Everything Happens with Kate Bowler
By Duke University
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Life isn't always bright and shiny, as Kate Bowler knows. Kate is a young mother, writer and professor who, at age 35, was suddenly diagnosed with Stage IV cancer. In, warm, insightful, often funny conversations, Kate talks with people about what they've learned in dark times. Kate teaches at Duke Divinity School and is author of "Everything Happens (And Other Lies I've Loved)."
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Never have i ever
Heard something so beautiful, heart wrenching, authentic and well done. I listen to a LOT of podcasts but this is so needed in the world today. Thank you! I am Praying for you Kate and for your family. Thank you for sharing your pain and joy in a very personal and intimate time.
Extraordinary food for the hungering soul
I went in search of this podcast after hearing of it on morning edition yesterday. I have listened to it twice, forwarded it a number of times, and found myself resonating with kernels of its wisdom over and over.
Thank you for the honest faithfulness of your sharing the hard stuff. I will look forward to taking up a virtual oar with you on the journey.
Authentic, hilarious, human and compassionate truth
Love everything Kate does. Love the real talk, humor and helpful real life advice. Love Kate.