Welcome to Inspired Woman


We believe a personal story has the power to be a beacon for someone looking for hope. We’re on a mission to uncover those stories and share them with you.

Our hope is that when you read and watch our stories, and as you listen to the in-depth interviews, you will find solace and comfort knowing that you are not alone in whatever you are experiencing on your life journey.

We are strong advocates for wellness — mental, physical, and spiritual. Our values reflect this, and so does every Inspired Woman story.

We celebrate women and their stories as they light the way for the rest of us. May you embrace the brilliance and truth of yours.

Every story lights the way.

Courage, Compassion, Connection, Community, Celebration

Fresh Inspiration

A Letter to a Princess

A Letter to a Princess

By Stephanie Jorritsma, summer intern Note: Last year, I was involved in a community theatre production in which I played a princess, a role complete with a beautiful dress and a happily-ever-after ending. One of the most surprising aspects of the part was the...

Leading the Way

Leading the Way

A poem by Lisa Dingeman   They call us traitors for what’s not understood But God calls us perfect, forgiven, and good   It’s not the face you put on, but the title you own You’re God' s only one, from sand into bone  Don’t listen to talk, only that which you...

Marci Narum

Story Steward

“A stranger is just a friend I haven’t met yet.”

Marci believes every person’s story matters. She is passionate about celebrating women and their stories, and she considers herself a Steward of Stories.

With a keen sense for knowing a great story when she sees one, Marci develops and delivers stories with care, creativity, and professionalism. She is a skilled and trusted interviewer and has a natural ability to connect deeply in the moments of vulnerability that happen during an interview.

Marci’s professional career spans 32 years, including 21 years in television news. She joined the world of publishing in 2015 as the co-editor of Inspired Woman magazine and became the owner of the Inspired Woman brand in 2019.

As her passion and vision for the brand has grown, Marci has expanded Inspired Woman to include Inspired Living, Inspired Art, Inspired Business, Inspired Youth, and Inspired Music, Inspired Family, and Inspired Home.

Marci’s love for storytelling goes beyond print and video. She is  a public speaker who shares her inspirational messages on stage to large audiences and in small, intimate settings.

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