It’s not often that you confidently say yes to a (part-time) job when you have a chronic illness, but this week (after much time & discernment...& 8 months off work) I did just that, & I couldn’t be more thrilled. Sharing why that is in my latest minisode, along with a little grief.. Unfortunately, the … Continue reading real life chronic illness: why I said yes to a JOB…and some grief.
ONE WHOLE YEAR of podcasting is in the books! This thing has been such a lifesaver to me in the midst of a lot of changing circumstances, and as anticipated, I am loving the conversations I now have an excuse to have because of it. 😉 However, what I’ve found to be the greatest gift … Continue reading a whole year of interviews on suffering.
This week’s episode features my friend, Monica Murphy. She & I had a convo this fall about a long and arduous struggle she went through while seeking a career path. Tune in to hear the grit it took for her to 1) show up to a corporate job that felt brutal for two years, and … Continue reading S2 Ep7: Monica Murphy: The Slow Work of God.
Happy to share the story of my friend, Lona Owens, on the podcast today. Lona & I sat down this summer to chat about her experiences with homelessness & the grit she discovered within herself through that process. Hear what led to her homelessness, her journey through the shelter system, and how ultimately—true healing and … Continue reading S2 Ep5: Homelessness.
Despite our lives being completely. INSANE, Summer 2020 was an oddly sacred time to me in the midst of all the chaos. One of the greatest blessings? Prepping & recording a whole slew of podcast episodes to share with every one of you this fall. Whether it be homelessness or hating your job or depression … Continue reading A Global Pandemic & Podcast Season TWO.
Roommate podcasting has begun! Because what else can you do on your 79000th week of a global pandemic? (Aka the 10th week of being ordered to stay home). My two roommates, Anna Romportl, Mary Woytych, and I had a good discussion about two decisions in Anna’s life that both took grit: 1) joining a convent, … Continue reading Stay at Home Week 577326484?
Hello world! See the link below to listen to my first official podcast interview with my younger sis and bro-in law. Find I Choose Grit on social to learn more, because honestly, I’m way too tired to write another post about it. But I will say I’m a big, big fan of their story as … Continue reading Podcast Interview #1: When dating gets gritty.
Christmas for me in a nutshell: Jesus, puzzles, Little Women, burning cookies, fixing my broken car, basketball, catching up with friends from home, and.......PODCAST. What a blessed week celebrating a God that is born into the unexpected the same time I launched this brand new thing I'm doing lately. This has been on my heart … Continue reading Christmas….and PODCAST!
The holidays. They just have a way of bringing to light all of our suffering, don’t they? Something about all my siblings being in one place while eating and drinking food I knew too much of would put me in the hospital while discussing the way their lives and families have grown and changed left … Continue reading Oh the holidays.
A brief reflection on injustice following the mass shootings in Ohio and Texas over the weekend (8/2-8/4): It’s often easy to forget the broken state of our world today. When suffering and painful situations arise we often either 1) look the other way or 2) try to put a positive spin on it. But weekends … Continue reading When our entire country is suffering.