193. The Games Abusers Play | Tricia Lott Williford & Jana Richardson
The Christian Single Moms Podcast
by Uncommon Valor
5d ago
For many coming to terms with an abusive relationship, there is often a stage in which you wonder, "How did I get here in the first place?" Michelle discusses the early stages of the abusive dynamic with survivor Tricia Lott Williford and therapist Jana Richardson MA LPC EMDR. They delve into the grooming tactics many abusers use to manipulate and deceive their victims, and highlight what you can do to avoid being drawn in by an abuser again. Purchase You are Safe Now: A Survivor's Guide to Listening to Your Gut, Healing from Abuse, & Living in Freedom Follow Tricia on Instagram or visit h ..read more
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Is God Punishing Me? | When the Darkness Doesn't Lift with Dr. Alicia Britt Chole
The Christian Single Moms Podcast
by Uncommon Valor
1w ago
When you've been in a long season of spiritual pain, you may begin to wonder if God is punishing you. It's not uncommon in suffering to begin questioning your faith and wrestling with what you believe. Dr. Alicia Britt Chole shares about the experience of disillusionment we experience in dark nights of the soul, and illuminates that the questions we have about God are not a failure of faith, but are a method by which faith grows. She also shares how God works through our tendency to seek answers to bring us into a deeper relationship with Him grounded in honesty, safety, trust, and love. Purch ..read more
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191. When Prayer Seems Pointless
The Christian Single Moms Podcast
by Uncommon Valor
2w ago
Do you ever wonder if prayer even matters? In difficult seasons, we may struggle with the feeling that prayer is pointless- we may think, "Isn't God just going to do what He's going to do anyway?" Michelle shares about a dark season when she wrestled with trusting God and how prayer played a huge role in helping her get unstuck.  Purchase Ignite: Strategic Prayer Planner & Journal | Vol 2: The Battle to Believe Download Your Free Guide: Over|Thinking: Get Out of Your Head & On With Your Life Follow Michelle on Instagram @themichelledonnelly Learn about my resources and inner heali ..read more
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190. When You're Just Too Tired to Get Back Up Again | Lina Abujamra
The Christian Single Moms Podcast
by Uncommon Valor
3w ago
Hardships and suffering can knock us down so hard that we just get tired of having to get back up again. But what if it doesn't all depend on us? Lina Abujamra shares how resiliency doesn't really depend on us doing more, but rather on simply learning to abide in the love of God for us as He works through our weaknesses. She also talks about how suffering frees us from a dependency on our own performance so we can instead experience what it is to be loved as children of God. Check out Unshakable Moxie by Our Daily Bread Purchase the NEW Ignite: Strategic Prayer Planner & Journal Download Y ..read more
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189. When God Hasn't Answered Your Prayers Yet | Rachel Miller
The Christian Single Moms Podcast
by Uncommon Valor
1M ago
Waiting seasons can get long and the ache of unmet longing can often be too much to deal with. What do we do when God hasn't answered our prayers? Rachel Miller shares the importance of allowing longings to exist, and how to deal with times when the discouragement is overwhelming. She also discusses what God is doing through these seasons of hoping and waiting, and why God doesn't take the desires of our hearts away (even if we ask Him to). Check out Rachel's book, When it Hurts to Hope: Honest Conversations about Living with Unmet Longing Follow Rachel on Instagram @rachel.s.miller and Rachel ..read more
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188. Are Smartphones Making Loneliness + Anxiety Worse? | Dr. Darren Whitehead
The Christian Single Moms Podcast
by Uncommon Valor
1M ago
Most of us have a smartphone so we can stay connected, yet they may actually be making loneliness worse. Dr. Darren Whitehead discusses the impact of smartphones on your mental, emotional, & spiritual well-being, and how distraction devices worsen anxiety and loneliness. He shares how a digital fast can recalibrate your attention span, boost the quality of your relationships, and restore your spiritual vitality in the Lord. Grab a copy of Darren's book, The Digital Fast: 40 Days to Detox Your Mind & Reclaim What Matters Most and follow Darren on Instagram @darrenwhitehead Purchase the ..read more
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187. Christianity + Codependency | How THESE 5 Scriptures Get Twisted to Teach Us to Tolerate Toxicity
The Christian Single Moms Podcast
by Uncommon Valor
1M ago
Unlearning codependent behaviors often means identifying how you learned them in the first place. And while often family of origin issues are a major factor, sometimes our religious contexts can also be part of the problem. Michelle discusses 5 Bible verses that are often misquoted and misapplied that teach us to tolerate toxic and abusive treatment. She discusses why these verses often don't mean what we have been told they do, and points to Scriptures that actually encourage us to avoid harmful people. Register NOW for NO | TOX- The Toxic Relationship Healing Intensive and the LIVE Mastercla ..read more
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E186. Is it Toxic? It it Abusive?
The Christian Single Moms Podcast
by Uncommon Valor
1M ago
Whether you're in an unhealthy relationship right now or you're worried about being in another one, it's not uncommon to wonder "Is this person toxic or are they abusive?" Michelle discusses the differences and similarities of toxic behavior and abusive behavior, and why we struggle to know the difference. More importantly, Michelle shares how toxicity and abuse differ from healthy relationships, and what you can do to move towards them. Register NOW for NO | TOX- The Toxic Relationship Healing Intensive and the LIVE Masterclass "Don't Get Fooled Again: Decoding the Red Flags and Mixed Message ..read more
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185. Finding Faith When the Formulas Fail | Kristen LaValley
The Christian Single Moms Podcast
by Uncommon Valor
2M ago
Many of us have times in our lives when we rely on formulas in our faith, clinging to the belief that, "If I do all the right things, everything will be okay." Yet, when we face a crisis we realize that those formulas don't hold up under the realities of suffering in this life. Kristen LaValley shares how suffering and doubt served to mold her faith, and how a crisis pregnancy developed her ability to trust God. She also shares how to find the courage to deal with doubts, and how to notice God speaking hope over you in times of chaos. Purchase Kristen's book, Even if He Doesn't: What We Believ ..read more
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184. Is There More to Life Than This? | Encountering Extraordinary with Jeff Simmons
The Christian Single Moms Podcast
by Uncommon Valor
2M ago
When we're in a challenging time of life, it can be hard to imagine that there's much more beyond all of this. Jeff Simmons shares how each of us can not only find life beyond our current circumstances but can live an extraordinary life, available to all of us in Jesus. He shares how the way the world defines extraordinary is different than the way God defines it, and discusses how the devil uses fear to cause us to shrink down from what God has for us. He also gives suggestions for pursuing life beyond what we know right now, and how you can hear God's voice to discern just where He is leadin ..read more
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