267 episodes

What was your life-shattering moment? Was it a medical diagnosis, a life-changing disability, a tragic accident, or perhaps the pain of losing a loved one? And in that moment, did it feel like your world was falling apart?

I understand that feeling all too well. And I assume, like me, you have been left to feel lost, still struggling to understand why, and you just want life to be good again?

I can’t promise this podcast has all the answers, but you can be assured...

•If you're seeking a source of positive energy and inspiration, you're in the right place.
•If you're hunting for practical life advice and transformative mindset hacks, look no further.
•And if you're eager to learn from those who've navigated the journey of finding their life's purpose, then I certainly hope you’ll stay a while.

Hey, I'm your host, Kevin Lowe! Two decades ago, I awoke from a life-saving surgery, only to find that I was left completely blind. I was only 17 years old, and at that moment, my life was shattered.

But with time, I began to pick up the pieces, not to rebuild what was, but to create something new!

Within this podcast, you will discover the answers to those big life questions you continue to ask yourself, just as I did...

•"Will life ever be good again?"
•"What does reinventing oneself look like?"
•"How do I even begin to start over?"
•"Why did God do this to me?"

Twice a week, every week, tune in for a surge of positivity, invaluable life lessons, and awe-inspiring stories of resilience and transformation.

•Tuesdays: Join me for captivating interviews with the world's most awe-inspiring people! Their stories will blow you away!

•Thursdays: Join me for solo episodes packed full of actionable insights and tangible takeaways. These are shorter, yet packed full of nothing but the best in personal growth & development.

Where to Begin? Here is Your Personalized Guide:
1. Seeking Inspiration? Immerse yourself in Episode #229.
2. In Need of Mindset Shifts and Life Advice? Begin with Episode #213.
3. Looking for an inspiring story of a life transformation? Episode #242 is a must-listen.

So, whether you’re looking for something to kickstart your day while getting ready or need something to listen to on your morning commute, consider Grit, Grace, & Inspiration to be your new BFF!

Grit, Grace, & Inspiration: Personal Development for Navigating a Life-Changing Event, Disability, or Diagnosis Kevin Lowe, Purpose-Driven Life Coach

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    • 5.0 • 81 Ratings

What was your life-shattering moment? Was it a medical diagnosis, a life-changing disability, a tragic accident, or perhaps the pain of losing a loved one? And in that moment, did it feel like your world was falling apart?

I understand that feeling all too well. And I assume, like me, you have been left to feel lost, still struggling to understand why, and you just want life to be good again?

I can’t promise this podcast has all the answers, but you can be assured...

•If you're seeking a source of positive energy and inspiration, you're in the right place.
•If you're hunting for practical life advice and transformative mindset hacks, look no further.
•And if you're eager to learn from those who've navigated the journey of finding their life's purpose, then I certainly hope you’ll stay a while.

Hey, I'm your host, Kevin Lowe! Two decades ago, I awoke from a life-saving surgery, only to find that I was left completely blind. I was only 17 years old, and at that moment, my life was shattered.

But with time, I began to pick up the pieces, not to rebuild what was, but to create something new!

Within this podcast, you will discover the answers to those big life questions you continue to ask yourself, just as I did...

•"Will life ever be good again?"
•"What does reinventing oneself look like?"
•"How do I even begin to start over?"
•"Why did God do this to me?"

Twice a week, every week, tune in for a surge of positivity, invaluable life lessons, and awe-inspiring stories of resilience and transformation.

•Tuesdays: Join me for captivating interviews with the world's most awe-inspiring people! Their stories will blow you away!

•Thursdays: Join me for solo episodes packed full of actionable insights and tangible takeaways. These are shorter, yet packed full of nothing but the best in personal growth & development.

Where to Begin? Here is Your Personalized Guide:
1. Seeking Inspiration? Immerse yourself in Episode #229.
2. In Need of Mindset Shifts and Life Advice? Begin with Episode #213.
3. Looking for an inspiring story of a life transformation? Episode #242 is a must-listen.

So, whether you’re looking for something to kickstart your day while getting ready or need something to listen to on your morning commute, consider Grit, Grace, & Inspiration to be your new BFF!

    #264: Helicopter Assaults to Writing History: The Vietnam War from a Veteran's Perspective

    #264: Helicopter Assaults to Writing History: The Vietnam War from a Veteran's Perspective

    In an episode that promises profound insights into an often misunderstood era, Kevin Lowe sits down with Robin Bartlett, a Vietnam War veteran whose experiences have culminated in the powerful book "Vietnam Combat: Firefights and Writing History."
    DISCOVER YOUR PURPOSEtext DISCOVER to 55444
    Today's interview explores not only Bartlett's personal journey but also sheds light on the collective narrative of those who served in Vietnam, revealing the stark realities and the often overlooked aftermath of the war. Bartlett narrates his initial steps into military life, spurred by the escalation of the Vietnam War and shaped by his family's rich military history. He speaks candidly about the rigorous training that forged his resilience and the brutal honesty of combat – a testament to the spirit of the soldiers he served with. The episode delves deep into the dichotomy of war's chaos and the poignant moments of reflection that followed Bartlett's service, culminating in a discussion about readjusting to civilian life and the long-term impacts of PTSD.
    In a heartfelt message, Bartlett encourages thanking Vietnam veterans for their service and sharing the words "welcome home" for a profound impact.
    LINKS & RESOURCESMENTIONED IN THE EPISODERobin Bartlett's Website: robinbartlettauthor.com
    Bartlett's Book: "Vietnam Combat: Firefights and Writing History" available for purchase on Amazon and at a discount on his website.
    Get ready to dive into the profound narratives of those who served in Vietnam with Robin Bartlett and explore the lasting impact of their experiences. Visit robinbartlettauthor.com for more on his journey, and don't miss the chance to hear the full episode for a deeper understanding of this pivotal chapter in history. Stay tuned for more episodes that promise to educate, engage, and enlighten.
    BE IN THE KNOW!CLICK HERE to Get on The OFFICIAL Email List for the Podcast!TODAY'S AWESOME GUESTROBIN BARTLETTRobin Bartlett is an esteemed author and Vietnam War veteran, profoundly shaped by his extensive military background and experiences during the conflict. Coming from a long line of military family members, with relatives who attended West Point, Bartlett chose a different route via ROTC to fulfill his military obligations. His service in the Vietnam War at the height of the conflict in 1968 deeply influenced him, leading to a future in writing. Bartlett's book, "Vietnam Combat: Firefights and Writing History," encapsulates his unique stories and perspectives from the war, providing a deeply personal account of his time in combat and his role in recording its events.
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    Guided by Faith. Inspired by life...

    • 1 hr 4 min
    #263: Can Self-Love Transform Your Love Life? A Valentine's Day Revelation

    #263: Can Self-Love Transform Your Love Life? A Valentine's Day Revelation

    In this thought-provoking episode, host Kevin Lowe steers the conversation towards the significance of self-love, especially during the time when roses and chocolates take the spotlight on Valentine's Day.
    Discover Your Life's PurposeText "DISCOVER" to 55444
    Upon pressing PLAY, you'll listen as Kevin dismantles the myth that self-love is conceited, instead framing it as the cornerstone of all forms of love and an essential component of a fulfilled, purpose-driven life.
    Diving into the facets of self-worth, self-respect, and self-care, Kevin eloquently presents a call to action for listeners to prioritize their own needs and desires as a means of cultivating healthier relationships and achieving personal goals. The episode adeptly mixes motivational encouragement with pragmatic advice, ensuring listeners walk away with not only a redefined perspective on self-love but also actionable steps to integrate it into their daily lives.
    Key TakeawaysSelf-love is foundational: It's a prerequisite for healthy relationships with others and a key component of overall well-being.Reframe your perception: Self-love isn't about being conceited; it's about self-respect and acknowledging your worth.The difference between self-care and self-love: While self-care practices are good, the concept of self-love goes deeper – it's about an internal appreciation and acknowledgment of one's intrinsic value.Impact of the past: Childhood experiences and messages play a strong role in shaping self-perception, but it's possible to challenge and reframe negative beliefs.Practical strategies: Setting boundaries, practicing gratitude, showing compassion, celebrating wins, and forgiving oneself are effective steps towards fostering self-love.
    Dive into the full episode for a deeper exploration of the transformative power of self-love and see how your life and relationships can be transformed simply by loving yourself.
    BE IN THE KNOW!CLICK HERE to Get on The OFFICIAL Email List for the Podcast!ALL THE WAYS WE CAN CONNECTGET IN TOUCHPODCAST HOST: KEVIN LOWE
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    Guided by Faith. Inspired by life itself.
    © 2024 Grit, Grace, & Inspiration

    • 18 min
    #262: When Adversity Becomes Advocacy: How a Mother's Challenge Revealed Her Greatest Mission

    #262: When Adversity Becomes Advocacy: How a Mother's Challenge Revealed Her Greatest Mission

    Nicole Smith takes you into the emotional journey of accepting a new and different reality, finding gratitude amid hardship, and the ultimate discovery that struggle can indeed nurture profound joy and purpose. Nicole's insights on the beauty of this
    journey serve as a beacon of hope for anyone facing adversity.
    Don't Delay! Discover Your Purpose Today!Text the word DISCOVER to 55444 to get ALL the details into how Kevin can help you discover your life's purpose!
    In this heartfelt conversation, host Kevin Lowe sits down with Nicole Smith, a mother and advocate who found her life's mission through one of her most challenging experiences... The birth of her daughter in the midst of the 2020 global pandemic. This led Nicole down an unforeseen path that not only transformed her into a fierce advocate for her daughter but also inspired her to support others facing similar struggles.
    Nicole shares her powerful story of navigating the complexities of the healthcare system during the height of COVID-19, which brought with it a gamut of unknowns and challenges following the birth of her daughter with cerebral palsy. The conversation delves into the emotional journey of accepting a new and different reality, finding gratitude amid hardship, and the ultimate discovery that struggle can indeed nurture profound joy and purpose. Nicole's insights on the beauty of this journey serve as a beacon of hope for
    anyone facing adversity.
    Key Takeaways:The birth of Nicole's daughter led to the unexpected mission of advocating for children with disabilities.The importance of processing grief and recognizing the unique journey of children with different needs.Through Dignity Defense Institute, Nicole works to bridge the gap between those in need and nonprofits that can offer support.
    Links & Resources:Visit Dignity Defense Institute: www.DignityDefense.orgListen to Nicole's Podcast: Pro Dignity, No DoubtDiscover Your Life's Purpose by Texting the word "DISCOVER" to 55444
    BE IN THE KNOW!CLICK HERE to Get on The OFFICIAL Email List for the Podcast!TODAY'S AWESOME GUESTNICOLE SMITHNicole Smith is a seasoned advocate for the voiceless, with extensive experience in criminal law and human injustice. She has dedicated her career to helping those around the world who cannot defend themselves. With the birth of her daughter Cosette in April 2020, during the peak of the pandemic, Nicole's advocacy took a personal turn as she embarked on a journey to also give a voice to her own child. Nicole's professional background spans law and public policy, and she is the founder of Dignity Defense Institute, a nonprofit organization aimed at connecting those in need with non-profits that can assist them. She is also a podcaster, hosting 'Pro Dignity, no Doubt' where she shares stories that highlight the resilience of the human spirit.
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    • 43 min
    #261: Alignment UNLEASHED: Fulfill Your Purpose through Purposeful Action!

    #261: Alignment UNLEASHED: Fulfill Your Purpose through Purposeful Action!

    Today, you are not only encouraged to discover your life's purpose but to also begin living in alignment with that purpose! If you're not living in harmony with your life's purpose, then what's the point in discovering it in the first place?
    In this episode, Kevin Lowe emphasizes the distinction between finding one's purpose and living in harmony with it. He argues that alignment with one's life purpose is not simply aspirational but manifests in every action and thought. Such congruence promises a life of deep fulfillment and excitement for each day's potential.
    DO YOU NOT KNOW YOUR PURPOSE?Then, that is the 1st step!TEXT "DISCOVER" to 55444!
    This episode serves as a call to action, guiding listeners to introspection and inviting them to make the necessary shifts toward a purpose-driven existence.
    Key Takeaways:Understanding the importance of not just finding but living in alignment with your life's purpose.Learning that actions and thoughts must resonate with one’s purpose to feel truly fulfilled in life.Realizing the pivotal role of making brave changes to course-correct life towards one's true north.The significance of grounding oneself to re-evaluate life's trajectory and maintain alignment with personal values.Recognizing that a purpose-driven life is a journey requiring a step-by-step approach and persistence.
    Notable Quotes:"Discovering your purpose is one thing, but living in alignment with that purpose is a whole other thing!""Are the actions you take getting you closer to living in alignment with your purpose or not?""If you're not living in alignment with your purpose, well, that might be why you're in a situation that has you feeling unfulfilled.”"Imagine everything you do today, your goals, your plans… do they feel like they're serving a greater good for you or for the world?""By changing one little thing, you're making some massive changes in your life."
    Immerse yourself in today's episode to unearth unique insights on living a life in alignment with your purpose and discover the transformative steps you can take to fulfill your life's potential.
    CLICK HERE to Get on The OFFICIAL Email List for the Podcast!ALL THE WAYS WE CAN CONNECTGET IN TOUCHPODCAST HOST: KEVIN LOWE
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    Guided by Faith. Inspired by life itself.
    © 2024 Grit, Grace, & Inspiration

    • 13 min
    #260: Fix Your BS with Dr. G & Take Your Life & Business to New Heights

    #260: Fix Your BS with Dr. G & Take Your Life & Business to New Heights

    Looking for ways to overcome limiting beliefs and achieve your goals? Dr. Greg Pursley is here to share his powerful insights on how to fix your belief systems (BS) and create the life you desire.
    In this enlightening episode, host Kevin Lowe sits down with Dr. Greg Pursley, affectionately known as Dr. G to understand his story. Initially setting his sights on becoming a millionaire by 30, Dr. G's journey took a dramatic turn with the birth of his son and the ensuing hardships his family faced.
    Dr. G's story unfolds as he recounts the period when his son, born with dwarfism and facing significant health complications, required round-the-clock care that put immense strain on his newly founded chiropractic practice and family life. However, this critical juncture became the foundation for his incredible growth, both personally and professionally. Dr. G shares powerful insights about personal development, belief systems, and actualization that transformed his life and business.
    Key TakeawaysEmbrace life's unpredictable events as opportunities for growth rather than setbacks.Implement the 'Five A's of Actualization' to effectuate significant changes in one's life and reach one's goals.Challenge and change your limiting beliefs to unlock new opportunities and growth.The importance of being present and appreciating the journey rather than just the destination.How personal crises can act as catalysts for reevaluating and ultimately enhancing all areas of life, including business and relationships.
    Notable Quotes"You become what you think about, and there's really only two thoughts: thinking about and focusing on what you want, and thinking and focusing on what you don't want.""Nothing changes until you change. You have to take action. You have to apply new actions in order for change to occur.""You cannot gain anything; improve your life in any way without losing something. If you're going to grow, something else has to go away.""Once you get past that acceptance, where you're totally content with it, and you've let go, then you can move to number three and you go, okay, so what are the things I need to do or that I've been doing that move me towards that goal?"
    LINKS & RESOURCESMENTIONED IN THE EPISODEDiscover Your Life's Purpose by texting DISCOVER to 55444.Dr. Greg Pursley's Instagram: @DrGregPursleyFree Wealth Creation tool: FixYourBS.net
    Tune in to this latest episode for an enriching journey through Dr. G's life and the strategies that helped him transform challenges into triumphs.
    BE IN THE KNOW!CLICK HERE to Get on The OFFICIAL Email List for the Podcast!TODAY'S AWESOME GUESTDR. GREG PURSLEY "DR. G"Dr. Greg Pursley is a seasoned professional in the field of chiropractic and business development. After graduating as a chiropractor at a young age, he has built on his expertise to expand into regenerative medicine. Today, Dr. G operates an integrated regenerative medical practice, focusing on procedures such as stem cell therapy and PRP injections. Beyond his medical practice, Dr. G has delved into personal and business development, creating resources and training that aid individuals and business owners in achieving their full potential. He is a motivational figure who leverages his personal experiences to inspire others.
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    • 47 min
    #259: How to Rebuild Your Life After a Life Shattering Moment

    #259: How to Rebuild Your Life After a Life Shattering Moment

    When tragedy strikes we all have 2 choices: We can either fall victim to our circumstance, or we can choose to fight with grit and grace to turn our challenge into an opportunity!
    Today's Episode is Made Possible Thanks to Marcie Nettles with You're Blank, What Now podcast.
    Kevin was recently featured on an episode of "Your Blank, What Now Podcast," and what came out is a real and honest look at what Kevin endured with his own life shattering moment.
    host Marci Nettles sits down with Kevin Lowe to delve into a narrative that encapsulates the true essence of resilience and hope.
    Kevin Lowe's story is one not only of personal triumph over sudden blindness in his formative years but also of the steadfast determination to live a fulfilling life beyond the realm of sight.
    You will learn about the lead-up to the discovery of Kevin's brain tumor, his challenging journey through the loss of his sight, and his determination to not only cope with his new reality but to thrive in spite of it. Anchored in faith and supported by a compassionate family, Kevin would venture on to graduate high school with his class of 2005, become an entrepreneur with the launch of his own travel agency and later the coaching business he operates today. 14 years after becoming blind, Kevin would even learn the astonishing skill of echolocation — demonstrating that his disability is not a weakness but a different kind of strength.
    KEY TAKEAWAYSKevin Lowe's journey from losing his eyesight as a teenager to becoming a successful entrepreneur and transformative coach is a profound story of grit, grace, & resilience.Despite the initial hardships faced post-surgery, including the loss of smell and memory challenges, Kevin's unwavering faith and the support of his family were instrumental in his recovery.Kevin learned how to navigate life as a visually impaired individual through innovative technologies and training, highlighting the importance of adaptability in overcoming difficulties.The transition from operating a travel agency to starting a podcast reflects Kevin's flexibility in career aspirations and his ability to find new paths to success.Kevin's mastery of echolocation, an alternative sensory experience that enables him to "see" through sound, showcases the limitless potential of human adaptability and ingenuity.
    Don't miss this real, raw, and emotional conversation had with Kevin. You're going to want to hear Kevin Lowe's empowering story and to soak in the wisdom, tenacity, and grace that he embodies.
    Episode ResourcesFOLLOW You're Blank, What Now on Apple PodcastsVISIT Kevin's Website for more details into his story and all that he has to offer: www.GritGraceInspiration.com
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    • 1 hr 16 min

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