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“Lifting Your Spirit with Sarah Taylor” offers a chance to go a little deeper with our listener together: What is my purpose? Am I enough? Who is God and what are His plans for me? Mixed with music and stories/interviews, listener interaction, Sarah’s heart for the SPIRIT family, together we acknowledge that there are not easy, one-size-fits-all answers for life’s bigger questions. “Lifting Your Spirit with Sarah Taylor” will share in both celebrations and disappointments. Most of all, it’s a nightly reminder that you’re not on this journey alone.

  • Quick hypothetical situation: As usual, you’re juggling a lot of things at once. Then a friend/family member/neighbor/stranger asks you for a favor and you say yes, because, well, they need help and you want to be available. You find yourself stretched beyond your limits and overwhelmed.
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  • “I just don’t feel like I have a place where I belong.” My friend Elizabeth shared those words with me, tenderly, as we ate lunch. I nodded my head.This feeling starts at an early age, doesn’t it? Where do I sit in the cafeteria? Will I be chosen for the team?...
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  • My mom doesn’t wear heels. She wears sensible shoes. The kind that can get dirty and move fast – because shes a warrior. And she’ll help you carry your load.
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  • Take Amanda, who tells us she’d been backsliding in her faith–until she started listening to SPIRIT eight years ago. Today, as she faces huge challenges, Amanda finds hope here - “I've been battling breast cancer, and I honestly
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  • My striving, type-A tendencies were already deeply ingrained by second grade. Sitting at our dining room table with a blank sheet of paper, a pencil, and absolutely no idea how to get the picture in my head onto the paper left me with a sinking feeling in my stomach and close to tears...
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  • This 20-something guy then proceeded to open up a bit about how he'd grown up in a faith-filled home, but once college came around, he'd opted more for late Saturday nights with friends than early Sunday mornings at church."I guess I just kinda fell away," he continued. He looked at the ground as he talked, probably waiting for me to offer a cliche or some advice, but instead I said:
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  • I was discussing the holiday with a coworker the other day, and we began joking that perhaps what many of our tables need is an extra seat for a licensed family therapist to mediate. “Yes,” he laughed, “they could wear a referee shirt! With a whistle!”
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  • “That’s it!” Debbie exclaimed as I told her the title of the song she had heard at just the right time the other morning. “I’m gonna go find those lyrics right now!”
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  • “Wheres my tote bag?” exclaims my seven year old minutes before we head out the door.
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  • I think one of the biggest misconceptions about me is that I have a naturally sunny disposition. That couldn’t be further from the truth! I tend to lean “glass half empty” most of the time, and struggled deeply with Postpartum Depression after the birth of both my daughter and son. I tend to focus on those who are suffering and hurting, then I start asking why, and if I’m not careful, I can get stuck in
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  • Make The Call

    “I need to call my friend and have lunch, it’s been way too long!” I think this and then forget. Does this ever happen to you? I regret this happening to me all too much in the past 7 years. Since I got married and had kids life is like one big tornado! My excuses are that I’m just too tired tonight, or I can’t because this week is crazy, my kids have too many activities, or my husband works a lot and I feel guilty taking the time, plus I just can’t spend the money. Any of these sound familiar? The thing is what if that person is no longer there to call? Read More

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