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How Do You Overcome Grief after the Death of a Child? – Episode 273

How Do You Overcome Grief after the Death of a Child? – Episode 273

No parent expects to live longer than their children. The death of a child brings such unimaginable grief that is almost impossible for others to relate to if they haven’t walked that road. On this episode, I had a conversation with Alycia Morales about the pain, the wounds, and now the sacred scars she bears after her son, Caleb, died a few years ago. She shares the hope that she has found to help her as she grieves. Listen for how to overcome grief from the death of a child.

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How God Turns Our Deepest Wounds into Sacred Scars – Episode 272

How God Turns Our Deepest Wounds into Sacred Scars – Episode 272

In this episode, I share the journey that led me to realize the need for “Sacred Scars.” Discover how God called me to reveal my own sacred scars and the reasons behind writing this book. We discuss the process of turning our deepest wounds into testimonies of healing and redemption. This episode addresses themes of guilt, shame, and the lies of the enemy, offering hope and encouragement for those who feel disqualified by their past. Learn how surrendering your pain to God can create beautiful sacred scars, and understand what I hope you will gain from reading “Sacred Scars.”

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How to Survive Marital Infidelity: Faith, Forgiveness, and Fidelity – Episode 270

How to Survive Marital Infidelity: Faith, Forgiveness, and Fidelity – Episode 270

Join me with Jill Savage of “No More Perfect Marriages” as we discuss her story of marital infidelity. God has since healed her marriage so that she and her husband, Mark, now have a beautiful sacred scar and are able to minister to other married couples in despair. Jill’s story is a testimony to how God can turn our deepest pain into fertile ground for growth, revealing that nothing is impossible with Him. This episode provides both practical wisdom and spiritual encouragement for anyone facing marital struggles.

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3 Strategies to Overcome Painful Trials: Standing Strong When the Enemy Strikes – Episode 269

3 Strategies to Overcome Painful Trials: Standing Strong When the Enemy Strikes – Episode 269

Join me with Dr. Mel Tavares as we discuss how painful trials can not only challenge us but also lead to profound spiritual healing and growth. Dr. Mel shares her personal journey of overcoming a series of devastating setbacks, including a severe injury and job loss, by employing three key strategies. Learn how these strategies help turn what the enemy intended for harm into beautiful marks of victory and testimony forming sacred scars.

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How to Serve Like Jesus: Embracing Service through Pain and Grace – Episode 266

How to Serve Like Jesus: Embracing Service through Pain and Grace – Episode 266

In moments of pain and suffering, we often find the deepest appreciation for acts of love and care from those around us. It is during our pain when we are most in need and perhaps most receptive to when others serve like Jesus. But when the tables are turned, we may struggle to know what to do for others. Join me with Michele Howe as we explore how to embrace service through pain and grace, learning how to serve like Jesus.

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