Get to know Heather Creekmore, a writer, podcaster, and former contestant on the Netflix show Nailed It! Heather shared about how she overcame her own struggles and now encourages other women as they wrestle with body image and comparison.
Michelle talks with her husband, Phil, about the different types of laugh languages spouses might have. Phil brings his usual dry humor as they chat on their anniversary about how laughter has helped them keep their relationship strong for three decades.
How can we respond when we’re at a crossroads, unsure of what to do next? What if we cave to stress or mess up? In this episode, guest Amber Cullum talks with me about how she found that God’s grace was enough when she could never be enough. And she shared how a gratitude list helps to keep her in the right mindset.
In this episode, I sit down with Dena Dyer, author of Wounded Women of the Bible: Finding Hope When Life Hurts. She shares her journey through postpartum depression and is so vulnerable in telling her story. Listen in to learn how to find hope and healing in the midst of depression and anxiety.
This episode is packed with ideas for fun and creative things you can do with friends and family from a distance. If your pandemic holiday needs something a lot more interesting than a video chat, you’ll want to check it out. Plus, an Advent resource from author Jane Rubietta, and a secret discount offer on one of my books hidden in the episode. It’s a must-listen episode!
Author Stephenie Hovland returns this week to talk about how she changed her mindset about Christmas from “If you can’t do it all, do more” to a more balanced approach. We also discussed how we can prepare now for the necessary celebration changes in a pandemic. There’s a giveaway this week and some great resources.
How do we move forward in a culture where we disagree, where we are deeply discouraged, and where tension is off the charts? We have choice in how we contribute to conversations and in how we adjust our own attitudes. Also, you don’t want to miss this week’s resource that asks the question: what if Jesus was serious in what he taught?
Sue Donaldson says, “Surrender every day. We have disappointments, but we surrender over and over.” On this week’s episode, we talked about how she walked through a period of doubt and how God brought her through that in steps that surprised her. We also talked about how taking the next step is where faith comes in.
When we pause to think about it, having “just enough” is actually an abundance. Scarcity says there isn’t enough, but even with a very little, God can provide even more than we really need when we practice generosity and faith.
Being shut in doesn’t have to mean being shut out. In this episode, author Kathy Carlton Willis and I chat about how she’s made the most of needing to stay isolated during COVID-19 and how she’s made it into a ministry to others. Get practical ideas for how you can serve someone who’s shut in at home.