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 as well as

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51. Our HUGE announcement!

The biggest surprise of our lives: I’M PREGNANT!!!!!! The fertility specialist said we weren’t even a candidate for IVF, but y’all, our God is bigger than a specialist’s diagnosis or multiple tests that said it would never, ever be a possibility. When we got the devastating new last year that we would never be able…

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50. 4 Rhythms You Need in Your Life (with Rebekah Lyons)

“We don’t need to hustle to prove something God already says is true.” I can’t stop thinking about this quote, ever since I read it in Rebekah Lyon’s book, Rhythms of Renewal. If we’re gut honest, how often are we working so hard in an effort to try to impress someone else, earn someone’s approval,…

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49. Finding Good Friends

“We can’t win when we go it alone.” -Jessica Honegger In this week’s podcast, I share more of my struggle with friendships. I talk about the truths that have set me free to develop deep relationships and some of my best tips for finding good friends. If you’ve struggled to develop deep relationships or you…

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48. Helping Our Kids Overcome Shame (with Kristin Maher)

Kristin Maher, author of the new kids’ book, The Awfulizer: Learning to Overcome the Shame Game, sat down in my office studio last week and had a really honest conversation with me. We talked about what shame is, how to help our kids understand and recognize their Shame Voice, and what to do when your older…

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47. The Power of a Morning Routine

We’re in the middle of getting back to the swing of things around here now that school has started back. One of the things that has made such a difference for us in jumping back in to getting everyone out the door early in the mornings is the fact that we had a great morning…

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46. Modesty, Legalism, and Grace

Ever since Jesse and I did our show on breaking free from legalism, we’ve received a lot emails, messages, and comments all asking similar questions. The questions were all something like, “If you don’t adhere to legalism, what should you adhere to?” “How do you determine what you should believe and practice?” “What kind of…

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45. The Apps & Tools We Use to Plan Our Day

A question I get asked often is, “How do you plan your day and keep track of everything in an organized manner?” Well, in this week’s episode of The Crystal Paine Show, Jesse and I not only share what’s saving our lives and talk about books we are reading, but we also give you an…

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44. Our #1 Tip for a Stronger Marriage

Jesse and I are so very, very different. And I love it so much (well, most of the time!) Case in point: Jesse and I went to Home Depot recently to pick out lighting fixtures for the bathroom renovation. I walked in, scanned the shelves, and picked the first fixture that was inexpensive and looked…

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43. The Lies We Believed

For the longest time, the words that I believed about myself were, “Not enough.” I had believed this lie long enough that it became my truth. I believed I wasn’t good enough for friendship, so that’s why I didn’t have any close friends. I became a world class people pleaser — and I spent years…

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42. Haters Gonna Hate

What’s the best thing to do when you get a negative comment or find out you have disappointed someone? In this episode, Jesse and I talk about how to handle negative comments and what true confidence looks like.  Missed previous episodes of The Crystal Paine show? You can listen to them here. We Get to Choose Our…

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