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Guest Episodes

May 23, 2024

053. What is Spiritual Direction? - with Deanna Bartalini

Ever feel hesitant to start something new in your spiritual journey? You're not alone! Join us as we dive deep into the transformative experience of spiritual direction with our guest, Certified Spiritual Director Deanna Bart...

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April 11, 2024

047. Encountering Faith with Allison Gingras

In this episode, we're honored to welcome a very special guest, Allison Gingras, who brings a wealth of experience and insights from her own faith journey, a testament to the ever-evolving nature of prayer and presence with G...

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April 4, 2024

046. From Spain to Texas: Clara's Journey as a Foreign Exchange Stude…

In this heartwarming episode, we're getting up close with Clara, Lisa’s Spanish exchange student turned family. From soccer fields to kitchen showdowns, and the bonds formed over shared meals and Young Life meetings, join us ...

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March 14, 2024

043. Cultivating Faith Through Gardening with Margaret Rose Realy

As the Texas wildflowers color the sides of our highways, it's time to tend not only to our gardens but also to the growth of our inner faith. Join us as our special guest, Margaret Rose Realy, explores the parallels …

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Feb. 1, 2024

037. "...As Heaven Intended" with Amanda Lauer

Who says you can't know and grow in your faith while reading Young Adult Fiction? It might be just as heaven intended! In this episode, we dive into the vibrant world of Young Adult (YA) historical fiction with the wonderfull...

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Jan. 25, 2024

036. Moving With Grace with Amy Connell

We're thrilled to introduce our friend and guest, Amy Connell - a certified personal trainer who wants you to take a rest day and nutrition coach who wants you to enjoy dessert. Amy joins us for an enlightening conversation a...

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Dec. 7, 2023

029. The Spirit of Family Traditions

Discover the profound impact of family traditions on our sense of belonging.

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Nov. 9, 2023

025. Enhance Your Prayer Life: Insights and Tips from Barb Szyszkiewi…

Are you looking for ways to enhance your prayer life? In this episode, Barb Szyszkiewicz, author of "The Handy Little Guide to Prayer" shares insights on the power and importance of prayer in our daily lives, and how we can …

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Oct. 26, 2023

023. Our Friends the Saints with Maria Morera Johnson

Why do we call the saints our friends? In this episode we delve into the fascinating world of saints with our special guest, Maria Morera Johnson. Together we explore the idea of finding saints in our everyday lives and how …

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Oct. 5, 2023

020. Proclaim the Word with Paula Perry

We’ll give you three reasons you don’t want to miss this episode with special guest Paula Perry! First, is her passion for proclaiming the Word and the profound impact it has on our faith communities. Second, a “Sister Story” that …

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