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Love Feeling loved 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 […]Find Out More
Almost 50% of marriages end in divorce in Australia. How do you avoid becoming one of these statistics? How do we nurture our relationships so that they last? Keeping romance alive in a relationship can have its challenges. Listen to Adrian Kitson share his own experiences on trying to keep a relationship alive and fulfilling.Find Out More
All around Australia a lot of communities have special events to celebrate Australia Day. It’s is a great time to reflect on who we are, where we’ve come from, and what it means to live as a community of people from a wide range of backgrounds and interests. Listen as Richard and Celia talk about what makes a community strong, especially in tough times.Find Out More
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
“My father seemed to know everything when I was little. As a teenager it’s amazing how much he’d forgotten! But then as an adult I realized he wasn’t bullet proof or out of touch. He was real. He had fears, failings and strengths just like me. I’m glad he was my dad.” What was your father like when you grew up? Is being a parent what you thought it would be like? Do you sometimes wonder whether you’re doing a good enough job? Listen to Rob Schubert this week as he reflects on his experience of fatherhood, and on God, who reveals himself to us as a loving dad.Find Out More
What do you do when someone has a different opinion than yours? Do you keep quiet, aggressively push back, or just avoid ‘those’ conversations? Why do we feel awkward when someone believes something different than us? I’m Celia Fielke from Messages of Hope and this week I’m chatting with my friend Ali Hoopman. Can we maintain relationships with people who have different values or core beliefs?Find Out More
No one is immune from the threat of domestic and family violence. In recent times family violence has been spoken about much more openly. Listen to James this week as he looks at the effects of domestic violence, and how we can search for hope in the face of such a widespread and destructive problem.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
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