#135: Truth and Grace with Amber Runyon
Published April 16, 2018
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50 min
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    Amber Runyon is hospice nurse who became a social entrepreneur.  She founded Legacy and Eleventh Candle Co. out of the desire to bring hope to women both in the United States and in Ethiopia who’ve been vulnerable to human trafficking, abuse, exploitation, and addiction, focusing on providing a therapeutic work setting that allows all women a fair chance and opportunity to grow. The bottom line: Amber believes that if we teach little girls to dream, they will the force that changes this world. But more than that, if we can teach broken women to dream like little girls again, it will be a force that the world has yet to see.

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    What we chat about:

    • what lead Amber to start a candle company
    • how Eleventh Candle Co. is helping women who have been exploited, part of sex trafficking, or have struggled with addiction
    • identifying women who genuinely want help
    • EMDR therapy
    • how Amber has seen God change the lives of the women she employs
    • extending grace without enabling
    • why Amber celebrates failures
    • encouragement for women who feel overwhelmed by their calling

    Links mentioned:

    Ep. 32: You Are Loved and Worth Loving with Brandi Lea
    Ep. 58: Journey Toward Healing with Brandi Lea

    The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma
    Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie & Video Game Violence

     

    Connect with Amber:

    website // instagram // facebook // twitter

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    Pursuit Community: get $325 off registration for the Mastermind Retreat in Nashville, TN using promo code MSW
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    Ways to support the show:

    Patreon
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