Good Things Radio

A lively show focusing on the good that life has to offer while going through the joys and challenges of parenthood, married life, culture, friendship and faith.

GTR Episode #188: Life Lessons in Divine Mercy with Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet

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On this week's episode: Exploring how our ordinary days can be richer and deeper through devotion to Divine Mercy. Special guests Michele Faehnle and Emily Jaminet talk about their new book Our Friend Faustina: Life Lessons in Divine Mercy. 

Breaking out the "Favorite Things" feature, the latest news on Arise tickets, and much more! 

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GTR Episode #187: Pray Like Mary with Guest Sonja Corbitt

 

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On this episode: The Bible Study Evangelista, Sonja Corbitt shares awesome insight about studying scripture. Plus, a sneak peek at the music of Ellen Wallenfang. Ellen will be leading worship at Arise, 2020. 

Brooke is back from retreat, VIP tickets are on sale, and much more!

 

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GTR Episode #185: The Heart of Perfection with Colleen Carroll Cambpell

Posted by goodthingsradio in Prayer, Prayers, Hope, Faith, Depression, Depression in Moms, Mothers, Books

On this episode: Award-winning author, journalist and former presidential speechwriter Colleen Carroll Campbell talks about her new book The Heart of Perfection.

Colleen shares beautiful insights on how the saints taught her to trade her dream of perfect for God's. If you have ever struggled with anxiety, guilt or a feeling that you will never measure up, this book is the perfect antidote.

Plus, listener feedback from Michelle, and much more.

 

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GTR #182: Fall Season Premiere with Special Guest Kathryn Whitaker

Posted by goodthingsradio in motherhood, Church, Catholic, Blogging, Balance, Mothers, Books, Arise Retreat

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It's an exciting new episode of GTR as the Fall season gets underway. Author Kathryn Whitaker talks about struggles with perfectionism, the gift of abandonment, and praying a daily rosary for students.

Why "Brooke's House" is now an X-Box free zone, and big news about Arise, 2020.

Plus, much more!

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Here's the Skinnytaste Cheeseburger Soup recipe.

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GTR Episode #181: Hope for Heaven with Father Chris Alar, MIC

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On this special, bonus episode, Fr. Chris Alar talks about the epidemic of suicide, common misconceptions about Church teaching on suicide, the power of intercessory prayer, and much more. 

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GTR Episode #180: The Enthusiast with Special Guest Jon Sweeney

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*Bonus episode: Sharing some personal news and a health update. Plus, a conversation with Jon M. Sweeney about his book The Enthusiast: How the Best Friend of Francis of Assisi Almost Destroyed What He Started. This is a riveting story that would make an excellent book club/summer read! Plus, an interview with Ms. Wheelchair Michigan USA, Dr. Kimberly Kennedy. Inspiring words from Dr. Kennedy about finding humor and hope in the valley.

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GTR #174: Run the Mile You’re In [with Ryan Hall}

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On this episode: Olympic Marathon runner Ryan Hall talks about his memoir Run the Mile You're In: Finding God in Every Step. Ryan talks candidly about his faith, overcoming challenges, his favorite running music, finding meaning in suffering, and more. Brooke talks about preparing for her first marathon, plus, much more!

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GTR Episode #173: {With Special Guest Kaiser Johnson}

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On this episode, special guest Kaiser Johnson talks about his role in the film, Unplanned. We discuss the Twitter ban, encouraging signs from Hollywood, and his book Grit & Glory: Cross Training Your Heart and Soul. Fr. Nathan Cromly, CSJ is back with a Holy Week reflection with Padre in Your Pocket. Plus, lessons from marathon training and much more!

 

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GTR Episode #161: Favorite Things Part II

Posted by goodthingsradio in DefaultTag, Advent, Christmas, Balance, Books

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On this episode, Speaker, writer, and blogger from Raising Lifelong Learners, Colleen Kessler joins us. Colleen shares creative, educational and fun gift ideas for families and kids of all ages. Special guest Katie McIntyre also joins us to talk about Monk Manual. 

 

All GTR listeners receive a special 10% discount offer from Monk Manual! Use the code: GOODTHINGS. Promo is good until the end of the year! 

Colleen Kessler's Favorite Things List:

Favorite Website for games: ThinkFun

Melissa and Doug Loom

Dixit Board Game

Escape the Room

Royal Roundup -on sale!

Gravity Maze

Barista Rock Candy

Rush Hour Traffic Jam Logic Game

Colleen Kessler's website and podcast, Raising Lifelong Learners.

 

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GTR #157: An Irish Retreat with Brother Richard Hendrick

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On this episode, Brother Richard Hendrick joins us from Donegal, Ireland. Brother Richard is our teacher as we gather for a virtual retreat at Ards Friary. You don't want to miss his powerful words about embracing stillness, hope, and the significance of the month of November. Truly a special treat for GTR listeners! Plus an update on Choose Hope, and more!

 

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