Posts tagged stories
S2 Episode 53: @theCarliCast

@thecarlicast is a Student, Paralegal pursuing a Law Degree and a blogger, who happens to have one of the most interesting life stories you will ever hear. Particularly for someone who is only 24 years old, she is truly special. at Age 22 she became a member of the Church of Jesus christ of Latter Day Saints, and her conversion story is incredible. This is part 1 of a 2 part story detailing her early life and childhood, her crazy family background, introduction to the party scene, drug addiction and more.

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S2 episode 46: Richard Ostler - "Listen, Learn and Love" Podcast

Richard Ostler is a 58 year old small business owner, former YSA bishop, husband and father of 6 children. He started a podcast in February 2018 called Listen, Learn and Love which shares the stories of the LGBTQ community within the LDS Church . From their website, “Listen, Learn, and Love was created out of the desire to better understand our LGBTQ+ brothers and sisters. We believe in God and in His decree to love one another, and this website is one of the ways in which we hope to foster that love and understanding”. Richard has posted almost 100 episodes of his podcast in just over a year!

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Episode 38: Kortni Niccoli - Founder of @kortnijeane

Kortni Niccoli is a young entrepreneur who started the Swimwear brand Kortni Jeane .  Established in 2014, Kortni launched Kortni Jeane in hopes of bringing you swimmers that represent your personality without having to pay for a custom suit.  Kortni wanted to create a swimmer that every person, no matter their body type, feels comfortable and. confident in, and it all started with a sewing machine and a dream.  Today, Kortni Jeane is a global brand selling to thousands of Women, Kids and Men and not only that, giving back to the community.  Kortni has done all of this while navigating her early twenties, living her faith, getting married and starting a family.  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 30: Heidi Tucker - Award Winning Author/Speaker

Heidi Tucker is an author, speaker, wife, mother and grandmother from Phoenix, Arizona. Heidi won a 2018 Illumination Award for her new release Servie’s Song. She also won a similar award for her first inspirational book Finding Hope in the Journey in 2017.  Her passion for writing and speaking about light and hope has inspired thousands. Heidi is known as a great storyteller who believes that every story not only teaches a gospel principle, but can make you feel it. She has inspired many to rise up, cling to their faith and position their hearts to recognize God’s hand in their life.  When Heidi isn’t writing her next book, or speaking at a conference, you’ll find her spending time outdoors with her husband, four grown children and eight grandchildren. She loves sunflowers, hiking and ice cream … not necessarily in that order.  On this Episode...

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Peculiar Histories: The story of John Koyle and the "Dream Mine"

In our second foray into Peculiar Histories, host Elliot Morris tells us the story of John Koyle and The Relief Mining Company.  A resident of Utah County, Utah in the late 1800's, John Koyle had a dream, a dream that he believed would provide the means to ensure financial stability of the LDS church well into the 20th century and beyond.  Over 100 years later, the Relief Mining Company and the "Dream Mine" is still a subject that inspires fascination, mystery and plenty of controversy...

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Ep 20 - Peculiar Histories: The Tale of the Bear Lake Monster

On the inaugural episode of "Peculiar Histories," host Elliot Morris takes you back in time to the mid-19th century.  Residents of Northern Utah and Southern Idaho were on edge as reports of a creature lurking under the waters of Garden City's Bear Lake.  Was this creature based on something real or was it an elaborate hoax?  How did these stories start? What effect did they have on the community? Are there still sightings today? Join us as we explore these questions and much more on "Peculiar Histories."

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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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