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Curly Hair and Church Ladies

5/22/2019
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We share a commemoration from Michelle about learning to love her curly hair and a commemoration from Kathy about how church ladies helped her deal with devastating grief. Thanks to our sponsor, Blume. Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Duration:00:16:59

Workplace War Zones and Changes

5/15/2019
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We share commemorations from Trixie and Scottie about life challenges stemming from employment challenges. Then, we discuss feedback from Kellian about ritual. Thanks to our sponsors: Green Chef and Beauty By Design. Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Duration:00:29:28

Commemorating Rachel Held Evans

5/8/2019
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Along with so many of you, we are heartbroken over the loss of Rachel Held Evans. She passed away at 37 over the weekend, leaving behind her husband, two small children, and a legacy of progressive faith that will continue to impact the global church for years to come. We share our grief and thoughts on the importance of commemorating life. In the second half of the episode, we are sharing our interview with her from last fall, in which she discusses her last book, Inspired. This...

Duration:00:49:56

The Value of Ritual

5/1/2019
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We share commemorations from Bethany, who made a big purchasing decision, and Dana, who is reflecting on the messiness of life. Then, we discuss an article in The New York Times by David Brooks which proclaims "There Should Be More Rituals!" We agree! Thanks to our sponsors: Hug Me and Skylight Frame. Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content,...

Duration:00:23:32

Teaching Yoga, Leisure, and Dream Jobs

4/24/2019
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We share commemorations from Ashley, who completed her yoga teacher training, and Jessica, who recently quit her "dream job." Their stories lead us to talk about how we view leisure time and how we view work. Can't get enough of Sarah and Beth? Come see us at Florence Christian Church on April 27 for a conversation about how churches can lead and facilitate grace-filled political conversations. Thanks to our sponsor, Skylight Frame. Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for...

Duration:00:19:58

We'll Be Back Next Week

4/17/2019
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We've been traveling all over the country promoting our book and doing events. We're having a wonderful time meeting all of you in person, but our schedule is bananas. We're pushing pause on The Nuanced Life this week and we'll be back with regular programming next week. Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Duration:00:00:28

High-Risk Pregnancy, Birthdays, and Mom Guilt

4/10/2019
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We share commemorations from Katy, who brought her babies into the world under high-risk circumstances, and Christy, who is celebrating a big birthday. Then, we talk about our time on the road and how we deal with the mom guilt that sometimes accompanies that. Can't get enough of Sarah and Beth? Come see us at the Pasta & Politics dinner in Fort Myers, Florida on April 12. Thanks to our sponsors: Harper Wilde and Beauty By Design. Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself,...

Duration:00:24:53

New Clothes, Daily Accomplishments, and Baseball

4/3/2019
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We share commemorations from Maggie, who took herself shopping, and Kathy, who is accomplishing an awful lot on a daily basis. Plus, Beth is commemorating the start of baseball season. Can't get enough of Sarah and Beth? Come see us interview Senator Maggie Hassan at South Church in Portsmouth, NH on April 6 or attend the Pasta & Politics dinner in Fort Myers, Florida on April 12. Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your...

Duration:00:20:12

Homesteading, Disability Milestones, and Postpartum Health

3/27/2019
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We share commemorations from Faith, who is appreciating the rhythm of life as a homesteader, Amy, whose daughter is moving on from in-school physical therapy, and Mairin, who had her life and mindset changed by a diagnosis of Graves Disease. Thanks to our sponsor: Blinkist and Care/Of. Can't get enough of The Nuanced Life? Listen to our recent interview on the Little Faith podcast or come see us interview Senator Maggie Hassan at South Church in Portsmouth, NH on April 6th at...

Duration:00:21:51

Spring Cleaning and Organizing

3/20/2019
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We share a commemoration from Rebekah about church in response to Sarah's "churchiversary" a few weeks back. Then, we're commemorating spring and all the cleaning out it inspires in us. Thanks to our sponsor, Beauty By Design. Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page.

Duration:00:20:02

Cancer, Apologies, and Daylight Savings Time

3/13/2019
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We share commemorations from Rachel, who has started attending therapy, and Elizabeth, who has been diagnosed with cancer. Then, we share our disgruntled feelings about Daylight Savings Time. Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. Thanks to our sponsors: Care/Of, Zola, and HelloFresh.

Duration:00:27:14

Finding Your Team and the Season of Lent

3/6/2019
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We share a special commemoration from our Managing Director, Alise, and another from listener Heather. Then, we reflect on what the season of Lent means to each of us and how we plan to observe it this year. Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. Thanks to our sponsors: Blinkist and Warby Parker.

Duration:00:24:57

The Value of Friendship and Being A Client

2/26/2019
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We commemoration Kyla and Kate's friendship and recognize the value of having such relationships in your life. Then, Beth talks about the experience of being the client instead of being the service provider. Raising Human Beings Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. Thanks to our sponsor, Zola.

Duration:00:20:19

Celebrity Crushes and Sororities

2/20/2019
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A listener commemoration about a Backstreet Boys concert leads Sarah to share her history with boy bands and celebrity crushes. Then, we reflect on our weekend with Greek life leaders and what the experience of being in a sorority meant to us. Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. Thanks to our sponsor, Care/Of.

Duration:00:27:39

Lost Teeth and Church Priorities

2/13/2019
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We share Maggie's commemoration about lost teeth, which leads Sarah to share her theory connecting lost teeth with reading ability. Our main conversation centers around Sarah's church-iversary and what we value in our faith communities. Our book is out! You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your representative, for your senator, for everyone! To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. Thanks to our sponsors: Blinkist and Zola.

Duration:00:37:31

Book Releases and Breakup Songs

2/6/2019
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Hannah's commemoration about her recent breakup spurred a conversation about our favorite breakup songs. Then, we share our own commemoration: we released our book this week! As we launch our book, we couldn't be more grateful to each and every one of you for being a part of this community. We are so thankful that you have been part of our journey to bring this book into the world; we're so excited for you to read it. You can purchase it now - for yourself, for friends, for your...

Duration:00:29:26

Coming of Age Rituals, Tracking Progress, and Changing Jobs

1/30/2019
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We share commemorations from Elizabeth, Sara, and Katie. Then, we share Megan's story of shifting career priorities because of the government shutdown. Sarah's Prayer Book Recommendations: Every Moment Holy, To Bless the Space Between Us, The Divine Hours, and Changes: Prayers and Services Honoring Rites of Passage To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. We are also thrilled to share that you can preorder your copy of our book (which comes out...

Duration:00:29:09

Workplace Changes, Giving Up Social Media, and Allowing Our Kids to Struggle

1/23/2019
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We share commemorations from Alaina, Amanda, and some other listeners about workplace changes and giving up social media. Then, we have a deeper conversation about allowing our kids to struggle. To support the show and get access to regular bonus content, visit our Patreon page. We are also thrilled to share that you can preorder your copy of our book (coming in February!). Thanks to our sponsors: Simple Health, Beauty By Design, and Christ for Disciplers.

Duration:00:27:59

Sobriety, Minimalism, and Resolutions

1/16/2019
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We share commemorations from Traci, Kylie, and Mallory. Since we've both practiced the KonMari method and she's all the rage lately thanks to her new Netflix show, we explore the ideas around the popular method of cleaning and organizing. Plus, we talk about how we're approaching resolutions differently this year. We're hosting an exciting event in Washington D.C. on this Friday, January 18. It's a live podcast with conversations with women in politics and media about the seismic shift...

Duration:00:26:30

Failure, Compromise, and iPhone Adaptations

1/9/2019
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We share commemorations from Maddie, Laura, and Sarah. Plus, we share our own commemorations about how changing the configurations of our iPhones changed our lives. How to Configure Your iPhone to Work for You, Not Against You We're hosting an exciting event in Washington D.C. on Friday, January 18. It's a live podcast with conversations with women in politics and media about the seismic shift happening around gender and politics. We hope to see you there. Learn more and invite your...

Duration:00:26:04