Reflections of Grace 95: Leaning Into His Embrace!


[display_podcast] A client recently said to me, “I wonder sometimes why others look at me and think I have it so together. They say ‘You lead a wonderful life!’   They confided that they could assure me that they are far from wonderful.  Walk a few days in my shoes, they say.”I began to share with them that they do know Someone who is wonderful.  Without Him walking besides us I would drown in our own delusions. If you are feeling lost or alone right now, allow me to take your hand and … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace: Breaking the Old Records Spinning in Our Minds


[display_podcast]If we are made new in Christ why do we avoid dealing with certain areas of our life? Why do we tolerate people treating us the way they do? How is it that we keep finding ourselves repeating the same old dysfunctional patterns? We ask these questions because we recognize we're stuck in behaviors that we know are not a part of God's will. Even when we know the answer as to why we do what we do, we often stay stuck.Learning to merge off of the broad way and onto the … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace: Spiritually LISTEN UP!


[display_podcast] Today we will talk about the difference in the spirit, which is the part of you that is alive unto God, and the soul, which are our mind, will and emotions.  It is the soulish realm, our minds that keep us bound to strongholds.  Simply put, it is the renewing of our minds that will set us free.  When we accepted Jesus and His atonement into our hearts we were born again.   Our spirits were alive unto God and we know we have eternal life with him.  Our minds however, are still f … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace: Finding Liberty and Freedom in “Kingdom Living”


[display_podcast] WHAT IS A STRONGHOLD? Most of us think of strongholds, more in terms of an actual external sense.   But listen to this scripture in 2 Corinthians 10:4“(For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal, but mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds)  Casting down imaginations and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, and bringing into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ” Another translation says: “For the weapons of … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 94: Life Purpose Coaching 31 – Interrupted Lives


[display_podcast] My sweet 38-year-old daughter was struck with a ruptured appendix a while back.  From the point she went into emergency I was with her.  It was so frightening.  My life was just was put on hold.  Everything took a back seat.  Now that she is on the mend, I now feel scattered and am having trouble getting back into things that were part of my everyday life, from writing to coaching and even exercise. But, suddenly I realized I have grown spiritually, in finding God in the mids … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 93: Life Purpose Coaching – Can Christians be Codependent?


[display_podcast]“In the park we step on this bright shiny red merry-go-round. Everyone is happy and ready for a lot of love, fun and a great future.”   But then something happens.  A pattern has emerged.  There seems to be something very binding about your relationship.  You feel like you are in prison and you can’t get out.Codependency is living the myth that you can make yourself happy by trying to control people and events outside yourself.  A sense of control or lack of control i … [Read more...]