Many of us struggle to make time for fun. With so many practical needs shouting for our attention, we forget to value it and honor it like we do with other important habits.
Mandy Arioto, president and CEO of MOPS International, joins us to share how she weaves creative fun into her friendships, marriage, family, and world.
We talk about how friendships flourish when a person stops trying to be cool and instead goes over the top, why Mandy put on her wedding dress at the beach for her ten year anniversary, and how the absurd actually cements memories for a lifetime.
You will be inspired to welcome spice back into your days and kick boredom out the door!
You can find out more about Mandy Arioto by visiting Instagram, her website, or on the MOPS International website
Some Things You Heard on the Show:
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John 10:10 “The thief comes only to kill, steal, and destroy, but I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”
Quotes from the episode:
“True fun is something that contributes to our overall flourishing” – Mandy Arioto
“Fun is what rejuvenates and restores my body and soul.” – Mandy Arioto
“When we go above and beyond in relationships, and not worry about being cool, that’s how we cultivate true friendship.” – Mandy Arioto
“It’s the absurd actions that really stick with us for a lifetime.” – Mandy Arioto
“Our first call of parenting is to love them and enjoy them, then we go from there.” – Krista Gilbert
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