Hi, I’m Ashley Hales. I’m an author, writer, speaker, mother to 4, and pastor’s wife in the southern California suburbs.
Since early teen poetry and fiction, I’ve written a Ph.D., and now am about to launch my first book, Finding Holy in the Suburbs(InterVarsity Press, October 2018).
I used to study things like Enlightenment philosophy and travel literature (resulting in a Ph.D. that took a decade; that’s what happens when you have 4 kids and 6 moves), and now I think all the things on long walks holding little hands in mine.
It’s one of my very favorite things to get down to brass tacks and talk about Jesus, our places, writing, and living life well. I’d love to help serve your group by speaking at your next event. (Find out more here).
My kids are into dabbing. We don’t even know what we’re doing. But hey, it makes a fun shot for a Christmas card.
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