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The Heart Lessons Podcast // Episode Thirty-Two // Broken Crayons Still Color


Welcome to Episode 32 of the Heart Lessons Podcast! My special guest today is author coach/writer/speaker Shelley Hitz. Today Shelley shares her story which includes some really painful elements including processing the tragic loss of her grandmother, past sexual abuse, and a pornography addiction that lasted for two years. Although there is great pain in her story, what ultimately shines through is the redemption and restoration that we can find in Christ. Shelley is using her painful past and what she has overcome to encourage others in similar places. I know you will find such hope in Shelley’s story.

**Just a note that this might not be the most family friendly episode. If my five-year-old was in the car with me I might consider listening at a different time. This episode is so wonderful and definitely worth the listen, but considering some of the words and stories Shelley shares, you might not want little ears to hear.

Heart Lesson: Be still.

Connect with Shelley: website // facebook // youtube // podcast

We Mention:

Youth for Christ

Broken Crayons Still Color

John 16:33

Luke 15:17

Revelation 12:11

My Favorite Thoughts:

Forgiveness is freedom for you and doesn’t excuse the actions of the other person. Unforgiveness is actually poison for you and not the other person.

No matter what has happened to you or what you have done there is hope and healing in Christ.

Until 11/18 Shelley is offering bonus gifts along with the purchase of her new book, Broken Crayons Still Color. Follow this link and check it out! 

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  • Shelley Hitz - Thank you for hosting me Sarah! I pray my story brings hope to your listeners.ReplyCancel

  • Susan Bricker - I loved this episode with Shelley Hitz. I love how she uses her brokenness to show how God brought grace from it. I admire her bravery in speaking from her soul. Raw and authentic. I have read her book Broken Crayons still Color and loved it. It is full of hope and promise.I think it will touch and bless many lives.ReplyCancel

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