Your Hope-Filled Perspective Podcast
How to Look at Pain as a Gift – Episode 177
Have you ever thought about how to look at pain as a gift? Is it possible? I talk with Tera Bradham DeNeui, a swimmer who had her sights on the Olympics until injury and chronic pain entered her life, changing the path God had for her. She learned that God never wastes our pain. If you suffer with chronic pain, you won’t want to miss this episode.
How To Keep Your Heart Happy in the Midst of Chaos – Episode 176
Have your circumstances ever stolen your joy? Have you ever wanted to maintain a happy heart despite chaotic circumstances? Author and speaker, Tricia Goyer has a message for all the overworked, underappreciated moms: now is the time to tend your soul. We talk about how to have a happy heart in the midst of chaos.
How to Reinvent Yourself After the Empty Nest – Episode 175
Have you thought about or prepared for your life as an empty nester? So often as parents we focus on raising our children but give little attention to preparing for life when they are no longer in our home. Jill Savage and I talk about reinventing yourself after the empty nest. Jill shares hope from her own experience.
How To Break Free from Regrets that Hold You Back – Episode 174
Have you ever experienced regret? I talk with Rhonda Stoppe (a.k.a. the “No Regrets Woman”) about how God’s word gives us hope to break free from the regrets that often hold men and women back from living the abundant life Christ came to give. You won’t want to miss the personal anecdotes and Scripture she shares to help us in our pursuit to live a life without regret.
How To Overcome Low Self-Esteem with Audacious Grace – Episode 173
Where does low self-esteem come from? How can we combat those feelings? In this podcast, Nancy Kay Grace and I talk about how to overcome low self-esteem with audacious grace that sustains us. Taking our thoughts captive is key to overcoming.
How To Overcome Adversity – Episode 172
Have you been knocked down by life’s circumstances and are struggling to get back up? Join me with Dr. Mel Tavares as we talk about how to overcome adversity and rise from the ashes. Those things that seem impossible are not impossible when we’re working with God and cooperating with Him.
How to Know God’s Purpose for Your Life – Episode 171
My guest, Ronne Rock, and I talk about knowing what God wants us to do with our life; how we know our purpose. We have a God-designed influence, impact, purpose, and story, and yet so often we don’t see it for what it is. We compare ourselves to others and think we are supposed to be like them. But the truth is, God created each of us with a unique set of gifts, talents and personalities.
Alcohol & Addiction: Never Too Lost for God to Find You – Episode 170
I talk with Tonie Camacho who lost a parent early in life, lived with a mentally ill mother, was sexually abused, raped and left for dead. She turned to alcohol as a coping mechanism. After her third DWI, and time in jail, God saved her. She learned that you are never too lost for God to find you. Sobriety is a daily struggle. But Tonie learned that the storm doesn’t last forever and God is on the other side with His hand open.
How to Hold Onto a Christian Worldview – Episode 169
In this week’s episode, Cindy Sproles and I talk about how to hold onto a Christian worldview despite what we see going on in our country and our world. Cindy shares some startling statistics about the direction of our youth and we discuss questions like…What is a Christian worldview? How do we share it? How do we live it out?
Self-Care for Caregivers – Episode 168
Jess Ronne and I talk about self-care for the caregiver. You may not currently be in a caregiver role but at some point in our lives many of us find ourselves there. My guest is the mother of eight children, one of whom has profound special needs, and she was the caregiver for her husband who suffered for three years with brain cancer. She shares what she has learned regarding self-care for the caregiver.