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 6, speaker, New York Times bestselling author, and online entrepreneur, best known for founding

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218. 21 Days of No Sugar and the surprising lessons I’m learning

Powered by RedCircle Is there something that you are relying on to give you joy, fulfillment, or that you just feel like you “have to have” or “can’t live without”? I was recently convicted about how much I was relying upon sugar… and it inspired me to try doing a three-week-long no sugar challenge. In…

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217. How to Identify & Occupy Your God-Given Space (with Heather MacFadyen)

  Powered by RedCircle Heather MacFadyen and I have both been blogging for a long time, but our paths took very different directions online. And that’s exactly what this conversation is about! Heather is a well-known podcaster and author of the book, Right Where You Belong: How to Identify and Fully Occupy Your God-Given Space.…

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216. Jesse’s Perspective on IBLP

Powered by RedCircle You may recall from a couple of episodes ago our conversation in which we shared our thoughts on the Shiny Happy People docu-series. That episode was very unplanned and off-the-cuff, so we thought that we would do a follow-up episode because we got a lot of feedback wishing that they had heard…

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215. Hope and Healing from Church Hurt & Disappointment (with Natalie Runion)

Powered by RedCircle I am so excited to have Natalie Runion on the show this week, and this couldn’t have possibly happened at a better time! In the last episode, Jesse and I shared our thoughts about the docu-series Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets, and a lot of you reached out to me to…

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214. Shiny Happy People: Our Honest Thoughts

Powered by RedCircle This may be one of the most controversial episodes I’ve ever recorded – and also the most personal! Amazon recently released a 4-part docu-series called Shiny Happy People: Duggar Family Secrets. While this series focuses on the Duggar family primarily, it dives into the world and beliefs of those who were part…

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213. Every Woman a Theologian (with Phylicia Masonheimer)

Powered by RedCircle Today’s podcast guest has deeply impacted my life this year as I’ve been reading her work and following her on Instagram and I really looked forward to recording this episode with her. It didn’t disappoint! Phylicia Masonheimer is the author of Every Woman a Theologian and founder of the organization with the…

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212. How to Help Your Kids Have an Intentional Summer

Powered by RedCircle   Want to help your kids be more intentional with their summer? In this podcast episode, Jesse and I share 10 questions to ask your kids to help them come up with some great ideas to be more intentional with their time this summer. Use these questions as a springboard to set…

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211. Trading Boring, Empty Prayer for Real Connection (with Addison Bevere)

Powered by RedCircle Okay, full disclosure: I’d never heard of Addison Bevere until his publisher reached out and asked if he could be on my podcast. I did some research and was so impressed with what I found, that I said yes. And I’m so grateful I did because I was absolutely blessed by the…

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210. Kathrynne shares surprising lessons she learned in high school

Listen in to this week’s podcast episode as I welcome our daughter, Kathrynne, back to the show! She joins me today to discuss her high school experience — a topic inspired by a recent night where she spoke at youth group. She had such wisdom to share there and I wanted her to get to…

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209. Hope For When Motherhood is Really Hard (with Katie Faris)

Powered by RedCircle Mother’s Day isn’t always flowers and chocolate and handmade cards. For many women, it’s a hard reminder of something that isn’t, something that once was, or something that might never be. Maybe you’ve lost a child. Maybe you’re estranged from your mom. Maybe your child has a life-threatening disease. Maybe you’ve lost…

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