Reflections of Grace 73: Life Purpose Coaching part 9 – The Deserts In Our Lives

[display_podcast] From Certified Life Coach Dixie Diamanti, Author of Climbing Out of the Box and Fifty Ways to Meet Your Lover: We all have had desert experiences in our lives at different seasons of time along our journey.   Some seasons of trial are short and some are very long. He loves us so much that sometimes He allows us to stay in those deserts for a while to bring us back to Him. When it gets hot and dry we start looking to Him for relief. You know why?He misses you and desir … [Read more...]

Blending Your StepFamily 53: Focus on the Blessings

[display_podcast] From Pam Rohr, author of Blended but not Broken - Hope and Encouragement for Blended Families: We all have pressures and things in our lives that we wish were different. None of us escape. Some seasons are easier than others and sometimes we may enter a season of life that is so good that we hope it never ends. But as the saying goes “All good things must end.” That’s how Sara felt when she married Bob. She felt she had found the most wonderful man in the world and she was ex … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 102: When Hopelessness Met Gentleness

[display_podcast] From Dewey Bertolini, Pastor of The Safe Haven in McMinnville, OR: She was a footnote in this chapter of the Jesus Story. But she was NEVER a footnote to Jesus. And neither are you, as you will be reminded in this poignant PODCAST. If I had to choose one word to describe this woman -- and let me assure you, there are many to choose from, such as desperate, fearful, impoverished, unclean, shunned, rejected, lonely, isolated, alone, damaged -- If I had to choose one word to d … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 72: Life Purpose Coaching – Masks

[display_podcast] From Certified Life Coach Dixie Diamanti, Author of Climbing Out of the Box and Fifty Ways to Meet Your Lover:For my personal story of wearing a mask for many years to cover my true self you have to listen to the podcast... Have you ever struggled with the fear of showing your true self to the world? Do you back off of things you are gifted in and you know it’s because of insecurity? Would you be surprised to find that most everyone struggles to reveal their true self in … [Read more...]

Blending Your StepFamily: The Hidden Dangers of Resentment, Part 1

[display_podcast]From Pam Rohr, author of Blended but not Broken - Hope and Encouragement for Blended Families:Unfortunately, it’s quite normal to experience feelings of resentment from time to time in blended families but they need not cause a breach in relationships if you address the issues and move forward.  Real problems start however when you hold on to feelings of resentment.  They will choke out the life in your relationships and could ultimately destroy your family.  Resentment m … [Read more...]

Christian Home & Family: How to Destroy the Ones You Love

From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor:IF YOU’RE NOT CAREFUL, YOU WILL DESTROY THE ONES YOU LOVE, WITHOUT EVEN KNOWING IT. HERE’S HOW TO FIND OUT IF YOU ARE, AND WHAT YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT. OK, I agree, the title of this episode is a bit weird. I mean, who really WANTS to destroy the people they love?But the sad fact is that all of us do thing, say things, and neglect things that wind up being hurtful to the people we love the most – our families. And the way that I s … [Read more...]