Posts tagged mormon
S2 Episode 43: Charlie Williams

Charlie Williams is a recent convert to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Having grown up in a religious family in New York City, this smart, thoughtful young college graduate enjoyed years of success in modeling while pursuing her professional goals. After moving back from Miami and taking a job in Manhattan, a series of coincidences and chance meetings led her to reach out to the LDS missionaries, and eventually to baptism. Her story is one of the most interesting and inspiring you will ever hear! she has been featured on Saints Unscripted , podcasts and from many a pulpit. On this episode

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Episode 41: "I have CF; CF doesn't have me" - Mandie Sherman

Mandie Sherman was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis as an infant, and has outlived her initial life expectancy by 11 years. While conquering her disease, she has inspired others struggling with CF by running competitive track in high school and college, getting married and having a child (a feat that is so rare doctors do not even recommend their patience make the attempt) and starting the popular blog shermanarmy.com, which documents her day-to-day as a wife, mother, sibling and “souldier” living with CF. On this episode..

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Episode 40: Zach Cordell - The Mormon Nutritionist

Zach Cordell is a registered dietitian nutritionist with experience in one-on-one nutrition counseling, presenting to employee wellness efforts, and teaching as a college professor. He recently started a podcast called The Mormon Nutritionist Podcast which relates gospel principles to food, health and science. Zach earned his bachelor's degree in human nutrition from the University of North Carolina Greensboro, his Masters of community nutrition from the University of Massachusetts, and performed his clinical internship at Yale New Haven Hospital. He is also a husband and father to twin girls. On this episode..

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Peculiar Histories: "The Girl with the Blue Tattoo"

Olive Oatman was a 13 year old Mormon pioneer heading west when a group of Yavapai Indians ambushed her group, killed her family and took her and her sister as slaves.  She was eventually traded to a tribe of Mohave, where she was thought of as family.  They gave her a face tattoo and raised her as one of their own.  On today's Peculiar Histories episode…

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Episode 28: Alex Balinski - Lifey.org

Alex Balinski is an Entrepreneur from Provo Utah who's directory of missionary preparation interviews and life stories have been viewed millions of times by users all over the world.  His website allows a user to record a "Lifey" - essentially a life story via selfie - and upload to lifey.org where it can be used to offer advice on subjects pertinent to an individuals life experience.  Alex is currently working on a Lifey app which will allow users to crowd source answers to common life questions via video blogs - with the hopes to become a curated "video wikipedia".  Alex currently lives in Provo with his wife and 3 children.

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Episode 22: Brooke Eliason - @femalefoodie

Brooke Eliason (pronounced “e-listen”), is a 20 something native of Salt Lake City who was raised in a "blogger family" (her mom and sister also have successful blogs), where her mother taught her the love of all things food and photography.  She started Female Foodie in 2010 while she was living in the little touristy town of West Yellowstone, Montana (population 1,321) and decided to document her experiences trying every single restaurant in town.  After leaving West Yellowstone, she continued to document and promote favorite foodie spots that she felt everyone should know about.  In 2014 she jumped on the social media bandwagon and, for the first time, was able to experience being a part of the foodie community.  Today, femalefoodie.com consists of over 30 contributors in 15 cities, who do everything from review popular restaurants to rank the best places to eat in different cities

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Episode 15: A Peculiar Christmas

It's a special Christmas themed episode of the podcast featuring Christmas stories, traditions and memories from some our our favorite Podcast guests.

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Episode 12: Rosie Card - Q.NOOR Temple Dress

Rosie Card is an Entrepreneur, author, former high fashion model and "self-proclaimed paper-doll-making master".  In 2015, Rosie created QNOOR.com  to ensure that women have dresses as special and beautiful as going to the Temple feels.  In her own words, "When shopping for my first temple dress, I felt a little disappointed with the options. The temple felt like such a special and personal experience, but I couldn't find anything that felt very special or "me" at all. As more and more of my friends entered the temple, I've observed that my temple dress experience wasn't unique to me. I created Q.NOOR to ensure that women have dresses as special and beautiful as going to the temple feels." 

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