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[Podcast] Manny Torres: American Idol, Cancer And Faith

Today on the podcast we have Manny Torres. You may remember him from American Idol a few years ago. He made it to the Top 14! We met through a common friend, and I’ve enjoyed hearing him perform live in downtown Chicago. I asked him to be a part of the podcast today to share his story. I know you’ll …

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For My Single Girls Facing The Unknown

  Hey, single gals. I’m back with another “For My Single Girls” posts, and I couldn’t be more excited. I’m going to be honest and tell you that I’m entering into a season where I have no choice but to trust Jesus with everything. One where I don’t know where the money is going to come from or how it’s …

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[Podcast] Why Are You Still Single? With Lisa Anderson

Welcome to The Jill Monaco Show. This new podcast is hosted by the founder of Single Matters, Jill Monaco. Lisa Anderson is my guest today … and I can’t wait for you all to get to know her. Honestly she should do all the talking because she’s witty and smart and has a really cool radio voice. Lisa Anderson is director …

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How To Overcome Toxic Thoughts

“Get that thing out of here!” I shrieked as the snake slithered down the hall and out of sight. “Aw, that thing is more afraid of you than you are of it,” Tom said. I cast a withering look in his direction, every nerve in my body on edge, poised and waiting for the creature to reappear. Of course, I …

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God Wants To Know: Part 6 – Why Are You So Afraid?

He said to his disciples, “Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?” (Mark 4:40) Who is foolish enough to plan a sailing trip knowing a storm is headed straight for him? Well, Jesus did (Mark 4:35-41). Of course, it makes a big difference when you know you will safely arrive at your intended destination in spite …

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God Wants to Know: Part 5 – What Are You Doing Here?

And the word of the Lord came to him: “What are you doing here, Elijah?” (I Kings 19:9) In addition to asking about our past, God often questions the present. It is one thing to agree with God about past failures; it is quite another to discuss my present course of action. Confessing to a mistake is admission of something I …

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Knowing When To Say No

I feel like everyone, both single and married, can easily struggle with saying no. My independent and self-sufficient nature (or attempts at such) have made me into someone who struggles with saying no, even when I know I should. Either out of the fear of letting someone down or the honest belief that I’m superhuman, I take on almost anything …

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Why You’re Settling For The Wrong Person (And What To Do About It)

It was our second date. And quite honestly, one date too many. As I sat across from this man I’d known only a couple of weeks, a million reasons crossed my mind as to why I shouldn’t be there. I’d just witnessed him making fun of someone. He talked non-stop about the other women he’d recently dated. He was arrogant. …

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6 Keys To Overcoming The Fear Of Abandonment

Married to Zac less than six months, Heather discovered traces of lipstick on his shirt and a woman’s phone number in his wallet. All men cheat; none can be trusted, she reasoned. The truth is all men don’t cheat. Unfortunately, Heather encountered one who did. Stereotyping people based on a single experience will not improve the bad behavior of others, …

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Cultivating Intimacy: Part 1

Cultivating Intimacy

“For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I have been fully known.” (1 Corinthians 13:12, ESV) Intimacy. To know and to be known. This is not some marginal aspect of the human experience. It is the center of the target. We were …

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