Wright Where You Are

Wright Where You Are

With inspiring guest interviews and Jason’s unique lens on life, this is your place to see good in the world, to lift and be lifted, and no matter your starting point, to make a difference that matters. And we’ll do it all together — Wright Where You Are. (April 2022 Update — Now on hiatus!)

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April 14, 2022 45 min

David McConnell is one of the most talented, kind, and hilarious human beings you'll ever meet. He's a successful actor, writer, producer, and creative guru. Most importantly, he's one of my oldest and closest friends. Can you say chemistry?

He's married with two children even more talented and they all have a talent for storytelling.

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Aaron Blight, Ed.D., is the author of When Caregiving Calls: Guidance as You Care for a Parent, Spouse, or Aging Relative. His book received the 2020 Best Indie Book Award for the Non-Fiction/Caregiving category, as well as a 2021 Independent Publishers Book Award for the Aging/Death & Dying category.

Aaron is an international speaker and consultant on caregiving, aging, and healthcare. He is the founder of Caregiving Kinetics a...

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Meet Phillip Cowley — the man both behind and in front of a surging social media presence. He's Phil’s My Pharmacist and his big heart, kind approach, and hilarious yet effective healthcare hacks are finding new fans by the minute.

Dry skin? Sore muscles? Shingles? Bug bites? You name it, and Phil probably has a helpful hack on Instagram, TikTok, and YouTube.

But more than just entertaining social media followers around the world...

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Setema Gali is one of the most inspiring men you'll ever meet. His story is legendary, his faith unshakeable, and his heart is pure.

If you'll let him, Setema will help you turn potential into incredible power. His daily mission is to inspire others and to do as much good as possible. And, naturally, he wants that for you, too.

Read Jason's feature: The Tao of Setema Gali is learning how to bounce back

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Jim Ericson of FamilySearch knows a little something about marketing and family history. And while it might seem like an odd marriage of interests, he's turned it into a successful career dedicated to helping people connect to their families.

After receiving his MBA, Jim’s professional career started at Ancestry in 1998, where he managed Ancestry’s family tree products and led marketing efforts to grow their new subscription ser...

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Meet Oakli, the wonderful editing mind behind Even the Dog Knows. She also happens to be Jason's daughter, and in this episode she talks about what it was like editing the manuscript on the fly, her own dreams of writing, and much more.

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This week Jason is his own guest. As he prepares for the launch of Even the Dog Knows, he takes your questions on writing, dogs, bestseller lists, faith and more. Enjoy this rare unfiltered and unedited special edition of Wright Where You Are.

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McCall Hoyle is an author, librarian, and "not really a dog trainer." She's also our remarkable guest this week and her love of life and kids and reading will inspire you.

McCall lives in the foothills of the North Georgia Mountains with her husband, children, and an odd assortment of pets. She is a middle school teacher and librarian. When she's not reading, writing, or teaching, she's probably playing with or t...

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Kirby Heyborne is an acclaimed actor, singer/songwriter, television personality, and the narrator of my new novel, Even the Dog Knows, along with more than 1300 other audio books. But his greatest legacy will be his kind heart. You'll laugh, learn, and love our wide-ranging discussion.

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Jenny Sasser is someone you don't forget. Like, ever. It was no surprise that Jenny Sasser’s Senior Superlative was “‘Most Likely to Say Hi,” in a class of 500 at a Northern Virginia High School.

What would have been a surprise? The Superlative, “Most likely to own a dog.” 20 years from that picture in the yearbook where she hung out of a window to say hello to the world, Jenny now opens a window into her home for the world to ...

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Those who hear Debra Bonner's story become fans for life. Harry and Debra have eight children who are gifted musicians and performers in their own right. The Bonner Family sings as a family along with their oldest granddaughter. The lyrics are powerful as they pierce the soul of those who are in need of faith, hope, joy, healing and love which has been the hallmark of their lives.  This is due largely to the gentle yet powerful...

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Dan Markham is the creator of What's Inside? A YouTube channel with seven million subscribers and more than one billion views. His passion is rooted in developing stories and motivating others to follow their dreams and navigate digital media. Hear how it all started and what makes them standout online.

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Mindy is the author of Eve and Adam: Discovering the Beautiful Balance. She loves deep discussions with faithful women of all ages trying to find joy, even amid life's thorny patches. Her perfect day would include playing with her grandbabies, exploring along the beach, digging into a new book, and eating lots of scrumptious treats, definitely with frosting.

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Whitney Johnson has one of the most impressive resumes you'll ever read. Award-winning success on Wall Street, expert on innovation, disruption, and business growth, highly sought-after corporate speaker and coach, beloved member of the Harvard community, best-selling author, and so much more.

But what you'll most remember about this episode isn't  her CV. It's her ability to inspire in countless ways and to help you...

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Brooke Romney doesn't claim to the perfect wife and mother, but she does promise to learn a little more each day. Thankfully for us, she shares those lessons and tangible tips with readers and followers around the world.

You'll adore meeting her and hearing our discussion on her career, her approach to creating, and why her mission has become "Connecting women to their children, the world and each other through community...

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For this year-end episode, Jason asked listeners to share their word of the year for 2022. The words they chose and the beautiful reasoning behind them just might inspire you.

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    Enjoy stories and memories of 17 years of Christmas Jars with the entire gang! Even Gary and Annie make appearances.

    For more information about the tradition, visit Christmas Jars.

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    To stream the movie free right now, visit BYUtv.

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    When Makenna Goodwin was killed on icy roads in February of 2021, her large, loving family never doubted they'd see her again. But what they couldn't have known is just how much support would flood their family over the the months to come. Nor did they imagine just how much love could fit in a simple Christmas Jar. But on December 11, 2021, they found out.

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    Can a simple Christmas Jar really teach that God is with us? Kathy Hutto sure think so! She's a single mom who received two Christmas Jars (tins!) that allowed her to begin paying God's goodness forward.

    Kathy is a Christian mom and degreed teacher with over twenty-five years of experience teaching in public, private and homeschool settings. She is also a published author, having written over two hundred resources for famili...

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    Sarah and Tom Dean of Coburn, Pennsylvania needed a miracle last Christmas. After a tough year and feeling down on their luck and low on hope, a miracle was found in the snow.

    Enjoy this first of our special series of Christmas Jar themed episodes for the holidays. And when you're done listening, start your own jar!

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