180. A Day in the Life-MORNING EDITION

HomePartner With Us 180. A Day in the Life-MORNING EDITION Key Conversation Points: Growing a daily life that matters isn’t one size fits all.  It just means to pay attention to what it means for you! Unpack your day with Lisa-Jo and Christie. Join them as the sun rises as two regular moms process their regular…

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179. Not Your Typical Mom Convo

HomePartner With Us 179. Not Your Typical Mom Convo Key Conversation Points: We can bring any pain from our mothers to God.  God is father and mother to us. Knowing our mothers outside of their relationships with us is something that’s important for our growth. We are the protagonist of our own stories but remember our…

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178. Being Willing to be Submerged for Awhile

HomePartner With Us 178. Being Willing to be Submerged for Awhile Key Conversation Points: When you’re not walking on water but drowning underneath it. Christie wants to still enjoy life and have quiet moments in the middle of a very busy season without being a zombie or robot.  She explains how the goal isn’t to paddle…

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177. Special Grace for Special Needs

HomePartner With Us 177. Special Grace for Special Needs Key Conversation Points: There are over 15% of children in the United States with special needs. These precious children are in our schools, neighborhoods, families and churches.  We can grow in our mindfulness about their unique needs and learn how to love them and their warrior families.…

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176. Simple Holy Ways to Connect

HomePartner With Us 176. Simple Holy Ways to Connect Key Conversation Points: Is Easter the weirdest time to invite people to church? Lisa-Jo and Christie chat about creating low barrier entry points in our circles whether it’s an Easter Egg Hunt or an easy potluck. Church service can be in your kitchen over soup as you…

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175. Hope is a (Suffering) Person

HomePartner With Us 175. Hope is a (Suffering) Person Key Conversation Points: Last week’s episode is here if you’d like to listen to that first as Lisa-Jo and Christie continue to delve through the meaning of hope. What conversation did Lisa-Jo and Christie have that started 14 years ago about a small God? Is the Storyteller…

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174. Why Hope IS a Strategy

HomePartner With Us 174. Why Hope IS a Strategy Key Conversation Points: The Bible says humans plan their course but God directs their paths. We as a people believe in needing to be rescued, even though it’s utterly vulnerable and uncomfortable. C.S. Lewis writes in Mere Christianity, “Hope is one of the theological virtues…hope is not…

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173. When God Doesn’t Show Up with a Life Preserver

HomePartner With Us 173. When God Doesn’t Show Up with a Life Preserver Key Conversation Points: This is a golden nugget from our podcast vault of precious and timeless truths from Lisa Jo’s daughter, Zoe, when she was nine. Listen as they delve through winter, waiting and hope. Straight up ugly is Zoe’s favorite. Do you…

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172. Extraordinary Courage in our Ordinary Days

HomePartner With Us 172. Extraordinary Courage in our Ordinary Days Key Conversation Points: The ordinary moments anchor us and connect us across neighborhoods, states, countries and oceans….even for Lisa-Jo’s friend in Ukraine. Lisa-Jo graciously reminds us that acts of extraordinary courage are getting up and advocating for our kids, sick spouse or family abroad or taking…

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171. Creativity in the Darkness

HomePartner With Us 171. Creativity in the Darkness Key Conversation Points: When we are confronted with real world darkness, what do we do? We don’t have to create art that will hang in a museum.  Lisa-Jo states that, “Art can be a crossing guard, doctor, chef, writer, mom raising humans or a grandpa tending to his…

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