This is the story about one thousand Easter eggs.
Really it’s the story about listening for invitations rather than setting goals. It’s the difference between taking control of your future and surrendering control.
This is an honest conversation about why the language of goal setting is a struggle for us, and why we both tend to use the word “invitation” instead.
Whether or not you’re a natural goal-setter, we hope you’ll join the conversation!
Out of the Ordinary
The podcast for anyone who’s ever felt the nagging frustration of wondering if her life is too small, too boring or too ordinary to make a difference. Lisa-Jo Baker and Christie Purifoy, longtime friends and bestselling authors, explore the surprising ways that cultivating ordinary life leads to extraordinary stories.
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A writer and gardener, her favorite ordinary things include strawberry jam, homegrown flowers, and old books with someone else’s notes in them.
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A reader and writer, her favorite ordinary things include hot tea with milk and sugar, a good movie, her mom’s hand-me-down books and Sunday afternoon naps.
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This is the story about an invisibility cloak.Because it's only natural to feel unseen when the ordinary routines of ordinary life close in around us. No one is handing out gold stars for washing the dishes, or changing the oil in the car, or dealing with that pile...
This is the story about a house, a baby, and a hope disappointed.Lisa-Jo and Christie get real honest this week as they wonder out loud if hope really is a risk worth taking. Because what if you're disappointed? What does that say about the God you believed and...
This is the story about taking apart a vegetable garden to make place for a parking lot. Does that sound crazy? It looked crazy. It felt crazy. But this is the story about being brave enough to break down what you thought you wanted in order to make room for what...