Reflections of Grace 97: Storms Are Invitations To Dance With Jesus


[display_podcast] Can I consider my life pure joy?  Or 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, Have I not sown into your Kingdom?   When is my time coming? “Haven’t I served you all my life?  Why so much suffering.Starting from my childhood of abuse and ending up here, years later… still struggling for a reprieve.”Don’t we just get so wrapped up in ourselves sometimes? I like what … [Read more...]

Transform: If Mindset = Belief, Then THIS Fundamental Belief Is Vital!

Transform Square

(The following was originally published at Your mindset is equivalent to what you believe. This mindset not only acts as a lens that you see life through, but it also acts similar to a compass, in that our beliefs will guide us through life. What you believe is fundamental to the way you live life. In other words, your mindset matters! It matters because it impacts the WAY you handle the things that come into your life – good and bad. So, let’s begin by asking this que … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 89: Life Purpose Coaching 26: Sugar Coated Anger


[display_podcast] Sometimes our communication and conflict management patterns can be out of whack.   This can be for a variety of reasons based on our background and learned behavior.  Those patterns can change with some insights, skills and relationship help. You have to want it to change.  It is always about a choice, isn’t it? So, if this post helps you see your own passive-aggressive behaviors, you will understand why others find it difficult to be around you, trust you, and respect you … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 88: Life Purpose Coaching 25 – Burn out


[display_podcast] Have you ever suffered from burn out?    I have and when I was in the middle of it I didn’t know what was going on…until I talked with a friend, who happens to be a  therapist, and she said it sounded like I was suffering burn-out.I felt like everything was the same as always, but, in actuality I had been experiencing major blows of loss, emotionally, in my personal life… family, and disappointments and lack…that just kept happening with no end in sight.And still is, … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 83: Life Purpose Coaching 19 – Actively Letting Go


[display_podcast] From Certified Life Coach Dixie Diamanti, Author of Climbing Out of the Box and Fifty Ways to Meet Your Lover: Actively letting go is a little more pro-active than when you are forced to let go.It’s a practice. It’s being awake.It can bring great relief. Except for the agony of it! It is not the same as “passively letting go.” Like when you have no choice.....whereby life rips stuff out of your grip, or you paint yourself into a corner, or life gets suddenly int … [Read more...]

Reflections of Grace 82: Life Purpose Coaching part 18 – Engaging in Spiritual Warfare


[display_podcast] From Certified Life Coach Dixie Diamanti, Author of Climbing Out of the Box and Fifty Ways to Meet Your Lover: Sometimes, God allows us to see into the spirit realm.  It is called Discerning of Spirits.   (1John 4)   When we were in the process of losing our house the day the house went on the auction block, I saw cars going up and down our street circling my house about an hour before it was to be auctioned.   I was very troubled in my spirit and overcome with dread.  In my s … [Read more...]