Arlene Pellicane interviews author of Fear Fighting, Kelly Balarie, about the keys she has discovered to deal with paralyzing fear.  Learn how to use prayer and brave declarations to chase fear away. This change of perspective makes a big difference. Enjoy more peace and less stress by changing what you think about and what you say.  

Direct download: Fear_Fighting_with_Kelly_Balarie.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:30am PDT

Would your friends describe you as happy?  In Part 2 of this message, The Happiness Habit, Arlene Pellicane teaches simple habits that will bring more happiness into your life.  

Direct download: Happiness_Habit_Part_2_Arlene_Pellicane.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:30am PDT

Arlene shares Part 1 of her message, "The Happiness Habit."  Based on her book 31 Days to Becoming a Happy Wife, you'll learn how to put a smile on your face even when you don't feel like it.  

Discover why happy is more about habit than happenstance.  

 

Direct download: The_Happiness_Habit_Part_1_.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:28pm PDT

Speaker and author Cindi McMenamin joins Arlene to help us dial down the drama in our lives.  Giving tips from her new book "Drama Free: Finding Peace When Emotions Overwhelm You," Cindi shows you: 

How to lessen the drama in your life 

What to do when a friend or family member offends you 

When it's not the right time to step in to help a friend 

Why self-care is important in reducing drama 

Find Cindi's checklist to being drama free at: 

StrengthfortheSoul.com 

Direct download: Drama_Free_with_Cindi_McMenamin.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Author Kendra Smiley joins Arlene to give real encouragement to moms from her new book, "Mother of the Year: 365 Days of Encouragement for Devoted Moms."  

Kendra is a mother of 3 grown sons, and grandmother of 11.  With humor and wisdom, Kendra shares heartwarming stories that teach valuable lessons about making the most of motherhood.  

Learn more at KendraSmiley.com 

Direct download: Mother_of_the_Year_with_Kendra_Smiley_.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:33am PDT

Do you struggle with food?  Arlene interviews Asheritah Ciuciu about her new book, "Full: Food, Jesus and the Battle for Satisfaction."  Learn how you can finally put food in its proper place and break the hold it may have on your heart and health.  

Direct download: Food_and_the_Battle_for_Satisfaction_with_Asheritah_Ciuiu.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:58am PDT

Author Sharon Jaynes joins Arlene to talk about her new book "A 14 Day Romance Challenge: Reigniting Passion in Your Marriage."  You'll be encouraged to captivate your husband all over again.  Find out why romance isn't just for Hollywood movies and how you can experience romance with your spouse more and more in everyday life.  

Direct download: Romance_Challenge_with_Sharon_Jaynes.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:11pm PDT

Does raising children in this current culture scare you sometimes? 

Wife and mom of four Cindy Bultema joins me to talk about raising godly kids in a godless society.  Based on her new Bible study on 1 Corinthians, Live Full Walk Free, you'll learn how to: 

-Have tough conversations about pop culture 

-Share your past mistakes and sins in a redemptive way 

-Engage with the culture instead of running away from it 

-Embrace "shame off you" instead of "shame on you" 

-Make the Bible more a part of your everyday life as a busy woman 

Learn more about Cindy at CindyBultema.com 

Direct download: Live_Full_Walk_Free_with_Cindy_Bultema.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:32am PDT

My friend author Angie Mosteller is here to help us recognize the godly symbols of the season (and how to pass on these treasures to our kids).   Angie has a wonderful book titled, Christmas: Celebrating the Christian History of Classic Symbols, Songs and Stories.

On the podcast, you'll learn:

Why we decorate with Christmas trees 

A surprising story about the carol "O Holy Night" 

What to say to your kids about Santa 

What are two important criteria for whether or not you should put something on your Christmas activity list?  

Visit Angie's website at Celebrating Holidays to learn more about her book and find a ton of Christmas resources like Christmas playlists of Advent songs, stories, the meaning of symbols, and recipes.  

Direct download: Creating_Christmas_Traditions_with_Angie_Mosteller.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:14pm PDT

Joanne Miller, author of Creating a Haven of Peace, joins Arlene to talk about making your home a place of refuge and joy.  In this busy, crazy world, wouldn't it be nice for your family members to come home and sigh with relief.  This is where I'm safe.  This is where I'm loved. 

On this podcast, you'll learn how to: 


- Create a strong marriage even with the busyness of being parents

- How to use the five senses to make your home special

-Start a new branch of your family tree, even if you were raised in a less-than-peaceful home

-Benefit from the power of mentoring

- Put more fun and less business in your family life

- Practice family traditions that your kids will always remember

 

Learn more about Joanne and Creating a Haven of Peace at www.JoanneFMiller.com 

And learn more about Joanne's husband Dan Miller at 48Days.com 

Direct download: Joanne_Miller_on_Creating_a_Haven_of_Peace.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:55pm PDT