About Deana

deana-1631eDeana published Wrapped in Grace in November 2015.  Since then, she has been writing Bible studies and directing the women’s ministry at her local church in Tempe, Arizona. She lives in Mesa, Arizona with her professor husband Dale, and any of their five kids who happen to be passing through.

Some of her favorite things are:


  • Libraries
  • Walks at sunset with Dale
  • The smell of a fresh box of Crayolas
  • Hanging out with her kids when they are together in the same city
  • The Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center
  • Hiking the Arizona desert
  • FaceTiming and real life visits with her  granddaughter Aurora
  • Her giant family
  • And the way God’s ancient story so often feels new