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Jan 23 2019

CTLP Episode 100- Living into Our Strengths with Jessica Honegger


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Show Notes-

On this week’s episode Cultivating the Lovely, MacKenzie Koppa chats with Jessica Honegger, author of the new book, Imperfect Courage: Live a Life of Purpose by Leaving Comfort and Going Scared. As the founder and co-CEO of Noonday Collection, the world’s largest fair-trade jewelry company, Jessica has created a new breed of social entrepreneurship that empowers women, connects cultures, and celebrates handmade beauty. In today’s episode, Jessica shares with MacKenzie the story of how she started Noonday, plus so much more!

  • Jessica’s writing process and love for telling stories of faith
  • The “Sisterhood Effect” and truly being there for each other
  • Owning your strengths and using those things to be the woman God intends you to be
  • How Jessica’s own motivation spills over into her whole business
  • Jessica and MacKenzie’s Enneagram and Myers-Briggs personality types


  • How Jessica came to a place where she was ready to write a book
  • What writing a book looked like for Jessica while also running the business
  • The beauty and uniqueness of the collaborative process with all the women involved
  • Shifting perspectives on what motherhood “should” look like
  • An average day in the life of Jessica and her Word for 2019: Home

You can find Jennifer Traynor (MacKenzie’s daughter’s preschool teacher) who is a Noonday Collection Ambassador at if you would like to check out what they have to offer!

Current Lovelies

Jessica: finding the extraordinary in the ordinary every day of life at home and at work

MacKenzie: watching Downton Abbey with her preteen son as a little bonding time

Resources Mentioned


Imperfect Courage

Born a Crime

Find Jessica-

You can find Jessica on her website, You can also follow her on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Find MacKenzie-

You can find MacKenzie Koppa on Instagram, Facebook, and the CTL Facebook Group, of course! You can also listen to her family-friendly podcast The Same Page!

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