Love Where You Are

May 09, 2022

Ep. 52 : Blended with Grit and Grace with Jess Ronne

Author, speaker, podcast host, CEO of The Lucas Project, caregiver advocate and mom of 8 - any one of these is a full time job but my friend and gue st of today’s show, Jess Ronne does them all! Jess has walked an incredible story of becoming a special needs mom, young widow and meeting her husband, Ryan, to become a blended family. She has learned how to ‘just keep livin’ when the unpredictable becomes reality and she has a heart to share God’s message of love and hope for families, caregivers and the unseen.  In today’s conversation, Jess and I discuss: How to wrestle with and lean into God in the painful and unpredictable moments of life Understanding the beautiful story He is writing for each of us How to bless special needs families How to be a more present people and set boundaries to protect family time Read More

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About Love Where You Are

Equipping Christian Moms to embrace their season, live life on mission and share Jesus right where they are!

Like a weekly coffee date with the girls, Somer and her guests come together to ask the hard questions, have honest conversations and dive deep into God’s Word. Her heart is to equip and encourage Moms who are seeking to model an authentic Christian walk for their families while also making an impact for the kingdom through love in action wherever God has them in their current season of life. Following the Deuteronomy 6 model, Somer encourages listeners to identify their gifts, talents and current season of life as opportunities to impact the lives of others and bring their children along in the journey reminding us there are opportunities everywhere and every day to love right where you are!

About Somer Colbert

Somer Colbert is a writer, speaker and host of the Love Where You Are podcast. She is the Director of Adoption and Foster Care Ministry at Crosschurch and Connected Champion with the Arkansas Baptist Children’s Home and Family Ministries where she creates support, awareness and advocacy for families seeking to serve in the areas of adoption and foster care. Somer is also a part of the Hope in Grief writing team where she encourages families walking through adoption grief. She creates weekly podcast episodes and resources to equip and empower Christian families to identify their influence for the gospel in every season, live life on mission and share Jesus right where they are.  Somer is passionate about equipping spiritually healthy families and seeing a movement of God's people step into confidence in their ability to change the world around them through the way they love!

She resides in Arkansas with her husband, three kids and three dogs. She's obsessed with British docudramas and cooking shows and can always be found with a cup of hot tea in hand. Her life has been forever changed by the love of Jesus, marriage to her favorite person, parenting her crazy crew and walking multiple adoption journeys.

You can connect with Somer on Facebook @somercolbertwriter Instagram @somercolbert and at


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