Reflections of Grace 67: Life Purpose Coaching – “The Voice”

[display_podcast] From Certified Life Coach Dixie Diamanti, Author of Climbing Out of the Box and Fifty Ways to Meet Your Lover: The Voice isn’t just a popular talent contest that is on television right now.   There is another voice we have all kind of put up with at different junctures of our journey in life. Everyone has “The Voice”. Psychologists have called it the internalized parent, or the inner critic. It is that record that plays in our heads telling us stuff that is not true, but becau … [Read more...]

Blending Your StepFamily 50: Parent As A Team

[display_podcast] From Pam Rohr, author of Blended but not Broken - Hope and Encouragement for Blended Families: Get your game plan ready. “When it’s just the two of us, we have a great relationship. Add the kids and that’s when we have problems”. I have heard this grievance more times than I can count. Remarriage with kids can be very difficult to say the least. Birth parent and child do things a certain way. They understand each other. They know what is expected of each other and have a rel … [Read more...]

Meeting People Head On with Ray Schmautz 12: It’s Gotta Be The Shoes

Ephesians 6:13-15 says Take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm. 14 Stand firm therefore, having girded your loins with truth, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, 15 and having shod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; You see, Roman soldiers wore special sandals with pieces of rock, metal or glass embedded into the bottom of the soles, much like today’s football cleats. This en … [Read more...]

Jesus in HD 97: Two Precious Parables for the Modest Price of One!

[display_podcast] From Dewey Bertolini, Pastor of The Safe Haven in McMinnville, OR: You are in for a treat! One PODCAST consisting of two precious parables. Why these two parables don’t get more attention, I’ll never know. For contained within them are two of the most blessed truths of our faith. The two parables of which I speak: The Parable of the Buried Treasure, and the Parable of the Pearl of Great Price. Two parables that, despite their similarities, reveal two totally distinct but eq … [Read more...]

Christian Home and Family: Flexibility in Family Life

From Carey Green, author, blogger, speaker, coach and pastor:Life gets crazy. Work demands, soccer games, home repairs, shopping trips, relationships to maintain, and important, ongoing conversations to have. It’s enough to make you the most inflexible person alive!On top of all that is the heart-cry we all have to discover and do what God is calling us to. I don’t know about you, but I’m in THAT place almost all the time… wondering what the LORD wants me to do when I grow up.My famil … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 66: Life Purpose Coaching – Do We Walk in His Glory?

[display_podcast] From Certified Life Coach Dixie Diamanti, Author of Climbing Out of the Box and Fifty Ways to Meet Your Lover: I have decided in the here and now to begin to embrace my dreams; Even when I am still living by faith with no end in sight of my ever changing life. I have jumped out of the plane and am free falling until He says to pull the lever. It doesn’t feel like I am being tested so much anymore because I have accepted this new way of living. I continue to trust that He has … [Read more...]