The Boundless Show with Lisa Anderson
December 19, 2013

Christmas Wishes: Episode 307

54:26 – 

Christmas as a grown-up, plus the raw materials that can make our dreams come true, and a question about pleasing pressuring parents.

Featured musical artist: Sidewalk Prophets

Show sponsor: Focus Leadership Institute


Episode Segments

The Boundless Show: Roundtable Segment
Roundtable Segment

Dear Santa

22:43 – 

Christmas is a magical time, but there’s something about deadlines, shopping (ugh), family dysfunction and overplayed holiday tunes that can take away some of the luster. Sadly, our grown-up selves can no longer rely on Santa to fulfill every wish on our list. So how can we find joy in Christmas while acknowledging the realities of disappointed hopes and unmet expectations? Our guests reflect on what’s keeping them going as they enter the holiday season.

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The Boundless Show: Culture Segment
Culture Segment


Guests: Jennie Allen,

22:09 – 

Do you ever feel restless? Is it plain old discontentment, or is God telling you something? Jennie Allen wondered that and began a quest to maximize her purpose using the gifts, circumstances and people God placed in her life. Her book Restless is an exploration of her journey and a challenge for us to begin our own.

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The Boundless Show: Inbox Segment
Inbox Segment

Mommy Said So

Guests: Candice Watters,

7:02 – 

He’s looking at marriage with his girlfriend, but her parents want control of the timeline. Is he obligated to honor their wishes — especially when they’re currently providing financial support? Candice Watters answers.

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