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How to Live Unoffendable, with Rene Gutteridge
Episode 1029th December 2021 • Addressing the ELEPHANT in the Room® • One Light Ahead®
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Rene Gutteridge has been writing professionally for twenty years, with diversified expertise in fiction, non-fiction, comedy sketches, novelizations, and screenwriting. She is the multi-genre author of 24 novels. Her indie film SKID won deadCenter’s Best Oklahoma Feature in 2015, and in 2016 her novel My Life as a Doormat was adapted into the Hallmark movie Love’s Complicated. She is co-director of WriterCon in Oklahoma City and is the head writer at Skit Guys Studios. She is co-writer on the feature film Family Camp, due out in theaters in Spring of 2022. Find out more at

What you will learn in this episode:

  • How is offense showing up in our world currently
  • Why it’s important to point out offense when you’re seeing it at the moment
  • How to balance defending yourself without being offended
  • Why you need to realize how unholy you are and gain humility to reduce offense
  • What are the different ways that offense can manifest in your life
  • How being hurt without being offended gives you the opportunity to reconcile


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