Everyday Mormon Girl
By Lindsay Spear
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A weekly podcast where Lindsay Spear interviews LDS women from all walks of life, sharing stories of everyday faith, hope, and courage. A reminder that we are not alone in our journeys, and that with God at the helm all the ordinary moments add up to extraordinary lives. This is a podcast for the Everyday Mormon Girl...still learning, still striving, and still recognizing that "all things work together for good to them that love God."
||Clean#27- Learning Self-Forgiveness after a Suicide Attempt||This week, I am joined by my dear friend Megan Matthews. Megan shares the story of her suicide attempt, the events that led her to that point in her life, and the process of recovery that followed. We also discuss: • The misconception that we, as hu||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#26- Applying the Word of Wisdom to Our Individual Lives with Kayleen Strange||This week, I am joined by Kayleen Strange. She shares her story of raising 11 children and some of the health complications her and her family have encountered along the way. She also discusses: • How important it is to be aware of what we eat and t||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#25- Be Still and Know That I am God with Robin Olson||In honor of the 25th episode of my podcast, I sit down with my mother, Robin Olson. This was the hardest (and possibly the most therapeutic) interview that I have recorded so far. Robin shares the emotional story of her spiritual journey, which is he ..||11/27/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#24- Excommunication is not a Death Sentence with Mollie Harmison||This week, I am joined by Mollie Harmison who shares the emotional story of her and her husband’s journey from excommunication to repentance and their eventual re-baptism. We also discuss: • How they reached this low-point in their spiritual journe||11/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#23- All Things Denote There is a God with Adaure Ezinne Dawson||This week on the podcast, I am joined by my good friend Adaure Ezinne Dawson who shares: • The compelling story of how her family first came to the LDS church in Nigeria. • The struggles and challenges her family faced throughout the process of imm||11/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#22- Inspiring and Lifting Others in Our Life's Journey to Perfection with Kim Chase||This week, I am joined by LDS blogger Kim Chase. In this fun and inspiring interview we discuss: • The joy and fulfillment she experiences working with the Young Women in her ward. • How she came to start her blog “Life’s Journey to Perfection||11/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#21- Loving My Gay Son Unconditionally with Jill Bernhardt||This week on the podcast, I am joined by my dear friend, Jill Bernhardt. She talks about her experience raising her youngest son, who is homosexual, and the personal growth that the process entailed. We also discuss: • The peace that she found in su||10/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#20- Peace & Hope for Parents with Wayward Children with Mary Bowen||This week, I am joined by Mary Bowen. She shares the emotional story of her experiences parenting children who have struggled with addiction. We discuss the importance of ARP (Addiction Recovery Programs) and also: • Recognizing that your children h||10/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#19- Finding Self-Worth Again after Experiencing Sexual Assault with Laura Martin||This week, I am joined by Laura Martin who shares the emotional story of her experience with sexual assault and her spiritual journey to healing. Together, we also discuss: • How the Atonement doesn’t just cover sin, but pain, sorrow, and sadness a||10/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#18- Faith in Every Footstep with Lydia Taggart||In this episode, I am joined by Lydia Taggart, a mother of six children (including quadruplets!). Lydia shares her experiences in parenthood and also: • How she has maintained faith in the Lord that her family will always be taken care of. • How sh||10/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#17- Relying on the Savior After an Unplanned Pregnancy with Cortney Baker||In this episode, my guest Cortney Baker shares her story about an unplanned pregnancy she experienced soon after graduating from high school and the decisions that she and her then-boyfriend subsequently faced. We also discuss: • Seeing your past mi||10/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#16- Navigating Your Wilderness with Meg Graff||In this week’s episode I talk with my new friend Meg Graff and together we discuss the struggles of navigating motherhood. She also shares: • The necessity of trials in our journey to become more like the Savior. • How each family is unique and||9/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#15- Healing a Marriage from Pornography Addiction with Amanda Arrington||On this week’s episode, Amanda Arrington shares the story of her marriage that was affected by a pornography addiction. Together, we discuss: • How it is possible to recover a marriage from the damages of a pornography addiction. • How you can h||9/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#14- Fulfilling a Lifelong Dream to Sing in the Mormon Tabernacle Choir with Joanne Andrus||In this week’s episode I am joined by my friend Joanne Andrus, who is a member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Together we discuss: • How she came to fulfil her dream of joining the choir, and how the Lord’s timing and plan was quite different th||9/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#13- Stepping Into the Dark and Following God's Will with Kimberlee Adams||On this week’s episode, I am joined by my new friend, Kimberlee Adams, who shares the compelling and emotional story of her struggle with severe postpartum depression. She also shares: • How she came to understand that depression is a flaw in chemi||9/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#12- Turning Our Hearts to the Children with Heidi Draper||In this week’s episode, I sit down with educator Heidi Draper and together we discuss: • Her method of likening the scriptures to her passion for running, and how it has not only helped her personally but also helped her teach others. • Her exper||8/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#11- Addiction, Rock Bottom, and Recovery Part 2 with Tami Oliver||In the second part of my interview with my good friend, Tami Oliver, she shares: • A detailed account of her journey from rock-bottom to recovery and all that she learned from her experiences. • The impact of ARP (Addiction Recovery Programs) in he||8/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#10- Addiction, Rock Bottom, and Recovery Part 1 with Tami Oliver||In part 1 of this compelling interview, I sit down with my neighbor and friend, Tami Oliver, and we discuss: • The stigma and misconceptions that surround those who struggle with addiction in the church. • Some of the insightful science behind the||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#9- Moving Forward with Faith when Life Doesn't Go as Planned with Jamie Szabo||This week I am joined by my friend Jamie Szabo. In this episode we discuss: • What to do when it seems you’ve done everything right and life still falls apart. • How she coped with an unfortunate divorce early in her marriage. • Maintaining fai||8/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean#8- A Life Changed by Girl's Camp with Kerry Gray||In this episode I interview my neighbor and friend, Kerry Gray. Together we discuss the similarities in our stories and specifically: • The importance of our experiences at girl’s camp and finding good, influential friends who helped lead us down t||7/31/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7- Finding the Will to Go On When You Don't Want To with Amy Alleman||In this episode, I interview my dear friend Amy Alleman, whose story of loss is beautiful, touching, and incredibly inspiring. She shares: • How she coped with the devastating death of her husband Micheal who died in combat while serving in Iraq. •||7/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6- Peace and Purpose as a Single Woman in the Church with Carol Atwater||Lindsay’s longtime friend, Carol Atwater, joins her on this episode and together they discuss: • Approaching challenges with the mindset that we are never alone. • Facing the difficulties of being single and how she has found assurance in the Lor||7/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5- Submitting Cheerfully to the Will of the Lord with Aimee Winder Newton||Lindsay’s neighbor and friend, Aimee Winder Newton, joins her on this week's episode and opens up about: • How the Lord has used the challenges in her life to shape her and teach her new things. • What it means to be a "Conservative Mormon Femi||7/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4- Happiness is a Choice with Mildred Barlow||Lindsay meets with her neighbor, 95 year old Mildred Barlow, who shares the story of her wonderful life and offers her insight and wisdom on: • The importance of having perspective during the difficult times of motherhood. • Being patient and wait||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3- Building Your Life on a Sure Foundation with Suzy Benavidez-Chapman||Lindsay’s good friend, Suzy Benavidez-Chapman, joins her on this week’s episode and she opens up about: • The struggles and rewards of her conversion to the church. • Finding patience and peace in the Lord throughout the trying times of mothe||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2- Love Who You Are with Ashley Poole Curnutt||Lindsay sits down with her friend, Ashley Poole Curnutt, and she offers many of her insights and specific techniques for: • Maintaining a good marriage through difficult times and emotional turmoil. • Owning your insecurities and choosing vulnerab||6/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1- Coming to Know the Love of Jesus Christ with Darylene Merrill||Lindsay sits down with her grandmother, Darylene Merrill, and they discuss many of her life experiences and spiritual insights, including: • Dealing with the loss of her husband to suicide as a young mother of 3. • Finding peace through the Lord,||6/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to the Everyday Mormon Girl Podcast||Lindsay Spear is the host of the Everyday Mormon Girl podcast. She lives in Salt Lake City with her husband and three children. In this episode, Lindsay introduces herself and describes the inspiration behind the creation of this podcast.||6/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
I have enjoyed every Podcast!!
Inspirational, feel good stories of everyday women!!
I have enjoyed this podcast immensely. What I love is that Lindsay interviews her friends and neighbors. She is not after big names and influencers, but dedicated to reminding us that we all have a story, that is should be shared, and that we are all in this together! Bravo Lindsay!
Love this Podcast
I have heard every podcast. I love them all. I love listening to women sharing their stories! I would highly recommend listening.