S04E25 - Sky High Resilience: The Tale of Rise Up

From Darkness to Life

25-04-2024 • 1 hr 3 mins

"Join Ryan on an engaging journey in the latest episode of From Darkness to Life, as we explore the uplifting story of the Rise Up Hot Air Balloon Festival in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Our special guests include Willy Taillon, the visionary behind the festival and a passionate hot air balloon pilot, alongside esteemed Gold Sponsors Rhonda Hayward, a dedicated mental health therapist, and Elizabeth McNally from Medicine Hat's Real Estate Collective.

Dive into the history of the Rise Up Festival and discover the winds of change that inspired Willy to take to the skies. Learn how this spectacular event, set against the backdrop of Medicine Hat's scenic landscapes, is more than just a visual feast—it's a symbol of community, resilience, and mutual support.

Our sponsors share their insights on the significance of bringing people together, sparking conversations about connection, and the collective effort to rise above challenges. This episode is a beautiful reminder of the powerful bonds that lift us up and the shared experiences that keep us moving forward. It is a testament to the fact that we are not alone in this journey of life, and that the connections we make are what truly give it meaning. Take a moment to appreciate the people in your life who have been there for you through thick and thin, and let this episode serve as a reminder of how important it is to nurture and cherish those relationships. Community. Connection. Hope.

Don't miss out on this high-flying episode! Tune in and be part of a resilient community soaring towards hope and unity.

We want to thank Season 4 sponsor, Crosswaters Counselling Services. When you think counselling, think Crosswaters! Connect with Rhonda at www.crosswaterscounselling.ca.

Visit Elizabeth at https://realestatecollective.ca and on FB, IG, and TikTok.