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Join host Vangie Rodenbeck and guest Lori Millwood as they discuss respite ministry. Learn about this special ministry event and the beautiful ways it connects special needs families to the church and the church to people with special needs. Listen to hear tips on how to start a ministry, staffing, registration and scheduling. Be ready to be impacted by stories of kingdom victory through respite ministry!
Mandy Eppley and Elizabeth Berrien, two of the co-founders of The Respite, A Centre for Grief & Hope, will be unveiling an exciting new online program called Heart Centered Healing. Inspired and created by Elizabeth, this program is yet another extension of her service to those who are hurting and in need of hope and empowerment. Elizabeth is a living example of how The Model of Heart-Centered Grief can have a huge impact on your life.
Elizabeth is a coach, author, support group facilitator, speaker, spiritual entrepreneur, and proud mom. After the unexpected losses of her husband and son by the age of 27, she has passionately dedicated her life to helping others experience healing, joy, and purpose after loss. She established the unique support community, Soul Widows, in 2010, a supportive space for young widows to become empowered on their journey from grief to hope. Elizabeth’s background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and Dance. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Asheville in 2004 and attended graduate school at the University of Missouri at St. Louis for Community Counseling in 2008. In 2013, Elizabeth became a Certified Creative Grief Coach. She has also completed Spirit Junkie Master Class Teacher Training Levels 1 and 2 with New York Times bestselling author Gabrielle Bernstein. She believes in the transformative power of the human journey and our sacred stories. Through sharing her own story, she hopes to light the way for others seeking a healthy, heart-centered, and fulfilling life. To connect with Elizabeth further, visit her author website at CreativeGrieving.com.
THIS WEEK'S NORTH FLORIDA WRITER TALKS WILL FEATURE MAN'S BEST FRIEND, FOR IN A TIME OF MUCH TRIAL AND TRIBULATION, THE AMERICAN DOG OFFERS A RESPITE FROM STRESS WITH JOY AND LOVE. THERE'S JUST SOMETHING ABOUT DRIVING UP TO THE GATE OF OUR RURAL PROPERTY AND HAVING MY TWO GREAT PYRENEES, BROTHERS VAL AND SAL WAITING WITH WAGGING TAILS. IT CHEERS UP THE HEART NO MATTER WHAT KIND OF DAY I'VE HAD.
MY GUEST WILL BE LORI WIGGINS, A DOG LOVER WHO HAS A SPECIAL PLACE IN HER HEART FOR GREYHOUNDS BUT ALSO JUST HAS A GREAT LOVE FOR ALL DOGS AS I DO. WE WILL TALK ABOUT THE JOYS THEY BRING, THE SORROWS WE FEEL WHEN WE LOSE ONE AND THE FUNNY LITTLE STORIES THAT THEY STAR IN AS THEY ADD SO MUCH TO LIFE. BIG OR SMALL, ENERGETIC OR A SOFA FAN, THEY ARE ALL SPECIAL IN THEIR UNIQUE WAYS AND THEY CLEARLY HAVE A SPECIAL PLACE IN THE LIFE OF SO MANY AMERICANS. THEY ARE JUST AS MUCH AN AMERICAN TRADITION AS BASEBALL AND APPLE PIE.
THE FIRST HALF OF OUR PROGRAM WILL BE SPENT SHARING MEMORIES AND EXPERIENCES AS WELL AS THINGS THAT DOGS TEACH. WE HOPE TO USE THE SECOND HALF TO HEAR FROM DOG LOVERS EVERYWHERE. GIVE US A CALL AND TELL US BRIEFLY ABOUT YOUR DOG AND WHAT MAKES THEM SO SPECIAL. THE CALL IN NUMBER IS 914-338-1776. I HOPE YOU WILL JOIN ME, JAMES DICK, YOUR HOST AND CREATOR OF NORTHFLORIDAWRITER.COM AND LORI WIGGINS AS WE EXPLORE A LIGHT HEARTED AND FUN TOPIC ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THE SHOW BEGINS AT 3PM (ET) AND WILL BE AVAILABLE ON DEMAND AFTERWARDS.
Mandy Eppley speaks with Cindy Ballaro, co-founder of The Respite, singer and social entrepreneur about how her "Spritual Fortitude" has carried her through the past four years of her life, building a foundation of faith that is stronger than ever before.
Cindy Ballaro has worked in the non-profit industry since 1982 and is known as a “builder and starter of fires,” helping many people and organizations bring to fruition the “spark” of their ideas and projects. On her conscious journey for over 20 years now, Cindy lives from her heart and is an eternal optimist, a manifester of ideas, and a seeker of meaning and purpose. She has been singing her whole life in groups and as a solo artist, and most recently is performing in the duo In-A-Chord. She has also develped her NoteWorthy workshops teaching mindfulness through music
Our guest this week: Ujima people progress party - Obasi & Lutalo
Quote pg. 7 Blood in my eye
Born to a premature death, a menial, subsistence-wage worker, odd-job man, the cleaner, the caught, the man under hatches, without bail- that's me, the colonial victim. Anyone who can pass the civil service examination today can kill me tomorrow. Anyone who passed the civil service examination yesterday can kill me today with complete immunity. I've lived with repression every moment of my life, a repression so formidable that any movement om my part can only bring relief, the respite of a small victory or the release of death. In every sense of the term, in every sense that's real, I'm a slave to, and of, property
Summary of the March 14, 2015 Creation Energies show - Brenda's 15-minute, channeled show at www.BlogTalkRadio.com/brenda-hoffman: You're learning there is no Santa Claus, that you can trust very few. This is your phase of destruction before you rebuild. And so it is you're discovering more secrets about your 3D institutions that make your life, your world untrustworthy. Such is so because you'll soon clear away the 3D world rubble to create new structures correct for you and your New Earth community of love and choice.
You've Jumped in a Rabbit Hole is the title of this week's, channeled Brenda's Blog for www.LifeTapestryCreations.com.
Overview of the March 20 Creation Energies show: Most of March has been difficult for you've been clearing the debris of the land that is new you. Before this energy burst, you carried a great deal of garbage that clouded your new you vision. This energy burst helped clear most, if not all, of the remaining garbage accepted by you for eons via 3D earth. The result is that you will just know someone or something you could not perceive before. Allowing you to truly start loving yourself and others. Some of you will ask for extra-credit by continuing your clearing for the next few days. Others wish for a respite and will continue when they sense the need. Whatever your decision, you've all moved ahead a tremendous, if not almost impossible, amount to new you the past few days - externally and internally.
Brenda's Blog and her Creation Energies show contain different channeled information.
Have you ever wondered what it takes to design a new home, or a corporate office space?
How did these designers know exactly how to take a bland space and make it bold and bodacious?
Join me and my guest Nikki Klugh, the owner of one of the fastest-growing design firms in San Diego and find out how.
Not only is Nikki a phenomenal designer, she is the 2014 RADICAL Woman Award Recipient, a 2014 San Diego's Woman of the Year Nominee and 2015 Women of Influence Award Nominee.
Nikki has been officially designing for 14 years, but truly she has been evaluating, study and dissecting space and design as far back as she can remember. She leads a team of seven designers and she has served hundreds of homeowners in their home and work spaces. She has developed her own unique approach to interior design—an approach that is changing the conversation of the interior design industry. She is widely known for her sacred spaces and her inviting and accepting personality.
Nikki has designed for corporate CEOs, law firm partners, and many high-profile people across the country. She has given them a place of respite and their own personal sanctuary.
She is a wife, a Mom and a woman who exudes the entrepreneurial spirit.
Tune is on Monday, April 20th @ 8pm EST and hear the story of this amazing woman and how she is living the life of her dreams.
Join Dave Nassaney, The Caregiver's Caregiver, Wednesday, 4/1/15 at noon, PST, (AND AFTERWARDS ON RECORDED PODCAST) as he interviews RICK LAUBER, author, creator of CAREGIVER’S GUIDE FOR CANADIANS, and former caregiver to both his elderly parents.
You may either call in at (213) 943 3630, or the link is: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/davenassaney/2015/04/08/caregiving-for-boomers-the-sandwich-generation-elderly-parent-decisions
Rick will be discussing:
•What should you expect when caring for your elderly parents?
•Should your parents stay at home, or move to assisted living?
•Who should you ask for help when you need it – siblings, professionals?
•How do you balance caregiving responsibilities with your personal life?
•Burning the Candle at Both Ends - The Importance of Caregiver Self-Care (focusing on the benefits of respite and some ideas of how to take a break)
In Rick's latest book, "Caregiver's Guide For Canadians," the author guides you through typical caregiving issues and includes checklists for differing areas of eldercare, so that you can better manage and ensure that you’re providing the best care possible for your loved one.
Hear him live, Wednesday, 4/8/15, noon, PDT, or listen to the recorded podcast AFTER THE LIVE SHOW, anytime, 24/7. Share this link with anyone you know who would benefit from this discussion.
Mandy Eppley speaks with visual artist Gypsy Hundley about how her creative spirit is reflected in her artwork and is her passionate way of serving in the world.
Gypsy Hundley has been painting full time for over 10 years. Her work has been displayed in galleries throughout the nation and purchased from thousands of spirits world wide. Starting out as an outsider/folk artist, Gypsy spent years traveling the unknown roads touring art shows and seeking galleries while living out of her van. Her tenacity to evolve and pursue an art career gave her strength to move forward. Her continual changes in her style has gained respect, recognition and admiration.
When she speaks of her art, it is as if she's telling a story of an ancient love she has danced through life with, hand in hand. "I wouldn't know what I would do if I couldn't create. I am so very blessed and choose to carry those blessings to others through my colors and imagination. Hopefully to heal and brighten other lives."
Join me for Segment 4 of my 12-segment Series of the Bigger Game Board.
Each show I explore the different squares on the board of this Life-Changing 2-Day Experiental Workshop.
It's based on Rick Tamlyn's program, The Bigger Game, which I'll be delivering on April 25th. & 26th. in Los Angeles, and June 27th. & 28th. in NYC.
Learn more about this program and Register at HeartCenteredPrograms.
Today we'll explore the Comfort Zone square. Comfort Zones get a bad rap and the truth is they're neither good nor bad. They have a very distinct purpose.
However, if you spend too much time in your Comfort Zone - you become stagnant, static and stuck!
The Bigger Game is designed to get you to Assess your Comfort Zone and see if it's holding you back, giving you a needed respite, or if it's become a hiding-place!
Join me Monday, March 30th. at 10am and Assess your own Comfort Zone!