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We will be discussing the loss of a child.
Listen to our stories and we will love to listen to your story.
Loosing a child during pregnancy or after birth is a traumatic, emotional experience. This type of unspeakable loss keeps many parents silent about the child they've lost. Join us as we Break the Silence and offer support to those who have been touched by pregnancy and infant loss.
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This episode is for anyone who wants to do add a little more heroism to their lives, Real-Life Superheroes and every-day heroes, alike.
We've assembled several guests to share their best advice on what you can and should do to best prepare for the role of "hero." These guests are dedicated do-gooders who spend at least 70% of their free time in the service of others, for no pay.
If you're already living the hero life and would like to add your two cents, please call the number above or join us in the chat room. We'd love to hear from you!
P.S. If you've seen the new Avengers AOU movie, join us! We'll be talking about it, too.
Host Cyrus Webb welcomes author Mark Falkin to #ConversationsLIVE to discsus his literary journey and new book CONTRACT CITY.
Award winning author Debra Shiveley Welch was born in Columbus, Ohio and has lived in the Greater Columbus area all of her life. She now resides in Central Ohio with her husband Mark and son Christopher, also a published author.
Debra is the author of five books: Cedar Woman, the story of a woman of the Lakota Sioux who opens the first high end American Indian restaurant in Central Ohio and winner of Books and Authors Best Native American Fiction award, Christopher Meets Buddy, a children’s book on the proper care of a pet parrot, A Very Special Child, a well-received children’s book which received the FaithWriters Gold Seal of Approval – Outstanding Read Award, Christopher Bullfrog Catcher, written by her son at eleven years of age, and scribed by Debra, who also wrote its introduction, Son of My Soul – The Adoption of Christopher, winner of the FaithWriters Gold Seal of Approval – Out Standing Read, Books & Authors Excellence in Literature, Books and Authors Best Non Fiction, and AllBooks Reviews Editor’s Choice awards, and “Jesus Gandhi Oma Mae Adams,” Debra’s first novel, co-authored with Linda Lee Greene. All are available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
Currently Debra is writing Spirit Woman, a sequel to Cedar Woman, Christopher’s Family Table, a companion cook book to Son of My Soul - The Adoption of Christopher, Memories of an Old Farmhouse, a micro-memoir about her memories of her family’s ancestral farm and Swinging Bridge, a collection of poems, short stories and essays.
Jeff Brown is an Author, Film Maker and Grounded Spiritualist. His Blog "Appologies to the Divine Feminine (from the warrior in transition)" attracted me to Jeff Brown's work. When we look at our men and our sons, what is the next evloutionary step in awakening - awakening the heart?. We talk to Jeff about the Benevolent Warriror, allowing a fruitful co-exisetence of warrior and benevolence in ourmen and our boys. I have noticed a thirst in our community to redefine our selves not only as women - as mothers, wives and in our careers, but also our relationship with the men in our life.. Answering your calling, embarking on your inner journey and redefining yourself are all part of this conversation. So if you want to empower your "unique journey", your personal "template" join us for what is sure to be a fascinating discussion. Endorsed by many, including Elizabeth Lesser, Author of Broken Open, and Co-Host Oprah's Soul-Series radio. www.soulshaping.com
Offering engaging, honest and thought-provoking stories that give readers a backstage look into the early lives of Jon and Tim Foreman of the multi-platinum, GRAMMY Award-winning band Switchfoot, parents Mark and Jan Foreman focus on challenging readers to rethink how they live out the primary purpose of parenting in Never Say No: Raising Big Picture Kids. This engaging book takes an inside look at an ordinary family that raised two sons who rock the world—literally!
Jan and Mark Foreman live in the San Diego area, where Mark is lead pastor of the 4,000 member North Coast Calvary Chapel in Carlsbad, CA. Jan is a gifted teacher and artist, and also facilitates partnerships with underprivileged women and children both locally and in developing countries.
Each year millions of women visit their doctors after suffering from pelvic and abdominal pain and many may be told they need to have a hysterectomy. But new research suggests that as many as 1 in 5 women may not even need the surgery. As we kick off the first-ever Hysterectomy Awareness Month in May, gynecologist and women’s health educator Dr. Lori Warren sheds light on this research and alternatives.
Joining us to discuss a new campaign aimed at helping heart patients is cardiologist Dr. Cavendish and patient, Donnette Smith from Mended Hearts organization.
Cookbook author John McLemore is taking his grilling recipes to yet another level in his third cookbook, "Dadgum That's Good!'...And Healthy!" In this book, he remakes his old dishes in a new, lighter way, without sacrificing the bold and robust flavors and now wants to share his recipe secrets with you!
We'll also announce our final giveaway winners from our anniversary special!
What makes Janice Hoffman unique? Janice’s background comes from being Dr. John Gray’s protege and teaching the first Mars Venus Workshop in 1997. That workshop was the beginning of a meaningful relationship working Dr. John Gray and the Mars Venus Institute.
Janice is the author of the award-winning book, Relationship Rules ~ 12 Strategies for Creating a Love That Lasts. Men especially like each chapter’s “How-To” section.
Janice specializes in helping both genders apply the right tools to improve the quality of their relationships. Men and women now have a “communication toolbox” they can use to increases peace and love in their lives.
For over 18 years, Janice has been speaking to audiences nationally and coached men and women on our many differences. According to Dr. John Gray and Dr. Jerry Jampolsky, Relationship Rules should live on every couple’s nightstand.What motivates the opposite sex? What influences behavior? If Men Are From Mars and Women Are From Venus, how do we get along on earth? Let Janice show you how to bridge the gender gap in your world. Create your own road map for effective and easy-to-use relationship skills.
Since 1998, Janice has been a member of the National Speakers Association and has been nominated twice NSA/Colorado Member of the Year. She is a member Colorado Independent Publishers Association, and the Colorado Professional Clergy Association. She has served on the Advisory Board for Consumer & Family Studies for the State of Colorado.Janice’s sincere and warm spirit and her knowledge of gender differences are invaluable.
“I Came. I saw. I conquered.
Now I continue to do better. This is what life gave me.
I have conquered my fears and my downfalls.” – Trent Williams
Trent Williams, a native of New Orleans, has created a strong presence among fans and followers on all levels of social media as he pushes folks forward through his blogs and daily stimulating quotes also published in his book, “Life’s Little Addictions.” His weekly radio shows Innovative Black Men on Wednesday at 7 pm CST and Conversation with Trent on Friday at 6 pm CST allows him to have honest dialogue, straight talk with no chaser at speaking engagements around the country called Conversations with Trent. His human coaching of life and relationships has been documented in two of his books: “Conversation with Trent Vol 1 & 2″ and “Conversation with Trent Limited Edition.” Trent decided to use the affect he always had on people, he became a certified life coach that assists and moves others forward in a positive manner. His passion is to help them to understand their growth and reach their purpose by getting to know themselves with the mirror and turning it inward
Greg O’Brien has more than 35 years of newspaper and magazine experience as a writer, editor, investigative reporter, and publisher. Over the years, he has contributed to, among other publications, the Associated Press, UPI, USA Today, Arizona Republic, Boston Herald American, Boston Metro, New York Metro, Philadelphia Metro, Providence Journal, Cape Cod Times, Boston Irish Reporter, and Boston Magazine, where he was senior writer. He is former editor and publisher of the Cape Codder and Register newspapers, former editor of Cape Cod Life, and was a founding managing director of Community Newspaper Company in Boston. He is the editor/author of several books, has published 17 books by other writers through his publishing affiliate Codfish Press, has written/produced documentaries, and has been a scriptwriter. O’Brien is the editor and president of Stony Brook Group located on Cape Cod in Brewster, MA, through which he runs local, regional, and national political and corporate communication strategy campaigns. He now blogs for Huffington Post and Psychology Today. He and his wife Mary Catherine have three children: Brendan, Colleen, and Conor.
You have until Friday, May 8, to enter to win the books featured on this episode of the Literary New England Radio Show, where we feature:
Aline Ohanesian on Orhan's Inheritance, a novel that shifts between the last years of the Ottoman Empire and 1990s Los Angeles. It tells the story a young Turkish man who leaves his family's small village, to travel to the US, to discover why his recently deceased grandfather bequeathed the family home to a woman his family has never heard of--a woman who lives in a facility for elderly Aremians. It's a novel that brings a neglected time in Turkish history to life, spanning decades, honoring the resilience of the human spirit and illustrating the depth of love.
Patricia Park on Re: Jane, a Korean-American retelling of Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë, set in Manhattan and Seoul. Its protagonist, Jane, is a an orphan trying to escape from Flushing, NY, where she works in her strict uncle’s grocery store before becoming the au pair, beginning an affair with the father of the children she cares for and then fleeing to Seoul. There, she reconnects with family and works to accept who she really is.
Kirstin Valdez Quade on her short story collection Night at the Fiestas. Set in northern New Mexico, the 10 stories plunge into the fierce, troubled hearts of characters defined by the desire to escape the past or else plumb into its depths: A deadbeat father of a pregnant teen who tries to transform his life by playing the role of Jesus; a young man who discovers that his estranged father and a boa constrictor have been squatting in his grandmother’s empty house; a lonely retiree who becomes obsessed with her housekeeper; and others.
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