Grace in Invitation

Finding the *right fit* of humans for your circle is tough work. As adults, it can be downright impossible to build relationships without some kind of common ground. Learning how to be intentional and invitational in relationships is step one. Today we’re talking about how to show up and draw the friends you want into your life.

Heather Converse is a certified life coach and owner of Tree of Life Consulting. Mandy Capehart is a writer and grief coach, currently working through her first manuscript. Both love difficult conversations, leaning into tension, and producing the kind of uncomfortable atmosphere that unearths beauty and champions growth. We’re so glad you’re here!

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The Uncomfortable Grace Podcast is mixed & produced by Kaylene Brown.

Connect with Mandy & Heather on Instagram:
@mandycapehart
@heatherconverse12
@UncomfortableGracePodcast

Grace in Parenting

Megan Stonelake is a master’s level child therapist and the founder of Empathetic Parenting Counseling & Coaching. As someone who sees both sides of the parent-child relationship, Megan has unique insight on how to manage as a parent filled with compassion, vulnerability, and grace instead of barking out orders and berating yourself later. Listen as she unpacks the nuance of being an expert and still failing, along with some helpful kernels of wisdom about how your own inner voice can become more kind.

Heather Converse is a certified life coach and owner of Tree of Life Consulting. Mandy Capehart is a writer and grief coach, currently working through her first manuscript. Both love difficult conversations, leaning into tension, and producing the kind of uncomfortable atmosphere that unearths beauty and champions growth. We’re so glad you’re here!

Thanks for listening!

Resources:

Empathic Parenting Counseling & Coaching: https://www.facebook.com/EmpathicParentingCounseling

Imagination Yoga: https://www.imaginationyoga.com/
Cosmic Yoga: https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Dr. Dan Siegel: https://www.drdansiegel.com/ (No-Drama Discipline and Parenting from the Inside Out)

Lead a Guided Meditation: https://guidedmeditationframework.com/blog/how-to-lead-a-guided-meditation/

Grace in Deconstruction

Christian Cerdan is a coach, writer, and web designer. He leads worship and runs the social media for his church as well. We sat down with him to walk through the uncomfortable process of deconstructing his faith as a follower of Jesus. After moving to the US at age 11, he pursued his faith through three years of supernatural ministry school, basically eschewing the emphasis on supernatural for a deep dive into the internal kingdom of his heart with the Lord.

What does it mean to deconstruct your faith and yet still maintain a grounded foundational trust in God? How do you hold space for someone else who is questioning their faith and looking for answers? Listen as Christian unpacks his methodology for questioning his faith without ever losing it.

Heather Converse is a certified life coach and owner of Tree of Life Consulting. Mandy Capehart is a writer and certified grief coach, currently working through her first manuscript. Both love difficult conversations, leaning into tension, and producing the kind of uncomfortable atmosphere that unearths beauty and champions growth. We’re so glad you’re here!

Resources:
Christian Cerdan – www.ChristianCerdan.com

Grace in the Unknown

This episode is all for you! We polled our faithful audience and found that the overwhelming majority of you want to hear how to carry grace for yourself into the unknown. Life is not a movie, and we aren’t Disney princesses. When it comes to trusting a future we cannot control, we can  do so much more than just “Let it Go.” (No Disney movies were included in this discussion… but we DO talk about how to avoid minimizing our own anxiety, lean into intention, and move from panicked to present no matter the road ahead.
*This episode was recorded in early February 2020, pre-pandemic.

Heather Converse is a certified life coach and owner of Tree of Life Consulting. Mandy Capehart is a writer and grief coach, currently working through her first manuscript. Both love difficult conversations, leaning into tension, and producing the kind of uncomfortable atmosphere that unearths beauty and champions growth. We’re so glad you’re here!

Resources:
Morgan Harper Nichols – https://morganharpernichols.com/
Soul Rest, by Curtis Zachery – https://www.soulrestbook.com/

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The Uncomfortable Grace Podcast is mixed & produced by Kaylene Brown.

Connect with Mandy & Heather on Instagram:
@mandycapehart
@heatherconverse12
@UncomfortableGracePodcast

Grace in Conflict, Part Two

Welcome back for part two of our wonderful conversation with Jessica Murrey! Be sure to listen to part one before diving in – we will be back with Episode 6 on February 8th.

Jessica is a peacebuilder and Common Ground activist with Search for Common Ground, an international peacebuilding organization devoted to ending violent conflict. She is the co-CEO of Wicked Saints Studios and is currently creating a role-player game for teenagers to practice healthy conflict. After a long career traveling the world, working as a peacebuilder, a writer, and for the Senate Majority Leader in DC, she is back in her hometown of Southern Oregon.

Listen as Jessica shares of the practical tools for experiencing grace in conflicts, why conflicts are necessary, and how to emerge from conflict stronger and more connected to the “other side” than ever. Failure is not the end; conflict is only the beginning of growth.

Heather Converse is a certified life coach and owner of Tree of Life Consulting. Mandy Capehart is a writer and grief coach, currently working through her first manuscript. Both love difficult conversations, leaning into tension, and producing the kind of uncomfortable atmosphere that unearths beauty and champions growth. We’re so glad you’re here!

Resources:
Wicked Saints Studios – https://www.wickedsaints.studio/
Search for Common Ground – https://www.sfcg.org/
Yemen: What You Need to Know and How to Help – https://www.unicef.org/emergencies/yemen-crisis
I Am Your Protector – https://iamyourprotector.org/

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The Uncomfortable Grace Podcast is mixed & produced by Kaylene Brown.

Connect with Mandy & Heather on Instagram:
@mandycapehart
@heatherconverse12
@UncomfortableGracePodcast