Bold Living is a weekly talk show meant to approach life with grace and grit in order to challenge, encourage, equip and propel listeners towards bolder choices! Each week Diane discusses a topic that encourages people to add vivid boldness to every area of their life. Energetic, informative guests round out the conversation. Listeners may tune in to KPXQ 1360 AM Saturdays at 11:00 AM (MST) or visit DianeMarkins.com to hear podcasts any time. They will also find blog posts with great tips, inspiration and resources. Check it out and Be your bold self!
As a young mother, I was desperate to find someone, anyone, to teach me to be the mom I wanted to be. I cried out, "I NEED HELP, LORD!" Maybe you can identify with my struggle?
How many times had I uttered this same thought, this same prayer? (God, bring my husband to know you!) Yet years have passed and still I worship - alone. Does God really see me? Does He truly hear my plea?
Internationally-known psychologist, humorist and bestselling author, Dr. Kevin Leman, has a proven plan guaranteed to help parents win the battle of wills. Dr. Leman shows how to reverse negative behavior in children – fast-- in his new book, Have a New Kid by Friday.
All people, regardless of the natural diversity that exists among the vast cultures of the world, share the same three basic inner needs. Everyone feels the need to be securely loved, to feel their life has a significant purpose and that they have a strong hope for the future. But you need a strategy to fight the enemy that would rob these from you...
In your home, marriage, career and even your physical health, it’s important to “give careful attention,” to assess how things are going. Why is this important? Because we live in a fallen world where all things naturally deteriorate.
Why pay to play when you can do it free? This isn't just playing. My Gym (and programs like it) builds confidence, encourages exploration, teaches social skills, coordination, physical strength and agility. It's an investment in your child you can't afford to miss.
I looked to women from the past to mentor me. I studied about our Biblical sisters. I discovered an amazing truth: Women haven’t changed much in 6,000 + years! To my surprise and delight, my own issues of perfection, jealousy, control, unforgiveness, secrets, and victimization….were a common thread woven though out the ages in women. --To help women and children in crisis while sharing God’s love in everything I do. I would become a servant, a teacher, and friend.
What I did say [to my child], (after saying a silent prayer,) was this: “No, I don’t love some of your decisions, but I love you. And I know that you have not “turned out” you are “turning out”. God is far from done with you. You are smart, and funny and amazing, but you are far, far from “done”.”