Living Wholehearted

December 21, 2021

Ep. 110 : Episode 110: Singing in the Dark: A Story of Trust When We Cannot See with Ginny Owens

In this episode, the Mattsons talk with singer/songwriter, author, teacher, and advocate, Ginny Owens! If you don’t know, Ginny Owens has spent the past two decades sharing her heart with listeners and readers. As a toddler, Ginny picked out melodies on the piano before she was able to put words together in a sentence. Even as vision left her eyes — due to a degenerative eye condition that left Ginny completely blind by age three — songs began to emerge from her fingertips. In 2000, she was named the Gospel Music Association’s New Artist of the Year. Ginny has composed for such artists as Michael Card, Michael W. Smith, JJ Heller , and Rachael Lampa. In May, 2021, Ginny released her first EP of modern hymns and praise songs, Sing Hope in the Darkness and then created a solo-authored book, Singing in the Dark: Finding Hope in the Songs of Scripture (David C. Cook, 2021). She also released FAITHFUL: Go and Speak, book and album collaboration with Amy Grant, Ann Voskamp, Trillia Newbell, Ellie Holcomb, and Christy Nockels, just to name a few. Ginny contributed a chapter to the book, and co-wrote multiple songs on the album. Her unique musical style and inspirational lyrics have transcended genre definition and taken her to diverse venues that include the White House, the Sundance Film Festival, Lilith Fair and the National Day of Prayer in Washington, D.C. Ginny has also been an adjunct professor at her alma mater, Belmont University, served as a worship leader, partnered with non-profits, and authored two books. Read More

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About Living Wholehearted

We define a leader as anyone with a following. Whether you are a parent or a CEO, or both, how you lead matters. When a leader lives with integrity, everyone in their wake benefits. And when they don't, everyone in their wake pays, it's just a matter of time. We are a husband and wife team HELPING LEADERS of all types LIVE WITH INTEGRITY through Biblical, Clinical, and Relational Wisdom. The Living Wholehearted Podcast is filled with grace, hope, and practical tools to help you in every relationship that matters most to you in your home, work, and community. Become a leader who is shrinking their integrity gap between what you say and how you actually live. Join us in the movement of becoming a Wholehearted Leader!

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About Jeff and Terra Mattson

Jeff Mattson (MA ORL) and Terra Mattson (MA LPC, LMFT) are Christian Parenting spokespeople and the co-hosts of the Living Wholehearted Podcast in the Christian Parenting Podcast Network.


After two decades studying and working in leadership and trauma-informed therapy, Jeff and Terra are bridging the gap between Biblical, clinical, and relational wisdom to help leaders live with integrity in the home, work, and community.


They are the co-founders of Living Wholehearted, a professional counseling and organizational development firm. Terra is the author of Courageous: Being Daughters Rooted in Grace and together they co-authored Shrinking the Integrity Gap: Between what Leaders Preach and Live. Jeff and Terra have skin in the game as they raise their two daughters just outside Portland, OR on five acres of old growth woods. There is never a dull moment in the Mattson home!

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