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That Deliberate Turn

 

I pulled into the parking lot, unable to recall the drive in. An afterthought jolted me: a big yellow bus full of kids with a flashing red stop sign extended. I sped by without acknowledging its existence.

"How had I gotten here?"

That was my thought when I wheeled in on two, landing on four. As I slid into the office...autopilot, I was living on autopilot, never touching down until I crashed into the next thing head-on.

Autopilot, it's the same thing: predictable, expectant, comfortable, and dangerous. I was living in the danger zone with metal under tension, begging to touch and go, heading into another day in the twilight zone.

I sat in my car that day and re-played the event as it flashed RED through my mind. This fast-paced, auto-pilot life had to be disconnected because I had become disengaged mentally, physically, spiritually, and emotionally.

As I reflected upon the event, I realized that my life on autopilot was a close cousin to complacency, a spiritual slumber where...

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Burning Hope Podcast Series: New Beginnings

In this special episode of Get Your Rear in Gear with Lori, host Lori McAfee takes a deep dive into the overarching theme of her book, "Burning Hope." She explores the feelings of abandonment, shame, and despair, and how we can find redemption and hope through love and faith. This episode is not just about the book, but a journey of love, resilience, and personal growth. Lori shares personal stories, practical advice, and insights on moving forward in life and embracing new beginnings. Join her on this transformative journey of personal transformation.

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Burning Hope Podcast Series: Unexpected Encounters - Divine Appointments

In this special episode of Get Your Rear in Gear with Lori, host Lori McAfee takes listeners on a journey through the pages of her book, "Burning Hope." Exploring themes of love, abandonment, and personal growth, Lori shares true stories, practical advice, and the profound impact of faith on our lives. She encourages listeners to embrace unexpected encounters as opportunities for transformation, just as the woman at the well encountered Jesus and experienced a life-changing shift. Join Lori on this journey of hope, love, and redemption as she delves into the power of facing our pain and finding healing in unexpected places.

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Podcast Episode 16 Flexibility - How Far Will You Bend

podcast Nov 28, 2023

In this episode of Get Your Rear in Gear with Lori, host Lori McAfee discusses the importance of being flexible and not making everything about oneself. She explains that being flexible means being adaptable and open to new ideas, while being rigid or self-centered can limit growth and lead to conflict.

She emphasizes that life is constantly changing, and being flexible is essential to navigate through these changes. Tune in to discover how embracing flexibility can lead to a more fulfilling and less stressful life.

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Burning Hope Podcast Series: Starting Over - Joyful Comeback

In this special episode of Get Your Rear in Gear with Lori, host Lori McAfee dives deeper into her book, "Burning Hope," which explores the themes of love, resilience, and personal growth. She shares stories of feeling abandoned and how worldly pleasures can entangle us when we navigate the complexities of romance and faith. Through facing our pain and experiencing grace, we can find redemption and hope.

This episode takes listeners on a journey of love, hope, and transformation, exploring the resilience of love, strategies to conquer self-doubt, and the impact of faith on personal growth. Join Lori as she shares personal stories, inspiring anecdotes, and engages in heartfelt conversation about starting over.

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Podcast Episode 15: Out of Neutral - Get Your Rear in Gear

podcast Nov 21, 2023

In this episode of Get Your Rear in Gear with Lori, host Lori McAfee discusses the importance of getting out of neutral and making positive changes in our lives. She shares her personal experience of feeling stuck and lacking motivation, and how she ultimately found the motivation to make a change. Lori emphasizes the need to shift out of neutral and become the person we were meant to be.

She also addresses the fear of failure and disappointment that often holds us back from trying. Tune in to this episode for inspiration and practical tips on how to "Get Your Rear in Gear" and start making positive changes in your life.

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Burning Hope Podcast Series: The Flickering Flames of Betrayal

In this special episode of Get Your Rear in Gear with Lori, host Lori McAfee takes listeners on a journey through the pages of her new book, "Burning Hope." This book explores themes of longing for love, feeling abandoned and ashamed, and finding redemption and hope through facing our pain.

Lori invites listeners to join her on a journey of love, resilience, and personal transformation as they explore the unyielding resilience of love, strategies to conquer self-doubt, and the profound impact of faith on personal growth. Get ready to be inspired and embark on a journey of true transformation.

“And in the words of Maya Angelou, she says, have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time."

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Podcast Episode 14: Road Sign Fears of "What If"

podcast Nov 14, 2023

In this episode of Get Your Rear in Gear with Lori, host Lori McAfee delves into the captivating yet challenging world of "what if" fears. She shares her own experience with the signs of potential flooding near her home and how they symbolize the uncertainty and anxieties that can plague our minds. Lori explores the real fears and hypothetical scenarios that can paralyze us and hinder our ability to live freely. She also emphasizes Nelson Mandela's inspiring words about courage triumphing over fear.

Join Lori as she takes a closer look at "what if" fears and discusses the journey of overcoming them. Tune in to gain valuable insights and strategies for conquering your own "what if" fears.

“it's not the absence of the fear, but it's the triumph over it."

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Burning Hope Podcast Series: The Dance - Doubt and Despair

In this special episode of Get Your Rear in Gear with Lori, host Lori McAfee dives into the pages of her very first book. She shares a story of longing for love, feeling abandoned and ashamed, and finding redemption and hope through facing pain and experiencing grace.

While the episode focuses on the book, it also explores the themes of love, resilience, and personal growth. Listeners will be inspired by Lori's stories, practical advice, and heartfelt conversations as they embark on a journey of hope, love, and transformation.

Join Lori as she explores the unyielding resilience of love, strategies to conquer self-doubt, and the profound impact of faith on personal growth. Together, we will discover how to find clarity in the midst of life's uncertainties.


“So no matter how deep your scars are, how deep the doubt and despair may be in your life, there's always hope."

 

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Podcast Episode 13 - Echoes of Uncertainty - A Self-Doubt Maze

podcast Nov 07, 2023

In this episode of Get Your Rear in Gear with Lori, host Lori McAfee discusses the topic of self-doubt and its role in the human experience. She emphasizes that self-doubt is something that affects everyone, regardless of their achievements or success.

Rather than viewing it as a flaw, Lori suggests that self-doubt can serve as a tool for self-improvement, pushing us to question our actions and reassess our paths.

However, she also acknowledges the delicate balance between allowing self-doubt to foster growth and avoiding missed opportunities due to being paralyzed by it. Lori encourages listeners to embrace self-doubt as a means to foster humility, adaptability, and personal development.


“It's time to choose to believe you are good enough."

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