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Shalom Sistas

Shalom Sistas is a podcast hosted by Osheta Moore—a wifey, writer, entrepreneur, and mom who loves to talk Shalom with her favorite women, her Shalom Sistas. While Shalom is often thought of as another word for peace, it’s actually a deep and wide concept of the world as it should be— whole, flourishing, and vibrant. Being a Shalom Sista is as simple as seeing a need in the world and asking "how can I help?" Every episode, Osheta will introduce a Shalom Sista who asked that very question to share her story and give practical advice that will inspire and encourage women to be wholehearted and seek wholeness in the world right around her. We don’t’ get preachy here, but we do get personal, practical, and at times, a little playful!
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Nov 21, 2018

Hey Sistas,

 

Today's guest is Shelley Jones!

 

Shelley Jones is the founder of dignify, an online boutique that sells handmade blankets that are made by women who are survivors of exploitation in Bangladesh. She is a wife, a mom, and a creative who is using what she has to work out shalom in her business, in the way she shops, and in the [online] world.

 

Today we talk about:

How she kinda tumbled into founding a fair trade company

How she loves to connect the stories of the women who shop Dignify to the women who make the blankets

How she LOVES, LOVES, LOVES Father Greg Boyle from Homeboy Industries 

How she uses what she has in her hands right now to be a peacemaker.

 

Shelley gave us a code for free shipping when we visit her site:

https://www.shopdignify.com/pages/about-dignify

Use the code: SHALOM 

through Nov. 26th for free shipping

 

Our Shalom Steps are:

1: Slow Down/ Calm Down

2: Make a List and start small

3: Shop Fair trade for women who cannot afford it for themselves

 

Shelley is a compelling and fun writer. Here are my favorite posts from the "Shop Good" blog.

 

SHOULD I CANCEL NETFLIX? OUR LIFE POST- NETFLIX BREAKUP

https://www.shopdignify.com/blogs/shopgoodblog/should-i-cancel-netflix-our-life-post-netflix-break-up

 

WE DON'T HIRE WOMEN TO MAKE BLANKETS. WE MAKE BLANKETS TO HIRE WOMEN.

https://www.shopdignify.com/blogs/shopgoodblog/we-dont-hire-women-to-make-blankets-we-make-blankets-to-hire-women

 

WHEN THINGS BREAK... SPENDING MONEY ON THINGS THAT ARE SUPER LAME

https://www.shopdignify.com/blogs/shopgoodblog/when-things-break

See you tomorrow with a Thanksgiving Themed Episode!

 

Osheta

 

 

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