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!

 

 


 

10 Ways to Find Peace, Resilience, and Hope When Life Feels Out of Control

We can love others and bring glory to God even when unexpected circumstances shake us up. A repurposed life is one that is driven by a different approach to interruptions and crisis. It is one where there is peace when the “normal” response might be panic. It’s where resilience takes priority over resentment. This is the life where hope triumphs over hysteria. Ten tips for how to hold on to hope and peace and discover the source of resilience in hard times.

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How Do We Love People Who Believe Differently?

God has been slowly changing me from someone who avoided people who have different worldviews from me to someone who wants to engage and learn. In this episode, I give some tips for how this perspective change looks in practical application.

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I Don’t Have Enough Time, and Other Lies We Tell Ourselves

This might be tough to accept, but if you want to achieve a dream of any kind, you’re going to have to admit that no one else has more time in a day than you do. Others aren’t just lucky. They weren’t given more time. They learned how to kick out the lies that held them back, and they made some changes to use their time differently.

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Kind words from Rhonda Rhea about our book. 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less

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This week has included both interviews on other podcasts and conducting interviews for my own. I'm curious to know how many followers are podcast listeners (not just of mine but of any podcast). Comment with a yes or a no.

[This photo was from my prep for being on the Gospel Spice podcast with Stephanie M Rousselle of Gospel Spice Ministries.]
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We're honored to have received an endorsement for our marriage book from speaker, comedian, and author Ken Davis.

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I'm so grateful for the other marriage specialists who endorsed our book. These kind words from author Pam Farrel blessed my heart.

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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... 🚶‍♀️🚶🏻‍♂️ 🚶🏻‍♀️🚶🏽
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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