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You know when you meet someone and it feels like they understand you on a deeper level without you having to say anything? That's kind of what happened when Leah Perrault was a guest speaker at our marriage prep course we took this last Spring. She was well-spoken, funny, candid and completely down-to-earth honest about Sex, Relationships, Faith, NFP (natural family planning) and how to track, chart and work WITH your cycle. I was HOOKED.
If you've been following my journey for the last few years, you would know that I am ALL about working WITH my cycle and optimizing my life through listening to my body and feeling good.
And then, when I read the following excerpt off of Leah's website, I knew we were going to have a juicy chat for the podcast all about living and loving intentionally.
“I am so in love with this crazy, amazing life. I’m not sure how God dreamed up a world where I get to walk, unfiltered, through creation, tasting and seeing so much beauty and joy, heartbreak and sorrow and then I am invited to love through it all. Mostly, I am standing in awe at the miracle of showing up for my life, being able to experience this moment, and the next one, and the one after that.”
Leah Perrault is the Director of Mission at St. Paul’s Hospital in Saskatoon. She is also an author of three books, has a master’s of arts in pastoral theology from the University of St. Michael’s College at the Toronto School of Theology (2009), is a female christian speaker who does keynote speaking, retreat facilitation and workshops for all ages and she writes a lovely column, Barefoot & Preaching, while working hard to raise four kids and maintain a loving relationship with her husband, Marc.
And today? She is the feature speaker on the Live On Purpose Podcast!
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In this episode, we talked about:
Writing as a gift and sharing your gifts with the world
How normal is a “setting on a washing machine”
Hard seasons and what to do about them
NFP, what it is and different types
How to track your fertility window
Artificial contraception and how it’s not the “freedom that’s been sold” to us
Basal Body Thermometer Method
The book: “Taking Charge Of Your Fertility” - Toni Weschler
What does “soulful sex” look and feel like
How making love is just like making your kids lunches
Curiosity vs Judgment
Getting HONEST and how it’s the hardest thing you can do
How to show up more fully for your life
Practicing becoming more of who you are
Present moment living and what living on purpose really means
Some of the resources we mentioned in this episode were:
Barefoot & Preaching Column: http://leahperrault.com/barefoot-preaching/
Leah’s website: http://leahperrault.com/about-leah-perrault/
Marie’s Website: www.mariebarkerwellness.com
Marie’s Instagram: http://instagram.com/mariebarkerwellness
I had SUCH a blast chatting with Leah, and I cannot wait to bring on more, wonderful guests in the future for you to learn from!!
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Until next time,