459 Common Ground Loving Others Despite Our Differences with Amberly Neese *Sponsored Podcast* May 4

459 Common Ground Loving Others Despite Our Differences with Amberly Neese *Sponsored Podcast* May 4

459:  Common Ground

Loving Others Despite Our Differences

with Amerbly Neese

 

Clutter steals our peace and it also steals the peace of the ones we love. Join Kathi today in a great conversation with Amberly Neese, author of Common Ground, discussing how we can live at peace with other people. Clutter issues in our head, our heart, and our home often disrupt this peace and cause tension between loved ones. Join in the discussion to find out ways that we can clear out this clutter and live at peace with others by:

  • Finding common ground
  • Asking important why questions
  • Fully embracing and loving God, ourselves, and then others

 

Common Ground: Loving Others Despite Our Differences

 

Whether it is in politics, the professional world, a party, or a pew, we face conflict every day. As discussions get more heated and social media is deluged with opinion-spewing, hurt feelings, and broken relationships, we need hope and practical tools to navigate the tumultuous waters and live at peace with everyone.

Fortunately, the Scriptures hold the key to living at peace despite our differences. In Common Ground, a four-week Bible study, Amberly Neese combines stories of sibling rivalries from the Bible with personal experience, humor, hope, and her love of God’s Word.

Stories examined from the Old and New Testaments include:

  • Joseph and His Brothers: How to Combat Jealousy

  • Moses, Miriam, and Aaron: How to Work Together Despite Differences

  • Mary, Martha, and Lazarus: How to Appreciate the Contributions of Others

  • Rachel and Leah: Having Compassion for the Plight of Others

These stories point us to peace and reconciliation in all our relationships, reassuring us that it is possible to find common ground with everyone—despite our differences.

Giveaway: For a chance to win the Common Ground prize pack, answer this question in the comments below:

What is it that you feel is the biggest benefit to these difficult relationships in the past year

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Amberly Neese

 Amberly Neese is a popular speaker/teacher, comedian, author, and all-around encourager. She helps people like you experience the freedom found in meaningful relationships with God and others through her teaching and her books “the Belonging Project”, “Common Ground” and “the Friendship Initiative”. Amberly is a featured speaker and comedian for two national tours. She and her husband have two teenagers and live in Prescott, Arizona, where they enjoy the great outdoors, the Food Network, and all things Star Wars.

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458 Kickstart to Clutter Free

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458: Kickstart to Clutter FreeKathi is here with Tonya Kubo, the co-commander of all things clutter free, and they are super excited to talk about the upcoming challenge. This challenge, Kickstart to Clutter Free, is the foundation of where all things clutter free...

458 Kickstart to Clutter Free

458 Kickstart to Clutter Free

458: Kickstart to Clutter Free

Kathi is here with Tonya Kubo, the co-commander of all things clutter free, and they are super excited to talk about the upcoming challenge. This challenge, Kickstart to Clutter Free, is the foundation of where all things clutter free started. We’re going to engage in this challenge all together! So, listen in to find out how joining the challenge can help you:

 

  • Get rid of 500 things
  • Get the whole family involved
  • Find out how easy it is to do a little bit and how a little bit is enough

 

Kickstart to Clutter Free

14 Days. 500 Things. No Mercy.

Kickstart to Clutter Free (starts May 3) (Regularly $49; On Sale for $25)
https://shop.kathilipp.com/product/kickstart-to-clutter-free/

 

 

 

 

Links Mentioned:

The Clutter-Free Home

Learn more about Clutter Free for Life.

Tonya Kubo

Kickstart to Clutter Free (starts April 12) (usually $49 but on special for $25)
https://shop.kathilipp.com/product/kickstart-to-clutter-free/

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Tonya Kubo

Tonya Kubo is the illustrious and fearless leader of Kathi Lipp’s Clutter Free Academy Facebook group and the Clutter Free for Life membership program. A speaker and writer, Tonya makes her home in the heart of California with her husband, Brian, their two spirited daughters, and one very tolerant cat. Visit her at www.tonyakubo.com.
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457 Help! I Fell Off the Declutter Wagon. Now What? Questions with Kathi and Kelly

457 Help! I Fell Off the Declutter Wagon. Now What? Questions with Kathi and Kelly

     457: Help! I Fell Off the Declutter Wagon. Now What?

Questions with Kelly and Kathi

What do you do when you feel like you’ve lost the momentum in your decluttering? Kathi and Kelly are here on the rescue wagon to help us get back on! Today they’re discussing living in the tension of not decluttering while taking a short break that provides space to refocus with fresh eyes. We become exhausted when we declutter out of shame. What happens when we’re able to switch to grace-based decluttering instead? Well, that, friends, is a beautiful thing. Listen in to discover how to make the switch and get back on the wagon by:

 

  • Resting but not quitting
  • Getting involved with the CFA FB group
  • Never going back to the broken normal
  • Jolting your system
  • Finding a grace-filled buddy

The Clutter Free Home: Making Room for Your Life 

 

THE CLUTTER FREE HOME

 

When it comes to your home, peace is possible…

Longing for a place of peace from which you can love others well? The Clutter-Free Home is your room-by-room guide to decluttering, reclaiming, and celebrating every space of your home.

Let author Kathi Lipp (who once lived a life buried in clutter) walk you through each room of your house to create organizational zones that are not only functional and practical but create places of peace that reflect your personality.  Kathi will help you tackle the four-step process of dedicate, decide, declutter and “do-your-thing” to reveal the home you’ve always dreamed of, and then transform it into a haven that reflects who you truly are meant to be.

ORDER THE CLUTTER-FREE HOME

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Meet Our Guest 

 

Kelly Wilbanks

Kelly Wilbanks lives with her husband and three young daughters in Eastern Washington. On any given day there is either a DIY project, gardening venture, or little mermaids in the hot tub. After overcoming several difficult obstacles in her life, Kelly has come to see anger as a super-power. She wants to help women wisely weaponize their passion to overcome any obstacle in their way. You will find stories of her mistakes and occasional triumphs on her Facebook page “Inspired Resourcefulness” or her website www.kellywilbanks.com.

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456 Jen Hatmaker and Kathi talk Things, Money and How to Make a Difference in the World (Part 2)

456 Jen Hatmaker and Kathi talk Things, Money and How to Make a Difference in the World (Part 2)

456: Jen Hatmaker and Kathi Talk:

Things, Money and How to Make a Difference in the World

(Part 2)

Kathi and Jen Hatmaker, who needs no introduction, are talking about all the things and how to make a difference in the world. Too much of everything led Jen to a social experiment that she lays out in the book Simple and Free. Listen to Kathi and Jen candidly talk about how to get over some of those internal dialogues that lead to believing more stuff makes us happy and discover the truth about:

 

  • How finances and clutter go together
  • How lending each other courage and resolve has a contagious effect
  • How fear, guilt and shame keep us trapped

Overwhelmed: How to Quiet the Chaos and Restore Your Sanity

 

Feeling overwhelmed? Wondering if it’s possible to move from “out of my mind” to “in control” when you’ve got too many projects on your plate and too much mess in your relationships?

Kathi and Cheri want to show you five surprising reasons why you become stressed, why social media solutions don’t often work, and how you can finally create a plan that works for you. As you identify your underlying hurts, uncover hope, and embrace practical healing, you’ll become equipped to:

  • trade the to-do list that controls you for a calendar that allows space in your life
  • decide whose feedback to forget and whose input to invite
  • replace fear of the future with peace in the present

You can simplify and savor your life—guilt-free! Clutter, tasks, and relationships may overwhelm you now, but God can help you overcome with grace.

Kathi and Cheri Gregory, co-author of Overwhelmed, get together for this episode for a little discussion regarding the concepts of being overwhelmed and being clutter-free. So often we find that our clutter overwhelms us and that being overwhelmed contributes to our clutter. It can be a vicious cycle.

Kathi and Cheri discuss five steps to keep from getting overwhelmed as you declutter your home, your heart, and your life. Order your copy of Overwhelmed here.

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Meet Our Guest 

 

Jen Hatmaker

The high-level stuff: I’ve written several books including NY Times bestsellers For the Love and Of Mess and Moxie. I host the For the Love Podcast which has won a bunch of awards, and I speak all over the country. I created the Jen Hatmaker Book Club where I nerd out every month with thousands of women who believe good books are everything and stories still matter. I lead an online community of millions of women, and they are my life force, personal think tank, and comic relief.

The low-level stuff: I still use a paper calendar which you will pry out of my cold, dead hands. I also use my original AOL email account unironically. I love cooking but am a terrible teacher in the kitchen because I just want all those kids to leave me alone. Big fan of 90’s country music. I can drive a boat and pull kids on a tube. I secretly like Totino’s frozen pizza which costs like $1.19 and I’m not sorry. I don’t like sad movies; never seen a Nicholas Spark film. My favorite show is CBS Sunday Morning. We live in a 1908 farmhouse which is very creaky and thus helpful while raising teenagers who might want to leave at 3:30am. I love concerts but only when we can sit down now; we aren’t Olympians. The Secret Garden was my first favorite book. I drink Almond Joy Flavored Creamer in my coffee and won’t be reformed. These are all the important facts of my life (favorite Facts of Life character: Jo).

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455 Jen Hatmaker and Kathi talk Things, Money and How to Make a Difference in the World (Part 1)

455 Jen Hatmaker and Kathi talk Things, Money and How to Make a Difference in the World (Part 1)

455: Jen Hatmaker and Kathi Talk:

Things, Money and How to Make a Difference in the World

(Part 1)

Kathi and Jen Hatmaker, who needs no introduction, are talking about all the things and how to make a difference in the world. Too much of everything led Jen to a social experiment that she lays out in the book Simple and Free. Listen to Kathi and Jen talk candidly about how to get over some of those internal dialogues that lead to believing more stuff makes us happy, and discover the truth about:

 

  • How acquiring stuff always overpromises
  • How acquiring stuff always underdelivers
  • How lessoning acquisitions and possessions frees creativity

Overwhelmed: How to Quiet the Chaos and Restore Your Sanity

 

Feeling overwhelmed? Wondering if it’s possible to move from “out of my mind” to “in control” when you’ve got too many projects on your plate and too much mess in your relationships?

Kathi and Cheri want to show you five surprising reasons why you become stressed, why social media solutions don’t often work, and how you can finally create a plan that works for you. As you identify your underlying hurts, uncover hope, and embrace practical healing, you’ll become equipped to:

  • trade the to-do list that controls you for a calendar that allows space in your life
  • decide whose feedback to forget and whose input to invite
  • replace fear of the future with peace in the present

You can simplify and savor your life—guilt-free! Clutter, tasks, and relationships may overwhelm you now, but God can help you overcome with grace.

Kathi and Cheri Gregory, co-author of Overwhelmed, get together for this episode for a little discussion regarding the concepts of being overwhelmed and being clutter-free. So often we find that our clutter overwhelms us and that being overwhelmed contributes to our clutter. It can be a vicious cycle.

Kathi and Cheri discuss five steps to keep from getting overwhelmed as you declutter your home, your heart, and your life. Order your copy of Overwhelmed here.

Let’s stay connected

To share your thoughts:

Leave an honest review on iTunes. Your ratings and reviews really help and I read each one.

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Meet Our Guest 

 

Jen Hatmaker

The high-level stuff: I’ve written several books including NY Times bestsellers For the Love and Of Mess and Moxie. I host the For the Love Podcast which has won a bunch of awards, and I speak all over the country. I created the Jen Hatmaker Book Club where I nerd out every month with thousands of women who believe good books are everything and stories still matter. I lead an online community of millions of women, and they are my life force, personal think tank, and comic relief.

The low-level stuff: I still use a paper calendar which you will pry out of my cold, dead hands. I also use my original AOL email account unironically. I love cooking but am a terrible teacher in the kitchen because I just want all those kids to leave me alone. Big fan of 90’s country music. I can drive a boat and pull kids on a tube. I secretly like Totino’s frozen pizza which costs like $1.19 and I’m not sorry. I don’t like sad movies; never seen a Nicholas Spark film. My favorite show is CBS Sunday Morning. We live in a 1908 farmhouse which is very creaky and thus helpful while raising teenagers who might want to leave at 3:30am. I love concerts but only when we can sit down now; we aren’t Olympians. The Secret Garden was my first favorite book. I drink Almond Joy Flavored Creamer in my coffee and won’t be reformed. These are all the important facts of my life (favorite Facts of Life character: Jo).

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454 How to Have a Clutter Free Move with Angela Sue Garvey

454 How to Have a Clutter Free Move with Angela Sue Garvey

454: How to Have a Clutter Free Move with Angela Sue Garvey

Kathi has Angela Sue Garvey, author of Tiny Houses and Tummy Tucks, with her today, and they’re talking about how to have a clutter free move. Being prepared and ready for anything is a great place to be. It is especially great if you’re facing a move or any large project. Kathi and Angela offer some great tips for a clutter free move including:

 

  • 3 Things to Downsize
  • 3 Things to Keep
  • 2 Essentials for Any Move
  • The #1 Thing to Do if You Find out You Need to Move

Ready For Anything: Preparing Your Heart and Home for Any Crisis Big or Small

 

Bad stuff happens all the time but this doesn’t mean we have to live in constant fear. 

Ready for Anything: Preparing Your Heart and Home for Any Crisis Big or Small gives finite simple steps for being proactive rather than reactive—helping you prepare their mind, heart and home for any unfortunate circumstance. Full of stories and humor along with facts, tips and lists, Kathi offers a down-to-earth guide that will show you how to face the unexpected with confidence, relying on God’s strength and plan rather than giving in to fear and anxiety. 

Her step-by-step plan is easy to implement and will help anyone become a better steward of their resources as well as be the neighbor who can help in a crisis rather than needing help themselves. Kathi’s goal is to equip you to be the front line of helpers in any crisis from a natural disaster to a friend’s job loss. 

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ANGELA SUE GARVEY

Angela Sue Garvey is an author, speaker and founder of A Spiritual Downsizing, a movement for women who desire more profound connections with their spouse, their community and God. She’s a Coast Guard wife and mama of two busy boys.

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