On this episode of the You Inspire Me Podcast, Hope chats with her long-time friend, Allie Morgan! Allie is a breast cancer survivor and celebrating being cancer-free for a year and a half! Allie is also the author, A. J. Morgan, of The Sea Nymph. She defines inspiration as “being when something or someone changes your perspective to want to be better.” She is inspired by empowered women she reads about in her extensive collection of books and novels as well as her husband, Tyler.
- Allie and Hope are both dog owners, and some of the pups are featured on this episode at times
- Hope had the honor of being a bridesmaid in Allie’s wedding a few years back
- You can purchase a copy of Allie’s book, The Sea Nymph, HERE on Amazon!
- Allie describes writing through tough situations and finding inspiration and hope by putting her thoughts and ideas on paper
- Allie also shares her story of journeying through breast cancer and having faith in the Lord’s plan for her life
- She shared her prayer before her diagnosis: “God, I’m not going to pray for it not to be cancer. I’m just going to pray you help me through it.” This prayer helped her maintain faith in God’s plan for her life without leaving room for bitterness and resentment when she did receive her diagnosis
- Allie also shares her journey with fertility and trusting in the Lord’s plan for their family
- She is honest with the anger and confusion she felt after experiencing miscarriages as she also processed her grief
- Allie shares lyrics from Who You Say I Am that she heard at church and really touched her heart
- If you want to keep up with what Allie is reading, follow her Instagram @allie.j.morgan
- Allie’s favorite quote by Charles Dickens is, “Consider nothing impossible, then treat possibilities as probabilities.”
- Allie also shared the Bible verse Proverbs 16:9 with us
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