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The Normally Amazing Show

48 EpisodesProduced by Janet MylinWebsite

I'm fascinated when normal people do amazing things and amazing people do really normal things. And I'm fascinated by how our amazing God intersects with our normal human lives.

48 Episodes | 2020 - 2023

A Prayer That's Helping Me

January 21st, 2023


I was praying and praying about a problem but kept FEELING hopeless about it.
Something had to change.

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#43 My Word for 2023

December 12th, 2022


I'm gettin' wicky with it. (It will all make sense...)

Here's my website.

Here's Isaiah 42.

Here's who I work for.

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#42 Life Update & the Jesus Series

April 26th, 2022


Lots of people asking questions about what exactly I'm doing with my new job. 

Also, I'm on a journey to get to know and understand Jesus Christ better. Wanna join me?

The True Girl MomCast
The first chapter of John

#41 God IS Preparing You!

January 30th, 2022


I don't always record in my car, but when I do...

Join me for a little car ride again as we talk about parts of two familiar Bible stories I'd never seen before.

"Stomp & Clap" by John_Yasutis from Pixabay

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#40 Brain Fog and the Devil

December 14th, 2021


I've missed you guys. 'Rona kicked my butt for a couple weeks and I'm still getting back into the groove of life and everything.

Let's talk about spiritual warfare for a minute.

"Stomp & Clap" by John_Yasutis from …

#39 Do You Feel "Old Testament Dumb"?

September 16th, 2021


I've felt academically or spiritually inept to study and understand much of the Old Testament. 
Here's what I'm doing about it.
The Bible Project on YouTube
The Daily Grace Co study

Music “Stomp & Clap” …

#38 Don't Take the Stew!

September 2nd, 2021


I love a good hearty stew. With warm crusty bread? I can't even deal. Amazing.

But whatever you do...DON'T take the stew. 

Music “Stomp & Clap” by John_Yasutis from Pixabay

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#37 What is a Courageous Woman, Anyway?

July 29th, 2021


Dannah Gresh kept dropping truth bombs about COURAGE and it was too explosive with awesomeness to cut any shorter. 

Once again, this interview is a …

Snippet - Education Choices

July 29th, 2021


A little snippet on three things I consider when making education choices for our kids.

Plus, a loud call to unity.

Here are two interviews with Rebecca St. James's mom
Episode 1
Episode 2

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#36 When You Go Off the Rails

July 22nd, 2021


Kim Michell. If you follow me on IG, you've already gotten a glimpse of her dazzling personality. Kim is walking through the hardest season of her …

#35 Every Mom Can Flourish (and that includes you)

July 15th, 2021


When Laura Booz first leaned across the table and told me she was publishing a book on motherhood, I danced a thousand internal happy dances. 

Snippet - Praying for Your Husband

July 8th, 2021


Raise your hand if you're guilty of wanting to be the Holy Spirit in your husband's life... (I see those hands!)

This is a sidebar conversation I had …

#34 How To Intercede in Prayer

July 8th, 2021


Carrie Porter. I've known her since she was "knee high to a grasshopper" - well, at least since she was in high school. At different points I've had …

#33 A Woman of Resolve

July 1st, 2021


Laura Yocum. If you don't know her, that's a bummer. But maybe you know someone like her?
A woman who puts the stake of God's Truth in the ground and doesn't have any intention of wavering from it. 

Laura's Instragram

#32 "Happily Ever After" redefined

June 24th, 2021


Aubrey's voice is like butter. You'll want to listen to this episode a thousand times just to hear her say all of the words. 

I'm not joking.

A little teaching on our jacked-up definition of what "happily ever after" is …

#31 Spring must come!

June 17th, 2021


Just a short message and a powerful prayer as we enter into the new podcast series.

I also mention some of the guests I'll be having on the show in …

New Series! (in a Scottish brogue)

June 10th, 2021


Not to brag, but I have a Scottish friend. Her name is Nicola and she's helping me introduce this new podcast series.

"Arise, my darling.
Come away, …

#30 What's Obedience Got To Do With It?

May 13th, 2021


I found a nugget of truth in God's Word.
Wanted to share.

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#29 Dreading Mother's Day? (Or know someone who is?)

May 3rd, 2021


I see you, friend who is dreading Mother's Day. Here are 3 three things that are helping me. Maybe they'll help you, too.

Mother's Day isn't all …

#28 Different Experience, Same Spirit

April 28th, 2021


Today I talk about two very different prayer experiences I had recently with two different parts of the body of Christ. I also talk about our pastor's recent resignation and the Big Ugly it stirred up in me. (Yikes.)

#27 Addicted to Smoke

April 8th, 2021


Don't worry. I haven't started smoking.
But I did find out I'm obsessed with smoke. And you possibly are, too.

Get your copy of Arrows Make Terrible Crowns here! (You'll find my other books there, also.)

Music …

#26 Chapter 7 of my book! "Launching the Arrows"

March 18th, 2021


So...guess what happened last week? My book Arrows Make Terrible Crowns: How the Holy Spirit healed my view of motherhood got published! It's …

#25 My IF:Gathering 2021 Takeaways (& Seltzer Water)

March 12th, 2021


Here's a rapid-fire message on all my significant takeaways from this year's virtual IF:Gathering. It's like a whole platter of your favorite …

#24 The Secret Thoughts of Martha

March 1st, 2021


Let's go for a car ride together. We'll talk about silence before God, unworthiness and our old friends, Mary and Martha.

The counselor I mention is

#23: My Why, What & How of Scripture Memory

February 4th, 2021


I'm no "Betty Bible Drill" - which is precisely why you might want to listen to this.

Dwell Differently scripture memory temporary tattoos
My Scripture Songs Spotify playlist

Find me on Instagram

Music “Stomp & …

#22 Intimacy in Worship: 5 Things I Do

January 28th, 2021


PLUS how to engage in worship when you're watching virtually.
AND how to worship when you don't feel like God is close.

Hang out with me on the 'Gram!

Music “Stomp & Clap” by John_Yasutis from Pixabay

New Year, New Trailer!

January 26th, 2021


I'm normal.
You're normal.

Music “Stomp & Clap” by John_Yasutis from Pixabay

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#21: My Favorite Bible Study Tools & Tips

January 21st, 2021


These are things I definitely do and use when I'm diving into God's Word. 

All of the links I mention:

Blue Letter Bible
Inductive Bible Study method
My Revive Our Hearts podcast 

Music “Stomp & Clap” by John_Yasutis

#20: 4 Things I Do To Stay Focused in Prayer

January 12th, 2021


To kick off 2021, here's a tiny little episode packed with four really practical things I actually do to keep my mind from wandering during times of …

Ep. 19: For Yonder Breaks...The Mary Challenge

December 17th, 2020


Is your mouth losing the battle against complaining these days? Me, too.

Do The Mary Challenge with me!

Find the download here!

"O Holy Night" …

Ep. 18: The Weary World Simplicity

December 10th, 2020


Emily Burns of Living for Simple is in the HOUSE! Well, actually, I was in HER house and we had a blast talking about what Simplicity really means to her. How is it different from Minimalism? Can you live more simply …

Ep. 17: This Blew My Mind - S.O.S. 2

December 7th, 2020


A mini-teaching/observation from scripture for your drive to the grocery store, Target, or wherever.

Text: Song of Songs 1:2

Music: "That's It" performed by Jonathan Weibel and the Rest

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Ep. 16: A Thrill of HOPE!

December 3rd, 2020


Get ready to fall in love with the wonderfully hope-filled ANNE YORKS!

She is a women of hope and much of that was gained through persevering through …

Ep. 15: Strong Marriage

November 20th, 2020


Four things Andy and I do to keep our marriage strong.
Also, you'll learn how messed up I was when we first got married.

Don't hesitate to send this one to your spouse.

The Power of a Praying Wife
Wild at Heart
Praying …

Ep. 14: Our Story - Andy and Janet

November 12th, 2020


Nothing too heavy here today. Just me and Andy laughing our way through the story (that began in 7th grade) of how we met, fell in love and got married.

Also, you'll hear how I came to give my life to the Lord.

And, …

Ep. 13: My Current Favorite Acronym

November 5th, 2020


Back in the day, we'd sign our notes to friends with acronyms like LYLAS (Love You Like a Sister), AFA (A Friend Always) or AFF (A Friend Forever). I'll probably never forget what those letters stand for. Sometimes …

Ep. 12: Where Does Your Brain Live?

October 29th, 2020


Where do you allow your brain to sit down and put up its feet?

Here's a not-too-irritating video with the hand-motions for that Sunday school song I …

Ep. 11: Book Excerpt - "The Well"

October 22nd, 2020


If you're looking for the real, raw rumination of a woman pressing into healing only the Lord can give, you are in the right spot. A woman of God I know (who chooses to remain anonymous) wrote this allegorical piece as …

Ep. 10: Receiving from God

October 15th, 2020


Abby Bradbury's love for God's Word is inspiring and contagious.
And she shares some practical tips on journaling that just might set you free.

Ep. 9: I am enough...well, kind of.

October 8th, 2020


I could listen to Courtney Bullard of The Pearl House (Ghana, West Africa) speak all the live-long day! Just the actual sounds of her voice makes me …

Ep. 8: This Blew My Mind - Acts 2

October 1st, 2020


One word in Acts 2 kept getting all up in my grill. So I dove into it and got my mind blown!

Watch a 4 minute video of Francis Chan talking about his heart in writing Letters to the Church.
Get a free chapter of the …

Ep. 7: Arrows Make Terrible Crowns

September 24th, 2020


Our kids are meant for something other than adorning our heads with a false sense of identity. See the arrow and crown image I reference at
Music: "That's It" performed by Jonathan …

Ep. 6: A New Look at Guilt

September 24th, 2020


Guilt can only focus on one thing. 

Music: "That's It" performed by Jonathan Weibel and the Rest

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Ep. 5: Snowglobes and Life

September 17th, 2020


Well, life sure has been stripped of many of its distractions, hasn't it? What's your response been as you've looked at your marriage, job, church and life without all the distractions you're used to seeing? 

The song …

Ep. 4: Do you WANT to want more of God?

September 10th, 2020


Buckle up. You're about to meet your next best friend. 

Hannah Nitz of the There's More podcast, is one of my favorite people. She's real, she's funny and her laugh is THE BEST. Most of all, she adores Jesus and has …

Ep. 3: This Blew My Mind! #1

September 3rd, 2020


This time we're talkin' about King David.

2 Samuel 11:1-27
2 Samuel 23:8-39

Music: "That's It" performed by Jonathan Weibel and the Rest

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Ep. 2: Guilt and Gauges

September 3rd, 2020


We need to listen to others who are a few steps ahead of us in life so we can learn how to navigate our current season. My Jesus-loving sister-in-law, Lisa Harding, sat down with me at Thanksgiving in 2019 and shared …

Episode 1: Three Weird Words

August 28th, 2020


Well, maybe they're not weird to you.
But for me, they're not typical words I pray, say or even think.
At least, they used to not be typical. 

But now, I don't know how I prayed without them.

Music: "That's It" …

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