February 21st, 2018

[podcast] Grow Your Generosity #109

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Are you working on generosity this Lent? This week I’m sharing some ideas for ways in which we can all work on being better servants to the people God has placed in our lives – in marriage, parenting, work, and in our communities. This si something I have been especially praying about and working on this Lent, so I am hoping you you will have some ideas to

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February 15th, 2018

[podcast] Redeeming Conflict in Lent (with Dr. Ann Garrido) #108

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This week we talk about the beginning of Lent and I share some of my plans for the coming 40 days. I also share a recent conversation I had with Dr. Ann Garrido, a professor and author.

Ann Garrido, Doctor of Ministry, is associate professor of homiletics at Aquinas Institute of Theology in St. Louis, MO and a consultant with Triad Consulting Group, a conflict mediation and communications

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February 6th, 2018

[podcast] Find Healing in Jesus #107

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Do you need healing in your life? Of course you do! We all suffer, physically, spiritually, and emotionally. In this week’s show, we discuss some Gospel passages that are helpful to reflect on when in need of healing, and also see ways we can “get out of our own way” when it comes to finding peace and healing from God.

Gospel passages cited:

Mark 2:16-17

Luke 13:10-17

In

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January 31st, 2018

[podcast] Own Your Day #106

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Do you often feel overwhelmed by multiple responsibilities pulling you in different directions? Do you often feel like you are failing at many things — important things — that others count on you for? Do you feel there is never enough time for you, for your spiritual life, for you work, your kids, and your marriage?

If so, JOIN THE CLUB. So many of us struggle to find

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January 24th, 2018

[podcast] 4 Ways to Improve Your Marriage Right Now #104

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Whether you’re living in marital bliss or struggle, we all have room for improvement inside of our marriages. Marriage is a vocation and a call to holiness, and sometimes that call really is going to be a challenge for us to live up to. This week, I’m sharing 4 simple (not easy!) ways to improve your marriage that you can get started with right now.

After you listen,

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January 17th, 2018

[podcast] Getting Real About Family Prayer with Alicia Hernon #103

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Do you struggle to find a rhythm with family prayer? Do you have kids who rebel against it, or a reluctant spouse? Or do you find it a challenge to motivate yourself to

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January 9th, 2018

[podcast] Getting Over Those Post-Holiday Blues #102

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Are you feeling just a little blue now that the holidays are over? Are you struggling to fall back into your everyday routines? Well, this week we are sharing some ideas for ways

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December 19th, 2017

[podcast] 3 Things to Do This Christmas #101

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NOTES Are you ready for Christmas? Don’t worry, me neither.

This week I share 3 simple things I think everyone should take time to do this Christmas season.

1) Hold Baby Jesus Spend some

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