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Dec. 25, 2020

The Beauty of Christmas

Beth and Kim sit down with Courtnie and celebrate Christmas by sharing all that is beautiful. Merry Christmas! Courtnie Hodgins was born, raised and lives near Charlotte, NC. She’s married to Ryan and has three girls ages 6-...

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Dec. 11, 2020

The Weeds of Christmas

Kim and Beth sit down and talk about the weeds of Christmas. We all have things in our lives that make this time difficult and finding ways to navigate the weeds and still have joy is so important. Follow us …

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Nov. 27, 2020

The Joys of Christmas

Beth and Kim have a great time talking about all the things that bring such joy at Christmas. Perhaps more than ever it feels like this Christmas we need JOY!!!! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram . Send us an …

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Nov. 13, 2020


Beth and Kim sit down with the ever popular Courtnie Hodgins, and Carolyn Kendall to have a fun conversation about all things thanksgiving. They share traditions, talk about food (of course) and just experience all the joys ...

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Oct. 30, 2020

The joy and weeds of fostering and adoption with Mary Beth Hagan

Mary Beth shares her story of God leading as her family makes the choice to foster children and adoption. Mary Beth Hagan is an elementary school teacher and a mother of four. She has two grown children- Marissa and Mitchell,...

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Oct. 16, 2020

Be a Warrior — A Conversation with Tammy Vaughan

Beth and Kim sit down to talk with their friend Tammy Vaughn to have a real honest conversation. Tammy is the proud wife (of 33 years) to Bob Vaughan, mother of Matt and Luke, graduate of Mount Pisgah Academy near …

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Oct. 2, 2020

Balance — Possible or Impossible

A long long time ago, before Covid-19 when life was as it once was, Beth and Kim sat down to discuss the ever important topic of balance. We all struggle with all the demands of life, often finding ourselves overwhelmed …

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Sept. 18, 2020

Walking with Jesus

This week Beth and Kim talk with their friend Phyllis Lytle about her ever deepening "Walk with Jesus." Phyllis Lytle is a wife, mother of 6, grandmother of 16, great grandmother of 7. Approaching her 79th birthday, Phyllis'...

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Sept. 4, 2020

Parenting Adult Children

It is not a surprise to us that parenting adult children has been one of our most requested topics from our listeners. Navigating this time can be a challenge but there are also so many joys! In this episode Beth …

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Aug. 21, 2020

A Journey of Health

Kim and Beth sit down with two amazing women, Laura for a fun conversation about the benefits of making health a priority in your life and Laura's journey to be the healthiest version of herself. Laura Aggabao is a Licensed …

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Aug. 7, 2020

A Conversation with the author of the book "Born Yesterday"

Beth and Kim has the distinct privilege of sitting down with the very inspirational Dr. Rachel Williams-Smith . She is the author of Born Yesterday a book that had a huge impact on Beth personally. This is a conversation yo...

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July 24, 2020

A Personal Story of Courage with Halcyon MacKnight

This week Beth and Kim sit down with All-American runner and Olympian Halycon MacKnight . Halcyon MacKnight is an Author, Speaker, Olympian, and was a good friend to her mom. She likes to call herself a pioneer of things that...

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July 10, 2020

A dialog about race/racism with Dr. Lucretia Carter Berry

Beth and Kim have the distinct privilege of sitting down and learning from Dr. Lucretia Berry , founder of Brownicity.com and author of 'What LIES Between Us Journal and Guide: Fostering First Steps Toward Racial Healing.' ...

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June 26, 2020

Lost art of Kindness

In light of all that is going on in our world today, it seems that we have lost the art of being kind. Beth and Kim sit down with Courtnie Hodgins and talk about kindness and the importance of being …

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June 12, 2020

Ryan Becker: A Conversation

Beth and Kim sit down and have a fun conversation with Ryan Becker, a friend and colleague. Ryan, one of the most prolific podcasters in the Adventist Church talks about ministry, depression and his journey toward wholeness. ...

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May 29, 2020

Let's Talk Food

Beth and Kim sit down with an amazing young woman, Cassie Williams, to talk about the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to the topic of food. Food is a touch subject for most, eliciting pressures and/or …

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May 15, 2020

The Value of Finding your Tribe

Kim and Beth sit down with two amazing women, Laura and Courtnie for a fun conversation about the benefits and the challenges of finding and being in a tribe. They explore how tribes can contribute to both joy and weeds. …

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May 1, 2020

Depression and Difficult times

Right now, we are seeing unprecedented times. It is natural when difficulties arise for someone to begin battling depression. Depression has always had a negative stigma and many are afraid to talk about it or admit that they...

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April 17, 2020

Divorce: A Conversation of Hope

This is an open candid conversation with Joanne about divorce, having hope, finding joy, and living the abundant life God desires for her. This is a beautiful conversation that is important for all to hear. If you are going...

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April 3, 2020

What Steals Joy and What Feeds Joy

Because of some feedback from their listeners, Beth and Kim discuss some of the things that contribute or take away our joy. This was taped before the Covid-19 epidemic hit, however this is still a very important subject, per...

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March 24, 2020

Special Edition: Social Distancing

This is a special edition of Joy in the Weeds. Beth and Kim discuss Social Distancing, the weeds, the joys and the beauty of incorporating scripture as we navigate life in these challenging times. Follow us on Facebook and I...

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March 20, 2020

The Joy and Weeds of Singleness

In this episode Anna Grissom and Lucy Hall talk about singleness as women from two very different perspectives. Anna is 29 and never been married and Lucy is "a senior citizen" and has been divorced, a single mom, then rema...

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March 6, 2020

Forgiveness what is it really?

Kim, after much bible study, has a beautiful way of defining forgiveness. We explore when as Christians it is required of us and when it is not. What does the Bible say about Forgiveness? — I John 1:9 & II …

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Feb. 21, 2020

Self-acceptance: Arrogance vs Humility

Anna Grissom along with Beth and Kim talk about the importance and the struggle of being confident and still humble. Anna Grissom is a pediatric oncology nurse in Greenville, SC. She is the proud mom of two adorable dogs, El...

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Feb. 14, 2020

Special Edition: Valentine’s Day

With a combined 61 years of marriage, Beth and Kim joined by their husbands share an intimate look at the Joy in the Weeds of their marriages. WARNING this is not a podcast for young children, we openly discuss adult …

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Feb. 7, 2020

Our Stories

In this episode Beth and Kim share with you their personal stories. You will get to know more about their lives as they open up and get real about joy and struggle. Beth Grissom is the Women’s Ministries Director for …

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Feb. 7, 2020

Time with God

In this episode Beth Anderson shares her personal experience and joy of spending time with God. You will be freed from expectations and inspired to just be with Him. Originally from Maine, Beth Anderson is a wife, mother, nan...

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Feb. 7, 2020

When my joy is your weeds

We have all experienced those moments when one of our friends is celebrating a new job and we are recently jobless, or when they are pregnant with their third, and we can't get pregnant, or when you get 10 wedding …

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Feb. 7, 2020

Why "Joy in the Weeds?"

In this episode Beth and Kim talk about the title and why this topic is important to them. Beth Grissom is the Women’s Ministries Director for the Carolina Conference. She is a speaker, writer, Sabbath School teacher and el...

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