Episode 43: Laura’s Story: Leaving Everything Behind to Serve as a Missionary on a Native American Reservation

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Laura and her husband
Laura and her husband

Shortly after Laura got married, she and her husband quit their jobs, sold their private practice in Denver, and moved to a Native American Reservation in Montana – where they lived as missionaries for two years.

Laura joins the 1 Girl Revolution podcast to talk about her experience, the courage it took to leave everything behind and move to the Reservation as a missionary, the beauty and pain she experienced and witnessed, what it’s like living on the Res, the people they got to know and serve, and so much more.

Listen to this INSPIRING episode today.

Show Notes: We talked about some books and movies on this episode. If you’re interested in learning more, watching some good movies, and/or reading some good books. These are some of our recommendations:

Books:

There There by Tommy Orange

Neither Wolf nor Dog

Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask

One Church, Many Tribes

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian 

Movies:

Smoke Signals

Winter in the Blood (book and movie)

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (book and movie)

Dances with Wolves (book and movie)

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217: Mother and Activist Fighting the Fentanyl Epidemic – Gwyn Brown

Gwyn Brown joins The 1 Girl Revolution Podcast this week to share her heartbreaking and powerful story, and she shares how she is turning her heartbreak and grief — into an initiative and activism that is dedicated to help others and bringing an end to the fentanyl epidemic in America.

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Episode 216: St. Francis Ministries and St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Uganda – Rannah

This week on The 1 Girl Revolution Podcast we welcome our friend Rannah to the show, founder of St. Francis Ministries + the St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Uganda. You may be familiar with Rannah and her work because we’ve covered her through the years, but this is a powerful, inspiring, and in-depth look into how Rannah decided to go to Uganda and how St. Francis Ministries and the St. Francis de Sales School for the Deaf in Uganda came to be. 

The 1 Girl Revolution Podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, iHeartRadio, YouTube, and everywhere you listen to podcasts.

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