#99: Fired Up about Forty with Leslie Barry

Leslie Barry is my friend in real life.  She is high-energy and very passionate about people.  She is also refreshingly authentic and has such a tender heart.  I have learned a lot from her example and I wanted you to hear from her as well!  What we chat about: Adjusting to married life and striking a balance in the home How communicating with her spouse lead to a fantastic 40th birthday surprise Why Leslie says turning 40 gave her a new lease on life The exploration of finding out who you are and importance of knowing yourself The struggle and reward of being obedient to God How to cultivate contentment in your life The steps Leslie has taken to get past her people pleasing tendencies The healthy side of comparing yourself to others Links mentioned: So Long Insecurity: You've Been a Bad Friend to Us by Beth Moore
Pure Pleasure: Why Do Christians Feel So Bad about Feeling Good? by Gary Thomas
Noosa Yoghurt
I'm Happy for You (Sort of... Not Really): Finding Contentment in a Culture of Comparison by Kay Wyma
The Nightingale: A Novel by Kristin Hannah
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