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The pandemic, what I’ve called “The Great Pause,” has taught me a lot. Here are 10 lessons I’ve learned during the COVID 29 crisis.
How are you doing today, friends? Perhaps like you, I've been searching news apps and social media for positive outlooks for the future. Last night, I told my husband how irritable I was after listening to the discouraging reports, one after another. "Just don't...
10 practical tips for families and faith in unprecedented times of COVID 19 pandemic and stay at home mandates.
In this episode and the last, Brenda shares Part Two of her interview with Ingrid Lochamire, a woman whose journey has powerful lessons from which to learn. Today’s episode is powerful for parents helping their kids through crisis. You won’t want to miss it!
For the next two episodes, Brenda interviews Ingrid Lochamire, a woman whose journey has powerful lessons of hope and wisdom in adverse circumstances!
Are you trying to make decisions about how to respond to the COVID-19 panic? How much worry is appropriate? Here are tips to use common sense and problem solving in panic.
The world says you can be good enough as a mom. But God sees motherhood much differently. This podcast will transform your view of your daily routine.
Do you struggle seeing your value as a mom? In this 6 part series, Brenda Yoder shares how we can see the role the way God does, valuing motherhood.
Wisdom is the result of listening to and learning from God. Here are ten bits of Christian wisdom I’m learning from a hard season.
Valentine's Day is right around the corner and we get to talk about love! Not the fairy tale kind where all your dreams come true, but the kind that takes hard work, intentionality, and selflessness. If you are single or dating, please don't let the title of the...
2019 was one of the most significant years of my life. In this series, I’m sharing 20 things I learned that I’m making part of my daily life.
In the last episode, Brenda talked about what she has gleaned from her travels to India and other parts of the world. She shared that experiencing other cultures and meeting different people teaches us that though we are different, we all crave to be loved and...