Wouldn’t it be amazing if life didn’t include loss? Sometimes we love things so much the idea of letting them go feels like it might be the end of us. If you are walking through a season of surrender (voluntary or forced) or if this season has been one of suffering for you, you’re going to find comfort in Shannan’s story. If you long for a community but don’t know how to get it, you are in for a treat with this episode as well! Shannan has a compelling story of how she has formed a ragtag group of family-turned-friends. I got so much out of this conversation and I know you will too!What we chat about: when struggles with infertility don’t result in the birth of a child Shannan’s story of how God rescued her from the life she wanted building community with people who are unlike you why we should make being around people who make us uncomfortable a priority maintaining hope when you see people in your community repeat harmful patterns the power of simply showing up Links mentioned: The Ministry of Ordinary Places Falling Free Ugly Delicious Connect with Shannan: website | instagram | facebook | twitter | pinterest Connect with Emily: website I instagram I facebook I patreon Episode Sponsors: Perfect Keto: get 20% off your order using link and promo code SWP Tommy John: use the link for 20% off your first order Myro: get started for $5 + 50% off your first order using the link and promo code SWP Daily Harvest: get three free cups in your first box with code SWP support the show: Patreon | Amazon Share the Struggle! If you've been encouraged, share this episode with a friend. The struggle is real. We might as well do this together! Do you love the Struggle Well Project? Please leave a review here!