Reflections of Grace 132: Can I Consider It Pure Joy?

[display_podcast]Feeling sorry for myself one day, I started asking myself some hard questions.   Have I been caught up in looking at the depth of pain and the depth of trials and sometimes pure craziness in my life, and thought, “Why the heck me, Lord”?  Have I not sown into your Kingdom?   When is my time coming?Yes, I am really being transparent here.“Haven’t I served you all my life?  Why so much suffering?  Starting from my childhood of abuse and ending up here, years later… sti … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 130: Seven Traits of A Chronically Unhappy Person

[display_podcast]Being a Life Purpose Coach has opened my eyes to so many things in my own life. One of those things I have learned is that I am responsible for my own happiness-no one else is responsible for me.  So, I often coach about happiness being a choice and the one responsible for your happiness is YOU!Six years of coaching has shown me there are some definite characteristics of a chronically unhappy person.  It may take a few sessions but invariably it becomes clear to me the a … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 128: Do You See Me?

[display_podcast]I was driving one day with a heavy spirit.  It seemed hard for me to articulate to the Lord what I was feeling.  You know those days when you just want to say to Him,“Lord just hear my heart.”I began to sing to Him what I was feeling and I kept singing this chorus over and over….“Lord, do You see me? Do you hear my heart?”It seemed like it came from the depths of my pain.After about 30 minutes of singing to the Lord I felt the urge to sing new words.  So … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 141: Dog Names, Bone Hampton & Darrel Dyer

[display_podcast]I think it’s weird how people name their dogs. I mean, it’s clear that dogs aren’t even aware that they have names. “Your name is Spot.”“OK… whatever. Whatever you’re trying to communicate with me is fine. I’ll just keep wagging my tail like this because you seem to enjoy it. Ya got any food?! How do you stand on your back legs for so long like that? That’s really impressive. Ya got any food?!”“You are Spot.”“Finger. Pointing. Got it. You seem to want me to wag m … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 117: When He Whispers Your Name

[display_podcast]God longs for you to know that He is more than enough in your troubled times.   He desires you to rest and fully embrace that where you are is exactly where God plans for you to be.Even in situations like you have never faced before.I was frozen in time it seemed–for the last three months of 2015.   But then I could feel it rising up within me again and now I think I can verbalize somewhat of what I have learned in the very hard and trying year of 2015.I have lea … [Read more...]

Summit Lecture Series: Is Islam A Religion of Peace? with Nabeel Qureshi

There is a verse in the Qur’an that basically says, “Believe what you want to believe, let me believe what I am going to believe” – kind of a “let’s all live together and everyone be happy” teaching. This was written early on in Muhammad’s dictation of the Qur’an.Later, however, there are verses like Sura 9:29, which says, “Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Apostle, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth , … [Read more...]


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