Darla

Darla Trendler is the host of the Spiritually Minded Women podcast and wants to help women followers of Christ like YOU embrace YOUR journey on the covenant path. Darla enjoys weightlifting and writing in her journal. She and her family love living in Arizona and you can frequently find them spending time together boating or having pushup competitions.

SMW 020: How Knowing Your Infinite Worth Will Help You Love Your Body || Trish Braunersrither

Although Trish Braunersrither has been a wife and mother for many years, she says her full-time job for most of her life has been trying to shrink her body. In this interview, Trish shares how disordered eating affected every area of her life for over 30 years. She talks about how she always felt broken …

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SMW 019: When Your Covenant Journey Helps You Know the Path You Don’t Want || Denita Bremer

As a child, Denita Bremer attended The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with her grandparents. She had undeniable experiences where she learned that God wanted to communicate with her. But Denita’s home life with her parents was anything but picture perfect with drug and alcohol abuse and poverty. As a teenager, Denita stepped …

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SMW 018: How Christ is Ahead of You, Beside You or Behind You in Your Journey || Karen Krammer

 Karen Krammer is someone who has experienced great trials and tragedy in her life including what she calls “the four Ds”–disease, death, divorce, debt.  In this interview, Karen shares how her 25 year marriage ended in divorce after her husband sexually abused their daughters. In the process, two of her sons tragically passed away. Karen …

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SMW 017: How Saying Yes to God’s Promptings Will Help You Become More || Natalie Bogle

In this interview, you’ll hear Natalie Bogle say the same phrase many times, “Heavenly Father said to do this.”  Whether it’s adopting, homeschooling, moving, starting a business or anything else, Natalie Bogle always finds herself saying “Yes” to God. In the interview, Natalie shares how she has learned to recognize God’s voice in her life …

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SMW 016: Why Jesus is There Even When Your Journey Feels Messy || Audra Elkington

After growing up in the church, attending BYU and marrying in the temple, Audra Elkington found herself with serious questions about her membership in the church. At the age of 32, she walked away with the intention of never coming back. But after five years, through a series of events Audra describes as miraculous, she …

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SMW 015: Being Converted to Jesus Christ Through Small and Simple Experiences || Courtney Lee

Have you ever questioned your conversion because you haven’t had a huge, miraculous spiritual experience? If so, then you’ll totally relate to my guest, Courtney Lee. Courtney shares how she has always had a natural trust in Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. She talks about how she doesn’t feel like she’s had huge moments where …

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SMW 014: Embracing Love and Peace in a Journey with a Gay Ex-husband || Jessica Frew

Three days before Jessica Frew married Steve, he confided in her about his pornography addiction. Jessica prayed and fasted and felt peace and guidance that she should marry Steve. Even though she was sure of the answer she had received, Jessica still had trials and challenges. Eventually, Steve confided in her that he was gay …

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SMW 013: How Your Covenants Help You Belong to Jesus || Noelle McBride

In this interview, you’ll hear from Noelle McBride. Noelle shares part of her journey on the covenant path which involves divorce and learning how keeping her covenants helps her truly belong to Jesus. Journal Questions Noelle shared this quote from Elder Gong, during the episode: “When we covenant all we are, we can become more …

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SMW 012: Understanding Priesthood Power Through Personal Revelation

In this episode, I’m sharing what I’ve learned about priesthood power. One of the biggest things I’ve personally learned is that understanding priesthood power is about more than studying scriptures, reading conference talks, and attending the temple. For me, understanding priesthood power has been about asking questions and seeking personal revelation to find answers to …

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