Christina DiMari is the author of four books that encourage, equip, and empower girls to develop a personal relationship with God, live whole lives, pursue their dreams, and use their gifts to shine for others. She is an ordained chaplain, earning her bachelor's in biblical theology from Simpson University, and is certified in art therapy. Christina currently leads a nonprofit organization she founded called River + Pearls, hosts retreats by a beautiful blue river in the mountains of Colorado, and teaches spiritual formation and leadership training to high school and college-age students and staff. Her work and outreach have been featured in numerous magazines, including Today's Christian Woman, Life Beautiful, In Touch, Radiant, Australia Girls, and Women's SurfStyle magazine. Christina and her husband have two adventurous sons and enjoy family time and their passion for fly-fishing.