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Simply Joyful Podcast with Kristi Clover | Encouragement for your Faith and Family

The podcast that encourages and inspires you to find simple ways to bring more joy into your day. Whether you are looking for a little encouragement in your faith, family, home, homeschooling (if you do) -- or just life -- then this is the podcast for you! Let's get real and talk about the challenges that we face as women in our day-to-day lives. My guests and I will discuss practical tips and "hacks" about how to find harmony in relationships, order in your home, and how to add a little good ol' fun to your week. My prayer is that this podcast will bless you and add a smile to your face (even if it causes a few new wrinkles) -- and to hopefully help you "Live Simply" and "Be Joyful.”

May 11, 2018

Episode #057 Wendy Speake & Amber Lia

-- Parenting Scripts: Words for When You Don't Know What to Say


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It’s the video edition of the podcast! I had the honor of interviewing Jon Erwin, the director of the new movie I Can Only Imagine and Moms Night Out. You can watch it HERE! There are more video interviews coming soon!

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Live Simply. Be Joyful.



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As a trained actress and heartfelt Bible teacher, Wendy Speake ministers to women’s hearts through storytelling, both on page and stage. She utilizes drama, comedy, poetry, and the study of God’s Word. During her career in Hollywood, on shows such as JAG, Melrose Place, Star Trek Voyager, and Roswell, Wendy found herself longing to tell stories that edify and encourage women! She now writes stories that move readers closer to Jesus.

Wendy Speake blogs about faith and family, motherhood and marriage, at She resides in sunny San Diego with her handsome husband and their three ruddy boys.

You can check out Wendy's books HERE on Amazon! Be sure to visit his site as well at



A former high school English teacher, Amber Lia is a work-at-home mom of four little boys under the age of ten. She and her husband, Guy, own Storehouse Media Group, a faith and family-friendly TV and Film production company in Los Angeles, CA. When she's not building sand castles with her boys on the beach, or searching for Nerf darts all over her house, you can find Amber writing to encourage families on her blog at Mother of Knights (

You can check out Amber's books HERE on Amazon! Be sure to visit his site as well at



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