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84: How We Can Be Unstoppable with Bethany Hamilton

25

Mar 2019

84: How We Can Be Unstoppable with Bethany Hamilton

Allie Marie Smith interviews a dear friend of Wonderfully Made, professional surfer Bethany Hamilton. Bethany shares about her new documentary “Unstoppable” and what the title of her new film means to her. She offers encouragement to anyone facing adversity. Bethany shares what being “wonderfully made” means to her and offers encouragement to those struggling to accept this profound truth. You will be inspired to chase...

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83: Inviting Others In & Reflecting on Seasonal Purpose with Kennesha Buyucks

18

Mar 2019

83: Inviting Others In & Reflecting on Seasonal Purpose with Kennesha Buyucks

Kennesha Buyucks has a heart and passion for connecting others, gathering, and seeing those around her flourish in ways they could never imagine. Her first book, “Restoration House,” will be released in April 2019, and she joins the podcast to talk to Rachel about all things home decor, opening our doors to invite others in, and her personal definition of “seasonal purpose.” Thanks for being...

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82: Why Beauty and Style Matters with Aimee Piersma

04

Mar 2019

82: Why Beauty and Style Matters with Aimee Piersma

Allie interviews one of her dear friends Aimee Piersma, a personal stylist about why beauty matters, practical tips for building a wardrobe you love, the importance of shopping ethically and how to create a capsule wardrobe. Aimee shares why it’s okay to invest in and care about our physical beauty and how beauty is ultimately all about pointing back to God. Thanks for being a...

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81: Fighting Shame and Choosing to Thrive with Justine Froelker

18

Feb 2019

81: Fighting Shame and Choosing to Thrive with Justine Froelker

Full of grit and grace, Justine Froelker uses her fiery passion and witty humor to share her vulnerability and truth to light up the world. Justine is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Certified Dare to Lead Facilitator (based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown). Join us today as Rachel talks with Justine about her experiences in the mental health world, what we can...

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79: From Teaching to Writing with Lindsey Goff Viducich

21

Jan 2019

79: From Teaching to Writing with Lindsey Goff Viducich

Lindsey Goff Viducich is a school teacher and, most recently, a published author. Along with her father, acclaimed author and speaker Bob Goff, Lindsey wrote and released Love Does for Kids. After Bob’s book, Love Does, sold nearly one million copies, Lindsey and her dad decided to build upon the concept of childlike faith by turning it into something specifically for children. Listen in as Rachel talks with...

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78: Walking Through a Breakup and Finding Contentment in Singleness with Angie Rozhko

08

Jan 2019

78: Walking Through a Breakup and Finding Contentment in Singleness with Angie Rozhko

Allie Marie Smith interviews Angie Rozhko, our friend and Wonderfully Made’s social media manager about what she’s learned from walking through a broken engagement and how she is finding more contentment in being single. Angie shares straightforward advice for anyone healing from a breakup and why “what you don’t heal in your singleness will spread like a disease in your togetherness.” If you or someone...

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77: How to Live Happier with Alli Worthington

04

Dec 2018

77: How to Live Happier with Alli Worthington

Join Allie Marie Smith as she interviews author and speaker Alli Worthington about living a happy and contented life in a crazy world. Alli shares insights from her book “The Year of Living Happy” which explores how to find contentment and connection. Alli has seen happiness get a bad rap and reminds us of the good news that we are allowed to be happy! She believes...

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76:  Exploring the Ministry of Ordinary Places with Shannan Martin

19

Nov 2018

76: Exploring the Ministry of Ordinary Places with Shannan Martin

Shannan’s writing career started with her popular blog, Shannan Martin Writes, and has progressed steadily with two book releases. In October, Shannan’s second book, “The Ministry of Ordinary Places,” was published, and she joins Rachel on the podcast to discuss finding the joy in the little things, redefining success, and waking up to God’s goodness all around us. Thanks for being a part of our...

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75: Radiant Beauty with Jeannie B.

05

Nov 2018

75: Radiant Beauty with Jeannie B.

Allie interviews Jeannie B., one of our speakers from our 2018 Anchored In Love Young Women’s Conference. Jeannie is a speaker, designer, and content creator. Jeannie shares a bit about the message she gave at our conference titled “Radiant Beauty” as well as some excellent advice she would give her twenty-something self. Jeannie and her husband planted a church 13 years ago in the inner city...

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74: Making Your Mess Your Message with Em Sexton

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Oct 2018

74: Making Your Mess Your Message with Em Sexton

Em Sexton is a former Wall Street VP turned entrepreneur, and she is full of wisdom in regards to a range of important topics, all of which inspire and empower women. Listen in as Em talks with Rachel about her boutique (The Flourish Market), shares advice for burgeoning business-owners, and gives ideas for ways to find gratitude and fight overwhelm in day-to-day life. Thanks for being a part of our community!...

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73: Talking (Sweets) Shop with Brooke O’Dell

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Oct 2018

73: Talking (Sweets) Shop with Brooke O’Dell

Brooke O’Dell is an award-winning cake artist based in Nashville. Having baked for the likes of Ringo Starr and Willie Nelson, she has combined her eye for design with her love affair with sweets to restore a bakery called Sugar Drop that is now filled with treats in her signature style. Join Rachel as she talks with Brooke about how she got her start in...

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72: Hope and Purpose In the Midst of Immense Suffering with Katherine Wolf

28

Aug 2018

72: Hope and Purpose In the Midst of Immense Suffering with Katherine Wolf

Allie interviews our dear friend Katherine Wolf about ultimate hope in the midst of immense suffering and seemingly major life detours. Katherine suffered a massive brain stem stroke at the age of twenty-six. Her survival and recovery, which included a sixteen hour surgery and a two year journey through brain rehab, have been nothing short of a miracle. Katherine shares wisdom for someone who may be having...

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71: Traveling through Europe with Lauren Bryan Knight

21

Aug 2018

71: Traveling through Europe with Lauren Bryan Knight

Lauren Bryan Knight is a Texas native who has spent nearly a decade living, working, blogging, and growing her family in London. Her travel-heavy blog and social media presence, Aspiring Kennedy, is read and followed by thousands who use the site for exciting travel tips as well a peek into Lauren’s lovely life abroad with her family. In addition to writing and blogging, Lauren serves as...

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70: Cultivating a Healthier Relationship with Social Media with Jessica Fralin

31

Jul 2018

70: Cultivating a Healthier Relationship with Social Media with Jessica Fralin

Allie interviews Jessica Fralin, author of the book “Stolen: Is Social Media Stealing Your Identity?” The average adult spends nearly two hours a day on social media, translating to over 5 years in a lifetime. In this conversation, we explore what it means to misuse, abuse or overuse social media and how to create healthier habits with it. Jessica helps us get back to the...

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69: What It’s Like to be a Young Foster Mom with Brit Garber

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Jul 2018

69: What It’s Like to be a Young Foster Mom with Brit Garber

Brit Garber is a renaissance woman: she holds down two part-time jobs (one as the Operations Director with a nonprofit organization and one as an Executive Producer with a creative visual team) while pursuing her calling of fostering children in need. Listen in as Brit and Rachel talk about her day-to-day routines, the dream that was the catalyst for her foster mom role, and the traveling she likes...

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68: Finding Rest In the Midst of a Busy Life with Shaunti Feldhahn

02

Jul 2018

68: Finding Rest In the Midst of a Busy Life with Shaunti Feldhahn

Join us as Allie speaks with bestselling author and social researcher Shaunti Feldhahn about finding rest in our everyday. Being busy has become a status symbol in our society and so often we feel like we’re not enough if we’re not doing enough. We talk about how our self-worth is wrongly tied to our productivity and Shaunti shares how even in the midst of our...

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67: Summer of Service with Breanna Johnson

18

Jun 2018

67: Summer of Service with Breanna Johnson

Breanna Johnson is a first-grade teacher based in Missouri, and this year she’ll be using her summer vacation in a different way: she’ll be spending a month in Ghana, West Africa, serving a nonprofit that provides long-term rehabilitative care for children rescued out of slavery. Listen in as Breanna and Rachel talk about making a difference locally and globally. Thanks for being a part of our community!...

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66: How Your Every Day Shapes Your Legacy with Jackie Green & Lauren Green McAfee

05

Jun 2018

66: How Your Every Day Shapes Your Legacy with Jackie Green & Lauren Green McAfee

Join us as Allie interviews mother-daughter duo Jackie Green and Lauren Green McAfee as they encourage us to live legacy-minded lives in light of their new book “Only One Life: How a Woman’s Every Day Shapes an Eternal Legacy.” We talk about how we can find joy and purpose in every day routines and Jackie and Lauren each share about one of the thirty-six women of legacy they profile....

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65: Communication Tips from a College Professor with Liz Navarro

21

May 2018

65: Communication Tips from a College Professor with Liz Navarro

Liz Navarro is an educator and communications professional who loves to coach people who want to share their stories. As a university instructor, she has taught public speaking at Pepperdine University, and she currently teaches the same subject at Southern Methodist University. Liz is also a communications entrepreneur, and in this episode Rachel talks to her about pursuing side hustles, maintaining work-life balance, and favorite things to do...

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64: Cultivating Joy In Seasons of Suffering with Stasi Eldredge

08

May 2018

64: Cultivating Joy In Seasons of Suffering with Stasi Eldredge

We welcome bestselling author Stasi Eldredge to the podcast. Stasi is the co-author along with her husband John of “Captivating,” which has sold three million copies. She is also the author of several other books including “Becoming Myself,” and her heart is to help women and girls embrace the true identity God has for them while experience deeper intimacy with Christ. Stasi shares about her struggles with...

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