Show notes from podcasts, articles about resources, practical real-life tips to inspire you to repurpose your own struggles or challenges into growth opportunities, stories about repurposed life, and fun before-and-after ideas.

Michelle loves books, all things trash-to-treasure, and helping women discover hope - something she hopes you enjoy in every episode!

 

 


 

How to Be Free to Move Forward

Sometimes what keeps us stuck in the past is our own mindset. The apology from an offender might never come. And restitution might not be possible. But what if we could move forward and not punish ourselves for things we can’t undo? The future is wide open for us to repurpose our struggles into something that gives us new purpose.

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How the Past Could Hinder Our Progress

Life’s rearview mirror frames our regrets for things we have done—failed relationships, financial blunders, poor decisions, and situations we wish we could do over. It also frames the things done to us—circumstances that were outside of our control such as abuse, a troubled home life, taunting from bullies, racial discrimination, and abandonment. If we get stuck on that view, it could hinder us from seeing the wonderful future God has ahead of us!

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Lonely Doesn’t Always Mean Alone

Being aware of when we feel the most lonely could help us learn to pay attention to how we can include someone else. It helps us notice how we can serve others. Awareness of our own struggle can also help us repurpose something negative into an opportunity to make a difference.

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In a season where we long for peace and hope, one of the best ways to find it is in time spent with God. But how can we keep up the habits when distractions and busyness interfere? Guest Stephenie Hovland ~ Writer~ Speaker~ Inspired to Live a Faith-Filled Life gives helpful tips and a link to a free downloadable resource in the latest #podcast episode on Life, Repurposed. In that resource, she shares how to engage all of your senses in your personal devotions time. We also chat about hygge and how Stephenie creates a cozy environment for her daily time with God.

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Coming up on tomorrow's podcast episode of Life, Repurposed, I interview author Stephenie Hovland about how we can grow in our relationship with God even when we struggle to have consistent habits. Stephenie has a free download to inspire your senses in your personal devotions too, so don't miss it!

You'll find the show on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and iHeart Radio. Or, you can listen right on my website (michellerayburn.com)

Stephenie Hovland ~ Writer~ Speaker~ Inspired to Live a Faith-Filled Life
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This is the place where I can convince myself that things will be okay. All the feels in this place are not happy ones, but all is still well. ... See MoreSee Less

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Sometimes you just have to put yourself in timeout and adjust your attitude. ... See MoreSee Less

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These cheerful little things are in view from my office window. It doesn’t take much to make me happy. A few flowers here and there from a 99-cent seed packet will do. ... See MoreSee Less

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I have a new book that just launched! In keeping with the rustic and repurposed theme, this one features a classic truck for inspiration. 🥰The Kindle version of Classic Marriage is on sale for FREE from July 17–21, 2020!

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Clever and pretty!🤗 Fun Craft Idea... 🚶‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️ 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏽
TAP THIS LINK 👇 www.facebook.com/109232152444464/posts/3143005099067139/?d=n 🤗When you’re on a walk, collect some sticks and rocks! 🎨 Paint a board or leave it rustic and natural. Also paint the rocks or leave them natural too. 🌻🌼🌸 Glue them on with any glue you have at home and let it dry overnight. 🌙 Add it to your gallery wall or set it outside to brighten up your porch! 🤗 Have FUN!!! 💙💚
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My friend Kassie did another fantastic before-and-after project!! Don't you love the color and the lights and the wood on the back of this hutch? Is it ok to say I'm jealous of her talent? Thanks for sharing Kassie Mullins! ... See MoreSee Less

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