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Posts with the ‘community’ tag

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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Authentic Life

What does it mean to truly live authentically? Join us as Dr. Les Carter and I talk about what that looks like, how it shows up in our lives (or doesn’t), how to break through the false self, and ways to grow our empathy and curiosity in community with others. In between laughter and wisdom […]

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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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A New Season

Welcome to Season 5 of The Bearing Life® podcast! Some days life can feel like a lot, can’t it? We’ve all weathered a variety of situations and events, especially the last couple of years. The struggle is real and sometimes it is a challenge to try; to move through the times that seem So. Very. […]

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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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Together in Community

The trip fell into place after lots of planning. Boxes of required supplies shipped ahead of time, numerous phone calls were placed to discuss menus and appropriate steps and actions for ride planning and access. Every day offered an opportunity for something to go wrong and an overwhelming challenge, yet so many people showed up […]

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A New View

Welcome to the launch week of a new season of The Bearing Life® Podcast! Several months ago, I set out on a new adventure in a new city far from home. The seed for this journey was planted eight years ago and after many twists and turns, it finally sprouted. I watched God unfold events […]

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On Growing Roots

As I placed new herbs in a pot, I realized the irony of my recent attitude and the name of the soil I used to nurture the small plants. I’m a people person and place a high value on good friends, connections, community, and fellowship (don’t get me wrong, I also need times of solitude […]

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