Welcome to The Lightingale podcast. This monthly show is focused on encouraging and empowering imperfect women in the perfect love of Christ. Topics range from relationships, marriage, motherhood and just life in general!
Show #10: Kicking your career goals into high gear | Special guest: Keosha OliveR
Mom, multipreneur and career coach Keosha Oliver shares practical tips on starting a new career, navigating the job field post-graduation and exactly how homemakers can re-enter the workforce. Keosha alsoshares her testimony to encourage that woman who has completely given up and we will talk about learning to serve in the current jobs we have, even if it’s not where we *feel* we should be. (Preach, Joseph!)
Show #9: Are we living as good girls or God’s girls? | Special guest: Katrina McCain
Wife, mom, former model and published author, Katrina McCain will share the funny story about how she got started in modeling, the role her parents played as she turned back to following after God, the freedom that she experienced when she released the mindset of perfection, obedience preceding our feelings, the importance of knowing our identity in Christ, why it's important to see if the man interested in you has a hyena spirit or a lion spirit, and so much more!
show #8: Why is mental health important to God? | Special guest: Dr. Cerrissa Hugie Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Dr. Hugie sheds some much needed light on why mental health and having a stable mind is important to God. She also explains why emotional vulnerability and intentional self-care is so necessary to live a productive, healthy life.
SHOW #7 - WHY DO WE BELIEVE GOD WILL DELIVER EVERYONE ELSE, BUT WE DON'T BELIEVE HE WILL DELIVER US?
We kick off season 2 with a question: why don't we believe God will move mightily on our behalf? We can believe Him for everyone else, but just not ourselves. Listen to the 3 reasons why we struggle with that stagnant and toxic way of thinking.
SHOW #6 - Jesus makes all things new (mother's Day special)
In this May episode, I talk about the faithfulness of the Lord and how He truly reconciled the relationship between me and my mother.
Show #5 - Comfort is a liar (my testimony)
When we make Jesus our Lord and Saviour, we will never be the same. Things won't be easy, but Jesus will be with us. He is faithful to make us new. In this episode, I share my testimony and how Easter Sunday 2018 changed everything.
Show #4 - having an attitude of gratitude (with special guest: minister nakita davis)
Nakita is a wife, mother of two, minister, author, Christian speaker, and blogger over at JesusCoffeeAndPrayer.com! Nakita just wrote her first book, a 14-day devotional: Jesus, Coffee, and Prayer - an attitude of gratitude series. On this episode, Nakita and I talk wrestling, Bojangles, the importance of community, using the gifts of God for His glory and rejoicing always in every situation.
SHOW #3: Glorifying beauty and minimizing character
In this 3 part series, we look at a few imperfect women in the Word who chose to be courageous and step up in living their lives full of character, wisdom, and discretion in the Lord.
SHOW #2: The role of submission in marriage (special guest: my husband, Tyson richardson)
We are not professionals, we are not counselors and we are not experts - however, in our years of being married, we have learned so much. In this episode, my husband Tyson and I pass along some tips we've learned along the way.
SHOW #1: exchanging procrastination for obedience
Jesus doesn't desire to see us bound up by sin, religion or any other hinderance. He died and rose again so that we could be free and run free in Him!