• She’s Got Gumption! Episode 23, Jami Amerine

    Jami Amerine is not just a mom, but she is an adoptive mom, a foster mom, a marine mom, a blogging mom, and an author mom. She is also a wife and a sweet friend. After raising four kids of their own, her and her husband decided to go on the journey of adoption and foster to adopt. Now with her two #vandals at her side, she is rockin’ that mom mobile back and forth through the drop-off line once again, all while making it look easy on Instagram. She blogs from the heart and shoots straight from the hip. Her vulnerability in both of her books, “Stolen Jesus” and…

  • She’s Got Gumption! Episode 22, Alexis Busetti (Cistern and Grove)

    On this week’s episode we talk with Alexis Busetti of Cistern and Grove. Alexis is a financial coach for those of us who haven’t quite figured out this thing called adult-ing and money. I first met Alexis through the amazing Michelle McKinney, and I was introduced to her book, “Entrusted With Money,” which walks you through some of the pitfalls we find ourselves in when it comes to the almighty dollar. Her and her husband talk about the generational and modeled behaviors money can have in our lives, as well as how personal finance is more personal than finance. With an open and honest, transparent heart she recounts her own…

  • She’s Got Gumption! Episode 21, War on Women Part 3

    On this week’s episode we get to part three of my series, War on Women. Today’s talk: spiritual warfare. We are under attack, ladies. And it is not from who you might think. Just remember, we’re all in this together. You, me, and Jesus. Be sure to listen and subscribe for updates when new episodes become available! Loving this podcast? Be a good friend and leave us a five star review! Visit www.wendyjolson.com for more fun with me, or feel free to follow me on Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter. Please follow and like us:

  • She’s Got Gumption! Episode 20, Michelle McKinney

    Twenty episodes! Yeahhh!!! On this very special episode, I interview the incomparable Michelle McKinney, the Dream Architect for her company, Dreams Unleashed. In early 2018 she left her job in the corporate world to pursue her God-given ability to help launch people into THEIR God-given purpose. Since then she has been interviewed by Jamie Ivey, Jessica Honegger, Jess Connolly, and many more. Anytime she speaks, wisdom just falls out! She is the MC for the upcoming SHINE conference hosted by Noonday Collection, and she’s just such an inspiring and amazing woman to watch. In this episode she shares about what life looked like after her mom passed away when she…

  • She’s Got Gumption! Episode 19, Emily Mills

    On this week’s episode I talk with Emily Mills, founder and Chief Ideation Officer for Jesus Said Love and Lovely Enterprises. Jesus Said Love’s sole purpose is to “extend Christ’s love and belonging to those impacted by the commercial sex industry; to awaken hope and empower change.” Emily and her husband, and partner Brett, started out as worship leaders and saw a need in Waco and rose up to meet it. Now JSL is in multiple cities, leading job training classes, and has start Lovely Enterprises to establish micro-businesses through their non-profit. (Emily and Brett still continue to make amazing music, be sure to check out that link below.) We…

  • She’s Got Gumption! Episode 18, Monica Harris

    Monica Harris is somebody you wanna know! She’s a mom, a foster to adopt mom, (hello brave lady!) a first responder’s wife, and the content creator behind Creation Refined. In this episode she shares with us her journey, raised by a single mom, estranged from her father, and what it was like the first time she met her future husband…at 13! We delve in deep as Monica opens up about infertility and the adoption process. Monica’s story will bring healing and a sense of belonging when you realize you are not the only one with this kind of story. She is someone who loves Jesus with a passionate heart, but…

  • She’s Got Gumption! Episode 17, Jenn Ahart

    This week’s episode is with my friend, Jenn Ahart. Jenn is former executive director of Rescue Houston, a 24/7 hotline for anyone looking to exit the sex industry. Jenn hails from Dallas, Texas, where she was raised by a single mom. Jenn’s dad signed over his rights to his daughter when she was just 3 years old, and Jenn looks back at how that played a crucial role in her life. As she found her way through some tough years, Jesus was working behind the scenes, preparing Jenn for the work she would be called to do work in the Freedom Movement, anti-sex trafficking ministry. Jenn was involved in three…

  • She’s Got Gumption! Episode 16, Leslie Poole

    Leslie Poole is yet another Instagram friend I made over the summer. Like I said, I will stalk you and become your friend on the IG. Leslie is a mom, and a newly adoptive mom, a speech pathologist, a writer, and a Noonday Collection Ambassador. In this episode, Leslie talks about the darkest day of her life, the turning point for everything that happened when she was just 12 years old, but how it turned her into the amazing person we get to hear from today. She is currently writing a book that is under review about her life’s journey and she shares some of those details with us on…

  • She’s Got Gumption! Episode 15, War on Women Series Part Two

    Continuing with our War on Women series, here is part two, chronicling my journey with treating myself like a second-class citizen in my family. And it all started with some leather leggings… Do you find that you put yourself on the back burner more than once a week? How about more than once a day? In fact, when IS the last time you prioritized yourself over anything else, or anyone else in your life? Are we telling the world it is ok to treat us, as women, like second-class citizens? What are we teaching our kids in this process? Here is my journey with taking my life back and giving…

  • She’s Got Gumption! Episode 14, Allison Crawley

    Have you ever met someone that you just knew you were kindred spirits? This is my friend Allison. We met in a group of special needs moms and I loved her the instant she laughed at my joke about praying that I don’t kill my husband or my kids throughout the day. I knew she was cool. But I had also seen her walk through the adoption of two special needs girls as well as their deaths only a few, short years later with such courage and tenacity that I knew she was something special. She is on the podcast today telling her journey of how she came to know…