When she was a young girl, Ivey knew she wanted to be a writer after reading the book Beautiful Joe, told from the perspective of a sweet dog rescued from an abusive master. Throughout her life, Ivey has given many abused and abandoned animals a safe and happy home.
Preview Edition of More Living magazine
"A Beautiful Show of Hands" details the impact of Ivey's 2011 mission trip to Kenya. This article appeared in the 2012 Preview Edition of More Living magazine.
This article, which showcases the relationship between the Virgin Mary and Jesus, first appeared in the December 2005 issue of HomeLife magazine, a publication of LifeWay Christian Resouces, Nashville, TN. It was later reprinted in the December 2012 issue of More Living magazine. /uploads/2/3/8/9/23896113/whatmaryknew_spread.pdf
"Driving Lessions" appeared in Ivey's HomeLife magazine column "This One's for the Girls" [February 2007]. Ivey was voted "Best Column Writer" in the magazine's 2006 Readers' Choice Survey. /uploads/2/3/8/9/23896113/feb_2007.pdf