Jennifer Eikenhorst is the host of Accidental Hope. She is a mom of four, wife, and a middle school math teacher. Her story changed when she caused an accident that killed someone. Today, Jennifer shares how her podcast gave her a place to share her story, help people like her, and create good out of a tragic situation. Jennifer's podcasting journey reminds us that we can do big things even when we are scared.
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Stories Jennifer shared:
Her crazy house including a quarantine puppy Loving dance fitness Getting on bikes with the family Starting her podcast in 2018 Tools she didn't know she had that helps with podcasting The tragic car accident that changed her life The pushback she expected when she started her podcast Wrestling with Imposter's Syndrome Reaching for guests she thought would never say yes Her favorite guests on the show Opening up on mental health in the church Starting scared and the joy as a result Starting a YouTube channel next Writing her memoir Great quotes from Jennifer:
God put a bunch of tools in my tool belt before I even knew.
I'm only there for one, anyway. I'm only there for God and he can work out the rest.
I did it while I was scared and now it's one of the things that brings me joy.
Resources we mentioned:
Jennifer's website Jennifer's favorite episodes Alice Gregory Darin Strauss The Sorrow and Shame of the Accidental Killer in the New Yorker Related episodes:
Amber Cullum of Grace Enough Podcast Seth Price of Can I Say This at Church Meg Glesener of Letters from Home