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Cultivating the Lovely

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Rank #190 in Kids & Family category

Kids & Family
Religion & Spirituality
Christianity
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A podcast for real moms and women who are trying to add more lovely into their chaotic lives.

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A podcast for real moms and women who are trying to add more lovely into their chaotic lives.

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477 Ratings
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Love it

By karaslyn - Oct 30 2019
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I still find this podcast encouraging and relevant as a single, professional woman.

Great Resources!

By MomofMAC - Oct 23 2019
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I love all the different people she interviews and their endless resources!

iTunes Ratings

477 Ratings
Average Ratings
429
29
8
6
5

Love it

By karaslyn - Oct 30 2019
Read more
I still find this podcast encouraging and relevant as a single, professional woman.

Great Resources!

By MomofMAC - Oct 23 2019
Read more
I love all the different people she interviews and their endless resources!
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Cultivating the Lovely

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A podcast for real moms and women who are trying to add more lovely into their chaotic lives.

Rank #1: CTLP Episode 135- Thriving Amidst Ongoing Stress with Bekah Eaker

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Today on Cultivating the Lovely, MacKenzie chats with radio host Bekah Eaker of Way-FM’s popular The Wally Show. Bekah’s husband has had severe health complications for a few years, and she and MacKenzie go deep with how they deal with prolonged stress. This episode is full of insight and encouragement both for people in similar situations and anyone who knows someone who could use support.

  • How Bekah and MacKenzie handle having to keep showing up for a public platform while in ongoing stress
  • Learning to do what has to be done in order to move forward
  • The importance of therapy or counseling for help to cope and to have an outside person to talk to
  • Ways Bekah takes care of herself on a daily basis while also being her husband’s caretaker
  • Bekah’s challenges amidst a changing relationship with her husband due to his health issues
  • How the Enneagram has helped MacKenzie deal with stress in relationships better
  • Building community in order to give and get the support we all need
  • Bekah and MacKenzie’s love of the Marco Polo app for building friendships
  • Planning and looking to the future when life is full of uncertainty
  • Trusting God and wrestling with Him in the middle of really difficult circumstances
  • Supporting a friend who is going through a hard time by just agreeing that it is really tough
  • A typical day in Bekah’s life as a morning radio show host
Current Lovelies-

Bekah: doing whatever she can to build community

MacKenzie: getting involved with her daughter’s school functions

Resources Mentioned-

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Books:

Waiting for Tom Hanks

Music:

Jason Gray “Not Right Now”

Movies:

Morning Glory

Find Bekah-

You can find Bekah on Instagram and Twitter. You can also listen to her on The Wally Show.

Find MacKenzie-

You can find MacKenzie Koppa on InstagramFacebook, and the CTL Facebook Group, of course! You can also listen to her family-friendly podcast The Same Page!

Thanks to our Sponsors-

CTL is brought to you by Plan to Eat meal planning service. Visit PlanToEat.com/LOVELY to start your free 60-day trial instead of the normal 30-day trial.

This week's episode is also sponsored by the Preciousapp. Go to Preciousapp.com/LOVELYfor your free 3-Day trial of Baby Art Unlimited.

Cultivating the Lovely is also brought to you by Literati. For a limited time, go to LiteratiBooks.com and use code LOVELY for $20 OFF your first box. Kids 3 and up also get a free blacklight pen.

Sep 26 2019

1hr 12mins

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Rank #2: CTLP Episode 81- Mothering when You Feel Stretched Too Thin with Jessica Turner

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Sep 12 2018

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Rank #3: CTL Episode 61- Self-care during Seasons of Struggle

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Apr 18 2018

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Rank #4: CTL Episode 58- Practical Homemaking with Jodi McKenna

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Mar 28 2018

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Rank #5: CTLP Episode 104- Motherhood and Madame Chic with Jennifer L. Scott

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Feb 20 2019

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Rank #6: CTLP Episode 131- Enneagram Deep Dive with Beth McCord

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On this week’s episode of Cultivating the Lovely, host MacKenzie Koppa Talks with Beth McCord of YourEnneagramCoach.com. Beth and her husband Jeff live outside of Nashville, Tennessee and have two grown children. She has been teaching people about the enneagram personality type tool for 17 years. You can now pre-order Beth and Jeff’s book Becoming Us: Using the Enneagram to Create a Thriving, Gospel-Centered Marriage. Beth and MacKenzie are taking a deep dive into all things enneagram today, including:

  • Beth's journey toward learning about the enneagram and eventually teaching others
  • Patterns in certain types gravitating to each other
  • Alignment and misalignment with the Gospel

  • Understanding your true identity in Christ and finding our security in that truth
  • Using the Enneagram as a tool to identify when you go off course and realign with the truth

  • The differences in types preferred in various environments and cultures
  • Letting God in to work on us as we find out about our weaknesses
  • Embracing who we are and finding our value and purpose in Christ, not comparisons
  • Using the enneagram to develop compassion for others and live in the Gospel’s grace
  • How knowing others’ types can help us communicate better
  • A little about the 9 types, wings and tritypes and how they interact with each other
  • MacKenzie and Beth’s reactions to the Sleeping At Last podcast enneagram songs
  • Trusting the work of Christ as our foundation, no matter where we are on our journey
  • Sneak peak into upcoming books and courses from Your Enneagram Coach
  • A typical day in Beth’s life
Current Lovelies-

Beth: being intentional about creating margin, enjoying sitting by the fire outside in the evenings

MacKenzie: reading a fun novel just for fun and finding that really refreshing

Resources Mentioned-

Michael Hyatt

Your Enneagram Coach free type test

Katherine Fauvre on Tritypes

Kyra Hinton Type 4 Art Music Video

Books:

The Road Back to You

Becoming Us

The Sacred Enneagram

The Enneagram Collection

Podcasts:

Sleeping At Last

Movies:

Shawshank Redemption

Find Beth-

You can find Beth McCord on her website, yourenneagramcoach.com. You can also follow Beth across social media on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Find MacKenzie-

You can find MacKenzie Koppa on Instagram, Facebook, and the CTL Facebook Group, of course! You can also listen to her family podcast The Same Page!

Thanks to our Sponsors- This week’s show is brought to you by the Homer reading app. Visit learnwithhomer.com/lovely for a free 30-day trial. This episode of Cultivating the Lovely is brought to you by Embr. Save $50 off your own Embr Wave when you go to EmbrWave.com and use code LOVELY at checkout. CTL is also brought to you by Plan to Eat meal planning service. Visit PlanToEat.com/LOVELY to start your free 60-day trial instead of the normal 30-day trial.

Aug 28 2019

1hr 39mins

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Rank #7: CTLP Episode 88- The Importance of Kindness with Candace Cameron Bure

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Oct 31 2018

57mins

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Rank #8: CTLP Episode 94- Where Creativity and Faith Collide with Kristy Cambron

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Dec 10 2018

1hr 15mins

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Rank #9: CTLP Episode 74- Cultivating the Lovely in Difficult Times with Rebekah Sacran

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Jul 25 2018

35mins

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Rank #10: CTLP Episode 101- Finding Yourself Again with Lisa Leonard

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Jan 30 2019

1hr 9mins

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Rank #11: CTLP Episode 136- Boldly Approaching the Bible with Erin Moon

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This week on the CTL podcast, MacKenzie Koppa chats with Erin Moon. Erin is the COO of the PopcastMedia Group and resident scholar of the Bible Binge podcast, plus being a Bible study author. Erin is also a busy wife and mother living in Birmingham, Alabama.

  • Erin tells her story, starting with her experiences at Christian summer camp
  • How Erin got involved in creating content and writing Bible studies for ministries
  • Taking on the responsibility of studying the Bible instead of being intimidated
  • MacKenzie and Erin chat about the Bible Binge podcast
  • The benefit of having some pushback in discussing the Word of God
  • Differentiating between surface issues and creed-level issues of faith
  • How Erin came to work with The Popcast and the Bible Binge podcasts
  • MacKenzie and Erin chat about how they use their enneagram types in their work and relationships
  • Erin talks about her new devotional coming out this week, The Comfortable Words
  • MacKenzie asks Erin about how she and her husband keep their relationship healthy with totally unique personalities and interests
  • Erin's typical daily rhythm
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Erin:doing yoga and morning and evening stretches

MacKenzie:reading fluffy fiction to wind down at the end of the day

Resources Mentioned- Podcast:

The Bible for Normal People

The Big Boo Cast

The Cut

Every Little Thing

Heavyweight

Invisibilia

The Next Right Thing

Revisionist History

Stuff You Missed in History Class

With Friends Like These

Without Fail

Criminal

Movies:

Notting Hill

Mrs. Winterbourne

From Justin To Kelly

Find Erin-

You can find Erin at erinhmoon.com. You can also follow her on Instagram @erinhmoon.

Find MacKenzie-

You can find MacKenzie Koppa on InstagramFacebook, and the CTL Facebook Group, of course! You can also listen to her family-friendly podcast The Same Page!

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This week's episode is also sponsored by BioClarity. Right now you can save 40% off Skin Care Routines, plus 15% off everything else at BioClarity.com when you use coupon code LOVELY at checkout.

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Oct 02 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #12: CTLP Episode 73- Finding Freedom in the Midst of our Mess with Jess Connolly

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Jul 18 2018

43mins

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Rank #13: CTLP Episode 122- Becoming Haven Makers with Robin Jones Gunn

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Jun 26 2019

1hr 20mins

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Rank #14: CTL Ep 34- Raising Boys with Good Character with Heather Haupt

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Jun 27 2017

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Rank #15: CTL Episode 48–Deep Dive into Self-care with Leah Boden

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Jan 16 2018

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Rank #16: CTL Episode 51- Decorating for Atmosphere and Family Culture

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Feb 06 2018

47mins

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Rank #17: CTL Episode 47- Mothering for the Long Haul with Cindy Rollins

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Jan 09 2018

43mins

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Rank #18: CTLP Episode 124- Curating a Capsule Wardrobe with Amanda Warfield

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Jul 10 2019

55mins

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Rank #19: CLT Ep 28- Myers-Briggs for Moms with Mystie Winkler

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Mar 23 2017

51mins

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Rank #20: CTLP Episode 121- Morning Time and Mother Culture with Lara Molettiere

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Jun 19 2019

1hr 3mins

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