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Grit 'n' Grace — THE PODCAST

Grit ‘n’ Grace is refreshment for women worn out from following bad rules, working to keep everybody else happy, and overextending their time and emotions. Through interviews with insightful and inspiring guests, Cheri Gregory and Amy Carroll will help you to:· Recalculate your journey from our culture’s bad rules to your own Jesus-made path.· Overcome error terror as you commit to learning from failure.· Replace the exhaustion of self-made goodness with the rest of God’s grace.· Discern whose input to invite and whose feedback to forget.· Leverage the strength of your emotions instead of either ignoring or being ruled by them.

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Episode #156: Pull the Plug on Habits That Hold You Back

How can you shed an old label? When you're facing conflict, is there a way to handle it besides faking fine or ghosting? If you're tired of the worn out habits that hold you back, today's episode hold fresh ways out that will propel you forward. And don't miss out on hearing Cheri and Amy's super-hero names. It might inspire you to make a cape of your own!

24mins

23 Jun 2019

Rank #1

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Episode #182: Avoiding the Bite of Blind Spots

In this New Year episode, Tim Riddle and Fil Anderson—authors of Blind Spots—unpack the dangers of what we don't see or know about ourselves. Growth and change is on all of our minds as we head into 2020, and unearthing blind spots is a great place to start! Amy and Cheri end with an important Grit 'n' Grace announcement that includes YOU.

37mins

5 Jan 2020

Rank #2

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Episode #160: How to Step Into Your God-Created Best

"What is my calling?" When our heart's desire is to follow God, that's the question in our Top 10 during every phase of life. While it often feels hard to know what to do next, it's actually simpler than we ever thought. Amy and Cheri boil down our best life—led by the calling of God—to two basic steps that we can all take. If you're struggling to find your current calling, make sure to listen to this one. You're doing better than you think!

19mins

22 Jul 2019

Rank #3

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Episode #175: Finding the Strength of Your Sensitive Heart

For too long, the word "sensitive" has evoked negative associations. But research shows that 20% of the population have Sensory Processing Sensitivity. In this context, "sensitive" does not automatically mean emotional ... fragile .... or drama queen.  Denise J. Hughes and Cheri Gregory, co-authors of Sensitive and Strong, are debunking myths around being a Highly Sensitive Person and celebrating the unique contributions HSPs have to offer the world. If you're a Highly Sensitive Person, you'll hear how you can leverage your beautiful sensitive heart and celebrate who you ARE. If you're not an HSP, you'll learn how you can better understand the Highly Sensitive Persons in your life.

27mins

2 Nov 2019

Rank #4

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Episode #159: The Reason Your Weird is Wonderful

When did we decide that it was our job to re-work ourselves, the woman God created? Cheri and Amy discuss the difficulties of releasing transformation to our Creator while embracing every facet of the person He made us to be. Sometimes the the very quirk that we've hidden that He wants most to use in this world. If you're not convinced, we get it—but listen in for more!

18mins

14 Jul 2019

Rank #5

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Episode #174: Becoming Grumble-Free When You Thought You Couldn't

In today's episode, Cheri and Amy grouse about grumbling. Sounds like fun, right?! Although they start with a little hilarity, your co-hosts finally switch from talking about what's grumble-worthy to what's praise worthy. Tune in for a few giggles at the beginning and some sore toes by the end. Becoming grumble-free is a daunting but worthwhile process!

27mins

27 Oct 2019

Rank #6

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Episode #158: When You SHOULD Disappoint People

Turn about's fair play, so this is Amy's week to get into Cheri's business! As usual, a little drama and a lot of giggles ensue. In this episode, Cheri and Amy discuss the unexpected power of dis-appointing people and the beauty of embracing the story you never wanted. Their final conclusion about over-authorizing people and demanding a happy ending will surprise you.

18mins

6 Jul 2019

Rank #7

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Episode #177: The Unshakeable Presence of a God Who Never Leaves

It's that time of year again, when we're getting ready to celebrate all that God has done for us. But what if your faith is faltering? What if the disappointments and questions have piled up so high that you can't even see Him? With her trademark blend of compassion and candor, Michele Cushatt, author of Relentless, tackles these hard questions head-on, sharing Biblical truths discovered during her own years of searching for God's presence in the midst of suffering. Whether you're struggling this holiday season, or love someone who is, you'll be reassured, challenged, and greatly encouraged!

13mins

17 Nov 2019

Rank #8

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Episode #162: The One Thing You Were Created to Do

When you think of producing spiritual fruit for God, how does it make you feel? Amy and Cheri confess that guilt was their long-time reaction. "Surely we're never doing enough!" they thought. But fruit production doesn't happen the way we've thought. Learn in this episode how to step into the fruitfulness for which you're created!

22mins

4 Aug 2019

Rank #9