It’s been a little over a year since we started The Open Door Sisterhood podcast, and today we celebrate 100 episodes! Yes, you read that right, 100! This episode is a look back by our co-hosts, Krista and Alex, at all who have walked through the doors of the sisterhood. We invite you to come in and hear some of the highlights!
All guests and episodes have been a place for growth for guests and listeners alike. At The Open Door Sisterhood we celebrate and encourage one another with our stories and expertise.Though impossible to pick favorites, Krista and Alex talk through some episodes have changed the way they think, live and ask questions. They share the new ideas they’ve taken away, which guests inspired and impacted them in unique ways, and who offered practical ideas and tips they’ve incorporated into their daily routines.
If you are new to The Open Door Sisterhood Podcast, this hour will point you toward specific episodes you won’t want to miss. If you’ve been listening for a while, you’ll be reminded of inspiring guests and engaging conversations. All is meant to remind us that God opens doors for us to walk through and sometimes we need the sisterhood cheering us on. #powertothesisterhood
You can listen to our conversation here.
Here are some things you heard on the show:
An episode that stands out
(Ep. 58) Kelly Flanagan
A guest that gave you information you’ve implemented
Alisa Keeton (Ep. 37) – Fitness
Karen Ehman (Ep. 46) – Friendship
Megan Cobble (Ep.38) – Fashion
Preparing Your Child for College (Ep.19)
Party Planning (Ep.61)
Francie Winslow (Ep.23) – Declarations
A guest that changed my thinking
Andy Crouch (Ep. 67) how we use “technology” every day
Sarah Jakes Roberts (Ep. 51), reinforced “forgive, but don’t forget”.
Sarah’s words on healthy boundaries: “I love you. I forgive you, but I don’t know that I will be able to be in a relationship with you in the same way. But perhaps in time we can explore in time what a new definition of our relationship looks like/means….”
“If a person cannot accept my no, they cannot handle my yes.” – Sarah Jakes Roberts
Elisa Morgan, (Ep.63) “I’m not responsible for my children’s choices. I’m responsible for my response to my children’s choices.”
Susie Davis, (Ep.11) – Pre-grieving concept
An episode that surprised you
Rebekah Gregory (Ep. 60)
Blind Side (Ep. 93)
Edie Sundby (Ep.83)
“When I can move, I’m not as afraid. Moving helps control fear… and the body wants to heal itself and movement is how it heals. We are spiritual beings. Spirit is invincible. Spirit doesn’t know weakness. Spirit is hope, it’s grace, its strength. It’s faith. We can tap into that through prayer and through others. We can tap into the mystery of God that is in us. It doesn’t know physical bounds. “
Meg Meeker (Ep.70) on the importance of fathers
A story that has come out of an interview
Katie Clem in Portland bought a Neighbor’s Table after being introduced to Sarah on the podcast, Sarah Harmeyer (Ep. 16)
A book you read or podcast you listened to because of a guest’s recommendations
Here Goes Nothing: An Introvert’s Reckless Attempt to Love Her Neighbor by Kendra Broekhuis (Ep. 53)
Long Days of Small Things: Motherhood as a Spiritual Discipline by Catherine McNeil (Ep. 72)
The Mission Walker: I was given three months to live… by Edie Littlefield Sunby (Ep. 83)
A recipe you tried
Lisa Whittle Veggie Dip (Ep.74)
Kellie Balarie’s creamed corn (Ep. 59)
Inspired to do _____________ b/c of podcast
Family Mission Idea, Lisa Whittle (Ep. 74)
Encourage my kids to have opinions and ask questions, Sally Clarkson (Ep. 95)
“Celebrating life is a worthy goal” Sally Clarkson
Be more mindful of my anger triggers as a mom so I can get ahead of them (Ep. 76)
What’s Up Next:
World changer quest!
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