I’m Laura – a writer that values creativity, intentionality and legacy.
My heart is to leverage the power of language to promote empathy and cultivate beauty.
My creative interests began with producing school newspapers and writing short stories, and later lead to dual majors in journalism and English. My feature writing, photography and multimedia storytelling have taken me everywhere from Ireland and Italy to the American West and Midwest, collecting stories of pastoral living, community and faith.
I aspire to work that is thought-provoking and conversational. I believe empathy is at the core of what our world needs, and I hope my work invites others to practice that art.
Words have the power to enamor, inspire and compel when used well, and that is the work I strive to produce.
In my current role as a communications strategist, I partner with organizations who are making a difference and creating positive change in public health, education, youth development and cross-generational understanding. Together, we produce creative work that moves people to learn, care and contribute to the common good.
I process the world with curiosity and creativity.
I love to read, learn and connect with my neighbors. I relish small joys like flower arranging and eating breakfast with friends. My roots and home are in Denver, Colorado.
Here is where you’ll find the letters I’m writing about it all — community, culture and meaning in the everyday.
The Clapping Oak | December 8, 2020
5280 Fellowship | Republished February 24, 2020
The Clapping Oak | October 8, 2019
SE2 Communications | September 23, 2019
SE2 Communications | June 20, 2019
QARA | June 3, 2019
The Opportunity In Cross-Mentoring: How You Can Learn From Colleagues Both Older And Younger Than You
QARA | February 27, 2019
TikTok for The Cause Marketer:
What you need to know about the 4th most-used social media app that teens love
SE2 Communications | February 4, 2019
QARA | October 12, 2018
The Sacred Grace | October 4, 2018
QARA | August 3, 2018
QARA| April 4, 2018 | Also published as “The Five C’s of Empowering Millennial Employees” | Denver Institute for Faith and Work
SE2 Communications | February 13, 2018
QARA | December 4, 2017Denver Institute for Faith and Work | Also published as “The Danger of Being a Doer” | Denver Institue for Faith and Work
Denver Institute for Faith and Work | November 3, 2017
Denver Institute for Faith and Work | March 28, 2017
Affirmation and Inspiration: An interview with an implementation pastor
Denver Institute for Faith and Work | March 15, 2017