23 episodes

So often we try to condense our world into bullet points. It’s easier that way until it’s not. Our lives are a mess of complex pieces and the words we use to sort through them are each important to our ability to see ourselves and see each other. This is a space where all the words matter.

My name is Michaela Lawrence Jeffery and you can find out more about me at wordhabit.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/wordhabit/support

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So often we try to condense our world into bullet points. It’s easier that way until it’s not. Our lives are a mess of complex pieces and the words we use to sort through them are each important to our ability to see ourselves and see each other. This is a space where all the words matter.

My name is Michaela Lawrence Jeffery and you can find out more about me at wordhabit.com Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/wordhabit/support

    22: Switching Gears (Letter 1)

    22: Switching Gears (Letter 1)

    I've begun a new writing focus. Listen in to learn more.

    I reference Sara Groves' song "Add to the Beauty" which you can listen to here.

    Find out more about me at wordhabit.com and on social media @wordhabit.


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    • 13 min
    21: Dance

    21: Dance

    Dance is...complicated. Unnecessarily, in my opinion. 
    So, let's talk about!

    Many thanks to Amanda for providing our word for today. You can find the second piece here: https://wordhabit.com/dothething/

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    • 11 min
    20: Later

    20: Later

    Here's the Chocolate Tea recipe I talk about. 

    You can read the rest of the show notes here: https://wordhabit.com/episode-20-later/


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    • 15 min
    19: Sojourner

    19: Sojourner

    Wendy writes,
    I have “sojourner” tattooed on my leg. My greatest spiritual growth and encouragement happened at a church named Sojourner. The life of Sojourner Truth is inspiring and reminds me not to be complacent. But mostly, as a person who always longs to be at home, the word “sojourner” encompasses my calling to travel and bridge cultural gaps; to be inclusive and open; to trust that my home is always where God is, and God is always with me; and finally, to bring others along on the journey toward wholeness, healing, and the new creation we are all called to birth.
    Our word for today is: sojourner
    Thank you for joining me here at wordhabit where all the words matter. My name is Michaela Lawrence Jeffery and I invite you to send me a word that matters to you (just like Wendy did) and a 100 word max description of why it matters. I will then share what you’ve written or a modified version of it, and talk about how your word is part of my world. Send your words to michaela@wordhabit.com or go to wordhabit.com and submit your words there.
    In between your words, I’ll share the words that matter to me, how they came to matter and more.
    Let’s do this together.

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    • 9 min
    18: Unity (reflection & poem)

    18: Unity (reflection & poem)

    I recently published a piece about Unity. You can find it here. The writing process got me thinking a lot about...unity...and so I thought I'd share some recent and not at all recent thoughts on the matter. The poem was written in 1999. I was 20.

    Enjoy.


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    • 16 min
    17: A Conversation with hope*writer Kelly Streiff (part 2)

    17: A Conversation with hope*writer Kelly Streiff (part 2)

    In this episode, Kelly and I wrap up our conversation on writing. If you haven’t already listened to part 1, be sure to do that.

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    • 28 min

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Really loved community.. such a good reminder during times like these. Thanks for sharing your insights through the use of potent words 🙌🏽

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