With 40,000 children in desperate need of care around Australia, foster care organisations around the country seek to provide hope for young and vulnerable children. Listen to Ann, a foster parent, and Margaret, a foster care placement worker with Lutheran Care in South Australia, as they share the unique struggles and joys that come with foster parenting.
Katrina faced her biggest fear at the birth of her second child when she was 23. Listen as Katrina shares how she coped with challenges she didn’t understand. Find out what gave her strength and peace in raising a child with severe disabilities.
Most of us have things we hope for and dream about for the future. But making those changes is often easier said than done. Listen as Richard and Celia share their struggles with change and explore what can give you confidence and peace in change.
With the pandemic continuing to disrupt our lives, there’s a sense of being worn out from the constant shifting of the goal posts, and the sheer exhaustion of dealing with all the change that brings. Listen to Richard, Jo and Celia as they talk about how we can live in this ‘new normal’. Hear what Jesus went through and how he understands and walks with us.
Have you ever felt unloved and not worth fighting for? Listen as Sophie shares how she moved from feeling unworthy and unloveable to feeling connected and loved.
The Easter break is a great time to switch off, forget about the stress of life, recharge the batteries and head back to normal life refreshed. The real story behind Easter is also about being refreshed. Listen as Bishop John Henderson talks about Easter – the death and life of Jesus and what it means for you.
Are you thirsty? Are you thirsting for love, forgiveness and approval? Trying to quench those thirsts can be difficult but there is a way. Listen as Noel Due shares stories that offer hope to quench those thirsts
Our lives have never been so uncertain. It’s been quite a shock for us. We can’t rely on travel plans or on seeing family when we want to. For some parts of the world that level of uncertainty isn’t new. Listen to Jonathan Krause from the charity, Australian Lutheran World Service. What can we learn from people who live with constant challenges, and often with no end in sight?
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.
Finding our way in life, can be a long journey. And our sense of self worth can take a battering. This week I’m talking with Peta, a Christian life coach and speaker who is passionate about helping women build self-esteem and purpose.