49 min

Justin and Kristi Osmond: The Gift of Being Deaf and the Gift of Hearing All In

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Justin and Kristi Osmond: The Gift of Being Deaf and the Gift of Hearing

For the first two years of his life, Justin Osmond was totally unable to hear the music that made his dad and uncles famous. Born with 90 percent hearing loss, the son of Merrill Osmond initially resented his inability to hear but it has become something he has embraced and something his wife, Kristi, loves because it has made him who he is. After 12 years of intense speech and listening therapy, Justin is able to give voice to a community rarely heard from on a podcast. On this week’s episode, we talk with Justin and Kristi about how it’s by leaning into our challenges that we become who we were meant to be.

"My lack of physical hearing has helped me to rely more on my spiritual ears so that I can hear Him more."

 

"We have way more rainbows than we have rain."

 

1:31- Not Being Able To Hear the Music

4:10- Hearing Impairment in the Osmond Family Story

9:18- Speech and Listening Therapy

11:22- Meeting Kristi

20:17- The Olive Osmond Hearing Fund

25:47- Embracing Something While Acknowledging Challenges

32:08- Until You’ve Experienced It

37:19- “And Some Have Compassion Making a Difference”

41:22- Refined > Defined

44:13- What Does It Mean To Be All In the Gospel of Jesus Christ?

For links: Justin's Book- https://www.amazon.com/Hearing-with-My-Heart/dp/B0955W1QYN/ref=sr_1_3?crid=1E9JOPA4BFN6X&keywords=Hearing+with+the+heart&qid=1663102999&sprefix=hearing+with+the+heart%2Caps%2C150&sr=8-3

Singing For Hearing Aids- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeMOZutBOFw

The Story Behind Justin's MBA- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBt6kBVR5A0

Justin and Kristi's Adoption Story- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RG_4DwU2irE

Justin's TedTalk- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zimNHUE4P6I
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Justin and Kristi Osmond: The Gift of Being Deaf and the Gift of Hearing

For the first two years of his life, Justin Osmond was totally unable to hear the music that made his dad and uncles famous. Born with 90 percent hearing loss, the son of Merrill Osmond initially resented his inability to hear but it has become something he has embraced and something his wife, Kristi, loves because it has made him who he is. After 12 years of intense speech and listening therapy, Justin is able to give voice to a community rarely heard from on a podcast. On this week’s episode, we talk with Justin and Kristi about how it’s by leaning into our challenges that we become who we were meant to be.

"My lack of physical hearing has helped me to rely more on my spiritual ears so that I can hear Him more."

 

"We have way more rainbows than we have rain."

 

1:31- Not Being Able To Hear the Music

4:10- Hearing Impairment in the Osmond Family Story

9:18- Speech and Listening Therapy

11:22- Meeting Kristi

20:17- The Olive Osmond Hearing Fund

25:47- Embracing Something While Acknowledging Challenges

32:08- Until You’ve Experienced It

37:19- “And Some Have Compassion Making a Difference”

41:22- Refined > Defined

44:13- What Does It Mean To Be All In the Gospel of Jesus Christ?

For links: Justin's Book- https://www.amazon.com/Hearing-with-My-Heart/dp/B0955W1QYN/ref=sr_1_3?crid=1E9JOPA4BFN6X&keywords=Hearing+with+the+heart&qid=1663102999&sprefix=hearing+with+the+heart%2Caps%2C150&sr=8-3

Singing For Hearing Aids- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeMOZutBOFw

The Story Behind Justin's MBA- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mBt6kBVR5A0

Justin and Kristi's Adoption Story- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RG_4DwU2irE

Justin's TedTalk- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zimNHUE4P6I
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

49 min