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Mini Essays: Roe vs. Wade, Support Group and the Question

Roe vs. Wade It's been a hard week. I'm home from the hospital after uterine hemorrhaging. I am very weak. There is a lot to be said about a need for improved women's healthcare, and I've had to take some space to not be triggered by the 8,000,000 online posts about...

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Living With an Invisible Illness (Lupus and Pregnancy #11)

Living With an Invisible Illness (Lupus and Pregnancy #11)

How many medical items on my desk can you name? Today I decided to clear it off a little. It has become a mini nurses' station! Six months ago if you told me I would go through what I have with lupus and this pregnancy, I don't think I would have believed you. After...

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My New Job: Lupus in Pregnancy #9

"Well, I did tell you that if you continued this pregnancy, it would become your new part-time job," my OB said with a smile. As I look at this week's schedule, I'm really feeling that "new job that I didn't want" thing. (Note: the following was written a few weeks...

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Making A Difference Through Proximity

Making A Difference Through Proximity

Proximity is powerful.It shouldn't surprise us to know that there is a direct correlation between distance and influence. As we want to make a difference, we must keep proximity in mind! How Proximity Works In gratitude for all who have been serving and blessing my...

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Poem: The In-Between (Lupus in Pregnancy #8)

Poem: The In-Between (Lupus in Pregnancy #8)

No one likes being in the in-between seasons of life. I might be a justice seeker, but what does that look like when I can't move, don't feel well, and am partially aware and partially not? The in-between spaces of life are often not our favorites. At Christmas, we...

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Purpose RoadmapLive a Story Worth Living

If the idea of "purpose" always seemed a little vague to you AND you don't have a lot of time to spare, this is for you!

Purpose Roadmap: Discover A Story Worth Living is a free mini-workbook with seven-destination points to help you intentionally choose what you want to let motivate you in life. This is what I'm hear for, to empower everyday people like you to know where to start in all of life's craziness to begin discovering our best roles (and not burnt-out roles) to change the world. And this is the perfect place to start!


Welcome to Elisa Johnston

What I’m I About?

Like you might be, I’m a busy parent, a leader of some, and I even burnt-out while doing world changing things (surprise!). I re-calibrated. I’ve brushed-off, grown a little, and now use my experiences (both the good and bad) to continue empowering you to make a difference–but while also guiding you be more fully alive. Sound good? > Let’s do this!


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Journal Through Change

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Raise Kids Who Care

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