Episode 46: Grow Your Hope with Ruth Chou Simons



“You don’t have to be blooming to be growing.” Oh, how encouraged we are by these words from Ruth Chou Simons! On today’s episode Indiana and Ashlee chat with Ruth— artist, photographer and mom to six boys—about her initial calling as an artist, her current blossoming career and what life looked like in the waiting in between. We talk about what it looks like to cultivate hope in the midst of the mundane, uncertainty, and creative setbacks.

Show Notes

Thank you to our episode sponsor: 

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Mentioned in this episode:

Ruth Chou Simons: GraceLaced| Instagram | newest book, Garden of Truth

Book: The Fringe Hours by Jessica Turner

Reads that Ruth recommends: How to Worship Jesus Christ by Joseph Carroll, Do Over: Make Today the First Day of Your New Career by Jon Acuff 

Exhale is our monthly membership community designed to empower women to pursue creativity alongside mothering, for the enrichment of both experiences. Join us and be sure to check out our artist interview with Ruth to learn more about her. 

We'd love to hear your heart on the ways that you #GrowYourHope during motherhood. We'll be sharing freewrites this month on the topic of hope, expectancy, and renewal in motherhood. Learn more here

Show credits: 

Hosted by Indiana Adams and Ashlee Gadd, produced by Katie Leipprandt, edited by Kyle Cummings.

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