#118: Getting Real with Alison Stooksbury

Meet Alison:

Alison Stooksbury lives in Knoxville, TN and is a stay-at-home mom to two. Her husband Brandon builds houses and at the time of this interview, he was over a year into building their dream house – by himself. 

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What we chat about:

  • How her husband working on their dream home affected their marriage and what they’ve done to stay connected

  • Struggling through the adjustment of becoming a full-time stay-at-home mom

  • Battling the lies that can pull her into depression

  • How God has worked in her life as she has become increasingly honest with Him

  • A practical way she’s made reading the Bible a priority in her life

Links mentioned:

YouVersion Bible App
Yeti Rambler
None Like Him: 10 Ways God Is Different from Us (and Why That’s a Good Thing)

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Where to find Alison:

instagram // twitter

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