tanyagodsey

 

 

Singer/Songwriter Tanya Godsey is my guest this week, and our conversation included some topics that we’ve never discussed on 20,000 Words before!  She shared wisdom and insight from her life as a woman of color and growing up in a immigrant community, as well as her experience as the spouse of someone suffering from depression.  I was so thankful for her vulnerability, she is obviously a woman of God, seeking him in all she does.

She is also a mom of 2, so we discussed what “Soul Care” looks like for her.  Share this with a friend and go find Tanya over on website and social media, linked below!  She is such a talented lady, and I was honored to have her on the show!

Links

http://www.tanyagodsey.com

Tanya in Instagram

Tanya’s Spiritual Director: AmberNest.com

April on Instagram

 

Date posted: February 6, 2018 | Author: | No Comments »

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corisalchert

 

The first episode of 20,000 Words for 2018 might be the most impactful interview I have had yet.  My guest, Cori Salchert, has one of the most beautiful stories of redemption I have ever heard.  I will forever be impacted by her story and the way God is using her.  She and her family, (she actually has 8 biological children) take in foster babies with very grim health diagnosis’s. With her history as a nurse, she has the training to help these babies, who otherwise would probably pass away without the love of a family.  Cori actually has her own health issues, including several auto immune diseases which kept her from returning to her old job.  However, God was doing a new thing in her life and led her to taking in these precious babies.

This is a must listen for anyone and everyone, I hope you are as deeply moved as I was by Cori and her God story.  Also, be sure to check out her book, I Will Love You Forever, coming out in March!

Links:

Cori’s Facebook Page

“I Will Love You Forever” by Cori Salchert

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Date posted: January 23, 2018 | Author: | No Comments »

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favorite things

 

If you are a lover of beautiful curated gifts, decorating, and fun family traditions during this magical time of year – you are going to LOVE this special Christmas episode!  Sibi Riffer, founder of “The Pearl Event” joined me again (Check out Episode 20 to hear her amazing story) to share some of her wonderful tips for making this season memorable and special for your people.  She also shares some of her wisdom as a mom of 7 and how she handles the chaos of the season.  Linked below are some of her “favorite things” that you still have time to grab and/or do before Christmas Day!

Links to Sibi’s Favorite ” Christmas” Things

Williams Sonoma Cookie Decorating Kit

Target Gold Coffee Scoop with Starbucks Christmas Blend

Anything Joe Malone!

Sephora – Julliette Has a Gun Sampler

Nutcracker Ballet at TPAC: https://patron.tpac.org/events/detail/nutcracker-2017-ballet

Whole Foods Gingerbread Houses

Date posted: December 14, 2017 | Author: | No Comments »

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Lisabevere

What an honor to interview best selling author and speaker, Lisa Bevere!  I have been following Lisa for years, and I was so excited to hear from her on this episode about her new children’s book.  She also shared so much wisdom about parenting young children, and how asking for help is sometimes the bravest thing children and moms can do.  She is the mother of 4 boys and now grandmother to 4, so I was soaking up her wise words.  She is a firecracker, and I know you are going to love hearing from her!

Show Links:

http://messengerinternational.org/lisabevere/

Lizzy the Lionesshttps://www.amazon.com/Lizzy-Lioness-Lisa-Bevere/dp/0718096584

 

Date posted: December 7, 2017 | Author: | No Comments »

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katielewisoverlay

 

With the holidays quickly approaching, I knew I wanted to interview some women entrepreneurs with specially curated products and impactful stories behind their businesses.  This episode is with Katie Lewis, founder and owner of Dear Mushka, a unique and growing jewelry business.  Not only is her jewelry beautiful, but each piece is paired with scripture to serve as a reminder of God’s word while wearing it.  Katie is a business owner as well as a momma of two little boys.  Since we are both “work from home” moms to littles, we had so much in common and so much to talk about!

Katie shared in this episode about the story behind Dear Mushka and how God has blessed it more than she could have imagined, her love of scripture, and how she manages life as a mom and entrepreneur among other interesting topics.  She has such a sweet spirit, and I know this episode will inspire you to go check out her jewelry and hopefully purchase gifts with meaning Christmas this year.

Dear Mushka will be running a Cyber Monday Sale, so head over to this link to sign up for the newsletter and get more info on the sale: http://eepurl.com/cd6GAP

What makes Katie Feel Beautiful?

Elf Make Up Primer

A Capsule Wardobe

Being in the Scriptures

Show Links:

Dear Mushka

Dear Mushka Instagram

April McKinney’s Instagram

Date posted: November 20, 2017 | Author: | No Comments »

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