Books

Transformed By Fire

September 13, 2016

Excerpt from Play with Fire by Bianca Juarez Olthoff Prologue: The Legend of the Phoenix The caterpillar into the butterfly. The duckling into the swan. The peasant into the princess. Since childhood… Read More

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What a weekend! Happy Hour Live recap.

September 12, 2016

Oh my gracious what a weekend. What a weekend. I am so tired and so full all in one. Isn’t it funny how something so filling can also make you so tired?… Read More

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Adoption

Happy Hour #105: Christina Smallwood

September 8, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for Happy Hour #105 is the beautiful Christina Smallwood. Christina is the mother to Finley, an adorable 3-year-old with mild cerebral palsy. She is pursuing… Read More

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Happy Half Hour #13: Bailey Heard

September 6, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for Happy Half Hour #13 is Bailey Heard. Bailey is a national speaker, co-author of The Ellie Project, author of her weekly inspirational blog, and… Read More

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Happy Hour #104: Melissa Ice

August 31, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for Happy Hour #104 is Melissa Ice. Melissa is the founder and Executive Director of The Net, a non-profit in Fort Worth that… Read More

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Happy Hour #103: Bianca Juárez Olthoff

August 24, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Bianca Juárez Olthoff is my guest for episode #103 of the Happy Hour. Bianca fires up audiences around the world with hilarious stories and profound… Read More

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Happy Half Hour #12: Melanie Dale

August 20, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download The hilarious Melanie Dale is back this week for the Happy Half Hour #12. If you missed her first appearance, you can catch up here.… Read More

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Happy Hour #102: Alaina Mayes

August 18, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for Happy Hour #102 is Alaina Mayes. Alaina is a single mother of twin girls who writes, teaches, and serves as a Plexus… Read More

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Happy Hour #101: Hayley Morgan

August 10, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hayley Morgan joined me today for episode #101. Hayley is a writer, speaker, and entrepreneur who inspires women to create lives of more passion and… Read More

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Happy Half Hour #11: Shauna Niequist

August 5, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download One of my favorite guests and authors, Shauna Niequist, is back today for our 11th episode of the Happy Half Hour. She was on the… Read More

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Happy Hour #100: Aaron Ivey (and friends!)

August 3, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download 100th episode!!!!! I seriously cannot believe it. Two years ago, starting this show, I had no idea if anyone would ever listen to this thing.… Read More

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Happy Hour #99: Kate Braun

July 27, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download My guest for Happy Hour #99 is Kate Braun. Kate is the author of kateandbraun.com. She’s out to love others passionately and educate them gracefully about… Read More

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Happy Half Hour #10: Emily P. Freeman

July 22, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download   My friend, Emily P. Freeman is back today for her second appearance on the Happy Hour. If you missed her the first time, make… Read More

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The Cure for Despair by Katherine Wolf

July 22, 2016

“People often ask if I ever had a moment of true despair in the wake of my stroke. I think the answer is Yes AND No. If I truly despaired, I don’t… Read More