Today's guest is author, speaker, and single-mom of seven, Rachel Marie Martin. Today she opens up about living out her own story of bravery -- of doing things she never thought possible. She describes what it was like to develop this beautiful bravery from her most painful and broken places.
Heart Lesson:We are not meant to walk this journey alone. We are stronger when we link arms with each other.
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Mo Mydlo is an author and speaker with a passion to help women renew their minds in the word of God. Today we have a very open conversation on how God can use all manner of brokenness in our lives to bring beauty into our lives and to the lives of others.
Heart Lesson:You are not alone.
Mo is looking forward to: Being a MiMi! Son's first baseball game, family dinners, 7-week bible study -- A Journey with Joshua, and women's retreats in her home.
Quote to Remember:
God didn't cause my anxiety, but He used it to bring me closer to Him.
God has to allow us to be broken before He can use us.
Sometimes we need to remember our chains and remember where we came from so that we can help others who are there as well.
We need to be free here on earth so that we can share heaven with the world.
When we can remember we are unforsaken we can overcome anything.
Today's episode features Kaitlin Wernet, co-writer of the Book of All Comforts. She opens up her heart and shares about the pain of losing her brother unexpectedly and the comfort she found through God's word, the cross of Christ, and the love and care of others.
Kaitlin is looking forward to:Seeing the influence of the Book of Comforts and visiting family.
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Heart Lesson:God's plan is to make things beautiful and He is faithful.
Today's episode of Heart Lessons features author and speaker Allison Allen. She shares with us what it was like to go through a spiritually dry, desert season in her own life, and how God used that to bring about some much-needed growth and healing. She encourages us to see our own spiritual desert seasons as times to reveal, restore, and release our hearts.
Heart Lesson:Make sure God is the one holding the pen.
Allison is looking forward to:Spring!! And looking forward to seeing who her oldest son becomes.
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Quotes to Remember:
A desert experience is a unique experience for each woman.
A desert season can be defined as a fairly intense season marked by spiritual dryness, is fairly isolated in occurrence, and where the presence of the Lord feels distant.
In many regards the desert season is all about the heart, for the Lord to use to reveal, restore, and release the heart.
There are often lengthy seasons of preparation in the desert for God's people.
God took me to the desert where I could not provide for myself and said, "Now I am going to take over feeding you."
There is nothing so ugly or painful or hard that the Lord does not want to encounter us right there.
I was turning my friendships into a fishing line rather than a net.
If you know God is leading you to heart work, do your best to make space for it to happen.
Journaling is a great way to build a memorial for what God is doing.
God speaks most in the middle of solitude rather than in the midst of a multitude.
God is the God of resurrection and restoration.
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