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New Podcast with Amber Newberry


I am honored to share this conversation with you!

Amber Newberry and I met through Holy Yoga.  She is the founder of www.beautifulandbeloved.com where she offers many different modalities of inspiration and healing for women including videos, writings, a shop, essential oils and Holy Yoga,  all designed as resources for women, to remind them that they are beautiful and beloved.

I am so grateful to Amber for sharing her story here.  She shares her experience with sexual assault and a rape as a teenager that led to an abortion.  Amber recalls feeling unworthy until she heard the Gospel for the first time and realized God loves her.  This began her journey of healing.  Now, she embraces her calling to be a “wounded healer” and help others find freedom.

Amber and I hope and pray that this conversation blesses you and that no matter what kind of trauma and life experience you have been through, you are not alone.  You are worthy of God’s grace and healing. You are beautiful and you are beloved.

Click on picture above to hear podcast on Sound Cloud

or tune in on iTunes here:https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/amber-newberry-beautifulandbeloved-com/id1150494810?i=1000389750625&mt=2

You can find Amber on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/beautifulandbeloved/


Talking with Alisa Keeton – founder of Revelation Wellness


I’m excited to share my conversation with Alisa Keeton here on the podcast!  She is an amazing leader, filled with energy and on fire for the Lord! She is the founder of Revelation Wellness which you can find at www.revelationwellness.org where they train up disciples to share the Word of God through fitness. She also has a podcast on iTunes called “Reving the Word”. She is writing a book! AND leading “Clean Hearting Challenge” which is a 30 day FAITH then food and fitness challenge!

I met Alisa through my Holy Yoga training.  Revelation Wellness and Holy Yoga have held joint retreats for the past few years in Arizona.  Alisa was actually the person who “evaluated” my first Holy Yoga teaching experience when I was on retreat. From day one, she has been dropping Bible bombs and teaching and preaching to me, around me and to others that I love.  She is a blessing!

In our conversation, we talked about when she first heard God’s calling.  We discussed what she does if she feels doubt or sadness creeping in. We talked about grace and Jesus and fear and “Gospel goggles”.  She inspires and encourages.  You don’t want to miss this!

You can click on link above and listen or head over to Sound Cloud and look up Great Big YES!

Or listen on iTunes – just search for Great Big Yes.  If you are on iTunes, please rate and review if you have a few minutes! 🙂 Also, if you subscribe, you receive the new podcasts as they become available (once a week)!

Thanks for listening! Sharing is encouraged! Enjoy!

Living Christmas


My quiet time today was a walk.  It wasn’t really “quiet time”.  I listened to a podcast from The Village Church.  Matt Chandler was interviewing Lacrae.  (I know. Amazing.)

One of the things Lacrae said just blew me away.  He said, “It’s not about how loud you can scream it.  It’s about how long you can live it.”


lacrae quote Yes.

You know when you are young, you want to just tell everyone everything you know?  At least I did.  I wanted to show everyone that I knew what I was talking about.  The topic could be religion or politics or anything really.  I had an opinion and you were going to hear it.  When we are young we do this without realizing it.  Sometimes, sadly, when we are older, we do it and we think we are “helping” people.  Shouting and screaming and talking over them.  Lord, forgive me.  Forgive us.

I have been thinking about the wise men as they were coming to see Jesus.  The way they followed the star and found the baby Jesus.  The way they had to keep quiet and flee so Herod would not find them or kill Jesus.  Don’t you think they wanted to shout it from the rooftops? Don’t you think they wanted to scream, “We followed The Star!”, “We found The Messiah!”? But God asked them to not go back to Herod.  He asked them to be quiet.  Here they had just given their gifts to this baby King and I’m sure they were all jacked up and excited, right? If they had cell phones, they would have taken selfies and video taped the whole thing.  It would have been tweeted and face booked and snap chatted.  They could have been reckless for personal gain.  But they were not. Wise men, indeed.

I long to be like the wise men..to follow God’s lead, seek Jesus, worship Jesus, lay my gifts before Him and then…listen and obey God’s voice.

This Christmas, Lord, I pray our lives will speak of your saving grace.  I pray that people will know of the hope and peace you bring because of the way we live and love each other.  Lord, quiet our mouths, open our hearts and move our feet. Amen.

Merry Christmas!



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