33.These Are The Books That Made Us

HomePartner With Us 33.These Are The Books That Made Us This is a story about a book Christie loved and Lisa-Jo did not. Actually, here are stories about quite a few books! Because these are the childhood favorites that helped make us the women we are. In this week’s conversation, we discover just how much…

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29. Our Easy Recipe For Hospitality

HomePartner With Us 29. Our Easy Recipe For Hospitality This is a story about an epic Easter egg hunt. This is a story about easy, life-giving hospitality. This week on the Out of the Ordinary podcast, Lisa-Jo and Christie describe in uproarious detail their most favorite, shared annual event. Here are all the practical instructions…

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28. Surprised by New Life

HomePartner With Us 28. Surprised by New Life This is a story about the surprise of new life. This is a story about calendar days of death transformed into yearly reminders of new life. Lisa-Jo tells the story of September 2. It was a day that always reminded her of death, but the year when…

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25. The Story Behind the Book (Only Available Right Here!)

Placemaker by Christie Purifoy

HomePartner With Us 25. The Story Behind the Book (Only Available Right Here!) This is a story about a book called Placemaker. This is a joy-filled conversation between old friends about a brand-new book baby. That’s right. Christie’s new book has just been born into the world, and today’s episode is not only a celebration, it…

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24. A Gift For the Listeners We Love

HomePartner With Us 24. A Gift For the Listeners We Love This is a story about placemaking around the table. This is Chapter Ten of Placemaker in Christie’s own voice (can you hear a hint of Texas drawl?). Our favorite thing about podcasting is sharing stories with you in our own voices. With Christie’s new book landing…

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23. All Our Nosy Listener Questions Answered!

HomePartner With Us 23. All Our Nosy Listener Questions Answered! This is a story about our nosy listeners whom we love! So many of you have had so many questions for us over the past few months. Here are all your answers!  Christie and Lisa-Jo put their feet up, pour the tea, settle in with…

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21. How Not To Fear Grief

HomePartner With Us 21. How Not To Fear Grief These are the stories of friends who showed up like beacons. If Episode 20 was all about the foreign country of grief, these stories will give you the courage and the advice you need to journey to that intimidating place without fear. Perhaps life has already…

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20. Why It Might Be Time To Claim A New Name

HomePartner With Us 20. Why It Might Be Time To Claim A New Name This is the story of a man who chose his own name. And this is the story of a name handed down from mother to daughter to son. If Episode 19 was all about letting go of hurtful labels, this episode…

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