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UNDISTRACTED is a place where life isn’t just lived, but crafted. On UNDISTRACTED we explore the lives and expertise of our guests to help us become better at building our lives with intention.

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UNDISTRACTED with Laura Bennett Hope 103.2

    • Religion & Spirituality
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UNDISTRACTED is a place where life isn’t just lived, but crafted. On UNDISTRACTED we explore the lives and expertise of our guests to help us become better at building our lives with intention.

Listen to more from our Hope Podcasts collection at hopepodcasts.com.au. And send the team a message via Hope 103.2’s app, Facebook or Instagram.

    Elka Whalan: "Not everyone should have access to your vulnerability."

    Elka Whalan: "Not everyone should have access to your vulnerability."

    Elka Whalan is a medal-winning Olympian who swam at the 2000 Sydney Games and 2004 Athens Games, along with the World Championships and Commonwealth Games. Elka joined us on UNDISTRACTED to talk about the pressures of being a high achiever, how to set goals and what role her faith has had in the journey. 

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    • 32 min
    Ellie Holcomb: "Learning to grieve helps us better understand love."

    Ellie Holcomb: "Learning to grieve helps us better understand love."

    Ellie Holcomb is a Dove Award winning singer and songwriter based in Nashville, Tennessee. Here, she shares how grief can be a pathway to lasting joy, what her biggest personal mistakes have been and what makes her feel switched on to her purpose.

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    Ellie's new album 'Canyon' is out now: https://www.ellieholcomb.com/ 

    Watch the video HERE

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    • 30 min
    Phil Cooke: "Your passion really isn't what leads to your purpose."

    Phil Cooke: "Your passion really isn't what leads to your purpose."

    Phil Cooke is a writer, television producer and media specialist based in California. In 2012 his book, ‘One Big Thing: Discovering What You Were Born to Do’ became a catalyst for so many people to hone in on their unique purpose in life. Here, Phil talks about the biggest pitfalls you can make in finding your ‘one thing’, how to discover your niche and the importance of comparison.

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    • 39 min
    Pat Barrett: "Purpose is found in having an open-handed life."

    Pat Barrett: "Purpose is found in having an open-handed life."

    Pat Barrett is a renowned songwriter in the Christian music scene, with credits incl. 'Good, Good Father' and 'Build My Life. Here he talks about the intersection of art and worship, what he hides from the world and how to positively embrace growth and self-criticism. Also, as promised, 'Pat Barrett loves Broadway' (you'll have to listen for that one to make sense).

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    • 37 min
    Shannon Vandewarker & Denise Daniels: "Life is found in the ordinary."

    Shannon Vandewarker & Denise Daniels: "Life is found in the ordinary."

    What if finding our purpose wasn't about pursuing a grand and weighty idea of 'calling', but about intentionally accepting the meaning in the mundane? Shannon Vandewarker and Denise Daniels are the authors of 'Working in the Presence of God', and say combining our spiritual practises with our everyday life is key to making that happen. 

    More on Shannon: http://shannonvandewarker.com/
    Buy the book: https://www.koorong.com/product/working-in-the-presence-of-god-spiritual-practices_9781683072225 



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    • 35 min
    Christine Caine: “There’s no greater gift than forgiveness and mercy.”

    Christine Caine: “There’s no greater gift than forgiveness and mercy.”

    Ever wondered, 'how did I get here?' Christine Caine is an activist, evangelist, author an international speaker. On this episode, Christine speaks about how to deal with those times in life when you feel like you’re drifting from your purpose and perhaps your faith. Christine also weighs in on the benefits of deconstructing your beliefs - whatever they may be, and the end game of cancel culture.

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    • 38 min

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