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 #193: Holy Families with Dr. Ray Guarendi

Posted by goodthingsradio in Advent, Advent Prep, Catholic, Christmas, Depression in Moms

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On this episode: Don't let the title fool you. We are not talking about perfect people and flawless families. This episode is dedicated to the families who are striving for wisdom and clarity in a crazy culture. 

On the show, clinical psychologist, author, speaker and nationally syndicated radio host, Dr. Ray Guarendi addresses tough issues. Everything from managing mental health issues to anxiety and smartphone addiction among teens. 

Plus, lighting the first Advent candle, and much more!

 

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GTR #192: Ed Clancy-Aid to the Church in Need

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Aid to the Church in Need (ACN), recently released its report on Christian persecution. More Persecuted Than Ever,” focuses on the 20 worst countries for Christians. Edward Clancy, Director of Outreach for ACN-USA joins Brooke to discuss the eye-opening report.

Plus, preparing for Advent. The benefits of “fasting” from the snooze button, and much more!

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Click here for the Dec. 6 Day of Fasting article from the National Catholic Register 

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GTR #191: Old & New

 

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Bringing back an old "best of" interview from last year. Brother Richard Hendrick from Ireland talks about the power of the human story, the virtue of hope, and what the Irish call "The Thin Place." 

Plus, trying something new. Visiting a Byzantine church and participating in Divine Liturgy. Preparing Gus for Reconciliation. Revisiting the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector (Luke 18:10) with the Jesus Prayer and much more!

Click here to listen to the interview with The Children of Mary (#055).

 

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GTR #162: A Quasimodo Christmas

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It's the last show of the season! On this special episode of GTR, Fr. Nathan Cromly talks about the significance and symbolism of bells. Kristin Reilly from One Hail Mary at a Time talks about the power of the Holy Rosary. Christmas greetings from Brooke's mom, Joan, 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 Episode #124: The End and the Beginning

In this episode: saying goodbye and preparing for a new beginning. Honoring a dear friend of the show, Pastor Linda Isaiah in the loss of her husband, Pastor Errol Isaiah. How obituaries can teach us how to LIVE. Marking the passage of time as we embrace 2018. Sharing a new "Favorite Thing" and discovering an exciting new exercise routine. Preparing for the Arise retreat, and so much more! 

 

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Good Things Radio #083: The Present of Peace

Posted by goodthingsradio in Bible Study, Advent, Christmas, Biblical Chivalry

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It's a special Christmas episode of Good Things Radio. Find out how you can win a $25 Amazon gift card! Fr. Nathan Cromly talks about peace. Last minute gift ideas, feedback about women and firearms and much more!

50 Books Every Catholic Should Read

Share your feedback, we love to hear from you! Email: Feedback@goodthingsradio.com -or- Voxer: BrookeTaylor1.

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Good Things Radio Episode #080: The Little Way of Advent

Posted by goodthingsradio in , Advent, Advent Prep, Fr. Nathan Cromly, Christmas, Arise Retreat

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In this episode: The Little Way of Advent. Small ways to observe the season of advent. Fr. Nathan Cromly is back with a Padre in Your Pocket about God's justice and mercy. Getting boys to sing in church, experiencing a home mass, and creative gift ideas. An update about the  Arise Retreat and the trip to the Holy Land.

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GTR #038 To Veil or Not to Veil

Posted by goodthingsradio in , , Advent, Church, Catholic, Christmas, Veiling, New Year, veil, mantilla
GTR #038 

In this episode, Brooke and her mom have a virtual "house party" to ring in 2016. Christmas morning highlights and setting holy goals for the year ahead. The philosophy of "veiling"...wearing a mantilla to mass, and Brooke's experience with wearing a veil for the first time. Exciting news about "Arise" the Good Things Radio retreat, and much more! Thank you to our special GTR "Good Friends" for making the show possible and being a patron of Good Things Radio. Happy New Year!


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GTR #037 A Good Friday Christmas

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GTR #037 A Good Friday Christmas 

In this episode, Brooke talks about Christmas falling on a Friday this year and the connection to Good Friday and the joy of Resurrection Sunday. A special message for those experiencing a painful Christmas. Listener feedback, and much more!


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