Episodes

April 18, 2024

048. Reconnecting with Family During Grief

We recently said goodbye to a beloved aunt and are reminded of the cycle of life and death that touches every family. In this episode we discuss the importance of family bonds, the evolving roles we play as we step …

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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 28, 2024

045. Embracing Holy Week: A Journey of Faith & Reflection

We're embracing Holy Week by sharing our experiences with Palm Sunday and the days leading up to Easter. " Unless there is a Good Friday in your life, there can be no Easter Sunday.” – Ven. Fulton Sheen Snippet from …

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March 21, 2024

044. Lessons From the Field: What We've Learned! (Part 2)

In the second part of "Lessons From the Field", we flip the persepctive from our kids to ourselves, diving into lessons that we as parents learned from supporting our young athletes! Snippet from the Show: " Your relationship...

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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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March 7, 2024

042. Lessons from the Field: Parenting Young Athletes (Part 1)

As the hustle and bustle of sports seasons pick up pace, we're excited to tap into lessons we've learned from years of raising young athletes! In this first of two parts, we delve into the reasons behind encouraging our child...

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Feb. 29, 2024

041. The Emotional Legacy of Letter Writing

We're indulging in a bit of nostalgia and reflection on the fading art of letter writing. Join us as we recount childhood memories of writing to our grandparents and explore the unique charm of handwritten correspondence. We ...

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Feb. 22, 2024

040. Celebrating 15 Years!

What have we learned in the 15 years since we started on this incredible journey to share our faith journey with others through our writing? That your journey of faith isn't a straight line, there are peaks and valleys, twist...

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Feb. 15, 2024

039. Friendly Inspiration for Lent!

We get by with a little help from our friends! What to do when Lent arrives and you need some extra motivation? For this episode, we invited seven friends (and family) to offer their own perspectives on how this liturgial …

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Feb. 8, 2024

038. Rethinking Social Media for Lent

Lisa and Shelly invite you to reconsider social media as a medium to spread the Gospel and manifest the love of God this Lent. In Episode 38, aptly named "Rethinking Social Media for Lent," we’re challenging the conventional ...

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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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Jan. 18, 2024

035. Behind the Scenes With My Sister

We're not perfect - no matter what you see on social media. Feedback from a listener inspires us to talk - honestly - about our sister relationship and give you a behind the scenes look at how hard it can …

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Jan. 11, 2024

034. Setting Spiritual Resolutions

In this episode, "Setting Spiritual Resolutions," co-hosts & sisters, Lisa and Shelly, delve deep into crafting meaningful spiritual goals and resolutions to help you grow closer to Christ.

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Jan. 4, 2024

033. Books and Words and Saints - Oh My!

Happy New Year! In this episode we tackle popular New Year Social Media trends such as updating our Goodreads Challenge, choosing a Word of the Year, and Inviting a Saint of the Year to walk with us. And what would …

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Dec. 28, 2023

032. Year End Reflections

It's been a year of laughter, learning, and introspection. We've shared our hearts openly, discussing deeply personal topics like our family's battle with dementia, and Alzheimer's and we've been inspired by our first-time gu...

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Dec. 21, 2023

031. Who Are You in the Christmas Story?

It's almost Christmas! In this episode, we reflect on the Christmas Story and invite you to imagine yourself in that story, to picture yourself watching as a participant. Who would you be? How does encountering God in the man...

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Dec. 14, 2023

030. Gifts for Jesus

As the holiday hustle bustles around us, your hosts Shelly and Lisa delve into the real spirit of the season—giving in a way that truly honors the essence of Christmas. In this episode, we discover the most meaningful gifts are …

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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. 30, 2023

028. Joyful Anticipation: Discovering the Heart of Advent

Do you find Advent peaceful or does the thought of preparing for Jesus at Christmas stress you out? This season is an invitation to quiet our hearts and prepare for the joyful fulfillment of God's promise. In this episode we …

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Nov. 23, 2023

027. Happy Thanksgiving!

Dive into the spirit of gratitude and thankfulness during this special holiday with a special (short) Thanksgiving episode! Uplift your spirits with our Thanksgiving Good Morning Spotify playlist. Cultivate an attitude of gra...

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Nov. 16, 2023

026. Overcoming Holiday Stress

This episode promises to bring a dose of calm amid the flurry of the holiday season, allow your spirits to stay bright, and relieve you from the joy-stealing stresses that can often creep in.

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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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