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Julie Graham’s Untold Story of Heartbreak, Healing and Hope – 101

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Every woman’s story is unique. So is the road she’s traveled while discovering her inner strength, her grit, and her grace. We don’t always tell these stories, perhaps the hurt is still present or we fear what others may think. But sharing is what often encourages others and offers hope to them when they, too, find themselves in hard places. That is why, this week, our bubbly, quick-witted co-host, Julie Graham, shares the full story of one part of her life. You’ve heard a bit of her traumatic childhood and the unexpected passing of her husband. But this week she goes deeper, telling of the heartbreak and hurt she experienced during her marriage and how she’s rediscovered herself as healing came. Her mentor and co-host, Darlene Brock, beautifully walks her through these hard conversations, as she did when they happened real-time. As Julie often says, her life is proof that nothing is outside of the grace of a personal God; he will always give you the grit you need to not only endure but to flourish. We invite you to listen to her story and to her heart. Our desire is as you do, you will find the strength that you need, looking toward your time of healing and believing it will come. If you know someone who needs to hear this story, one of heartbreak and hope, please share. It is our prayer that together we can learn to live out each day with both grit and grace.

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Quote of the episode:

“I don’t know exactly what the future holds but I’m stepping forward with grit, anchored in grace.”
Julie Graham

Check out these episodes we mentioned: Can You Really Leave Your Past Behind You? – 028, When to Leave an Unhealthy Relationship with Your Man – with Dr. Zoe Shaw – 024, and Ask Dr. Zoe – How Do I Break Free From Codependency?.

Are you walking the road of a difficult story? Confused? Needing encouragement or clarity? Ask Dr. Zoe! She’s a licensed psychotherapist and family and relationship expert! No question is off-limits and everything can be asked anonymously. You ask, she answers, here.

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This Grit and Grace Life hosts, Darlene Brock and Julie Graham cross generational lines and draw from life experience to discuss all things life—from the boardroom to the bedroom, car-lines to college, being single, married or single again. Combining the two traits found in all women, grit and grace, they laugh, share insights and explore the road taken to find strength every day.

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