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Being in love is one of the best feelings in the world and can make you feel like you’re walking on air. Valentine’s Day with all its focus on love and romance can make you look at your own relationships…Are romance and love the same thing? Does it change when you have a long, established relationship? Listen as Richard and Celia chat about love and relationships.Find Out More
All of us have the potential to be surrounded by people, but if we are not known, it can seem that we don’t even exist. Loneliness can be that sense of not being known. How do we overcome isolation and restore connections? Listen as James Winderlich shares how God created us for community and the hope from loneliness to feeling connected.Find Out More
“I've become his carer and his protector. That role of changing from being a wife to that element of carer, that's massive. Sometimes I'm just terrified.”
Listen as Therese shares her experiences and struggles about adjusting roles from wife to carer. What are the challenges and how did she cope?
A Second Chance “Dion: I remember many times especially in my later high school years planning how I was gonna run away, yelling into my pillow that I hated Dad. Family relationships don’t always work out the way we’d like them to but it doesn’t necessarily mean giving up. Listen as Richard talks with Gavin […]Find Out More
Almost 40, with no partner or children, Emma is constantly faced with questions around her single life. She’s also been given plenty of unwanted advice! Listen as Emma shares how she navigates society’s expectations as a single person, and the hope she discovered in embracing being single.Find Out More
Relationships are part of all our lives in many different ways. Sometimes they’re easy going, sun-shining and smooth sailing. Other times it can feel like you’re in the midst of a storm with no land in sight. Spending so much extra time, recently, in close proximity to our families can be stressful and put a magnifying glass on our relationships. Listen to Rachel, a relationship counsellor from Lutheran Community Care, share how we can understand and navigate those tense times with our partner.Find Out More
Most couples go through a stage where that original adrenaline rush of being in love gives way to little frustrations that can slowly build until suddenly you wonder where that first love went. It doesn’t have to be the end though. Listen to Stella, a couples counsellor, share about what it takes to keep a relationship strong, especially after the honeymoon period is over.Find Out More
There are times when the pieces of our life don’t seem to be fitting together as they should. Listen to Nancy – a wife, mother, and police officer. The stress of juggling everything had her feeling disconnected and becoming a person she just didn’t recognize. Hear how a change of perspective brought the sense of overwhelm back into balance.Find Out More
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Now You’re Talking One characteristic of healthy relationships is effective communication. However, communication breakdowns are often left undetected until conflicts arise. Because it’s often hard to understand the root causes of conflict, this booklet focuses on how life experiences shape communication patterns and personal conflict style. Please enter your name and email address below so […]Read More
Has God Abandoned Me? Domestic violence has no boundaries, and it does not care about social standing, age, ethnicity, or religion. It traps its victims in a very lonely and frightening prison. A woman in such a situation often feels isolated and alone, as if she is the only one in this horrible situation. But […]Read More
Comebacks For those of us who have blown it or would like a “re-do,” comebacks are high on the agenda. There’s no shortage of things in this world that can “rock our boat” or “upset our applecart.” Natural disasters, human crazies, financial perils, messed-up childhoods—any or all of these can put us down—and keep us […]Read More
Renew The Romance In Your Marriage Do you feel like you’ve traded in romance for the irritation of everyday conflict, a tense feeling at home, and a spouse who doesn’t seem to care about what you need or want? You can renew the romance! Learn to focus on your relationship, the “WE” when problems arise. […]Read More
Forgiveness Forgiveness heals. Discover how forgiveness, offered and received, leads to a transforming peace. Please enter your name and email address below so we can send you a password to download the booklet. Name EmailOrder the PDF Booklet If you would like a printed version sent to you, click here to order the printed version […]Read More
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