Author Archives: mandyb

9: The Courage to Look Crazy (A Story About Cystic Fibrosis and Faith)

Vulnerable. Heart cracked wide open for you to see. That’s how I feel as I begin to bring this episode and chapter together for you. From the very beginning of this project, I knew that this would be the hardest one to share because it’s the most personal. This episode is a story about cystic fibrosis and faith. It’s my story… Episode 9 continues with chapter 8 from the She […]

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8: The Courage to Face Your Fears

Fear is a silly thing that keeps us stuck. It clouds our mind so we can’t see any other possible outcomes other than bad ones. The only way to overcome them, is to face your fears head on. Here’s what fear doesn’t want us to know: fear can serve as a compass. In fact, it’s the best compass out there! If there’s something you’ve always dreamed of doing but you’re […]

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7: The Courage to Be Authentic

It takes courage to be authentic. Something as simple as the color of your hair can be an indicator of whether or not you are living authentically as the person you were designed to be. We hide from it because we feel like we won’t be wanted if people know the real us. We fear that our realness won’t be good enough. But what is “good enough” anyway? Who even […]

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6: The Courage to Resolve Conflict

If we are going to be overcomers, we must be willing to fix any discord in our relationships. Not only that, it is imperative that we also train up the next generation with the skills to resolve conflict well! This episode shares my top tips for resolving conflict with honor, especially when the other person doesn’t see things the same way. You don’t have to live with that bitterness any […]

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5: She Tears Down Idols

When it comes down to it, overcomers don’t give in. They don’t ride the fence. Instead, they stand firm when others crumble. They stand up for what they believe when others crack. And they diligently get rid of the things that are holding them back.

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