[display_podcast] From Pam Rohr, author of Blended but not Broken - Hope and Encouragement for Blended Families: Last week we talked about mature love in the couple relationship. This week let’s focus on loving a stepchild that is difficult. As we said last week, mature love is a choice. You have to have trust in the couple relationship for it to flourish. Mature love loves your partner or child as you love yourself. You’ve decided to do that. Doesn’t mean you’ll do it perfectly however. … [Read more...]
[display_podcast] According to my dad, he’s really not that smart. In all actuality, truth is smart. So, when we acknowledge truth, then we understand a true, smart idea. Therefore, some of these ideas of dad’s that we have discussed in the past are not smart because they came from Dad’s noggin, but it’s the truth within the idea that makes them smart! All this to say, I think my dad’s pretty smart. Now, as we sat down to record this week’s podcast, it was the Tuesday after Martin Luther King … [Read more...]
[display_podcast]From Certified Life Coach Dixie Diamanti, Author of Climbing Out of the Box and Fifty Ways to Meet Your Lover:The Kingdom of God is here and it’s now! What is Kingdom living at its best? Kingdom living is learning to manifest the indwelling Christ in our every minute, everyday lives. It’s waking up in the morning and saying, “Jesus, live through me today.” It’s putting your focus on Him as you go through your day. He never meant for His body to stop seeking Him at … [Read more...]
Reflections of Grace 63: Life Lessons with Jesus, part 9 – Applying His Healing After Being Wounded!
[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...]
[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...]