Today, I'm honored to welcome my friend, NYT Bestselling Author Tricia Lott Williford, to the podcast to share her story of hope in the midst of pain.Tricia Lott Williford is a remarried widow, a writer, teacher, reader, and thinker. Thousands of readers join her each morning for a cup of coffee as they sign online to read today's funny, poignant stories that capture the fleeting moments of life. With raw transparency, honest grief, laughable joy, and a captivating voice, she shares the hard pieces of her story—and the redemption God offers in the midst of it. Tricia is the New York Times Bestselling author of many books, including Just. You. Wait.; You Can Do This; And Life Comes Back; and Let’s Pretend We’re Normal. She collects words, quotes, and bracelets, and she lives in Denver with her husband and two sons. You can get to know Tricia through her regular posts at tricialottwilliford.com.
62: Tricia Lott Williford | Find Joy in the Waiting
Live It Well Podcast
What are you waiting for?Everyone takes their turn in the waiting room. But when we misunderstand what waiting is about, we can get confused about what God is up to. As it turns out, waiting is actually one of God’s favorite tools. There are specific things God can do in our hearts and in our lives only in the waiting.On today’s episode we had the incredible honor of chatting with our new friend and NY Times Best Selling author, Tricia Lott Williford. As you’ll soon discover, Tricia is an incredible storyteller. I just love listening to her and I know you will too!Tricia’s journey of overcoming is one of the most touching stories you will ever hear! Years ago, she suddenly found herself to be a thirty-one-year-old widow with two preschoolers to raise on her own, when her husband died unexpectedly and tragically at Christmastime. Tricia opens up about her journey through grief and heartbreak to finding new strength and joy on the other side.We also chat with Tricia about her latest project, Just You Wait. Listen in as Tricia shares the joy hidden in the discipline of waiting, the practices of believing God is for you and working on your behalf, even when the work of His hand is hard to find. We hope this conversation will encourage you in the waiting, and remind you that God is at work behind the scenes in invisible ways you just can’t see.Listen in.Links + Resources Mentioned:Just You Wait, Tricia Lott Williford Tricia's Website Tricia's Instagram Writting Down the Bones, Natalie Goldberg When, Daniel H. Pink LIW Recommended ResourcesConnect with Chris & Jenni:https://letsliveitwell.com https://www.instagram.com/chrisgraebe/ https://www.instagram.com/jennigraebe/ https://www.instagram.com/letsliveitwell/
Tricia Lott Williford’s latest book [Just. You. Wait. (NavPress 2019)] discusses the joy hidden in the discipline of waiting, and the practices of believing God is for you and working on your behalf, even when the work of His hand is hard to find. Tricia is a highly sought after speaker and teacher for events and retreats. Widowed at 31, she raised her two young boys as a single mother - weathering a season of unexpected waiting anchored in hope, culminating in re-marriage. Her new husband experience a different season of waiting in dealing with addiction. We hope you are inspired by Tricia's vulnerability and honesty. Find Tricia at tricialottwilliford.comSaySomething: a-come-as-you-are vodcast for walking life's roads (relationships, friendship, parenting, hardship, entertainment,...) together
Tricia Lott Williford talks about the three stages of waiting well! She explains how to wade through the tough seasons when you are forced to wait! Tricia lost her husband unexpectedly and learned a... Scott Herrold is known for his interviews. He does a daily radio show on SOS Radio. This postcast is conversations about worldview, faith and culture with famous personalities.
One of the hardest facts we’re confronting is watching our families, our culture and our Country disintegrate before our eyes and dealing with the continual disappointment. On today’s show, we encourage you to continue on and get through the mucky times and show you what you can do while you’re waiting. On this show we interview Tricia Lott Williford. Tricia is the author of a book called, Just.You.Wait. Tricia writes, blogs and speaks abo ut faith in the face of loss and hope when the miracle isn’t yours.
133: Tricia Lott Williford and How God Works in the Waiting
Tricia Lott Williford is an author, speaker, and teacher. From a young age her life was set in God, but when the sudden death of her husband flipped her world upside down she had to re learn how to talk to God and put her life back together again. Today, she talks about raising two boys; finding the steady, little things; and growing into who God made her to be. With God and writing as her firm foundations, she has experienced pain and loss, but also joy and love and kept pushing on. Her story is a reminder that no matter what happens, God has a plan for you, you just have to wait. Listen to Tricia’s story today! Stories Tricia shared: Growing up in a Christian family Moving from being a teacher to a stay at home mom Losing her husband, Robb in 12 hours of illness Finding solace at Starbucks with the Psalms Two years of winter Working at Starbucks and meeting her current husband Her book coming out this year and her writing process Great quotes from Tricia: I was born loving Jesus. One of the greatest graces of God is how he numbs us. Our prayers do not have expiration dates Suffering isn’t scary. Worrying is scary. Resources we mentioned: Tricia’s next book: Just You Wait Tricia’s Website Tricia’s Facebook The post Tricia Lott Williford and How God Works in the Waiting appeared first on Eric Nevins.