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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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  • 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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  • I can still remember my old apartment, over a decade ago, when I was crying and trying to start a prayer to God, but words escaped me. I knew I had a Bible somewhere, but it had been so long, I didn't even know where to look. So I did the next thing that came naturally: I turned on the radio and began to "seek" - until I found SPIRIT 105.3. The songs began to shape prayers for my broken heart,
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  • Eph 2:10

    For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. Read More
  • Your Mistake Does Not Define You

    You may have heard of a guy named Roy Reigels, better known as “Wrong Way Reigels.” He was a linebacker in the 1920’s for the University of California. He got his famous nickname towards the end of the 1st half of the Rose Bowl against Georgia Tech. It was Georgia Tech’s ball but Reigels intercepted it. While he was evading tackle after tackle, he got turned around and headed towards... Read More

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