PWTG Episode 016: Interview with Gus Lee (Part 1)

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In this episode of Parenting with Truth and Grace we interview Gus Lee. He is a nationally-recognized ethicist and leadership consultant to fifty professions and industries. He has been married for thirty seven years and has two biological and two adopted kids. As a self Gus Leeproclaimed recovering coward he specializes in courageous leadership.

Spent 10 years literally being raised by the YMCA. In our conversation about his life Gus shares with such transparency about his life. You will be encouraged and challenged by him. We’ve also divided this interview into two parts. You will hear part one today and then next week we’ve finish up the interview.

Favorite Verse or Quote

Ephesians 6:4 ~ Fathers do not exasperate your children, instead bring them up in the instruction and training in the lord.

Parenting Failure

The moment he realized he had become his father. A time that served as an epiphany for him when he was jealous of his own son because he had a roof over his head, food on the table, a good mom, and lots of toys.


Next week

We pick up right where we left off with Gus sharing the pivotal story of the time he barked at his son. He conveys the great lesson he learned that day, a lesson all of us that call ourselves parents could stand to learn. We also get to hear how this story impacted how he parented from then on.