The heart of this podcast is to share, speak, and encourage you with love and truth. On this podcast, we will be talking about all things life. Relationships, purpose, identity, worth, faith, and navigating your twenties and beyond. Our greatest hope and intention of this podcast is to lead you in love and truth. Whether you’re looking advice, a glimpse of hope, lifestyle chats, or a podcast to pass the time, we’re so thankful you’re here! We pray you listen and leave feeling more inspired, joyful, worthy and uplifted. xx
5 Ways to Grow in Love: Become The Most Loving Person In the Room
48:18In a world that is focused on the power of self love, we want to help you take the definition of “love” a step further. We believe that the truest form of love doesn’t stop at ourselves, but is displayed by how we serve those around us. In this episode, we share our top 5 ways we’ve grown to become more loving people. No matter the relationship — whether with a stranger, friend, family member, or so on — let us be known, remembered, and defined by the love we have to give.
Waiting Well: How to Not Let Your Desire for More Consume Your Life
43:46We’re all wanting something more for our life. Whether it’s a new job, a relationship, to discover our purpose, to make a move, to feel more stable in certain areas of our life etc. In today’s episode we unpack 6 practical ways to help you wait well on the blessing that is yet to come. We pray this conversation encourages you in your waiting season and renews your hope and strength despite not yet arriving to your desired destination.
How to Start Romanticizing Your Life
47:57We hear it all the time on social media, but what does it truly look like to authentically romanticize your life? We dive into the true joy of what living a romantic life looks like, and how it actually has nothing to do with the moments or milestones you’re experiencing, but everything to do with your heart posture towards them. We share how we multiply our daily joy to lead a romanticized life and encourage you to discover your own. We pray this episode helps you choose joy in the mundane moments, and helps you amplify your joy in the beautiful ones.
Confessions of Recovering Perfectionists: How to Overcome the Fear of Failure
39:11If you ever identify as a perfectionist, you are so not alone! In today’s episode we share our stories as recovering perfectionists and how we learned to embrace being a work in progress and overcome the fear of failure. We pray this episode releases you of any fears that may surround being imperfect or not “succeeding” at something and instead you find freedom and joy in being a beautiful work in progress.
New Year, Same Unknowns: How to navigate the “I don’t knows” in your 20’s
51:39It's a new year, but we are often left with the same unknowns in our lives! In today's episode we open up about some of our own unknowns, question marks we're navigating, and how we maintain hope despite all of the uncertainty. We pray this conversation makes you feel so seen knowing we are all works in progress, trying to figure it out together.
Our Top 10 Intentions for 2024
39:27Happy New Year! We are so excited for all of the joy, anticipation, & hope the new year brings. In today's episode we share our top 10 goals/resolutions we are pursuing in 2024. We pray this episode encourages you to reflect on your own intentions, goals, & disciplines for this new year- praying it's a beautiful one!
Reading the Whole Bible in 365 days! - My Experience, Advice, & Challenges
22:42I read the whole Bible in 365 days and it changed my life… In today's episode I share my experience of reading the entire Bible in 2023. I unpack what I wish I knew before going into it, what I learned, and my advice if you are thinking of taking on the challenge! I pray this episode inspires you to open up the Bible and start reading it whether you finish it all in a year or not- there's so much life & joy to experience through God's word! The reading plan I followed (the Bible Recap): https://www.thebiblerecap.com/start Follow My IG + TikTok to read the Bible with Me for the First 30 days: https://www.instagram.com/marisa.melson/ https://firstname.lastname@example.org My Bible + Reading Essentials: https://www.amazon.com/shop/marisa.melson?ref_=cm_sw_r_cp_ud_aipsfshop_aipsfmarisa.melson_E6M98QJA1QM1CAY6KEHA The Bible Project (Short Video Summaries): https://www.youtube.com/@bibleproject/videos
Home for the Holidays: Our Traditions, Gift Guides, & Advice
53:00We are headed home for the Holidays! In today's episode we unpack our holiday plans, favorite memories/traditions, gift suggestions, and advice for this time of year! We pray this episode gets you in the Holiday spirit and feels like a cozy chat with friends! Gift Suggestions: Summer Friday’s Lip Butter: https://rstyle.me/+Kcql6B4JK1QdPToSoZR_uw Free People Jacket: https://rstyle.me/+H29YEZ_-IHM6Pm2uY_Uf_A Tube Socks: https://rstyle.me/+CZvL5votyAz9W07ubK5xiw Beanies: https://rstyle.me/+1_G0o3dNd9nQXU9EAerdCg Journal: https://www.papier.com/us/tulip-vase-42793 Beautiful Bibles: https://hosannarevival.com/collections/hosanna-revival-shop/products/nlt-notetaking-bible-adelaide-theme https://hosannarevival.com/collections/hosanna-revival-shop/products/esv-journaling-bible-helena-theme Massage Gun: https://rstyle.me/+vzsdDckQqZDiYQ9C9wyWzQ Bala Bands: https://shopbala.com/products/bala-bangles?variant=39659049156743 Diffuser: https://vitruvi.com/products/stone-essential-oil-diffuser#!variant=Suede
10 Unexpected Lessons We Learned in 2023
50:25It’s nearing that time of year where 2023 is officially coming to a close! In this episode, we are reflecting on the past year and the many lessons God has revealed to us through the highs, lows, and many changes we’ve experienced throughout this past year. We pray this time of reflection allows you to reflect on this past year of your life and the beautiful growth, lessons, and memories it has produced.
The Secret to Self-Discipline and Achieving Your Goals
48:13We all have big dreams and goals that we want to reach but often times the barrier is the discipline needed to achieve those goals. In today’s episode we unpack the secret to becoming more disciplined and have the systems in place to actually achieve your goals. We pray this conversation brings hope and awareness on how you can pursue and feel equipped to go after the ambitious dreams and desires that rest on your mind and heart.