Defining Steps for Life

Julie Shannon equips individuals and communities to engage in practical compassion for the realities of life. She utilizes speaking and writing to inspire others with real talk on real life issues, sharing solutions and stories to encourage hope, community, and a renewed perspective.

 

 

Encouraging Women

Equipping Communities

Engaging Life

Giving Thanks

On the The Bearing Life® podcast this week I shared about the impact of seeing a sign that said, “In All Things Give Thanks.” One of the most difficult things I’ve done in the last six months was to say goodbye to my sweet Emma. She was in my life for thirteen and a half […]

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Life Transitions

How can we positively navigate transitions in our lives? We all face times of change (welcome and unwelcome) in our personal lives, families, work, and in community with others (in person and online). Dr. Peggy Banks and I talk about ways to lead our lives well, know ourselves better, influence others, and counter wounding words […]

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Thankfulday #315

Thankful for three-part harmony birdsong.

Inspiration of a Sign

I’m so excited to begin sharing Season 5 of The Bearing Life® podcast! In the first episode, I’ll give a brief update on my new book about weathering life storms and also share a story about the challenge I faced and encouragement I received from a small sign in a store window. It made me […]

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Growing Courage in the Unexpecteds

Embracing a new adventure can require us to take a deep breath and step forward…even while the step feels scary. Several months ago, I set out on a new life adventure and have been balancing deadlines, pandemic precautions, and trying to step out and start growing roots in my new community. One way I find […]

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