MS 004: Holley Gerth on Infertility, Redemption, and How to Hold On to Hope

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Welcome to episode 004 of Mud Stories!

Mud Stories is a podcast dedicated to bringing you inspiration in your muddiest moments, hope to make it through your mud, and encouragement for you to know, you are not alone.

In today’s episode I’m talking to Holley Gerth, co-founder of the beautiful online community (in), the best-selling author of books like You’re Already Amazing, You’re Made for a God-Sized Dream, and You’re Going to Be Okay, and most importantly, a follower of Jesus, a wife to Mark, and a friend to us all.

Holley is an author and speaker, whose blog,, is the coffee we need for our hearts.

In this episode we discuss:

  • How our preset expectations are changed as God takes us on Divine detours
  • How to hold on to hope when we continue to be disappointed by our circumstances
  • How to continue to trust God when He’s taken something precious from us
  • How our loss of control can take our faith to a new place of growth and fulfillment

Mud Stories 004: An interview with @holleygerth–>Infertility, Redemption, and How to Hold on to Hope with @jacque_watkins [Tweet that]

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Many are the plans in the mind of a man,
    but it is the purpose of the Lord that will stand. (ESV)
We humans keep brainstorming options and plans,
but God’s purpose prevails. (MESSAGE)
Proverbs 19:21

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  • Lisa Spidle

    I loved listening to this podcast. I think so far it’s my favorite. I struggled with infertility and we adopted. So I loved hearing Holley’s adoption story. I cry every time I hear someone’s adoption story. Tears are flowing. Thank you Holley for being brave to share your story and continue to do so. Thank you Jacque for sharing!

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