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#131 Watching Your Dream Grow with Carissa Bleeker

Carissa is wife to Phillip and mother to Eleanor. She's an adoptive mama, painter, Bible teacher, gardener and avid learner. She is the co-founder and co-director of McKinney Roots, a non-profit 100% food donation garden that supplies organic, fresh picked fruits, veggies, herbs and eggs to the food insecure in McKinney, TX. 

If you would like to volunteer with McKinney Roots or help support them financially, visit mckinneyroots.org and click donate. For $30 a month, you can sponsor a raised bed in the garden. The funds cover the cost of planting and harvesting that bed and their general operating budget.

What we chat about:

  • trusting God and finding contentment during a season of waiting
  • learning to grieve with your spouse 
  • the joys of being a mother
  • the amazing story of how God lead Carissa to start McKinney Roots
  • advice for women who are called to do something big, but feel overwhelmed

Links mentioned:

BraveLove

Connect with Carissa:

website // instagram // facebook

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