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SJP #013: Sarah Jakes Roberts: Don’t Settle for Safe!

By Kristi Clover: Author, Speaker, Blogger, Podcaster, & Homeschool Mom of 5

In this episode, Sarah and I talk about how to not settle for safe (and why). Sarah's story and testimony are amazing. I just know you are going to be blown away by this episode with Sarah!    Welcome to the Simply Joyful PodcastEpisode #013 with Sarah Jakes Roberts   Don’t Settle for SafeShow Notes:   Sarah Jakes Roberts is one of those people who has “been there and done that.” She has learned how to break destructive cycles to discover the best that life can offer someone who refuses to settle. Pregnant at 13, married at 19, divorced at 23, as well as being the daughter of T. D. Jakes, Sarah has amazing testimonials that are found in her two books, Lost and Found and Don’t Settle for Safe. In these books, she shares real stories about where life has taken her and the journey she’s gone through. In this podcast, Sarah and I will be discussing how God allows our past to create an amazing and abundant future for us.    **Also know that everything we talk about can be found at or at I have all the links and highlights mentioned in this show there!**   On a “Simply” & “Joyful” side note… I asked Sarah about what she does to simplify her life and she has a great response! She gives tips on creating a space where, as a mom, she doesn't feel guilty for taking a minute for herself—such great advice. I know you're going to love it!   ** Go to: to get a 30 day free trial of Audible — complete with a credit for a free audiobook download. **   Books Mentioned… Lost and Found: Finding Hope in the Detours of Life Don't Settle for Safe: Embracing the Uncomfortable to Become Unstoppable   Scripture Mentioned… “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 “And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.” Romans 8:29   Please Note... Every podcast episode will have all the highlights and links from each episode (just like this) on my website. So, come on over to the blog to find the show notes. Be sure to grab your FREE copy of my book, Sanity Savers for Moms, by joining our Simply Joyful community. It's a great way to keep in touch...and get subscriber only freebies like my book. Click HERE to get the book and join! Make sure you head over to listen to my other interviews HERE! I know you will love these episodes!     Help Get the Word Out... My prayer is that this podcast would be a blessing to all who hear it. If you enjoy this podcast, it would be such a blessing to have you "Subscribe" to this podcast on iTunes or Stitcher and leave me a rating and review. This helps the podcast to rank in iTunes and be more "visible" for people searching for new podcasts to listen to. If you wanted to share this episode with friends or on social media, I've created several great images that are share-worthy. Thanks!     *My "Thank You" for Your Rating & Review on iTunes or Stitcher* If you do subscribe, rate, & review this podcast in iTunes or Stitcher, I'd love to thank you by giving you $5 off at my store! Just leave the review and email me, and I'll send you a coupon code to access the coloring book! (See show notes for details)   Thank you so much for helping us get the word out about the Simply Joyful Podcast!     I hope you enjoyed this week's podcast! My prayer is always that you will be blessed and encouraged by each episode.   Live Simply. Be Joyful.     Connect Online: My Website Facebook  Instagram YouTube Pinterest Twitter   Connect with Sarah… Sarah Jakes Roberts is a take-charge business-woman, writer and media personality who expertly balances career, ministry and family. Wife to an epic king, mom to intelligent children, daughter of remarkable parents, & proud sis to talented siblings.   You can check out Sarah's books HERE on Amazon! You can find Sarah on her website at

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