper   Austin Motocross Jones, August 2007

  • Wynterblue Thunder Pub  In Spirit, Mar 07 (.) Ontario   Stars are Shining Certainties
  • American Greetings, October 2006
  • 2006 Writers Block (E-zine, July 2006)   Interview with Laura Jensen-Walker,
  • Agony   ezine 2005,  March 2006, Vol 1 (Placerville) poem, The You of Then
  • Scoping the Scope, Education Poster SGNA conference, MN, May 2005
  • Sacramento Bee Forum, Feb 2002  Heiden has Integrity,
  • Sturgess Devotional  Marriage and Volleyball, CapitalChristianCenter, 1996

Future Publications

Dating Dock  2016  to be released

Speaker

Christian Singles Network Saturday Night Dinner  guest speaker  music : Change, Change,Change you Want Me to Change  2014,   Divine Alliances   spring 2015

Bayside Catalyst  Every OTHER Friday women’s Bible study  speaker  worship : Love will Bloom Again,  November 2013  Folsom,CA

Adopt-a-Mom Presents Faces of Faith – Day of Renewal    Speaker and Special Music:  The Inner Beauty of a Godly Woman, January 2013  Roseville, CA

Fair Oaks Presbyterian Women’s Retreat, seminar: Dreaming with God, May 2010   Woodleaf, CA

Wesleyan Women’s Conference, seminar: Surrender: Bring a Bungy Cord, Oct 09    Lake Tahoe

Sacramento Christian Writers, Speaking Your Heart, Aug 09

Christian Singles Network (CSN.com): Featured Speaker at CSN evening dinner and women’s brunches

  • What’s Volleyball Got to Do with It? Love that Is . . .: What a  volleyball court can teach us about love and relationships, Nov 2009
  • Perseverance Plus: Lessons from the life of Susan Boyle, May 2009
  • The Supreme Makeover: Calling: finding purpose in everyday life, May 2008
  • Sisterhood: Women’s friendships and foibles, May 2008

Bayside Career Coaching—Devotions:

  • Choosing Praise: Psalms , February, March 2012
  • The Hand of God: the Author of our Life,  April 2009
  • Finding Nemo: Dorey’s Mission Statement, May 2009
  • Final Contenders: Lessons from PGA pros, June 2009
  • Safe Under His Wings, November 2009

Women’s Christmas Tea—Adventure Christian Church, Rocklin, 2006, 2007, Christmas Hymns: the Story of Christmas

Adventure Christian Church—Single’s Leadership Retreat, Lordsland, 2003 “Bound and Determined to Serve”

MinistriesSingles

  • Women’s Bible Study Leader Bayside GB Singles,  2011,2012
  • Singles Coordinator, Events, Prayer,Retreats, Women’s Bible Studies,  2001-04,  Adventure Church, Rocklin
  •  Capitol Christian Center Singles Inner-city & Mexico Missions   1993-1996,
  • Singles Coordinator, 1985-1991, Warehouse Ministries
  • Director Singles Retreats, Emcee, Women’s Bible Study LeaderIntercessory Prayer: How to Pray Together, Singles Retreat Wolf Mountain, 2002
  • Pastor Prayer Intercession, Warehouse Ministries, 1984-91
  • Monthly Prayer Letters PIP Ministry 1984-91

Prayer 

 

  • Oasis Prayer Team , 2005-2012, Bayside Granite Bay Singles
  • PIP Prayer Team Leader 2008-12  Bayside Granite Bay
  • Adventure Singles Retreat– Speaker: Equipped to Pray 2003 How to Pray Corporate

Youth   

  • Chaplaincy Board, Juvenile Justice Chaplaincy (JJC) 2009- present
  • Juvenile Justice Chaplaincy volunteer, Sacramento 1992
  • Breakaway group leader, 2nd and 4th graders Bayside VBS, 2007,08,11
  • Sports Camp Nurse, Adventure 2003
  • Divorce Care for Children, (Capital Christian Center and Adventure) 1994,95,99
  • Young Life Elk Grove 1992-93 / Summer Camp Counselor Frontiersland, CO
  • Elementary Camp Nurse Sugar Pine ,High School Camp Nurse , 1980’s, 90’s
  • Camp Counselor Sugar Pine,5th grade girls,3rd grade girls, 1984,1985

Biblical Training and Development

Western Seminary, Sacramento 2009- present

Community Bible Study (CBS)   5 years/ 1990’s;

Navigators 2:7 series, Warehouse Ministries, 1985-86

Youth With a Mission (YWAM) DTS, Discipleship Training School, Australia 1983

Peninsula Bible Church Women’s Discipleship Intensive, Palo Alto, CA 1981

Missions

Genesis Diaz, Agua Viva Rehab for Women, Ensenada, 2002-2008

Mexico Missions, Rancho De Sus Ninos, Tijuana, 1993-95

Lakeside Baptist, Pasadena, CA, Mexico Orphanage Outreach 1984, 1985

YWAM New Zealand Outreach, Keri Keri, Bay of Islands, 1983

Summer of Service (SOS) Shalom Church (Shinjuku), Japan 1982

Other

Bayside Career Coaching Ministry Team,  Granite Bay 09-11, 13

Spinal Cord Head and Prevention Program, SCHIPP program 1992-1996, University California Davis Medical Center speaker’s bureau for 9th-12th grade