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9-2-11

'Woman to Woman' Host Phyllis Wallace Retires
We bid "Godspeed" as Phyllis Wallace retires as the voice of Lutheran Hour Ministries' Woman to Woman program.

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8-27-11

Feminism: Where Are We Now - Pt. 2
This second part of our Feminism series features author Suzanne Venker, who wrote, Seven Myths of Happy Mothers: Why Children and (Most) Careers Just Don't Mix, and co-authored The Flipside of Feminism: What Conservative Women Know -- and Men Can't Say, and with Dr. Meg Meeker, one of today's most trusted family advocates.

Guest: Suzanne Venker and Dr. Meg Meeker

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8-20-11

Feminism: Where Are We Now - Pt. 1
Has American Feminism let us down? This first part of our two part series features one of the most important women of the 20th century, Phyllis Schlafly, who co-authored, The Flipside of Feminism: What Conservative Women Know -- and Men Can't Say, along with guests, Jenell Wright and Jan Burmeister.

Guest: Phyllis Schlafly, Jenell Wright and Jan Burmeister

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8-13-11

After the Choice: His Story
Husband and father, David Rosa agreed to two abortions in the past. He reveals his emotional struggle, shared by many fathers of aborted children, and his redemption through God's grace.

Guest: David Rosa

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8-6-11

After the Choice
When she was sixteen, Georgette Forney made the choice to have an abortion. She now directs the national "Silent No More" awareness campaign, which offers hope and healing through Christ for those suffering the unspoken pain of abortion.

Guest: Georgette Forney

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12-26-09

Get the Sleep You Need
These days, sleep is a precious commodity, as it seems none of us are getting enough! Learn from Archibald Hart, Ph.D., about some of the primary things depriving us of our sleep and the cumulative effects of sleep deprivation, as well as tips to help you get the sleep you need to live up to your potential.

Guest: Archibald Hart, PhD

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12-19-09

So Much For Christmas
With all there is to worry us this year, it's easy to forget what Christmas is really all about. Hear from historian Dr. Paul Maier the true meaning of Christmas and why we have more to be grateful for than we realize.

Guest: Dr. Paul Maier

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12-12-09

Empty Chair at Christmas
Celebrating the holidays can be difficult after losing a loved one. Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge, clinical psychologist and co-author of The Empty Chair, offers ways to cope and remember the person you're grieving for in new and special ways.

Guest: Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge

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12-5-09

A Different Christmas
The holidays have a way of hitting our pocketbooks especially hard. Learn from guest Mary Hunt how to most effectively spend your hard-earned dollars while creating inexpensive family traditions and memories.

Guest: Mary Hunt

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11-28-09

Downsize the Drama
The holidays are stressful for many reasons, but family drama is one issue that can be avoided. Hear from guests with personal experience, including a counselor who offers tips on how to preserve the family peace and keep focused on the real importance of the season.

Guest: Rustie Harrell and Ruth Koch

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11-21-09

Thankful to Be Free
Addiction is powerful, and people can find themselves in over their heads quickly. Suzanne Johnson, whose addictive personality and gambling addiction led her to steal from her employers and face prison time, shares her story of Thanksgiving as she explains how her relationship with Christ helped to free her.

Guest: Suzanne and Dee Johnson

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11-14-09

Victory in Adversity
Losing a child is terribly difficult, and everyone deals with their loss in different ways. Hear from Pattie Petty how she and her race car driving husband, Kyle, faced the death of their son by realizing his vision of founding a camp for children with severe disabilities and terminal illnesses.

Guest: Pattie Petty

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11-7-09

My Father's Vineyard
They say "bloom where you're planted," but sometimes you have to leave and come back to really appreciate home. Cindy Steinbeck Newkirk of Steinbeck Vineyards & Winery discusses her journey from the city back to her family's ranch and what she's learned about life and her faith from working the land.

Guest: Cindy Steinbeck Newkirk

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10-31-09

Anne Rice: Darkness Revealed
Anne Rice's spooky Vampire Chronicles made her famous, but in her recent journey from atheism to Christianity, her writing has begun exploring her faith and the life of Christ. Hear about her personal transition out of the darkness, as well as how that change has affected her artistic perspective.

Guest: Anne Rice

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10-24-09

Children of Divorce
Divorce rates in the United States are staggering, leaving a significant mark on the children involved, regardless of their age. Learn about the difficulties that these children face as adults, including feelings of inadequacy and insecurity, as well as difficulties forming healthy relationships.

Guest: Kristine Steakley and Carri Taylor

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10-17-09

The Smart Stepmom
Parent-child relationships can be difficult, even more so if you're a stepparent. Hear from Laura Petherbridge, co-author of The Smart Stepmom, how you can work to form healthy relationships with stepchildren of any age, as well as how you can avoid some of the most common mistakes that stepparents make.

Guest: Laura Petherbridge

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10-10-09

Grandparents Parenting...Again!
Many people thought they were through with parenting and then find themselves raising their grandchildren. Hear one such grandmother's success story of how she found the strength to be a parenting grandparent, as well as a pastor and therapist's advice based on years of professional experience.

Guest: Sylvie de Toledo, Janet Hall, and Rev. Roger Sonnenberg

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10-3-09

Breast Cancer Hope and Healing
The breast cancer statistics are astounding, and most of us know someone who has fought it. We may even have it ourselves, or will have it someday. Hear a survivor and her teenage daughter offer hope and advice on coping with the fear of facing this diagnosis.

Guest: Heidi Floyd and Alex Floyd

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9-26-09

Advocate Your Health: Pt. 2
The statistics are astounding as to the number of medical errors that are made on a daily basis. Find out what you can do to protect your health and how to prevent these sometimes fatal mistakes from hurting you or your loved ones.

Guest: Mark McNabola and Michael Walther

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9-19-09

Advocate Your Health: Pt. 1
The statistics are astounding as to the number of medical errors that are made on a daily basis. Find out what you can do to protect your health and how to prevent these sometimes fatal mistakes from hurting you or your loved ones.

Guest: Bruce and Pam Meyer and Gloria Lopez-Cordle

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9-12-09

Life Without Monsters
In today's busy world, it's easy to get caught up in the details and end up stressing ourselves. Hear from Tami West, author of the book Life Without the Monsters, as she talks about her own struggles with anxiety and stress and shares how her faith and medical and natural remedies helped her overcome them.

Guest: Tami West

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9-5-09

Pursuit and the Prize
We all set goals for ourselves and face trials along the way to reaching those goals. Hear Dr. Carl Werner's story of how he's reached for his prize despite facing strong opposition.

Guest: Dr. Carl and Debbie Werner

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8-29-09

Older But Wiser
Every generation has its challenges but few of us take the time to learn from the generation before us. Tune in to hear four women share the wisdom they've gleaned on their journey to age 100.

Guest: Centenarians Olive Wise Spannaus, Edna Evans, Edith Hooper, and Helen LaFon

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8-22-09

The House That Cleans Itself
Wouldn't it be nice to have The House That Cleans Itself? Hear from author Mindy Starns Clark as she discusses her new book and offers philosophies and tips that will have your home organized and your cleaning routine streamlined so you have more time for your family and your faith.

Guest: Mindy Starns Clark

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8-15-09

Caught Between a Dream and a Job
We all have an idea of what our dream job would be, but is it a plausible and obtainable possibility? Learn from Delatorro McNeal, professional speaker and author of the book Caught Between a Dream and a Job, how to meld the best of both worlds and make your dream job a reality.

Guest: Delatorro McNeal

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8-8-09

Broken Heart on Hold
For couples working through the ups and downs of marriage, separation is sometimes part of the journey, as guest Linda Rooks writes in her book Broken Heart on Hold: Surviving Separation. Hear Linda and another woman discuss their own separations and how they learned to deal with the pain and maintain hope.

Guest: Linda Rooks

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8-1-09

Safe Haven Family
Discover how everyday interactions with your kids can ensure they don't fall victim to the negative messages that society is sending them. Rebecca Hagelin shares how you can strengthen your family and help your kids stay on the right path by combating negative societal influences in your home.

Guest: Rebecca Hagelin

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7-25-09

Turn Up the Heat
Your marriage seems to be in a slump. Intimacy feels like a distant memory. You don't even need the headache excuse anymore. Tune in to hear Dr. Kevin Leman, internationally known psychologist and humorist, explain how simple it is to Turn Up The Heat in your marriage again!

Guest: Dr. Kevin Leman

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7-18-09

Women Talk Health
Two physicians share what we need to know about their specialties. Dr. Barbara Jost is a board-certified doctor of internal medicine who specializes in allergy and immunology, and Dr. Valerie Ratts is associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.

Guest: Dr. Barbara Jost and Dr. Valerie Ratts

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7-11-09

Fool-Proofing Your Life
Are there people in your life who refuse to play nice, no matter how patient and kind you are to them? Jan Silvious, author of Fool-Proofing Your Life, shares her Biblically based advice on how to handle these difficult people.

Guest: Jan Silvious

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7-4-09

Take the High Ground
Life's interruptions become God's opportunities to grant us the strength to overcome any hardship. Retired colonel Jeff O'Leary and his wife, Cindy, share their stories of faith under fire and discuss how Christ is the high ground in every battle we face.

Guest: Jeff and Cindy O'Leary

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6-27-09

Beautiful YOU!
They say beauty is only skin deep, but we all have inner beauty, too! Discover how to project that inner beauty outward and obtain that outward beauty for less as you glean beauty tips using natural and household ingredients.

Guest: Shelly Ballestero

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6-20-09

Healing the Father Wound
Many women have had, at some time in their lives, a less than perfect relationship with their fathers. Learn how to forgive and reconnect -- or just understand -- the dynamics of your roles in Dr. H. Norman Wright's Healing For The Father Wound.

Guest: Dr. H. Norman Wright

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6-13-09

Hired at Home
Balancing career and home life is a difficult task, made even more difficult if your "office" is your home. Discover how to build a successful home-based career while keeping your home-life separate.

Guest: Sarah Hamaker

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6-6-09

It's Your Money
In today's economy, no one feels safe. Rather than dwelling on the worst possible scenario, learn from money expert Mary Hunt what changes we all should be making, and hear her answers to the financial questions that people are otherwise too embarrassed to ask.

Guest: Mary Hunt

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5-30-09

Facing the Loss
Alzheimer's is an increasingly common diagnosis with life shattering ramifications. Hear from two sisters with early onset Alzheimer's who have studied it in themselves with remarkable results, from a doctor evaluating Alzheimer's reports and research findings, and from a minister on the hope Christ offers to those facing the disorder.

Guest: Mary Kay Baum, Dr. Craig Atwood, and Rev. Jeff Scheer

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5-23-09

Stop the Suicide
Suicide is more commonplace than we would like. Learn how to identify and help someone who may be suicidal, as well as how to heal and forgive after someone you know has killed himself or herself.

Guest: David Opalewski

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5-16-09

Overcome Your Depression
Trouble making simple decisions, moodiness, a lack of energy... all things many of us face on a daily basis, but could they be symptoms of something more? Learn how to not only deal with your depression but also to conquer it!

Guest: Dr. Catherine Hart Weber

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5-9-09

That's Funny, Mom!
Motherhood is full of ups and downs; it's important to focus on more of the ups. Discover the importance of humor in motherhood--being funny with your kids, seeing the humor in your own mistakes, and seeing the humor in your kids themselves.

Guest: Kendra Smiley and Jan Struck

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5-2-09

Blended Family Success
They say the first year of marriage is the most difficult, so what happens when you combine not only as husband and wife but also as step-dad and step-mom? Learn about the unique challenges facing blended families today and how to find the blessings in those challenges.

Guest: Ron Deal and Laura Petherbridge

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4-25-09

Volunteer Passion and Payoff
Would you volunteer full-time or dedicate all your spare time to volunteering? Not many of us would; hear the stories of people whose lives were transformed by the generosity of others and how that has prompted them to selflessly return the favor.

Guest: LaGayle Sosnowy, Bob and Sherry Wechsler, and Dr. John Eckrich

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4-18-09

Your Teen: Stressed or Depressed?
The teen years are known to be difficult -- moodiness, varying levels of activity, and argumentativeness. Learn how you can determine if your child is just being a TEEN or if they're suffering from depression.

Guest: Dr. Catherine Hart Weber

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4-11-09

Need A Makeover?
We all know women who aren't Christian. This Easter, we reflect and talk with several women who have converted to Christianity. Learn what the transition was like, what it meant for them, and, most importantly, who they are now because of it.

Guest: Stories of Conversion

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4-4-09

Loving Your Addict
Addictions have affected all of us in some way and it's not always clear what approach should be taken or how a situation should be handled. Learn how intervention specialist Debra Jay confronts these issues with a technique that has revolutionized interventions.

Guest: Debra Jay

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3-28-09

The Man Whisperer
As the saying goes, sometimes it seems like women are from Venus and men are from Mars. So what can you do if you don't speak Martian? Rick Johnson, author of The Man Whisperer, helps you translate your words and actions, so your man will understand them.

Guest: Rick Johnson

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3-21-09

Stop Bullying!
School bullying has increased to alarming numbers with extensive ramifications for victims and perpetrators. Learn how to turn it around and restore those important childhood relationships from the experts in this cultural phenomenon.

Guest: Derek Randel, Dr. Jess Shatkin, Elaine Bickel, and students

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3-14-09

For Women Only
Your man: the truth about his inner life that he desperately wants you to know. Shaunti Feldhahn surveyed 1,000 men and shares winsome ways to increase the intimacy in your marriage. Learn to love your man for who he really is, not who you think he is!

Guest: Shaunti Feldhahn

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3-7-09

Boys Should Be Boys!
Growing up used to mean tree houses and football. Now, violent videos and glamour girls leave parents reeling at their sons' behaviors. In Boys Should Be Boys: 7 Secrets To Raising Healthy Sons, pediatrician Dr. Meg Meeker helps us get them back on track.

Guest: Dr. Meg Meeker

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2-28-09

Crucial Mother-Daughter Conversations
Teen-savvy mom Vicki Courtney offers sharp insights in new book, 5 Conversations You Must Have With Your Daughter. Founder of Virtuous Reality Ministries, Vicki shares creative ways to relate to your teen, so you both get to the other side in one piece.

Guest: Vicki Courtney

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2-21-09

Leadership That Works
Nancy Ortberg understands what being an effective leader is all about. Through engaging storytelling and power principles, she shares how to build a productive team that unleashes individual potential in her new book, Unleashing the Power of Rubber Bands.

Guest: Nancy Ortberg

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2-14-09

Jitters? Pay Attention!
It starts with tales of Prince Charming or a Barbie Bride Doll. You grow up, the hormones kick in, and voila -- you expect to get married! Great decision or a nightmare? That's just what runaway bride Dr. Karin Anderson asks in her new book, Jitters!

Guest: Dr. Karin Anderson

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2-7-09

Your Brain on Love
It used to be said the way to a man's heart was through his stomach. But Dr. Joel Robertson, "The Brain Guy," explains it's really through his brain. Learn what your mind looks like in love and how brain chemistry plays a role in our relationships.

Guest: Dr. Joel Robertson

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1-31-09

Want Your Own Man
In The Man You Always Wanted Is The One You Already Have, Paula Friedrichsen shares how an extra-marital relationship with a church leader nearly sunk her marriage. Her counsel on dodging marital pitfalls and healing compromised marriages is valuable.

Guest: Paula Friedrichsen

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1-24-09

Secrets of Confident Women
Relationship specialist Pam Farrel helps women develop the confidence to dream and live their aspirations. In Woman of Confidence, she observes that truly confident women know God and look at life from His view. Find out how this translates in real life.

Guest: Pam Farrel

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1-17-09

Boundaries with Adult Kids
It took her son's criminal behavior for Allison Bottke to establish boundaries with her adult son. Her book, Setting Boundaries with Adult Children, tells how to stop enabling your child by setting limits for your emotional, fiscal, and legal safety.

Guest: Allison Bottke

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1-10-09

Say Goodbye to Your PDI
Ever met a person good at guilt trips? Do you know somebody who sabotages your plans or rains on your parade? Dr. Stan Kapuchinski's name for them is Personality Disordered Individuals. Listen as he shares insights from his book Say Goodbye to Your PDI.

Guest: Dr. Stan Kapuchinski

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1-3-09

Stress: Get Over It!
Dr. Joel Robertson, CEO of Robertson Technologies, reveals that brain chemistry is actually adjustable. It turns out it's never too late to enjoy Peak-Performance Living. In part two of this series, learn the connection between stress and brain chemistry.

Guest: Dr. Joel Robertson

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Article Archives

'Woman to Woman' Host Phyllis Wallace Retires

Feminism: Where Are We Now - Pt. 2

Feminism: Where Are We Now - Pt. 1

After the Choice: His Story

After the Choice

Persuading the Strong-Willed Child

Hope for Persons with Developmental Disabilities

Forgetful, Get Over It

Spread the Joy

God's Call on Your Life

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