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You Know You’re Getting Old When…

It’s going to happen to just about everyone. You’ll see something, read something or experience something, and all of a sudden you realize that you’re not twenty-one anymore. It could be when your last child graduated from college. Or when your first grandchild arrived. Or when you’re coaching Little League and the son or daughter of one of your former players is now on your team. You get the idea. On Thursday, let’s talk about these eye-opening moments in our lives, and come away with a better sense of who we are, and an appreciation for all of God’s lifelong gifts to us.

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Do You Believe the Church Wouldn’t Embrace You?

The Church was established by Jesus to reach out and wrap Her arms around every human being. She extends this invitation by proclaiming the truth in charity. Some of those truths can be inconvenient for some, and quite intimidating for others. Many people avoid coming to faith and to the Church because they believe they have sinned too greatly, are presently living in a spiritually unhealthy relationship, and so on. On Tuesday, Jerry and Debbie will ask people to call who feel they are outside the reach of God’s love, God’s mercy, and full membership in the Church, due to sins, bad choices, lifestyle, etc.

Regarding civil divorce and reception of Holy Communion:

https://www.ewtn.com/expert/answers/communion_of_divorced_and_remarr.htm


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Shedding Regrets, Fostering Self-Forgiveness

It’s time to start another week of broadcasts. And we’re pretty sure you’ll have something to say about Monday’s show. It was suggested by a listener named Jonetta. As she looks back at certain times and situations in her life, she feels some regret over having not done things differently. That’s something we likely all can say. But Debbie always says, “No regrets!” A few are inevitably going to sneak up on us. It’s what we do – how we respond – to those regrettable things in our lives that determines whether or not we stay stuck in the past, or are able to move forward with peace of mind and soul through self-forgiveness. Don’t miss what we believe is going to be a powerfully impacting hour of radio!


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Is There an Age Gap In Your Marriage?

On Friday, Jerry and Debbie will close out the week by inviting you to call if you are married to someone who is a good bit older or younger than you. Or, if you had parents with a gap in their ages. Perhaps you know a couple who fits this description. How are the dynamics of such a relationship similar or different from marriages where couples are closer in age? Have you had to care for an aging spouse when you were still relatively young? As always, we can learn a lot from a discussion like this, including how love can be lived out in a wide variety of ways.

Here are some statistics according to Wikipedia:

Age differencePercentage of all married couples
Husband 20+ years older than wife1.0
Husband 15–19 years older than wife1.6
Husband 10–14 years older than wife4.8
Husband 6–9 years older than wife11.6
Husband 4–5 years older than wife13.3
Husband 2–3 years older than wife20.4
Husband and wife within 1 year33.2
Wife 2–3 years older than husband6.5
Wife 4–5 years older than husband3.3
Wife 6–9 years older than husband2.7
Wife 10–14 years older than husband1.0
Wife 15–19 years older than husband0.3
Wife 20+ years older than husband0.3


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How Time Flies…

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My oh my, how time really does fly!  2019 is half over and it seems like just yesterday that we were ringing in the New Year.  We wanted to see how your year was progressing.  Are you sticking with your goals and resolutions?  Are you feeling like this has been a productive year so far?  Or is it turning out to be a year you just can’t wait to leave behind?  Share with us where you are at midyear of 2019.  Call in early to 1-833-288-3986.


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Are You For Real?

As the saying goes, there are all types of people in the world. And they range across a wide spectrum of personalities. Some people are instantly friendly with anyone they meet. Others may be more cautious or guarded at first. On Wednesday, let’s talk about times when we’ve encountered someone for the first time, and they were super-friendly toward us. Are you OK with that? Or, are you the type who is a bit more formal, and who likes to get to know someone a bit before you’re comfortable with their bubbly personality? Call 833-288-3986 to join the conversation.