[display_podcast] From Certified Life Coach Dixie Diamanti, Author of Climbing Out of the Box and Fifty Ways to Meet Your Lover: Being falsely accused of something that you know is simply not true is so hard to endure, isn’t it? We want to convince our accusers we are not the people they are saying we are. We want to defend ourselves. We want to be validated by those that love us to offset the ugly words thrown at us.Sometimes when we speak truth into a situation, those who enjoy cont … [Read more...]
Reflections of Grace 63: Life Lessons with Jesus, part 9 – Applying His Healing After Being Wounded!
[display_podcast] Back when I was a boy, there was a movement sweeping across the country, beginning here on the West Coast. It was largely made up of a bunch of hippies who had found Jesus, thus earning the label Jesus Freaks. It was basically a counterculture, hippie version of non-denominational Christianity, aka the Jesus Movement, where many of those young adults shared all that they had, met in parks instead of large, stained-glass church buildings, and replaced church organs with rock g … [Read more...]
[display_podcast] From Certified Life Coach Dixie Diamanti, Author of Climbing Out of the Box and Fifty Ways to Meet Your Lover: I was on a local track in a park and it was an otherwise beautiful day, aside from the wind whipping my hair around. As I walked I was talking to Jesus, as is my custom when I am alone. As I was chatting with him I began thinking of my childhood and how hard it was. My left arm was crippled at birth and I was never able to raise it above my head. As a child I ign … [Read more...]
Ephesians 6:12 says -2 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.What this means is that our existence here on the planet earth is a warfare. Satan is our enemy. He is against us. And he wants to kill, steal and destroy the life that God came to give us through creating us in His image. Satan was very successful in the Ga … [Read more...]
From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor:God seems to love illustrations and symbols. The scriptures are full of them: sheep, goats, seeds, plants, vines, brides and bridegrooms, light, darkness – you get the idea.This episode uses the biblical illustration of light to show you a fun and effective way that you can use light to teach your family that God is light, and what that means for their lives.Let’s start by looking at 1 John 1:5-7 This is the message we have … [Read more...]
[display_podcast] From Certified Life Coach Dixie Diamanti, Author of Climbing Out of the Box and Fifty Ways to Meet Your Lover: She came with a hoodie covering her bowed head that day. She was very petite in stature and seemed to draw her own countenance within herself as she sat downcast in my office with tears streaming. She had been beaten down emotionally by an abusive and demeaning husband who had a girlfriend and told her she had to live with it. I was fairly new to coaching at that tim … [Read more...]