My friend, Patti Reed, is joining me today. Patti is a certified coach in Conversational Intelligence®️ and is passionate about helping others improve their relationships through intentional communication. Her new book, Face to Face, helps parents approach conversations with their children with courage and intentionality to forge a healthy relationship with them.
Today, I am inviting two women who are in my own mom tribe to share their stories with us. They have both been on my podcast before sharing their expertise. My friend, Susan Seay, a speaker, podcast host, mom of 7 kids, and mom coach extraordinaire, was on an episode titled “How to Increase Your Energy.” My friend, Barb Roose, is a speaker, author, mom, teaching pastor, and a literary agent, and was on an episode titled “When Life Feels Like More Than You Can Handle.”
Today on the podcast, my guest is Robyn Dykstra, and she has quite the story to share with us! From her time as a Playboy bunny to a miraculous experience with God to unexpectedly losing her husband, Robyn has been through a lot. But through it all, God has shown Himself faithful.
What if living and loving well weren’t actually in the big things but rather in the smallest acts of kindness? That’s what we are talking about today with my friend, Becky Kopitzke! Becky is a wife, mother, and author of three books including Love Because: How to Change the World One Blessing at a Time.
My friend, Donna Jones, and I were recently talking about the many ways that insecurities show up in real life. We had such a good conversation that I knew we had to record a podcast about it! I first met Donna when she spoke at Hearts at Home. She is a pastor’s wife, host of the That’s Just What I Needed podcast, and author of three books including a book called Seek: A Woman’s Guide to Meeting God, which I had the privilege of endorsing.
The truth is that addictions are on the rise, from food to prescription drugs to social media. My guest today is Dr. Gregory Jantz and he is the founder of The Center • A Place of HOPE. He’s a world-renowned expert on depression, anxiety, eating disorders, technology addiction, and abuse.
In this episode, I am talking with Wendy Pope, author and a speaker as well as the founder of Word Up Ministries. Through her ministry, she invites women to live experientially with Jesus to rediscover His beautiful character. We are exploring how to see God at work in our lives, and how we can connect with Him in the daily and mundane.
Trigger / Content Warning: I want to be sure my listeners are aware that in this episode we will be talking (in general terms) about sexual abuse. This week’s episode
I have a question for you today: How do you do with incorporating play into your life? If I were to ask myself that question, my honest answer is I
“Especially when grief is fresh, it is going to sneak up on you.” – Chrystal Evans Hurst Have you ever experienced accumulated grief? This is when you have multiple losses
We’re back with another bonus episode! These shorter episodes are always a fun way to bring you some extra podcast goodness as a way to say thank you for your