Lisa Lloyd joins me for Episode 86. Sometimes you meet people and you feel like you could have been friends for years. That is exactly how I felt about Lisa. She is an actress, speaker and writer. I was intrigued by her when I saw her book called Chasing Famous: Living the Life You've Always Auditioned For. I can totally relate that life seems to be full of auditions--in friendships, dating, marriage, parenting, and in our jobs. Sometimes we are enough and accepted and sometimes we are rejected. So we sit down to talk about rejection, God’s redeeming grace and the idea of chasing fame.
- Lisa's book: Chasing Famous: Living the Life You've Always Auditioned For
- My book: Body. Beauty. Boys. The Truth About Girls and How We See Ourselves
- Coach Mom by Brenna Stull
- Baby Boot Camp by Rebecca Powell
BB Cream (Loreal brand)
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Takeaways From Our Conversation:
I think one of my favorite takeaways was something she said in the beginning when we were talking about rejection and different seasons of life when the reality of what you want just isn’t working out. She said, “God isn’t breathing on that part of your life right now.” Look around and see what He is breathing on right now in your life. What seems to be happening easily or just falling in your lap? She talked about coming to place where you can trust the no’s.
@@Man’s rejection is God’s protection@@; those who reject you just aren’t supposed to be on that journey with you. It takes the focus off of what you need to do better and reminds you to just keep walking forward.
- “The Bible is clear, God wants to use the story of our lives to radiate His fame. He doesn’t point His finger at our mistakes and screw-ups. Rather He points us to the stage so we can share with the world how truly glorious He is.”
She is not afraid to boldly share her story and God stands center stage. Rather than worrying that people will judge you or criticize you for the choices you made, instead light is shone on God center stage. We refuse to believe the lie that we need to stay shut up about it. @@Allow the light to shine on the dark closet of shame to disband the enemy’s lies about it@@.
I'm also glad that she talked about the power of sharing our story. @@You empower people to share their story when you share your story@@. What keeps you from sharing your story? Do you worry about what people think? Or do you think that you have nothing good to share because of what you've done? It takes a lot of bravery to share your story.
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