161: Change Your Mind
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You are allowed to change your mind. In fact, this might be the most courageous, spiritually forming thing you could do. If we want to participate in true transformation, we may have to be willing to let go of what we’re good at, to move away from what we once knew for sure (or thought we knew for sure), and take a step into the mysterious shadow of unknowing. You might be surprised what you find there. Listen in.   Links + Resources From This Episode:
We Wonder: Lent
We Wonder: Lent
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Whoever Has Ears Should Listen - Thursday, Mark 4:1-12
Welcome back to We Wonder: Lent. Long ago, Jesus said to his friends, "Come: follow me," and during Lent we are following Jesus all the way through the gospel of Mark. Today we are beginning Mark chapter 4: Jesus tells a story about a very careless farmer. 📖 Read: Mark 4:1-12 (NIRV) ❔Wonder: Can I picture myself hearing this story along with the rest of the crowd at the Sea of Galilee? Where am I? Am I sitting on some sand, warm beneath me? Or maybe I am trying to get comfortable on a rocky patch as I strain to hear Jesus? Does the breeze help me hear his voice, as he is speaking from the boat? Can I feel it on my face? Can I see Jesus, the boat softly rocking on the waves? In Jesus' time, farmers scattered their seeds in their fields by hand. They took handfuls of seed, and sprinkled them in the the soil they had plowed. I wonder why this farmer isn't being careful about where he scatters his seed? Can I imagine the seeds landing on the smooth path? How could they ever get covered up and grow? Can I see the seeds that land in the rocky places? How could their roots ever grow deep and strong in such broken and hard soil? Have I ever seen a plant that is trying to grow up surrounded by thorny bushes or vines? How could it ever get enough sunlight and space to grow? Now, can I picture a field full of wheat, grown up from tiny seeds but now big enough to feed hundreds of people? I wonder why Jesus said, "whoever has ears should listen"? I have ears, but do I always really listen with them? Are there any words, or pictures, or moments from this story that I want to ask God about right now? Are there any words, or pictures, or moments from this story that I want to take with me and hold close? 🙏🏾 Pray: Jesus of Nazareth, son of God: thank you that we have a book filled with your words and deed. Give us the wisdom and understanding that comes from your Holy Spirit, so that we can know you better and follow you all the days of our lives. In the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit, Amen. 💌 Keep in touch! You can follow us on Instagram and Twitter @wewonderpod for updates throughout the season, or you can shoot me an email at sarah@wewonderpod.com Thanks so much for listening, and I'll see you tomorrow!
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Be the Bridge Podcast with Latasha Morrison
Be the Bridge Podcast with Latasha Morrison
That Sounds Fun Network
Be The Bridge 218 - COVID-19: The Process After Losing a Loved One with Dr. Debbie Stevens
We’re back for a new season! In this episode of the Be the Bridge podcast, our Director of Programs and Innovation, Faitth Brooks, discusses the impacts of the pandemic with Debbie Stevens, a registered psychiatric nurse practitioner and close friend of our founder, Latasha Morrison, who lost her father to COVID-19 earlier this year. In this much-needed discussion, Faitth and Debbie acknowledge the legacy of medical racism in the U.S., talk about the hope they’ve had amidst the pandemic, and give listeners tips on loving others well through periods of grief. “Grief is just highly individualized. The way one person grieves is not necessarily the way that you may grieve.” –Debbie Stevens “It’s really easy to see what somebody else is going through, and then try to relate it back to something you’ve experienced. But the reality is, it’s a time for you to just sit and listen, lending a hand in whatever way possible, and being willing to serve.” –Faitth Brooks “Because of the legacy of the research and medical community really betraying the Black community—in terms of all the disgraceful things that the medical professional community has done to Black people and taken advantage of them—there’s a lot of distrust.” –Debbie Stevens “This is a time for us to think collectively and not individually about our wants, about what we desire, and to think about ‘How can I love my neighbor?’” –Faitth Brooks “I love my patients so I continue to show up for them, and they offer me hope because they haven’t given up. They continue to push forward, and even if they’re losing loved ones and family members, they continue to make their mental health a priority. So that offers me hope that I’m doing something that’s making a difference.” –Debbie Stevens LISTEN & SUBSCRIBE Podcast link: https://podlink.to/BeTheBridgeSocial handles/links: Instagram: @LatashaMorrisonTwitter: @LatashaMorrisonFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/LatashaMMorrison/Official Hashtag: #bethebridge --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
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Dream Big Podcast with Bob Goff and Friends
Dream Big Podcast with Bob Goff and Friends
AccessMore
Craig Groeschel - Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life
As one of the most respected leaders in the Church, Craig speaks frequently at leadership events and conferences worldwide. In addition to writing and speaking extensively on leadership principles and strategies, he serves as champion for the Global Leadership Summit, and hosts the top-ranking Craig Groeschel Leadership Podcast. Glassdoor has also named him in the top 10 CEOs in the U.S. (small and midsize companies) and named Life.Church the #1 Place to Work under his leadership. Craig is a New York Times bestselling author of books on a wide variety of topics, including dating and marriage, social media, purpose, direction, church leadership, and more. His latest book, Winning the War in Your Mind , shows you how to break free from the grip of destructive thinking, enabling you to live the life of joy and peace God has for you. JOIN BOB WEEKLY We’ve launched a new subscription-based offering with exclusive content from the one and only Bob Goff. In vintage Bob fashion, you can join him on his adventure of living a life of whimsy, love, and action. Each week you'll receive a video message from Bob, plus guided reflection exercises and activities for personal growth and structured conversations with friends. Now more than ever we need to look to voices we can trust. If Bob's message has inspired you in the past, you're not going to want to miss out on Bob Weekly. So sign up today and let Bob guide you as you go through this unpredictable thing called your life. Learn More bobgoff.com/weekly On the episode: Producer : Tatave Abeshyan Producer & Co-host : Scott Schimmel
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Sorta Awesome
Sorta Awesome
Meg Tietz
Ep. 280 Confessions: weird new habits, lice battles, book heartbreaks and more!
It's a time-honored tradition on Sorta Awesome for us to share our deepest, darkest, and goofiest confessions with you, and this round of confessions definitely gets sorta silly! This week, Meg and Rebekah spill the tea on themselves as they talk about strange new habits they've developed, getting lice in a pandemic, and a surprising new love of trashy coffee. All of that plus America's favorite government teacher on TikTok and PBS's The Black Church in Awesome of the Week! AND! If you want even more conversation with the four original Awesomes, go check out the Sorta Spicy series on Patreon. The newest episode in the series is called "Covid Confessions," and in it, you'll hear Meg, Kelly, Rebekah, and Laura share their most heartfelt confessions of how the Covid pandemic has impacted their private lives. This episode is exclusively available for our Super Star Patreon supporters! THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS: Literati: Go to Literati.com/AWESOME for 25% off your first TWO orders and pick your kids book club today Best Fiends: Download Best Fiends FREE on the Apple App Store or Google Play Kencko: The first 100 listeners will get 25% off their first order at kencko.com/AWESOME Grove: Go to Grove.co/AWESOME and choose a FREE gift (with orders $30 or more). SHOW NOTES: Rebekah’s AotW: Sharon McMahon’s IG @SharonSaysSo Meg’s AotW: The Black Church on PBS Ep 37 - Helpful PSAs and a collection of confessions You can find Meg on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! Find Rebekah on her blog, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! Visit sortaawesomeshow.com for show notes on this and every episode. And don’t forget to find us in the Sorta Awesome Hangout on Facebook or @sortaawesomeshow on Instagram, and @sortaawesomepod on Twitter!
1 hr 11 min
Crystal Paine Show
Crystal Paine Show
Crystal Paine
113. An interview with Kathrynne
Last week, while the kids were off of school because of the ice and snow, Jesse and I sat down and interviewed Kathrynne, our 16-year-old. She answered some of your questions that you'd submitted on topics like: * how parents can build stronger relationships with their teens * why she feels like she can trust us * her honest thoughts on kids and social media * how she feels most heard and understood (and what makes her feel like we're not listening/paying attention) * what learning to drive has been like, and more! In This Episode: [00:33] We were snowed in… and then we were iced in! [02:52] Kathrynne is joining us to answer some of your questions. [04:39] How does Kathrynne feel about my active Instagram presence? [05:42] What makes her feel most heard and understood? [07:15] She shares the things we do that make her feel like she isn’t being heard. [09:57] What advice would she give other kids younger than her? [12:01] How can parents try to cultivate trust-filled relationships with their younger children? [14:59] Why parents shouldn’t pre-decide that the teenage years are going to be hard. [17:13] Ways parents can reconnect with teens who seem really distant. [18:44] Things to consider regarding social media during the teenage years. [20:48] Teens want to be able to make their own decisions, especially regarding their time and interests. [27:24] What’s it been like learning how to drive? Links and Resources: * Love-Centered Parenting * 10-Days to Be a Happier Mom * Sign up for the Hot Deals Email List * MoneySavingMom.com * My Instagram account (I’d love for you to follow me there! I usually hop on at least a few times per day and share behind-the-scenes photos and videos, my grocery store hauls, funny stories, or just anything I’m pondering or would like your advice or feedback on!) * Have feedback on the show or suggestions for future episodes or topics? Send me an email: crystal@moneysavingmom.com
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