Suddenly Stronger

Les - The Courageous Unifier

February 02, 2021 Rachel Flint Season 1 Episode 2
Suddenly Stronger
Les - The Courageous Unifier
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Suddenly Stronger
Les - The Courageous Unifier
Feb 02, 2021 Season 1 Episode 2
Rachel Flint

With a deck stacked against him, he could’ve been a statistic, continuing down the wrong path, making poor choices and maybe even ending up in prison. Instead, my dear friend Les Thomas made a choice to rise above his circumstances. He intentionally surrounded himself with people who would lift him up and lovingly speak truth to him. He became a successful hip-hop artist, university sports hype man, respected military member, and a unifying force in his community. But Les didn’t just rise up alone. He has invested in local youth, bringing up others alongside him.

But it hasn't all been smooth sailing. When his beloved mother lost her battle with cancer, bitterness threatened to take a strong grip on his heart. He had a decision to make: let it consume him or face the pain and use it to further propel him to greatness.   During this episode of Suddenly Stronger, Les and I talk about his early years, losing his mom to cancer, and we have a compelling discussion about some inflammatory topics.

Guest: Les Thomas (Check out his inspiring "One Minute or Les" Instagram account!)
Intro / Outro: Stronger by Les Thomas (Check him out on YouTube and Instagram!) Used with permission.

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Show Notes

With a deck stacked against him, he could’ve been a statistic, continuing down the wrong path, making poor choices and maybe even ending up in prison. Instead, my dear friend Les Thomas made a choice to rise above his circumstances. He intentionally surrounded himself with people who would lift him up and lovingly speak truth to him. He became a successful hip-hop artist, university sports hype man, respected military member, and a unifying force in his community. But Les didn’t just rise up alone. He has invested in local youth, bringing up others alongside him.

But it hasn't all been smooth sailing. When his beloved mother lost her battle with cancer, bitterness threatened to take a strong grip on his heart. He had a decision to make: let it consume him or face the pain and use it to further propel him to greatness.   During this episode of Suddenly Stronger, Les and I talk about his early years, losing his mom to cancer, and we have a compelling discussion about some inflammatory topics.

Guest: Les Thomas (Check out his inspiring "One Minute or Les" Instagram account!)
Intro / Outro: Stronger by Les Thomas (Check him out on YouTube and Instagram!) Used with permission.

Thank you for tuning in for today’s episode. If you’ve found inspiration and hope in this episode, please SUBSCRIBE so you’ll never miss out! If you know someone who can be inspired or encouraged by listening to SUDDENLY STRONGER, please share this with them!