Over the past year, we’ve seen a lot of upheaval and uncertainty about the future. Our jobs, relationships and feelings of loss and separation have taken a toll on our well-being. Listen as Anna, a counsellor, shares how to navigate through feelings of worry and anxiety that rise up when we feel a loss of control over our lives.
People can become lonely for many reasons. Whether you’re feeling alone in a crowded room, or have lost connection with someone close to you, you are never alone. Listen as Jo, Emma and Richard discuss finding real connection in loneliness.
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.
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.
Blended Families “It’s a funny thing when you join two families and two houses, you don’t mean to be, but you’re actually really quite threatened about trying to maintain territory. And I think we learned that we both had to give a lot more than 50 percent to make it work.” Parenting can be pretty […]
Do you struggle to understand and relate with a loved one who has Dementia? Listen to some surprising insights and encouragement for living with Dementia. Celia is talking with Gaye about some of the misunderstandings around Dementia. Gaye has worked in aged care for over 20 years and specialised in Dementia care.
Have you ever heard or used the saying, “I remember when…”? Remembering who we are is important to us. In Australia we have public holidays to help us remember who we are. On those days we often hear stories of freedom and the sacrifices that people made for us. Please join us this week on messages of hope as we talk more about remembering who we are.
Life can be crazy and chaotic at the best of times, even more so when we’re in a pandemic. Listen as Celia, Noel and Richard discuss how we can live each day when the future is so uncertain.
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.
“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?