From Mess to Miracle

B. Keith Haney

From Mess to Miracle highlights how God is working in the lives of everyday people. Throughout this journey, you will meet Christian authors, podcasters, and others whose lives have been transformed by God's love and grace. Be a part of this journey by subscribing and following us.

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Grasping for Air with Dana S Diaz
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Grasping for Air with Dana S Diaz
Dana S Diaz's book "Grasping for Air" explores human resilience. You will be captivated by her candid account of surviving narcissistic abuse as a child to the end of her marriage. In her transformation from a victim to a victor, Dana's great-grandmother's wisdom shines as a beacon of hope. In this story of self-discovery and empowerment, her past is shaped by neglect and nurturing love from her great-grandmother.As Dana navigates the treacherous path out of an abusive relationship, she shares her unflinching honesty. In addition to chronicling her past, it is a guide for those trapped in similar toxic cycles. Throughout the conversation, we discuss the insidious nature of narcissistic abuse and how complex trauma bonds make escaping seem impossible. We also discuss the critical milestones that led Dana to reclaim her health and dignity. The story of Dana illustrates the importance of setting boundaries for self-respect and listening to one's body.In the end, the exchange explores the importance of community support for abuse and trauma survivors. Providing a sanctuary for healing and uplifting, her commitment to helping others reflects a communal spirit. As Dana shares her ongoing journey of self-care and discovery, she proves that rebirth and joy can come from the darkest of places. Join us in celebrating the hope and renewal found in vulnerability and solidarity.mosaic: Exploring Jewish Issuesmosaic is Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County's news magazine show, exploring Jewish...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify Support the show
Creating a Kinder Society One Act at a Time with Paul  Zolman
31-01-2024
Creating a Kinder Society One Act at a Time with Paul Zolman
Have you ever found yourself trapped in a cycle of anger, unsure of how to break free? Paul Zolman's journey from a tempestuous past to a present drenched in love is a story that promises hope and inspiration. During our heartfelt conversation, Paul peels back the layers of his life, revealing how he conquered deep-seated resentment and transformed it into an unwavering commitment to love. He didn't just read about love languages; he lived them. From his childhood struggles to an emotional awakening guided by the teachings of Jesus Christ, Paul's narrative is a beacon for anyone seeking to replace bitterness with compassion.The magic of love languages isn't reserved for the fairy tales of romance—it's an everyday spell we can cast on all our interactions. This episode is a masterclass in harnessing the gift of affirmative expression, as Paul demonstrates the profound effects of consistent, genuine gestures of love. It's about the power behind a thoughtful word, a selfless act, and even the appropriate touch. With anecdotes that will resonate with families and friends alike, we unravel how small acts of kindness can forge deeper connections and lead to a more fulfilling life for ourselves and those around us.Imagine a world where our future generations are as fluent in kindness as they are in their ABCs. We delve into the heartwarming initiative within schools that's championing this very idea, as children begin their days rolling dice that challenge them to bring love into action. With Paul's insights, we discuss the potential this holds for shaping a society brimming with empathy and unity. Wrapping up, we reflect on the indelible mark each of us can leave through choosing love over anger every day, and how, through simple acts, we can weave a tapestry of connection that blankets the world in warmth. Join us for this enriching exploration, and let Paul's story inspire you to be a curator of kindness in an often indifferent world.Support the showGive the gift of books to your loved ones. Give them a 3-month Audible subscription.Amazon will send your gift recipient an email on the day you choose along with redemption instructions, or allow you to print and give it directly based on the option you select. The gift recipient can start their Audible Premium Plus membership right away. Current Audible members will receive all credits from a redeemed gift membership at once. Their current plan will not be extended or interrupted. Support the show
The Heart-thumping Tension of Being a 911 Dispatcher
06-12-2023
The Heart-thumping Tension of Being a 911 Dispatcher
Can you remember the last time a song moved you? One so powerful it cascaded through your soul, encouraging you to embrace change like the song “Alive” by POD did for our special guest, Ricardo Martinez II. A creative powerhouse, Ricardo has woven his narrative prowess into writing, design, and podcasting, helping us understand the captivating world of a 911 dispatcher. Through his compelling life journey and lessons, he draws us into the heart of his experience.Imagine the heart-thumping tension of being a 911 dispatcher, a job that demands not only practical skills but also a deep well of empathy and resilience. Ricardo, with his notable tenure in this field, plunges us into his world with riveting stories, including a call that resonated with memories of his dear grandmother. He emphasizes the importance of self-care, a precaution often put on the back burner in high-stress professions. In his book, ‘Imagine Listening’, he reflects the emotionally charged stories he encountered, painting a raw and real portrait of life on the other side of the emergency line. But what if we told you that the global 'I am 911' movement is seeking to recognized dispatchers as first responders? Ricardo elaborates on this initiative, underlining the need to acknowledge the mental and emotional toll that dispatchers face. He also shares his quest to establish a lasting legacy in the 911 community, fostering a safe space for those in his profession to seek help when required. As we wrap up our conversation, we urge you to appreciate your local 911 dispatchers and make an effort to understand their integral role in emergency responses. So tune in, and take a journey into the life of Ricardo Martinez II, a 911 dispatcher striving to make a difference.mosaic: Exploring Jewish Issuesmosaic is Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County's news magazine show, exploring Jewish...Listen on: Apple Podcasts   Spotify Support the show
A Journey to Wholeness with my guest, Damon Eddy
15-11-2023
A Journey to Wholeness with my guest, Damon Eddy
What happens when you find yourself at the intersection of a D1 athlete's discipline, a seasoned realtor's wisdom, and an author's deep introspection? You get the unique perspective of Damon Eddy our guest this episode. Throughout our engaging conversation, Damon unravels the details of his transformational coaching program - the Two-Hour Turnaround - a program that has played a pivotal role in helping individuals find clarity and purpose amidst the chaos of their lives.Can you imagine using your struggles as stepping stones to success? Damon Eadie did exactly that. He candidly discusses his battle with addiction, the same struggle that laid the foundation of his coaching methods. Listen as he shares how he utilized his own program to help others overcome their battles. He illuminates the intriguing concept of how addiction often replaces something far superior that God offers. Tune in to understand how leveraging the gift of imagination can help us center our faith and evolve into better individuals.Finally, I will journey alongside Damon as he shares his profound insights on discovering peace and purpose in adversity. He opens up about how he managed to provide love and support to his family through pain and how his program guides men through the labyrinth of addiction. Hear about his strategies - from taking a hiatus from social media to seeking faith for guidance and clarity. Join us in this captivating conversation with Damon Eddy, and find the inspiration to love others unconditionally and live a purposeful life.His Website:https://www.thetwohourturnaround.com/ Support the show
Navigating Faith, Integrity, and Public Relations Success
20-09-2023
Navigating Faith, Integrity, and Public Relations Success
Are you ready to transform your approach to PR and brand promotion? Join us as we sit down with the founder of Arvo PR and Executive Communications, Stephen Reiff, who shares his journey from being a shy child to a successful entrepreneur with a passion for leadership, strategy, and corporate strategy. Discover the power of having a one-page strategy and the story behind the name Arvo PR in this insightful conversation. Stephen unveils the world of PR strategy and the importance of understanding various stakeholders to improve brand awareness and company value. Learn how to tackle a PR nightmare and change a company's public persona, while also navigating faith and integrity when selecting clients.  Stephen shares his expertise in helping underdog brands find their relevance and the significance of examining a company's strategy before promoting their brand.As we explore how partnerships bridge the gap between strategy and communications, we dive into  Stephen's approach to client selection, which is grounded in faith and integrity. Don't miss this engaging episode filled with valuable insights and words of encouragement that will inspire you to redefine your strategy, communications, and brand promotion efforts.Arvo helps companies and their leadership stand out from the crowd and win over audiences by identifying relevant messaging & platforms that drive value creation.https://www.arvopr.com Support the show
Mental Illness, Grief, and Addiction: A Parent's Perspective with Barbara Legere
06-09-2023
Mental Illness, Grief, and Addiction: A Parent's Perspective with Barbara Legere
As a parent, watching your child struggle with substance abuse is a heart-rending journey. Join us as we sit down with best-selling author Barbara Legere, who shares her deeply personal experience of raising a child battling addiction. Barbara unravels the thread of worry, guilt, and grief woven around her son Keven's story, but also speaks about the importance of trusting one's instincts, acknowledging the influence of mentors, and navigating the complex world of mental health resources.We take a deeper look into Barbara's book, "Talk to Me, I'm Grieving." This profound work serves as a guide for anyone seeking to offer support through the storm of grief. Not just that; learn about the struggles confronted by families dealing with violent children and the critical role of support in such trials. Barbara also generously shares her own resources and experiences, signposting the path to a proper diagnosis and shedding light on the labyrinth of mental health for parents feeling lost.Finally, we tackle the elephant in the room: the fentanyl crisis. Barbara provides a stark insight into the dangers of unprescribed pills and the urgency of educating our children about such risks. But her conversation isn't all about the challenges; Barbara reveals her aspirations to make a difference through her work and to support others through their grieving process. We explore her thoughts on Amazon's treatment of authors, her passion for preserving her husband's memory through her writing, and the legacy she hopes to leave behind. This conversation with Barbara is enlightening, deeply moving, and not to be missed. Support the show