From Crisis to Hope Dawn Perry Shares About Her Sanctuary Season

Welcome back to the Broken Crayons Still Color podcast! I’m your host, Shelley Hitz and today’s guest is Dawn Perry.

Dawn sits today viewing life from a new vantage point – after having experienced 10 out of 11 top life crises in the past 7 years – she sees with different eyes. During what she describes as her “Mark 6:31” Sanctuary Season of wait. She is learning that winning the War of Wait is achieved through worship – being rather than doing. She is looking forward to her next season with hope to where the waiting will lead.

The Pain of Losing Two Babies with Sarah Rieke

Today’s guest is Sarah Rieke.

Sarah knows loss and grief. She has lost two babies shortly after giving birth due to a rare genetic anomaly. Her story is one of loss but also of great hope in Christ. Without Him she would truly have no hope. With Him, she can see the beauty in her pain and look forward to the day when she will be reunited with her babies again.

From Survivor to Overcomer with Annie Bell 

Today’s guest is Annie Bell. Annie a survivor of a disease called polio and child sexual abuse who has learned how to turn her misery into ministry; not only to the community of survivors of abuse but those who live with disabilities (seen and unseen). Her purpose is to inject hope and to be an advocate to the prevention of child abuse and sex trafficking. In this episode she will share her powerful story.

Kim Smith Shares About Teenage Pregnancy and Finding Her Identity in Christ 

Welcome back to the Broken Crayons Still Color podcast! I’m your host, Shelley Hitz and today’s guest is Kim Smith.

Kim knows what it’s like to experience the twists and turns of life. After getting pregnant at 16 and married at 17, Kim had to deal with bitterness towards two of the key men in her life – her husband and her dad. She has not only found her true identity in Christ but is now being used by God in powerful ways to help others. She shares her story in today’s podcast.

Jean Wise and Her Journey from Adult Orphan to Beloved Child of God

Today’s guest is Jeanie Wise. Jeanie’s dad died when she was 16 and her mom was gone by the age of 26. She has been an adult orphan most of her life. She is a firm believer in the practice of going on retreat – spending time with God. It was on one of her retreats where she faced her issues with abandonment and with God’s help – and a scene from the movie, “Bambi” she knew for certain, God would never abandon her. She now knows that she is a beloved child of God, always in his care, and will share her story in today’s episode.