SORT BY Relevancy
Is the economy important today? Are morals important today? How do they relate with one another? We will be looking at these and other issues of the day and try to sort out these questions that I believe are really relevant for our world today!
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The Muddy Waters of the Emerging Church by Kevin Cauley
How Greece Can Rise from the Ashes: The Kiwi Plan by Bill Frezza
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During this show, you will hear from Dr. Pam Love's special guest, Dr. Mark Anshel, Full Professor in the Department of Health and Human Performance, with a joint appointment in the Department of Psychology, at Middle Tennessee State University. Dr. Anshel will discuss why we do things every single day that we know are bad for us but keep doing them and why it is so hard to stop and do the "right" thing. Dr. Mark Anshel's Disconnected Values Model has helped many people shift their behavior and take action that aligns with their values.
Today's show will help you address some of the things that keep you stuck and move forward to do those things that are in your heart.
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I am so excited to bring back a very special guest to this month's Family Values with Kristin Michelle. I am talking marriage with who else? My husband, James raymond Young!! This show is an inside conversation. We're talking our journey through the first 7 years of our marriage and how we successfully continue on this journey with joy. We've had some trials,family, friends, money and choices come and go. IF you believe in marriage or are unsure about your belief, join us tonight!!
Dr. Mark H. Anshel is professor emeritus at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, Tennessee (USA). Dr. Anshel received a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Illinois State University, a Master of Arts degree from McGill University (Montreal) and a Ph.D. from Florida State University (Ph.D.) in performance psychology. Dr. Anshel has 140 research articles published in scientific journals, and numerous books and book chapters in the areas of sport psychology, exercise psychology, and coping with stress. His books include Applied Health Fitness Psychology, Applied Exercise Psychology: A Practitioner’s Guide to Improving Client Health and Fitness (2006), and Sport Psychology: From Theory to Practice (5th ed.). Dr. Anshel has worked as a consultant for the Murfreesboro Police Department for six years in the areas of wellness and stress management. In more recent years of his career Dr. Anshel has developed, validated (in several journal publications), and authored research articles and book chapters on the Disconnected Values Model. The model posits that people are motivated to change their unhealthy habits when they identify an inconsistency, or “disconnect,” between their unhealthy actions and their values (e.g., health, family, faith, integrity, happiness, among others). Behavior change is more likely when the long-term consequences of maintaining unhealthy habits – maintaining the disconnect – are acknowledged and viewed as unacceptable.
His work with skilled athletes, law enforcement, and highly successful corporate clients over the years indicated a clear need to reexamine our culture’s tendency to recognize success without acknowledging, even celebrating, failure as an integral part of achievement and success. To winners, failure is a gift.
Join us today 5:30 CST as we explore the subject:
Chicago: Gun accessibility and declining values
Questions to consider:
Violence has the potential of touching everyone should laws be change or made stricter to keep the innocent safe?
Does love sometimes mean making the tough choice of holding friends and family members accountable for their bad decisions?
“Our thoughts and prayers are not enough deaths by guns are too routine our response and reporting routine”
Tolerance, respect, compassion and other values start at home, in healthy, strong relationships between the generations. As role models, parents and grandparents can teach good values, like tolerance, accepting differences, shedding prejudices, and making good decisions to their loved ones. Kids who exhibit qualities of acceptance, courage, and inner strength grow up to become confident and successful adults.
Join Amy Newmark, the publisher and editor-in-chief for Chicken Soup and me on Tuesday, September 22, 10-11 A.M. CT US as we discuss inspiring stories that provide practical, insightful tips for parents and grandparents looking to strengthen their families and raise caring, confident, successful children.
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Our military has been fighting for the last 10 years and the burden they are shouldering is unlike anything we have seen before. The political class who voted for these wars have been unable or unwilling to get our troops the care they deserve. This has been a tragedy of epic proportions for the people who have riskecd their lives to serve their nation and depend on treatment when they return.
We will be talking about 2 articles in particular, the first one that deals with a Marine unit that has suffered numerous suicides since the conclusion of their deployment, http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/20/us/marine-battalion-veterans-scarred-by-suicides-turn-to-one-another-for-help.html as well as the conflicts in Afghanistan and the scandals involving the sexual abuse of young boys.http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/09/21/world/asia/us-soldiers-told-to-ignore-afghan-allies-abuse-of-boys.html?_r=0
We hope this show will shed the light of understanding upon the problem within our society when we ask young men and women to go to war.
There is great book that deals with this subject at length if you want to know more: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1250056020?creativeASIN=1250056020&linkCode=w00&linkId=UTSGLZNHUIGRBNGG&ref_=as_sl_pc_qf_sp_asin_til&tag=ejerbajapeso-20
This week on the Cosmic Citizen we will be discussing core values in the context of The Urantia Book's teachings. One of the core values that emerged from our shows on bullying was the idea of being an upstander rather than a bystander. Being an upstander means valuing courage. Courage is a core value. Truth, beauty and goodness are also three foundational values frequently expounded upon in The Urantia Book and love is at their core. Consider the following:
(2:7.12) Truth is coherent, beauty attractive, goodness stabilizing. And when these values of that which is real are co-ordinated in personality experience, the result is a high order of love conditioned by wisdom and qualified by loyalty.
Values are the fabric of reality, consider these statements:
(5:4.2) Sooner or later, God is destined to be comprehended as the reality of values, the substance of meanings, and the life of truth.
(7:1.3) Spiritual values and spirit forces are real. From the viewpoint of personality, spirit is the soul of creation; matter is the shadowy physical body.
(100:3.5) Values are not conceptual illusions; they are real, but always they depend on the fact of relationships. Values are always both actual and potential—not what was, but what is and is to be.
Our values are, in fact, powerful drivers of how we think and behave. Ultimately we focus on and create what we value. In the next few weeks we will feature guests who will discuss values and how they effect us and our relationships.
Jesus taught that values manifest as fruits of the divine spirit: loving service, unselfish devotion, courageous loyalty, sincere fairness, enlightened honesty, undying hope, confiding trust, merciful ministry, unfailing goodness, forgiving tolerance, and enduring peace.
Mompreneurs face a variety of unique challenges, and finding their own definition for success is part of it. By finding out what you value most in life, you can structure your definition of success around those values. Get some help figuring out your values with Lara guiding you down the path. It isn't hard, and will be worth the time you spend
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Many people don't think about their family values until a crisis arises that forces them to make decisions that may go against their beliefs. While they may have never identified their values, all of sudden they are faced with the realization that something doesn't quite fit into what they believe in. This is when people realize how important family values are to the structure and operation of their family system.
Establishing a Foundation for the Family
A foundation supports a family. When crises arise, the family is able to withstand them because of the stability of the relational structure. Families with defined values are able to stand strong on their views despite other people's efforts to break through with opposing beliefs. In addition, when family members feel weak from the cold outside world, they know they can come into their family for a warm comforting connection.
Influencing Decision Making
Family values influence the decisions people make both within the family structure and outside of it. Making a decision about important topics can be difficult, and people may feel helpless if they don't know which way to proceed. Therefore, having solid family values helps people make the right decisions in life.
Guidance for Raising Children
Parenting can be a challenge and with all of the world's influences, it can be downright scary. Knowing what you believe in as a parent and what you want for your children will help you raise them to be responsible and conscientious adults.
John Creger is a veteran English teacher and classroom researcher at American High School in Fremont CA. He continually seeks new ways to engage his students more deeply in learning. This stems from his own dissatisfaction with shallow teachings and from his fortuitous discovery of the Urantia Book in his 20s. The book brought him proof of what he had felt all along--this is no shallow universe. With new purpose, John majored in English and graduated with a new mission--to work with teens in the classroom. His writings are published in five languages on three continents.
Throughout his career, John has tried to help his students find satisfying connections to the universe within and beyond themselves as they gain skills in reading, writing, thinking, and conversing. He has synthesized a model of Deepened Learning from Urantia Book teachings on education and the human condition. John believes this model explains why all who encounter his Personal Creed Project love it. The project centers on each students’ discovery of values.
In honor of the Personal Creed Project, John received the James Moffett Memorial Award for Teacher Research from the National Council of Teachers of English and the National Writing Project, and numerous other awards.
His first book isThe Personal Creed Project and a New Vision of Learning (Heinemann 2004). He has published articles in California English, Urantia Fellowship Herald, and the Journal for the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning. He is considering a second book.
The Personal Creed Project is being adapted at schools and colleges across the country and beyond. John hopes to create a network of “Creed sites” to pool insights and best practices in deepened learning. He gathers English teachers online to deepen classroom learning and will serve as a consultant to schools and districts while also teaching. Email him at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
What could have more core meaning and value to us than our primary relationships? This week our guests are Phil and Maude.
Phil and Maude Mayes live in Santa Barbara, California, having started in London, England and New York City respectively. Phil is a software engineer, voice over artist and photographer, and Maude works with adults with developmental disabilities. They have been writing and speaking about peaceful relationships for many years. They co-authored the book "Secrets of a Successful Relationship Revealed" and are currently working on a second book, "How Two: Have a Successful Relationship". They are committed to the understanding that conflict is not inevitable, and that relationships can be the inspiration for peace on earth.
They teach that core values are essential to good relationships. One of the key concepts they will be touching on is shared core values as the route to peaceful relationships.
They also teach that there are two types of core values: universal core values and individual core values. Individual core values are how each person puts these universal values into practice in their daily lives and their relationships. Core values will vary according to each person, reflecting, for example, choices of religion, philosophy, politics and relationship to the environment. They come from our background, families, communities, and various other elements of the outside world. As we grow, have our own experiences, and come to know ourselves better, these individual core values will align more and more with universal values. Once we can agree on core values, all else is secondary, negotiable, a challenge rather than a problem.
This promises to be a wonderful discussion. We hope you will tune in!