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Every Wednesday, join our community conversation over on the podcast. To keep the conversation going, on Thursday’s, you’ll find additional resources, pdf’s, short videos, and links to articles/sites mentioned in the podcast, right here on the blog. By combining the spoken + written word, you’ll find yourself becoming stronger than ever!

Beneath Every Attitude

Beneath Every Attitude

“We waste so much energy trying to cover up who we are when beneath every attitude is the want to be loved, and beneath every anger is a wound to be healed and beneath every sadness is the fear that there will not be enough time.When we hesitate in being direct, we...

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Put Away Childish Things

Put Away Childish Things

When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.1 Corinthians 13:11, KJV It was New Year's Eve. I stood in a very long line in a store, waiting to check out. I needed shampoo...

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Episode 6: WHOLE

Episode 6: WHOLE

This week's word: WHOLE! In Episodes 4 & 5 we talked about a direct, intentional question Jesus asked a lame man: Do you want to be whole? So, let's look at this word and discover how we can move through life from a W.H.O.L.E. place. Oftentimes, when we are in a...

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Episode 3: Forget

Episode 3: Forget

Words matter. They have the potential to alter the course of your life. That is why we talk about their power, right here, on The Speak Healing Words Podcast. Today is Part 2 of our "Forgive and Forget" conversation, which started in Episode 2. You are going to be...

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Episode 20: Contentment

Episode 20: Contentment

In our Christmas edition of the podcast, we talk about "A Woman's Greatest Gift,"—her emotional health. When a woman possesses and practices the three fold cord of emotional health and spiritual authenticity: a healthy sense of self, healthy behavior patterns and...

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Happy Can Be Very Hard

Happy Can Be Very Hard

After a heated dispute, we each undertook an assignment for the next class: to engage in one pleasurable activity and one philanthropic activity, and write about both. The results were life-changing. The afterglow of the “pleasurable” activity (hanging out with...

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Hurricanes and Hunkering Down

Hurricanes and Hunkering Down

For the Celtic monastic tradition, wandering was a powerful practice, shaping much of their vision of Christian spiritual life. There is a unique term for this Celtic wandering--peregrinatio pro Christo--the call to wander for the love of Christ. It is a phrase...

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How a People Pleaser Became a Family Pleaser

How a People Pleaser Became a Family Pleaser

From the archives, August 19, 2015 Update, August 12, 2018 Many of us found that we had several characteristics in common as a result of being brought up in an alcoholic or dysfunctional household. We had come to feel isolated and uneasy with other people, especially...

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Episode 2: Forgive

Episode 2: Forgive

Why is it so hard to forgive? The bigger question is why is it so hard to forgive ourselves? Today, we look at the words within the word, forgive, and practice self-compassion. I'm drawing from the great work of Dr. Stan Luskin's book, "Forgive for Good," and from my...

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