Engaging In The Struggle To Cultivate The Life You Were Born To Live with Jennie Lusko | Episode 113

August 26, 2020

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About this episode:

What if the struggles of life aren’t a barrier to thriving but an invitation into your most vibrant days? Whether you feel weighed down by never-ending tasks, or you find yourself walking through your most difficult days, you might be left wondering if a vibrant life will ever be in your future. In today’s episode, Jennie Lusko, wife, mom and author, shares part of her story filled with darkness and how God came in and invited her to flourish in the midst of the pain. When Jennie five-year-old daughter, Lenya, died from an asthma attack five days before Christmas, Jennie didn’t know how she could keep going—in parenting, in leading, in faith. Her new book, The Fight to Flourish, uses her powerful story to show us that flourishing is not a far-off hope, but a very near reality. Jennie leads us to discover that true transformation comes not in spite of our struggles but because of them. They are the very ingredient God loves to use. You don’t have to have it all together for God to work. He just wants you.

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Fight to Flourish by Jennie Lusko

Levi Lusko

Fresh Life Church

Tim Keller Marriage Devotional: “Meaning of Marriage”

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I am an online encourager based out of Birmingham, AL that's obsessed with my girls and sharing bits and pieces of my life. I wear a lot of hats these days including mama to two boys, military wife, blogger, podcast host and more. You can find me behind the microphone at Real Talk with Rach where we talk about everything from jeans to Jesus, playlists to pop culture, the good and the grief and everything in between. 

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