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 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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Become a Voice for Change

No one really needs to hear my words about racial injustice right now, but I do think someone needs my voice. There is a difference between throwing words out there and being a voice. We can be a voice with few words. Being a voice means I have not passed on by or pretended I did not see.

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My family has a strong Dutch heritage, so my dad rewired the lamp that once stood on the dresser in my childhood bedroom, and I gave it a new shade from Target. Sometimes an update doesn't have to be dramatic. ... 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... 🚶‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️ 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏽
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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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