Join host Patrick Custer in this inspiring episode as he sits down with the incredible author, speaker, and coach, Ruthie Lindsey. Ruthie shares her journey of discovering that belonging is not about performance or perfectionism, and how childhood messages shaped her perspective. Her story takes a miraculous turn when she survives a near-fatal accident, leading her to a path of numbing pain with medication and escapism. However, a voice inside her drives her to seek something more, uncovering a life-altering revelation. This heartwarming butterfly story will inspire you to embrace your authenticity and realize that we are all hardwired for belonging. Tune in for a transformative conversation with Ruthie Lindsey!
Ruthie Lindsey is the author of the memoir There I Am, The Journey From Hopelessness To Healing, speaker and a midwife of souls, helping people feel endeared to their own life, body and soul.
Ruthie shares a remarkable story of surviving an accident as a teenager where she had a five percent chance to live and a one percent chance to walk, and the surgery that simultaneously saved and destroyed her body. As a young woman, chronic pain slowly pulled Ruthie away from everything she once held dear: her marriage, her faith, her family, her body, her very self. But her message is one of strength and resilience, the faith she lost and rebuilt in herself, and the power of sharing our stories.
Ruthie helps audiences remember the healing that is inside of all of us. And how to fall in love with every part of ourselves. To see the invitation of pain and to remember all that is so right with us, not what’s wrong with us. She has spoken alongside renowned activists and writers such as Brené Brown, Glennon Doyle and Luvvie Ajayi.
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Get to know our guest: Ruthie Lindsey
Host: Patrick Custer