151. When Life Feels Nothing Like the Movies

Out of the Ordinary 151

Key Conversation Points:

  • Lisa-Jo's son passionately said, "Now listen, it's not as bad as you think." Mothers everywhere clutch their pearls at these words.
  • The invisible work that no one sees matters.  Find solidarity in this episode for the work you do, whether you have kids or not.
  • Bearing witness to a human's life is a heavy gift. We can pause with intentional reflection but not give into the quicksand of hopelessness.
  • The richest, best blessings cost us.
  • There's no promise from God if you do X,Y, Z and 1, 2, 3 then everything will be okay.
  • "The Weight of Memory" by Shawn Smucker is mentioned in this podcast.

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