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The Builder's Journey

Feb 21, 2021

It seems like forgiving the man who tried to kill your sister and murdered your dad in cold blood would be an impossible task. Get ready to be inspired as Linda Lue shares her incredible experience, strength and hope all in the backdrop of Woodstock, flower power and thirty-two years of being clean and sober.


In this episode, Alex and Linda talk about…

  • Linda’s near-death experience while swimming in the Atlantic in Ocean Park, Maine
  • Linda’s struggle with pride and knowing when to ask for help 
  • Traveling to Woodstock in a Buick LeSabre as an 18 year old in 1969   
  • Waking up to Jimi Hendrix playing the Star Spangled Banner on the last day of Woodstock
  • Why it was worth it for Linda to quit her job for Woodstock
  • The challenges Linda has faced on her road to sobriety 
  • The life-changing incident of Linda’s father’s murder
  • Linda’s experience of living in anger and resentment 
  • Learning to speak forgiveness into existence
  • Why Linda believes in “Don’t give up 5 minutes before the miracle”
  • Believing in a higher power and being okay with the idea of God   
  • Fun round of Poddecks  

Links to resources:

“I Love You More Than You’ll Ever Know” Blood, Sweat & Tears


Jimi Hendrix plays the Star Spangled Banner (Woodstock 1969) National Anthem on Guitar 

Hog Farm 


Pod Decks "Never podcast without them"!  Alex Mintling - World Famous Podcaster


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Australia 13 11 14


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