Podcast show #15: Trusting God with our husbands as they make decisions

Podcast show #15: Trusting God with our husbands as they make decisions

Any wives out there ever feel like they have to comment on every detail, every move, every decision that their husband’s make? This is a struggle for me at times because I just think I know the better way.

BUT what if trusting God means being quiet while our husband’s wrestle with God’s instructions on how to lead and cover our families? Actually being discerning on when we should speak and when we should zip our lips.

Join in as we dive into Mary’s story.

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Podcast show #13: *Show announcement* | The Lightingale's new mission + vision

Podcast show #13: *Show announcement* | The Lightingale's new mission + vision

If you haven’t noticed, things around here on TheLightingaleblog.com have changed. While we’ve completely transitioned here, The Lightingale Podcast listeners may not be aware of what’s going on. So, I posted a short episode explaining the new mission and vision of The Lightingale moving forward. Listen inside!

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Podcast show #12: Learning how to rest as a Christian creative | Special guest: Ashlee + Kelli Wright

Podcast show #12: Learning how to rest as a Christian creative | Special guest: Ashlee + Kelli Wright

On this episode these sisters are are going to finally break down the difference between self care and truly resting in Jesus Christ, they will share with me their personal creative strengths and how God is using that to impact those around them, and lastly they will shed light on how God is using their unique ministry to teach Charlotte creatives on how to pursue mental, emotional and spiritual health.

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Podcast show #11: Fighting for the unborn | Special guest: Vicky Kaseorg

On the show we will be discussing the aggressive agenda of abortion in our country today, what God says about that precious life forming in the womb and the forgiveness He gives through Christ for those who have chosen to abort their unborn child.

If you are a pregnant mother who is considering adoption, I pray and plead with you to listen to this show and allow God to show you that there is hope through His Son, Jesus. That baby isn’t a mistake and neither are you.

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4 things to do if you're single and waiting

4 things to do if you're single and waiting

Stop waiting — When you redirect your energy from, "finding a man," and dedicate energy to finding your purpose in Christ, you will be so much more productive and prepared when your husband does find you. Staying in step with God, rather than the culture of the world will ensure we are in position for the things we desire Him to bring into our lives.

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What I've learned at age 32

What I've learned at age 32

But this is the year of restoration. God is restoring the relationship between Him and I. He is personally waving His banner of love over me. He wipes my tears, lifts my head, is healing my heart. He is showing me how to forgive others who have wounded me. He is showing me how to ask for forgiveness. He is showing me that I am worthy of being a wife loved by her husband. He is showing me what real community looks like. He is showing me I am worth having children who are healthy, brilliant and strong. He is showing me how to repent often and to quickly turn back to Him. He is showing me how to truly love and shine His light in this world. He is showing me Himself and I’m just overwhelmed with gladness and gratefulness. I very much still do have hard days, but I know I can lay my burdens down at the feet of Jesus and He will help me.

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Podcast show #10: Kicking your career goals into high gear | Special guest: Keosha Oliver

Podcast show #10: Kicking your career goals into high gear | Special guest: Keosha Oliver

I’m so honored to have my new friend, Keosha Oliver as my special guest on the show!

She is going to share practical tips on starting a new career, navigating the job field post graduation, and exactly how homemakers can reenter the work force. We will also hear Keosha’s testimony to encourage those who have given up on their career plans and we will talk about how to be excellent in the current jobs we have - even if it’s not where we feel we should be.

All of this and so much MORE!

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How to stay on top of your fitness goals and plan ahead this holiday season | Fitness guest contributor: Kiesha Easley

How to stay on top of your fitness goals and plan ahead this holiday season | Fitness guest contributor: Kiesha Easley

Consistently adhering to a healthy lifestyle is challenging enough, but the holidays can really sabotage our efforts. It happens to the best of us. Several years ago, I made great strides in weight loss. My clothes were finally fitting a bit looser and I had been going strong for maybe 2 or 3 months when out of nowhere, Thanksgiving happened.

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