Dana Jones is a wife and mother of two who is living her dream by using her talent as an artist to create encouraging hand-painted signs. Over the past fourteen years, Dana's signs have evolved, using different kinds of materials and color palettes, as well as layouts and design concepts. She paints what's going on inside her heart, which she says is often inspired by music, encouragement, and God's grace story in her own life.
You may know Erin Odom as The Humbled Homemaker; an author, wife and mother of four who runs a blog sharing the moniker. And while it may look like she has it all together, she openly admits that she too struggles to find time to effectively care for her family, spend time with the Lord and run a full-time business. In the episode, she shares her story of how God used her writing talents to help pull her family out of a very challenging time and what she learned about herself in the process.
This girl is just so much fun! She led out and started something years ago the rest of us (and the rest of her neighborhood) "meant" to do and just never found the time for. Well, once Kristin prioritized hospitality and getting to know her neighbors, lives started being impacted in a big way. You're going to learn so many practical hospitality tips that prove, once again, that having people over doesn't have to freak you out. Friendly warning: you're probably going to want a picnic table at the end of this episode.
Rachel Swanson has authentic warmth that exudes into her writing, speaking and personal relationships. She is sensitive to the hearts of those around her and is passionate about helping women discover their deeper purpose and identity. Rachel is founder of Refine and Restore, a blog pouring out “R&R for the Heart and Soul.” Her most popular writing has been in revealing the relatable, real life issues she’s experiencing with her readers and how she’s being refined and restored by God’s grace.
Loss, disappointment, and fear of the unknown have marked Ellie's journey of wrestling through and coming to firmly believe in God’s faithfulness. Her new album Red Sea Road is clearly written as an act of obedience to sing in the middle of the heartbreak. I loved the heart behind this album so much I wanted to share Ellie with you guys today!
Having been raised on a farm, Kris knows the life of the American farmer first-hand. Living in the city, however, she sees a large gap between farm culture and urban life. Her unique perspective has changed the way I grocery shop and I really felt strongly that you would be encouraged by her insights as well!
Today's guest is Natalie Ard who is a mom who loves being creative. She found she had left that behind when she became a mom but, when finding a solution to her daughter's fear of Elf on the Shelf, hit on a new tradition that has expanded from just her house to homes all over the world! You're going to love this product but even more, you'll love hearing the story and the heart behind it.