Depth Podcast Episode 83: Special Mom Story — Katy Epling
Have you ever used the words: And Yet? Maybe you’ve said, “God, things are really hard, And Yet, I feel closer to you than ever before.”
Katy Epling used these words “And Yet” on the podcast this week as she shared her special mom story, and it really touched my heart. I love that Katy honestly shares the ups and downs of parenting a child with special needs. According to Katy, the joys far outweigh the struggles. Also, Katy gives us practical ways we can come alongside and help another family as well as some hurtful words to avoid. You do not want to miss all the wisdom she shares with us!
Lastly, Katy and I met through Hope Writers and her Life on Purpose Summit. She even has a book called *Life on Purpose. She loves to share with others that God created them on purpose for a purpose!” I cannot wait for you to hear what birthed this truth that God created each one of us exactly as we are. To listen, click the link in the bio.
In fact, I am so excited for someone to win a signed copy of Katy’s book: *Life on Purpose. All the details of the book giveaway are on my website at jodirosser.com or you can click this direct link: https://jodirosser.com/giveaways/life-on-purpose-book-giveaway/
- *Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling
- *A Man called Ove by Fredrik Backman
- *Beartown by Fredrik Backman
- *Little House on the Prairie Series by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Katy Epling is a writer and speaker in northeast Ohio. The author of *Life on Purpose: 30 Days of Listening to the One Who Calls You, Katy loves to encourage women to root their identity in Christ. Her mission is to live her everyday life on purpose, for a purpose—and to help everyone she encounters to do the same. Her writing has been featured on sites such as The Huffington Post, Today Parents, The Mighty, and Relevant Magazine. Katy also has a short ebook devo written for parents of kiddos with special needs. It’s called You are Not Messing This Up, and it’s available here.
Katy and her husband Jon have three beautiful children, who provide her with never-ending material, both dramatic and comedic. When she isn’t writing or speaking, she can be found packing lunches, folding laundry, and making dinner. (And on rare occasions, sipping a chai latte with a friend.) You can find her online at katyepling.com, on Facebook, and on Instagram.
I am so excited to announce that Hope Writers is opening their doors again. If you have a message to share, or a book on your heart, I highly recommend joining the Hope Writers Community. Here are some resources to check out:
Click here to check out 10 questions to ask yourself before you write a book.
Click here to discover where you are on the 6 stage writing path.
If you are interested in joining, click here.
Also, if you have any questions about Hope Writers, please let me know. I am happy to answer them.
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