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Grace, Gratitude & Perseverance

Grace, Gratitude & Perseverance

By Jenny Steffes
Through my challenges and triumphs in life, including a battle with brain cancer, others have encouraged me to write a book. In addition, I decided to record and publish a Podcast! I want to bring you, not only my own story and how I found that I can make it through some of the toughest times with grace gratitude and perseverance but also share other people’s stories and how they’ve conquered the same in their own lives!!
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Radical Clarity and learning how to “Love them where they’re at”.
Nicky’s Story. We talk about social media, hardships in life, depression and Nicky shares what happened to change her life, her perspective, her marriage and her outlook. This is a powerful episode!
April 15, 2021
The X-Plan
A quick update and then Parenting 101 in this technology driven world. Using the X-Plan with your kids.
February 25, 2021
Paula’s Story. “With Love and Honor, a tribute to Derrick Horne”.
Just 5 1/2 months after the unthinkable, my friend, Paula opens up and shares a story of love, honor, grief and the unthinkable for any parent. This is a heavy but powerful episode.
February 8, 2021
“This isn’t rocket science or brain surgery!” But, what happens when it IS! Steve’s Story.
Steve is one of my podcast listeners and reached out. I’m so honored he did, and his story is powerful. He’s on a mission to mentor others and LIVE his life to its full potential!
January 29, 2021
Birthdays after 40, Therapy and setting boundaries!
Let’s kick off 2021 and Season 3 with talk about birthdays, therapy and setting boundaries.
January 25, 2021
We are the Echo.
My friend, Pastor Christy Cass and her husband, Pastor Andy Cass are outside the box thinkers and people. They have an amazing and fun story; and, they’ve done what many would think is impossible. Push play to hear how they view life, love, family and where God has led them. Then, join us @WearetheEchoChurch
December 24, 2020
Brain Cancer and Deep Thoughts from yours truly after a Cancer Psychology appointment.
Life after cancer has its own set of struggles. Today I dig in to these. Empathy to a fault, a decades to live mentality, being too independent and stoicism. How I’m trying to move forward.
December 16, 2020
Matt Logan of Matt Logan Speaks. “Circumstances and tragedy reveal who we are.”
Matt lost his daughter “Deej” tragically 8 years ago. What Matt has done with her story, has created a legacy of touching lives and helping others walk through the unthinkable.
December 5, 2020
Jami and Scott’s Story ~ Through the lense of Faith
Jami and Scott Shull have a story full of all kinds of seasons. Illness, moving across the country more than once, adoption and helping to plant a church. They have already endured and accomplished so much in their lives. A true testament to perseverance and grace!
December 2, 2020
Mindset, toxic positivity and reaching higher during really difficult seasons.
Meghan Sandve is amazing. She works with her clients on many different areas in their lives. In this episode we discuss many things; and she gives us tips on how to get out from the constant “just barely keeping your head above water”.
November 23, 2020
Ethan’s Legacy ~ A heart too big for the world.
Ethan was one of a kind! Amy, Ethan’s mom shares Ethan’s story and how she’s survived and used Ethan’s story to make an impact. Ethan took his own life in his 7th grade year. This is a powerful episode. Amy is amazing!
November 14, 2020
Finding independence, joy and purpose after a Divorce.
Ashley was living her dream life until she was blindsided by her divorce. Ashley struggled to bounce back, but actually did so and found her purpose in helping other women find independence, joy and their purpose after their divorces.
October 6, 2020
Melissa’s Story
Melissa has persevered through childhood trauma, a 27 year “career” of addiction, losing custody and recovery! Melissa’s story is full of Faith, Hope, Love, and Strength!
October 5, 2020
Soul and Pandemic Exhaustion
Are you physically, mentally and spiritually exhausted? Symptoms of soul or “pandemic” exhaustion and things you can do to take care of yourself and overcome the symptoms.
October 4, 2020
Dear new Brain Tumor patient, this ones for you!
Life with a brain tumor. My story (the short version) of discovery, diagnosis, treatment and life after.
July 21, 2020
We did it! We won!
We did it! We’ve come so far. Great news and a new chapter!!!
May 18, 2020
Day Zero. One year ago today.
Day Zero. It’s been exactly one year since our life took a complete 360!
April 7, 2020
Why COVID-19 should be the least of your worries. How does having cancer lessen the pandemic blow?!
Why COVID-19 should be the least of your worries. Also, how cancer lessons prepared me to better handle the pandemic.
March 30, 2020
“Chasing the Sun”; Kelsey’s Journey Part II
Kelsey continues sharing about life after brain cancer, finding the love of her life and making decisions on becoming parents after brain cancer treatments.
March 29, 2020
Kelseys Journey. Part I.
Join us in hearing Part I of Kelseys Journey of overcoming and wellness.
March 28, 2020
You can’t make this stuff up. Kelly’s incredible and difficult journey.
Kelly is the poster child for gratitude, perseverance and positivity. You won’t believe her story. She’s an inspiration!
March 18, 2020
Covid-19; a brain cancer/ chemo patients perspective.
Covid-19; a brain cancer/ chemo patients perspective.
March 18, 2020
“We carry on!” An interview with Heidi Franklin.
Two 39 year old women, living states apart, living life to the fullest; states apart but just months apart from living parallel lives! “We picked up a box of rocks. Placed it upon our shoulders. The burden was heavy, and we never get to put it down! But; the burden has lessoned. We carry on!” ~ Heidi
March 3, 2020
Part I and II of my interview with my 9 year old Blake.
After a tough incident at school, my 9 year old and I talk about his teachers lesson on turning it around. Please join us by listening to Blake’s first ever Podcast Interview!
March 1, 2020
A story. Radiation & hair loss.
I wanted to step back and share deeper about my radiation and hair loss journey.
February 25, 2020
Be more assertive woman!
After something that happened to me today; I needed to do some reflection and remind myself that I CAN be assertive and I CAN say no when it doesn’t suit me! Can you relate?!
February 21, 2020
The winter blues and the pressure of planning for “life after chemo”!
An off the cuff recording about the winter blues and the pressure of planning for “life after chemo”!
February 9, 2020
I am 40!!!! Birthday Podcast!
I’ve been alive for 40 years!!!!! What have I learned~ here’s to my next season!
January 15, 2020
Ringing in 2020 with my fave guest, my son, Cason! Happy New Year!
Cason, my 16 year old and I wrap up 2019 and talk about 2020. He’s a wise, compassionate young man whom I adore! Happy New Year!
January 1, 2020
Advice from moms on Graduation and College Preparations
A guide for parents on how to plan for high school graduation and college, starting as early as your child’s sophomore year from Cara, a college mom.
December 9, 2019
How Kelly Rodenberg went from a terminal diagnosis to a well known author @ book signings in a year!
A year can bring so much change! Kelly was side swiped with a terminal diagnosis October 13, 2018 and she published a book just short of a year later October 1, 2019! A go-getter! A story of Faith, Grace, Gratitude & Perseverance. Her story is incredible!
December 6, 2019
Happy Thanksgiving! Let’s dig into Gratitude and living HAPPY every day!
I’m having a tough day. I’ll explain; but it seemed like the perfect day to share and discuss the art of living a life with a gratitude mindset!
November 27, 2019
Adaptability to change and how I struggle. Oh boy, do I struggle.
Adaptability to change and how I struggle. Oh boy, do I struggle. Some vulnerable honesty from yours truly!
November 9, 2019
Fighting hibernation mode this winter and staying on track with your health!
How to fight the urge to just hibernate all winter; and easy ideas to stay moving and on track with your health, nutrition and fitness journey! Kristy makes it so simple and very doable.
November 8, 2019
Divine Chaos and Radical Grace! with Renee K.
“Divine Chaos and Radical Grace!” I can’t say enough about the power of showing up for other people! Renee showed up and continues to show up for me and so many others! She’s become my dear friend and a ray of sunshine. She has the biggest, most self-less giving heart. Renee shares her story of marriage, divorce, remarrying, blending their families and how they made it flow, and then, the gauntlet fell. Losing her sons dad to cancer. Renee, my dear friend, and her family are the definition of Grace, Gratitude and Perseverance. A must hear!
November 5, 2019
Imposter Syndrome ~ I struggle and I know many others do, as well. Let’s chat about it.
It’s important to know what Imposter Syndrome is; it’s so common and to keep it at bay by being aware of it sneaking up on you! Here’s a few tips I’ve found help me.
November 2, 2019
My very first episode! My story and WHY a podcast?!
Hear a little glimpse into who I am, why brain cancer has led me to start a podcast and a little preview into my vision for this podcast.
October 29, 2019