April Kolman

Making a Home in Nuanced Spaces


The goal at the No Ordinary People Podcast is to honor the stories of strangers and learn what they most wish people understood about them.


Click here for a variety of essays about embracing the tensions that are inevitable when we do our best to love others well.



Check back here for some amazing writers/podcasters/artists that will be worth your time and attention.

There are no ordinary people. You have never met a mere mortal.

C.s. Lewis, the weight of glory

Proximity breeds empathy, but it also creates tension.

Let’s go on the journey together to honor the stories of strangers and embrace the tensions together.

About April

April is a lover of all things books and coffee. She can often be found learning with her kids during their homeschooling day, hanging with her high school sweetheart of a hubby, reading from a wide range of genres, writing what’s recently struck her fancy, or hiking with the family and their dog, Sirius.

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Recommended Resources

A list of podcasts and books recommended for the work of honoring stories and embracing tensions.

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Header B/W Photo by Aarón Blanco Tejedor on Unsplash. Collaboaration “Heart” Photo by Hush Naidoo on Unsplash