At times, life is unfair.
Sometimes we go through pain–physical, emotional, and relational. Loss and grief become real. Life unravels and comes “undone” in a way we never imagined.
There’s no one better to talk about the undone life than my friend Michele Cushatt. A three-time head and neck cancer survivor and parent of “children from hard places,” Michele is a (reluctant) expert of trauma, pain and the deep human need for authentic connection.
In Episode 16 of the No More Perfect Podcast Michele and I talk about the hard stuff of life, the reality of suffering, and where God is in it all. We talk about how to find your footing in the suffering and how to sit with others when they are experiencing painful seasons.
This is the real stuff of life we all experience at one time or another. It’s the stuff our loved ones experience. Michele’s understanding of how God uses suffering in our life is a concept we all desperately need to understand.
Resources mentioned in this episode:
Relentless: The Unshakeable Presence of a God Who Never Leaves by Michele Cushatt
I Am: A 60-Day Journey to Knowing Who You Are Because of Who He Is by Michele Cushatt
Undone: A Story of Making Peace with an Unexpected Life by Michele Cushatt
About Michele Cushatt:
An author, speaker, and coach, Michele Cushatt communicates with a rare warmth and transparency that draw people in. Within minutes, men and women feel like they’re hanging out with an old friend, often laughing one moment and tearing up the next. Thus, she’s absolutely committed to sharing her honest struggles, experiences and questions, so you know you’re not alone in yours.
As an experienced communicator, Michele has spoken internationally to a wide variety of audiences including LifeToday TV, Ramsey Solutions, Compassion International, Cru, Storybrand Podcast, Hope House of Colorado, Women Of Faith, Ziglar Family, Focus on the Family, Proverbs 31, She Speaks, Family Life Blended, Dynamic Communicators International, Michael Hyatt’s podcast, as well as numerous other corporate and ministry events.
Michele and her husband, Troy, live in Colorado with their six children, ages 13 to 28. She enjoys a good novel, a long hike in the mountains with her black lab, and a kitchen table filled with people. You can find Michele on her website, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
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