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Celebrating Motherhood Series Humble Life Podcast

066 // The Beauty of a Humble Life – Lynne Patti, Jenni Van Winkle & Shannan Martin

Kindred Mom team members Lynne Patti and Jenni Van Winkle join host Emily Sue Allen to talk about the beautiful ordinary moments of motherhood that live alongside very humbling experiences of raising children. Special guest Shannan Martin shares what she has learned about the gifts found in unexpected places as a result of her family’s move to a humble neighborhood. Shannan is the author of the books: The Ministry of Ordinary Places: Waking Up to God’s Goodness Around You (affiliate link) and Falling Free: Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted (affiliate link).

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About Host Emily Sue Allen:

Emily Sue Allen is the founder of Kindred Mom, and she hosts/produces the Kindred Mom podcast. Emily is also a member of several communities for writers (including Hope*Writers and Rise Up Writers, among others) and she is a regular devotional writer for Joyful Life Magazine. Soul care for moms and helping women find joy in the midst of their motherhood journey are among her greatest passions. Emily is a contemplative, creative soul who celebrates the beauty of a humble, handmade life and deeply values the power of encouragement. She lives with her husband and seven kids in the Pacific Northwest, and personally blogs at emilysueallen.com. Find Kindred Mom on Instagram and Facebook, and follow Emily on Instagram to see her most recent family adventures.

 

Guests on this Episode

Lynne Patti

Lynne Patti is a stay at home, homeschooling mama of 5 vibrant children. She is an editor and contributor to the Kindred Mom blog and podcast. Kindred Mom serves as a fulfilling break for Lynne from the every day mom-tasks of Cheerio pouring and fixing “funny socks.” She enjoys singing weekly with a professional choir, Lego building, and most importantly, connecting with good friends over good food. In her adulthood, she has found that God is real, gracious and abounding in love. Lynne and her family live in Los Angeles where, after 16 years, big city living has become their jam.

Read some of Lynne’s writing:
A Grief Experienced / Learning How To Breathe As A New Mom / Prevailing Strength

 

Jennifer Van Winkle

Jennifer Van Winkle is a fun-loving and intentional-but-casual minimalist. She is an editor of and regular contributor to the Kindred Mom Blog and Podcast. Currently, she writes from home with kids underfoot on her personal blog Pepper Sprout Home. She is passionate about squeezing the most fun out of life in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and 3 children. She is always in search of truth and what it looks like to live authentically and if that surrounds a plate of delicious food shared with good friends and family, then she’s pretty much in the happiest place she can imagine. Find Jenni on Instagram.

Read some of Jenni’s Writing:
Poop Mountain  / Go Get Him, Tiger  / Speed Boat : Ocean Liner

 

Shannan Martin 

Shannan Martin, author of The Ministry of Ordinary Places: Waking Up to God’s Goodness Around You (affiliate link) and Falling Free: Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted (affiliate link)is a speaker and writer who found her voice in the country and her story in the city.  She and her jail-chaplain husband, Cory, have four funny children who came to them across oceans and rivers. They live as grateful neighbors in Goshen, Indiana.

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