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The Filter Free Mom

By The Filter Free Mom
A Christian show to encourage moms & all women to put away the filters and share their true selves. We all have a story to tell, of the hard stuff and how we made it through. The more we open up, the more women know they are NOT ALONE. Be sure to visit www.thefilterfreemom.com for more encouragement and join The Filter Free Mom community on FB by following the page. Hope to see you there!
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When Life Doesn't Go As Planned
This year has not gone the way I wanted it to.  I share my story along with some encouragement to help you through whatever hurdles you're facing.  You are not alone!
20:13
May 21, 2022
Goodness & Mercy In Times Of Trouble
I'm back after a little time of rest post holidays and I want to encourage you for your week ahead and fill you with hope in the Lord during these times we're living through.
10:09
February 12, 2022
The Cookies Are Calling My Name
I offer some encouragement and helpful ideas, in this judgement-free space, to get you through your post-Christmas funk so you can start feeling a little healthier and hopefully a lot less sluggish.
14:36
December 28, 2021
December 25 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is of John 3:16-21.
02:26
December 25, 2021
December 24 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is of John 1:29-34.
01:57
December 24, 2021
December 23 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is of John 1:1-18
03:53
December 24, 2021
December 22 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is of Psalm 27.
03:40
December 24, 2021
This One Is For The Depressed At Christmas
If you're struggling with depression this Christmas, I made this episode especially for you.  Hang in there.  You are not alone!
10:09
December 21, 2021
December 21 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is of Matthew 3:13-17.
02:11
December 21, 2021
Who Are You Serving This December?
I share a confession and some encouragement to get us through this crazy, busy week ahead. 
10:59
December 20, 2021
December 20 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is of Matthew 3:1-12.
02:45
December 20, 2021
December 19 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is of Matthew 2:13-23.
03:09
December 19, 2021
December 18 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is of Matthew 2:1-12.
03:00
December 18, 2021
December 17 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is of Luke 2:21-38.
03:31
December 17, 2021
Grandmas Make The World A Better Place & Today It's My Grandma's Birthday!
This is just a quick little episode to wish one of the strongest women I know, my Grandma, a very happy birthday. Grandmas make the world a better place, one grandchild at a time❤️
02:49
December 16, 2021
December 16 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is of Luke 2:15-20.
02:16
December 16, 2021
December 15 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is of Luke 2:8-14.
02:16
December 15, 2021
December 14 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is of Luke 2:1-7.
02:28
December 14, 2021
December 13 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is of Matthew 1:18-25.
03:02
December 13, 2021
December 12 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is of a poem, ever fittingly titled, "Advent" by Christina Rossetti.
04:17
December 12, 2021
December 11 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is Isaiah 61.
04:19
December 11, 2021
December 10 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is Isaiah 40. This is episode #20!!! Thanks so much for listening along❤️ What have you been encouraged by so far? What would you like to hear covered? Leave me a voice message and I just might share your message in a future episode!
06:28
December 10, 2021
December 9 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the Advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is Isaiah 9:1-7
03:17
December 09, 2021
Advent Is For The Broken
In this episode I talk about Advent and read my latest post, published Saturday December 4th, 2021 "Advent Is For The Broken".  I'd love to hear from you! Leave me a voice message about your Advent practices, traditions, share a favorite scripture reading or what's helping you to slow down and rest. You can do that here>>>https://anchor.fm/thefilterfreemom 
14:21
December 08, 2021
December 8 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading John 1:1-18
04:28
December 08, 2021
December 7 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading Mark 1:1-8.
03:12
December 07, 2021
December 6 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is a poem by author Madeleine L’Engle titled, "First Coming".
03:31
December 06, 2021
December 5 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is Luke 1:57-80
04:28
December 05, 2021
December 4 Advent Reading
Every day of December I'll be sharing a reading as we celebrate the advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is Micah 5:2-5 & Malachi 3:1-4
03:53
December 04, 2021
December 3 Advent Reading
Every day of December I will be sharing a reading as we celebrate the advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is Psalm 23 & Psalm 24.
04:22
December 03, 2021
December 2 Advent Reading
Every day of December I will be sharing a reading as we celebrate the advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is Luke 1:39-56
04:16
December 02, 2021
December 1 Advent Reading
Every day of December I will be sharing a reading as we celebrate the advent season and await together with hope. Today's reading is Luke 1:26-38
04:23
December 02, 2021
You Don't Have To Do It All This December!
Listen in if December 1st has you feeling all kinds of ways, especially stressed, about ALL THE THINGS that "have" to get done over the next few weeks because this episode was recorded just for you.  Be encouraged sweet mom, because you really don't have to do it all this December! Share this episode with another mom who could use some encouragement too!
15:09
December 01, 2021
Gratitude In Every Season
Thanksgiving week is one of my favorite weeks of the year but it's not always easy to feel grateful or thankful when we're walking through difficult circumstances.  I share some ideas for posturing our hearts towards gratitude no matter what season we're walking through.. 
14:57
November 22, 2021
Anxiety Is A Liar And So Is Satan
I'm back! It's been over a year since my last episode.  I share with you what was holding me back from podcasting and offer encouragement for whatever trial you're walking through. 
22:26
November 16, 2021
Decision Fatigue & Overwhelm In Stressful Times
Many of us are extremely overwhelmed by what's going on in the world today and in times of extreme stress, the easy stuff can feel really hard.  I share some tips for decision making when there's no good choices as well as tips & encouragement to get through these trying days.
40:41
July 27, 2020
Caring For Yourself Through Depression - Part 2
I share more ways to care for yourself while you're depressed.  I give some tips that work well for me in my own battle with depression and I hope something I've shared will be of help to you too. If you'd like to have your experience with depression, shared with The Filter Free Community and on the show, please leave me a message on anchor or email me at thefilterfreemom@gmail.com.  You can also leave a message on the "set free" voicemail box by calling 314-329-0350. If you're in crisis please get help.  You are important and valuable. Here's some resources that might help: SAMSHA What is SAMHSA’s National Helpline? SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 1-800-662-HELP (4357) Crisis Text Line Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving. All of Crisis Text Line’s Crisis Counselors are volunteers, donating their time to helping people in crisis. Crisis Text Line HOW DOES CRISIS TEXT LINE WORK? You text 741741 when in crisis, available 24/7 in the United States. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly. The Crisis Counselor helps you move from a hot moment to a cool calm to stay safe and healthy using effective active listening and suggested referrals – all through text message, using Crisis Text Line’s secure platform. For more detail, see How It Works. *See website for numbers to text in Canada & UK National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Suicide Prevention Lifeline  We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 1-800-273-8255 National Domestic Violence Hotline tel 1-800-799-7233 GET HELP Our highly-trained advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. National Domestic Violence Hotline *I’M NOT A DOCTOR OR A PROFESSIONAL AUTHORIZED TO TREAT PATIENTS.  ANY ADVICE GIVEN ON MY BLOG IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE BUT RATHER TIPS I SHARE BASED ON MY OWN PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS.  PLEASE SEEK COUNSEL OF A DOCTOR AND OR THERAPIST AND GET THE HELP YOU NEED.  PLEASE DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS WITHOUT SPEAKING TO YOUR DOCTOR.  PLEASE BE AWARE THAT SOME HERBAL TEAS AND SUPPLEMENTS ARE NOT SAFE WITH ALL MEDICATIONS SO IT’S IMPORTANT TO SPEAK TO YOUR DOCTOR FIRST. IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS, PLEASE GET HELP NOW.*
29:38
July 20, 2020
Caring For Yourself Through Depression- Part 1
In this first of a 2-part episode, I share 10 ways to care for yourself while you're depressed.  I give some tips that work well for me in my own battle with depression and I hope something I've shared will be of help to you too.  If you'd like to have your experience with depression, shared with The Filter Free Community and on the show, please leave me a message on anchor or email me at thefilterfreemom@gmail.com.  You can also leave a message on the "set free" voicemail box by calling 314-329-0350. If you're in crisis please get help.  You are important and valuable. Here's some resources that might help: SAMSHA What is SAMHSA’s National Helpline? SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357), (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service) or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English and Spanish, for individuals and family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups, and community-based organizations. Callers can also order free publications and other information. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration 1-800-662-HELP (4357) Crisis Text Line Text from anywhere in the USA to text with a trained Crisis Counselor. Every texter is connected with a Crisis Counselor, a real-life human being trained to bring texters from a hot moment to a cool calm through active listening and collaborative problem solving. All of Crisis Text Line’s Crisis Counselors are volunteers, donating their time to helping people in crisis. Crisis Text Line HOW DOES CRISIS TEXT LINE WORK? You text 741741 when in crisis, available 24/7 in the United States. A live, trained Crisis Counselor receives the text and responds quickly. The Crisis Counselor helps you move from a hot moment to a cool calm to stay safe and healthy using effective active listening and suggested referrals – all through text message, using Crisis Text Line’s secure platform. For more detail, see How It Works. *See website for numbers to text in Canada & UK National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Suicide Prevention Lifeline  We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 1-800-273-8255 National Domestic Violence Hotline tel 1-800-799-7233 GET HELP Our highly-trained advocates are available 24/7/365 to talk confidentially with anyone experiencing domestic violence, seeking resources or information, or questioning unhealthy aspects of their relationship. National Domestic Violence Hotline *I’M NOT A DOCTOR OR A PROFESSIONAL AUTHORIZED TO TREAT PATIENTS.  ANY ADVICE GIVEN ON MY BLOG OR PODCAST IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE BUT RATHER TIPS I SHARE BASED ON MY OWN PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH MENTAL ILLNESS.  PLEASE SEEK COUNSEL OF A DOCTOR AND OR THERAPIST AND GET THE HELP YOU NEED.  PLEASE DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS WITHOUT SPEAKING TO YOUR DOCTOR.  PLEASE BE AWARE THAT SOME HERBAL TEAS AND SUPPLEMENTS ARE NOT SAFE WITH ALL MEDICATIONS SO IT’S IMPORTANT TO SPEAK TO YOUR DOCTOR FIRST. IF YOU ARE IN CRISIS, PLEASE GET HELP NOW.*
21:29
July 13, 2020
How To Fight Through Your Anxiety.
I share my best tips, that I have learned in my own struggle with anxiety, so that you might have some tools to apply to your own struggle.
33:10
July 06, 2020
Worry Less, Trust More
There's never been a better time than now to "worry less and trust more". I share my thoughts on what this means and how to apply it in a time that feels so out of control.
16:39
June 26, 2020
Welcome to The Filter Free Mom Podcast!
In this first episode, I welcome you to the community and tell you how The Filter Free Mom came to be.   I also explain why it's important that us women speak up and talk about the hard stuff.  If you would like to be SET FREE, email your story of redemption or the hard thing you're struggling through right now, to thefilterfreemom@gmail.com and I'll read it on an upcoming episode, to not only help you feel set free, but to also encourage another woman listening.  Visit www.thefilterfreemom.com for more information and encouragement. "Like" The Filter Free Mom on Facebook to stay up to date on everything going on in The Filter Free Mom Community. I hope you'll join along. 
13:42
June 11, 2020