The Crystal Paine Show is dedicated to helping you embrace life right where you are and take practical steps to get where you want to go.

Crystal says, "My hope is that this podcast will serve as an inspiration to your week, a pause in your day to slow down and reflect a little, a looked-forward-to part of your weekly routine, a place where we can connect on a deeper level… and ultimately, I my desire is that you come away from listening to each episode feeling motivated to bloom where you are planted and take intentional steps to move in the direction you are longing to go."

Crystal is a wife, mom of 3, speaker, author, and online entrepreneur, best known for founding MoneySavingMom.com as well as YourBloggingMentor.com.

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187. Loving Someone Well Even When We Disagree (with Michele Cushatt)

Powered by RedCircle Disagreements and differences in opinion can result in divisions, so how do we love well despite those differences? With this episode being recorded during the week of midterm elections, it maybe couldn’t be happening at a better time, and I am joined today by Michele Cushatt, one of the authors of the…

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186. Our Crazy Travel Story

Powered by RedCircle We took a super quick 28-hour trip to Wilkes-Barre, PA for my friend Jamie’s mom’s funeral a few weeks ago. If you follow me on Instagram, you’ve heard parts of our crazy travel experience, but since it sparked so many conversations and messages online, I thought we should share the whole thing together…

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185. Every Moment Holy (with Douglas McKelvey)

Powered by RedCircle This week’s podcast is a conversation with Douglas McKelvey — a screenwriter, songwriter, and author of several books including Every Moment Holy — a book of prayers for every day life. In this episode I share how Every Moment Holy and the prayers in it have impacted me and I get to…

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184. A Life Update + Prepping Our Hearts for Advent (with Ruth Chou Simons)

Powered by RedCircle Today’s podcast episode is a bit different than usual! Ruth Chou Simons came in studio a number of weeks ago to record an episode, but we had a bunch of issues getting it recorded (listen to the episode for the funny story!) and ended up doing an Instagram live and Facebook live…

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183. A Love-Stretched Life (with Jillana Goble)

Powered by RedCircle Author of the brand new book A Love-Stretched Life, Jillana Goble joins me today to talk about her family and the children whom she has fostered, and I am so honored to have her because I appreciate her experience and her heart! She reveals what prompted her interest in foster care, how…

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182. Start with Hello: Simple Ways to Build Community (with Shannan Martin)

I loved this week’s podcast conversation with Shannan Martin on the topic of building connection in our communities. My favorite quote of the entire episode was, “The only thing you need to practice hospitality is a glass of water.” Meaning: opening up your door and offering a glass of water is really all it takes.…

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181. What is Kathrynne doing after high school?

“What is Kathrynne doing after high school?” Jesse and I have been asked this over and over again — and Kathrynne has been asked this even more! These questions sparked today’s conversation — about how easy it is to put pressure on others unknowingly and to spend so much of our lives thinking about, planning…

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180. Why You Should Read Aloud with Your Kids (with Jennifer Pepito)

This week’s podcast episode is on a topic that is very close to my heart… because it’s something that so deeply impacted me! When I was growing up, my mom read aloud to us almost every single day and I have so many fond memories of the time we spent gathered together — often working…

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179. An Interview with Jesse

(A photo taken at the end of a long two days traveling to Branson and spending time with extended family and at Silver Dollar City. You can see the tiredness on our face but also the deep gratitude for this life we have!) I thought that it would be fun to sort of turn the…

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178. From Street Kid to Foster Dad (with Peter Mutabazi)

I loved this conversation with Peter Mutabazi — a single foster dad who has such a heart for kids. In this episode, he shares a little about his heartbreaking but also inspiring story of being abused by his dad as a boy and finally making the decision to run away — having no idea where…

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