Episode Summary:

Discover the healing power of laughter! We’ve all heard that laughter is the best medicine, but why is that? When is the best time to laugh? What if I told you that laughter is the best medicine at any time, but even in a health crisis! Tune in and get ready to laugh as Comedienne Cherie Nettles shares how to invite more joy and laughter to your life.


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Quotables from the Episode:

  • Doctors give diagnoses but only God can give prognoses!
  • Scripture tells us that laughter is healing!
  • To incorporate more laughter into your life, read funny cards, watch funny tv shows, and plan laughter into your day.
  • The joy of the Lord is my strength and we have the power to choose joy.
  • I live like God is telling the Truth and His joy is my strength.
  • If God can keep the earth spinning without us falling off, he is big enough to handle any crisis that comes our way.
  • God is the only one who faithfully cares for us through the good, bad, and ugly times of life.
  • Ask God to bring more joy and laughter into your life!
  • Begin to take your thoughts captive – 2 Corinthians 10:5, step one is to admit the thoughts are there and that the joy of the Lord is missing in your life.


Scripture References:

  • Proverbs 17:22 NIV “A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.”
  • Genesis 21:6 NIV “Sarah said, ‘God. Has brought me laughter, and everyone who hears about this will laugh with me.’”
  • 2 Corinthians 12:9 NIV “But he said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly. About my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.”
  • 2 Corinthians 10:5 NIV “We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ.”
  • Nehemiah 8:10b NIV “…for the joy of the Lord is your strength.”


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Cherie Nettles, Comedienne and speakerCherie Nettles believes that all girls in the South arrive in the magnolia lined states in 3 ways; they are safely, sweetly and full of Sass and Cherie likes to place her emphasis on the SASS. Cherie is a Christian comedienne, Bible teacher, motivational speaker, Humorous story teller and writer. Cherie loves all audiences but must admit she really loves her audiences in Hawaii. Cherie lives in West Columbia, SC with her husband, Mike, their precious little boy, Clarence, at 2 year old , Yorkie Poo. Cherie and Mike also have 2 grown children that have flown the nest.




Hosted By: Dr. Michelle Bengtson
Audio Technical Support: Bryce Bengtson


Did you know laughter truly can be the best medicine? Explore why laughter is vital in any situation, even during a health crisis. Comedienne Cherie Nettles shares how to embrace the joy of the Lord and choose laughter today!