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 11:05 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!
Getting Unstuck – Jamie George
Unfortunately, in my willingness to sacrifice for others I am not being a steward of myself. And if truly honest, not really sacrificing. I am doing the EASIER and LAZY thing. Serving myself takes a great deal of effort.
Put Love into Action
Pastor and mega-author Francis Chan wrote the forward to Love, Skip, Jump by Shelene Bryan. He said, “Don’t be another person who wastes his/her life by trying to save it. Join my friend Shelene in doing something.”
Boundaries for Teen Girls
I always learn so much more from other people’s mistakes than from their success. Allison Bottke knows this is true so she shares candidly about the countless mistakes she made as a teenaged girl.
Got Grace? “Proof” Says that’s Enough
Martin Luther once commented that humanity after the fall is no longer able to imagine any way to be made right with God other than works. Our tendency by nature is to slip into the delusion that our standing before God somehow depends on what we do.
It takes courage, work, time, and money to customize your parenting. It requires that you truly understand what makes each child “tick.” It may involve rejecting commonly accepted practices. In short, it means embracing your God-given calling to be a parent and designing a home in which each child can thrive.
Facing Life’s Challenges with Faith, Friends and More
People instinctively know if they’re being schmoozed and it’s always unattractive. The question then is how to offer praise genuinely when someone is glaringly lacking from every visible vantage point.
Why Pray if God Doesn’t Listen? Nothing Gets past Him!
Hannah wanted a baby so badly she offered to give him back to God if He would just give her a son. She didn’t get that son immediately, but “Scripture says “in due time” God gave her a son who would be one of Israel’s greatest prophets and priests and who would help turn the nation’s heart back toward God.
Worry is a Killer
Stress will (not might) impact your physical health. From weight (loss/gain), interest in sex and sleep patterns to serious illness, stress can kill you. Relationships, job performance and joy are often impacted as well. Even your relationship with God can take a big hit.