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Hope for Living the Best Version of Your True Self – Episode 118

Hope for Living the Best Version of Your True Self – Episode 118

Have you ever felt you were all alone in your struggle? Or that nobody else would understand or relate? Or experienced shame from something you’ve done or didn’t do? Then you’ve tuned in for the right episode. In this episode, my guest, Kerrie Oles and I talk about the hope we have for living the best version of your true self.

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Hope for When You Feel Abandoned By God – Episode 117

Hope for When You Feel Abandoned By God – Episode 117

Nan Jones and I talk about how to maintain our hope when we feel abandoned by God. During those times when we feel alone, we so desperately need evidence of God’s abiding presence. So often when we are in the valley, going through difficult times, it’s easy to feel like God has abandoned us. That’s when we need to pray God will open our eyes so that we can see Him despite our circumstances.

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Hope for Overcoming Shame and Discouragement – Episode 116

Hope for Overcoming Shame and Discouragement – Episode 116

As a board certified clinical neuropsychologist, I can say with a fair degree of confidence that probably everyone can relate to experiencing shame and disappointment. We’ve all had high hopes and expectations that didn’t turn out the way we wanted, and we’ve all experienced shame over what we’ve done or said, or failed to do, or because we haven’t met our own or others’ expectations for us. In this episode, I talk with guest counselor and coach Tina Yeager about hope for overcoming discouragement or shame.

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Knowing How Much God Loves You – Episode 114

Knowing How Much God Loves You – Episode 114

So many women struggle to call God Father because they have never known a Father that was good. Or, that He is sure, steadfast and unchanging. My guest, Tanya Glanzman, struggled in that respect as well until God revealed His vast love for her, and now she knows that she is her Heavenly Father’s daughter. In today’s episode, we talk about knowing how much God loves you and what it truly means to embrace our identity as a child of God.

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How To Cope When Facing Bankruptcy as a Christian – Episode 113

How To Cope When Facing Bankruptcy as a Christian – Episode 113

Have you ever experienced financial loss? Or have you ever wondered what you would do or how you would make it if you lost everything you had financially? Today I talk with Shonda Whitworth who shares a very personal and real testimony of how God brought her through great financial hardship. She learned how to cope when facing bankruptcy and truly experienced what it means to say, “when all you have is God, you’ve got enough.”

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Discovering Joy in the Midst of Hard Times – Episode 112

Discovering Joy in the Midst of Hard Times – Episode 112

We would be hard pressed to find anyone right now who isn’t going through a hard time, just have experienced a hard time, or headed into a hard time. Yet hard times often challenge our joy. On this episode we talk with guest, Heidi McLaughlin, who experienced several hard times in a row and yet shares with us how she learned to discover joy in the midst of hard times.

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Alopecia: We Are Not Defined by Physical Flaws and Imperfections – Episode 111

Alopecia: We Are Not Defined by Physical Flaws and Imperfections – Episode 111

In today’s episode, we talk about how our identity is in Christ and not a reflection in the mirror. My guest, Carol Chisolm, calls herself a survivor after suffering many years with alopecia, an autoimmune disorder that results in hair loss. She coined the phrase “I have alopecia, but it doesn’t have me” to remind herself that her identity is in Christ and not a reflection in the mirror. She has a real passion for helping others understand that we are God’s workmanship and not defined by our physical flaws and imperfections. This episode discusses how our perceived flaws or imperfections limits our effectiveness and the hope we have for overcoming them.

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Prodigal Child: Hope and Healing When Your Loved One Has Gone Astray – Episode 110

Prodigal Child: Hope and Healing When Your Loved One Has Gone Astray – Episode 110

Many parents have suffered the pain that ensues when they’ve had a prodigal child. In this episode, we talk about how to gain hope and healing when your loved one has gone astray. My guest today is Judy Slegh, who experienced having a prodigal child and is going to share what she learned through that experience. God sees our prodigal from their full potential. We should too.

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