The Gift of Mental Health with Michelle Nietert | Episode 23

Is it possible to have a restful holiday season? It is if you learn to give yourself and others the gift of mental health. Too often mental health is viewed from a negative perspective instead of a positive one. In the same way that we need to pursue physical health,...

Are You Spiritually Fit? | Episode 22

In the past ten years I’ve walked through a breast cancer diagnosis and 8 months of treatment, my husband’s infidelity, and our adopted son’s mental health issues which included several suicide attempts. There were many days I just wanted to pull the...

How Are You Smart? with Dr. Kathy Koch | Episode 18

Understanding ourselves and understanding the way our children and grandchildren learn and process the world is so important. We’re all unique and interact with the world and others the way God made us. The question isn’t, “Am I smart?” but rather,...

How To Reach Out to Those Around You with Karen Ehman | Episode 17

When it comes to hospitality, my friend Karen Ehman says it doesn’t matter what size your house is, how it’s decorated, whether or not it’s spotless, or what you cook or don’t cook. The secret to making guests feel comfortable is more about the condition of your heart...

Hope for the Undone Life with Michele Cushatt | Episode 16

At times, life is unfair. Sometimes we go through pain–physical, emotional, and relational. Loss and grief become real.  Life unravels and comes “undone” in a way we never imagined. There’s no one better to talk about the undone life than my...

When You Want to Quit with Nicki Koziarz | Episode 10

Do you find yourself giving up more often than you like?  Have you ever gotten to the place where you just couldn’t take it anymore? Dreams. Programs. Jobs. Relationships. There are so many different areas where we feel like calling it quits. Episode #10 of the No...

Six Things Every Empty Nest Parent Needs to Let Go Of | Episode 8

  Is the empty nest on the horizon? A little closer than you’re ready for? Are you in the throes of letting go and trying to navigate a new normal? Do you have some out of the nest and some still at home? If you answered yes to any of these questions,...

How to Rebuild Trust in a Relationship | Episode 6

How do you rebuild trust when it’s broken? In this episode, Mark and I tackle the question we’re asked ALL. THE. TIME. We’re digging into rebuilding trust in a variety of relationships…not just marriage. After all, we deal with broken trust in...

Overcoming Mom Guilt with Keli Reese | Episode 5

Have you ever felt like you aren’t enough as a mom? Have you ever struggled comparing yourself to others? On today’s podcast Keli Reese joins me to talk about overcoming mom guilt, the power of surrender in motherhood, and the concept of the...

Are You Prepared for Anything? with Kathi Lipp | Episode 4

In the three months before my dad passed away I found myself several times needing to take off quickly from my home in Normal, IL to be with my parents in Indianapolis, IN. Dad was taken to the hospital in an ambulance several times and I needed to be there to help my...