This COVID-19 situation is rough. Money problems are rough. Financial issues during this coronavirus pandemic, that's rough on top of rough. It's a challenge – AND - there are graces, resources, and practices that can give some relief during this tough time. This episode shares 7 helps that may ease coronavirus-related financial burdens. You take care. God bless, be well and stay well physically, spiritually, mentally, emotionally, and financially. God loves you and so do I.
Apr 8, 2020
If the coronavirus pandemic has you feeling some kinda way - beloved, you are not alone. COVID-19 is impacting us all. The fallout hits physical health, plus economic, societal, institutional, spiritual, mental and emotional stressors. Emotions need release. Today’s episode (recorded during a walk last week) addresses emotional self-care. The end of the episode contains mental health resources to use or pass along if additional support is needed. I pray it is a help and blessing to you.
Mar 31, 2020
Sometimes we need to take some time to be introspective. To think about where we've been, to listen to where God wants us to be, to go wholeheartedly when Holy spirit ushers us into praise, to listen attentively when we are convicted, challenged, or encouraged. A new year and new decade are almost upon us. An excellent time to ponder, praise, pray, and plan. Listen in for three questions and one word to guide introspection that can help you enter into 2020 with clarity, confidence, and courage.
Dec 31, 2019
The holiday season is upon us, and before the prolonged period of eat-festing begins - an episode about fasting. Why? For some, this celebratory time is also difficult. Some may need strength or movement comfort or clarity, courage, or earnestly desire a more intimate relationship with God. Fasting can minister to these and other needs. Listen in for resources, information, and inspiration that I pray will be helpful and supportive to you if you choose to fast as a spiritual discipline.
Nov 26, 2019
The earth is the Lord’s, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein. Psalm 24:1 What a beautiful world He has made! How often do you pause and take in the wonder of God via His creations? I don’t slow down often enough. Do you? I recently did during a trip to California. It was needed and nurturing. This episode shares from that experience. God’s Hand and His nature are before everyone everywhere. Our call is to see and respond. Pause and appreciate. Will you? Listen
Nov 25, 2019
Kindness calls for people to look out, to reach out, to show care and support for one another. This episode with Heather Eason explores kindness and the beauty of rising to meet needs. Heather is the founder of Comeback Coolers, a nonprofit organization that supports people after disasters. We all have something in us that can meet needs around us. Listen in and be inspired.
Nov 16, 2019
We need to check in on one another and be the support people need when they need it because at some point, we will all be that person in need. Not sure what to say when talking with a person amid difficult times? This episode of Faith Applied contains audio from a video recorded when I was in a prolonged period of pain. I hope this no-filter sharing about how we support one another is helpful. Prefer to watch the referenced video? View it at https://youtu.be/nWtB1ATvg80
Nov 6, 2019
How are you with self-care? Do you often have more tasks than time or find yourself taking care of so many people, and doing so many things that taking care of yourself gets neglected? If so, this shouldn't be. Our bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit - so self-care is temple care. Nourishing self-care is sound physical stewardship that honors God and supports our ability to be and to serve. Listen in for three impactful stategies to help you prioritize and follow-thru with self-care.
Oct 20, 2019
How are you in periods of transition? Do you approach moves from your current place or stage of life to another with eager enthusiasm? Timid trepidation? A bit of both? I'm in the midst of a significant shift, and this episode contains testimony, tips, and takeaways to help before and during times of transition. Let's talk about when God opens doors.
Sep 15, 2019
The first half of 2019 is gone. The second half of 2019 is here. What areas of growth has the Lord laid on your heart this year? The first half of 2019 is gone, but the second half of 2019 is here. Listen in for encouragement to press on to that goal, pray, plan, and purpose to finish this last half of 2019 strong.
Jul 1, 2019