Spill the Beans LIVE with Annie F. Downs and Laura Story at Fresh Grounded Faith Plant City, FL [Episode 298]

Spill Beans Plant City Florida Fresh Grounded Faith Annie F. Downs Laura Story Jennifer Rothschild

Are you an introvert or an extrovert? What do you do to unwind? What’s your favorite smell or sound?

These are just a few of the questions we were asked as we sat around the bistro table in Plant City, Florida at a Fresh Grounded Faith event.

Author and podcaster Annie F. Downs and singer-songwriter Laura Story were with me, and these women gave so much insight and inspiration when we spilled the beans.

Can I Choose Words That Speak Life and Give Grace? With Sarah Molitor [Episode 289]

Choose Words Speak Life Give Grace Sarah Molitor

GIVEAWAY ALERT: You can win the book Well Said by this week’s podcast guest. Keep reading to find out how!

Do you ever have moments when your words get the best of you?

Maybe it’s complaining or yelling when, deep down, you really want to be a person who speaks with kindness and grace. Maybe you know how much your words hurt, but you say them anyway because it feels good in the moment. Or maybe you stay silent, spout off, or spit out some ugly words without even thinking about it.

Spill the Beans LIVE with Tammy Trent and Shaun Groves at Fresh Grounded Faith Greenville, SC [Episode 284]

Spill Beans Live Greenville Tammy Trent Shaun Groves

We are coming to you LIVE from a Fresh Grounded Faith event in Greenville, South Carolina, where I’m spilling the beans with two of my good friends, Shaun Groves and Tammy Trent.

We’re talking about knowing your calling, giving grace when someone you love disappoints you, and dealing with depression. Plus, Tammy speaks a good word of encouragement to the ladies who are single or single again.

Oh, and you’ll want to hear about how I climbed the Great Wall of China in the dead of winter on ice, as well as the story of my worst makeup mix-up EVER!

Can I Unlock Gratefulness in My Life? With Michele Howe [Episode 273]

Unlock Gratefulness Michele Howe

When our eyes are grateful, we can see grace and goodness all around us. But often, we live as if life isn’t good enough, we don’t have enough, and we just plain aren’t enough.

Well, my friend, this is where we get it all wrong—our focus is off.

According to author Michele Howe, the more we focus on ourselves, the less we develop an attitude of appreciation for what we do have. And when we dwell on the things we wish we had or immerse ourselves in the negative, our troubled feelings and actions will follow.

Can I Find Grace-Based Rhythms for Spending Time With God? With Naomi Vacaro [Episode 196]

Spend Quiet Time with God Naomi Vacaro

GIVEAWAY ALERT: You can win the book Quiet by this week’s podcast guest. Keep reading to find out how!

Do you struggle to create space in your daily routine for quiet time with God? So many of us want to feel close to Him, but we have difficulty finding time in our chaotic schedules. Or maybe a lack of time isn’t the issue, but inconsistencies in our days or being pulled away by distractions.

Well, my friend, if this is something you struggle with, then be encouraged…

Can I Stop Striving and Accept Grace Instead? With Ruth Chou Simons [Episode 194]

Stop Striving Accept Grace Ruth Chou Simons

GIVEAWAY ALERT: You can win the book When Strivings Cease by this week’s podcast guest. Keep reading to find out how!

In a world that applauds self-improvement, anxiety levels are at an all-time high. We feel pressure to lead, pressure to be productive, pressure to seize the day, and if you’re a parent … the pressure to parent well around the clock.

Well, today’s guest, best-selling author, Ruth Chou Simons, found herself squarely situated in that same camp, knowing there had to be a better way of living than chasing the world’s ever-changing, never-enough standard.