The Live True Podcast https://davidandcaron.com Gain a Thriving Ministry Without Losing Your Soul Mon, 19 Oct 2020 23:41:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 Join spiritual leaders and teachers, David and Caron Loveless, each week for The Live True Podcast - dedicated to helping you break through barriers that hinder your living, loving, and leading. Each episode is a dynamic conversation around proven and practical spiritual secrets that can revolutionize the way you see yourself, love and relate to others, and do your work with more fruitfulness and fulfillment as you live out of the source of your true identity.<br /> <br /> David &amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp; Caron have helped thousands of individuals, couples, and leaders in more than 50 countries. With refreshing candor they talk about they’ve learned through their own successes and failures in relationships, family, leadership, and the spiritual journey. They also offer interviews and insights from some of the world’s best spiritual leaders, psychologists, and wisdom teachers. The Live True Podcast clean episodic The Live True Podcast david@davidandcaron.com david@davidandcaron.com (The Live True Podcast) THE podcast dedicated to true spiritual living The Live True Podcast https://davidandcaron.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Live-True-Podcast_3000.jpg https://davidandcaron.com 166637491 Episode 78: Leading For The Long Haul- part 2 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-78-leading-for-the-long-haul-part-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=episode-78-leading-for-the-long-haul-part-2 Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:27:58 +0000 https://davidandcaron.com/?p=217796 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-78-leading-for-the-long-haul-part-2/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/episode-78-leading-for-the-long-haul-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>There are few things that fascinate us like the Tour de France. It is an annual multiple stage bicycle race that is primarily held in France, while also occasionally passing through nearby countries. It consists of 21 day-long stages, covering 2200 miles. This race reminds of what it takes to stay in the race of […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/episode-78-leading-for-the-long-haul-part-2/">Episode 78: Leading For The Long Haul- part 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> There are few things that fascinate us like the Tour de France. It is an annual multiple stage bicycle race that is primarily held in France, while also occasionally passing through nearby countries. It consists of 21 day-long stages, covering 2200 miles.

This race reminds of what it takes to stay in the race of the ‘game’ of leadership and ministry (whether you’re volunteering or being paid to do so.) If you want to know how to lead for the long haul, then listen to Part 2 of our discussion, in this podcast.

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Do you ever wonder how long you can stay in the game? Do you ever wonder how much you’ve got left and whether or not you can last, in whatever God has called you to do?

If you’ve ever wondered, then click play above.

In this podcast episode, we continue our discussion about what we’ve learned about what it means to stay in the race or ‘game’ of leadership, as well as being sidelined.

If you missed our Part 1 of this podcast on Leading for the long haul: 8 practices that will keep you in the game, then click HERE.

We care about you staying in the game. Here are just a few of the essential practices that are helping us, and leaders like yourself that we’re working with, to gain a thriving ministry without losing our souls.

We recently sat down and analyzed some of the things that helped us get back in the game and stay in the game. As we’ve worked with many leaders in recent years, we’ve recognized the same things that were helping us, could help them, to gain a thriving ministry, without losing their souls.

Don’t forget: The offering of your true self, is the most important thing you can do, to love and serve the world… And it’s all the world needs from you.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the above play button.

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There are few things that fascinate us like the Tour de France. It is an annual multiple stage bicycle race that is primarily held in France, while also occasionally passing through nearby countries. It consists of 21 day-long stages, There are few things that fascinate us like the Tour de France. It is an annual multiple stage bicycle race that is primarily held in France, while also occasionally passing through nearby countries. It consists of 21 day-long stages, covering 2200 miles. This race reminds of what it takes to stay in the race of […] The Live True Podcast clean 26:51 217796
Episode 77: Leading For The Long Haul- part 1 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-77-leading-for-the-long-haul-part-1/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=episode-77-leading-for-the-long-haul-part-1 Wed, 13 Nov 2019 01:47:06 +0000 https://davidandcaron.com/?p=217617 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-77-leading-for-the-long-haul-part-1/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/episode-77-leading-for-the-long-haul-part-1/feed/ 0 <p>Do you ever wonder how much longer you can go on… doing what you’re doing? Do you ever wonder how much you’ve got left and whether or not you can last, in whatever God has called you to do? If you’ve ever wondered, then click play below. Listen to the Audio In this podcast episode, we […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/episode-77-leading-for-the-long-haul-part-1/">Episode 77: Leading For The Long Haul- part 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> Do you ever wonder how much longer you can go on… doing what you’re doing? Do you ever wonder how much you’ve got left and whether or not you can last, in whatever God has called you to do?

If you’ve ever wondered, then click play below.

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In this podcast episode, we talk about recently speaking to a staff team. One of the younger members of the executive team asked us what we’d learned about leading for the long haul. What does it look like to run your life’s race well?

We’ve learned an enormous amount in recent years, about what it means to stay in the ‘game’ of leadership, as well as being sidelined. That’s why in this episode of The Live True Podcast, we have a great conversation around Leading for the long haul: 8 practices that will keep you in the game- Part 1.

We care about you staying in the game. Here are just a few of the essential practices that are helping us, and leaders like yourself that we’re working with, to gain a thriving ministry without losing our souls.

We recently sat down and analyzed some of the things that helped us get back in the game and stay in the game. As we’ve worked with many leaders in recent years, we’ve recognized the same things that were helping us, could help them, to gain a thriving ministry, without losing their souls.

Don’t forget: The offering of your true self, is the most important thing you can do, to love and serve the world.. And it’s all the world needs from you.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the above play button.

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Do you ever wonder how much longer you can go on… doing what you’re doing? Do you ever wonder how much you’ve got left and whether or not you can last, in whatever God has called you to do? If you’ve ever wondered, then click play below. Do you ever wonder how much longer you can go on… doing what you’re doing? Do you ever wonder how much you’ve got left and whether or not you can last, in whatever God has called you to do? If you’ve ever wondered, then click play below. Listen to the Audio In this podcast episode, we […] The Live True Podcast clean 30:04 217617
Episode 76- Our Dreams of the Awesome, Ideal Church are Killing Us https://davidandcaron.com/episode-76-our-dreams-of-the-awesome-ideal-church-are-killing-us/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=episode-76-our-dreams-of-the-awesome-ideal-church-are-killing-us Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:16:10 +0000 https://davidandcaron.com/?p=217128 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-76-our-dreams-of-the-awesome-ideal-church-are-killing-us/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/episode-76-our-dreams-of-the-awesome-ideal-church-are-killing-us/feed/ 0 <p>We both used to idealize certain leaders and their churches. Especially the ones we thought had it all figured out. They had growing numbers flocking to their churches and conferences, so what they claimed, must be true. But the closer we got, not all was as it appeared. </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/episode-76-our-dreams-of-the-awesome-ideal-church-are-killing-us/">Episode 76- Our Dreams of the Awesome, Ideal Church are Killing Us</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> As we planted a church in western Canada then later took over an established church in Florida, we devoted all our energy to finding the best methods and strategies to build a church that would radically transform hundreds, maybe thousands of lives for Jesus.

The church we’d grown up in was no longer relevant to us and to a large part of the emerging culture. So, we set out to change things. We were going to create a perfect church.

Whenever someone talks about the perfect way to do church, the Biblical way, we always hear about the church in the New Testament. But why have we idealized the first-century church? If we look more closely at the ones involved, we see people sleeping with their relatives, stealing money, greed, envy, strife, lying, accusing each other of “false doctrine,” leaders failing to care for the poor, selfishness, etc.

We both used to idealize certain leaders and their churches. Especially the ones we thought had it all figured out. They had growing numbers flocking to their churches and conferences, so what they claimed, must be true. But the closer we got, not all was as it appeared.

Idealization is maximizing virtues and minimizing flaws. We all do it, either with our kids, a spouse or our mentors or ministry. But, over time, unchecked idealization produces disillusionment.

In his book, Life Together, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, a German pastor, and theologian who was executed for being an anti- Nazi dissident warned us about the dangers of our “wish dreams. Here’s an excerpt:

Innumerable times a whole Christian community has broken down because it had sprung from a wish dream. The serious Christian, set down for the first time in a Christian community, is likely to bring with him a very definite idea of what Christian life together should be and to try to realize it. But God’s grace speedily shatters such dreams. Just as surely as God desires to lead us to a knowledge of genuine Christian fellowship, so surely must we be overwhelmed by a great disillusionment with others, with Christians in general, and, if we are fortunate, with ourselves…

To find out more, click the PLAY button above to hear this conversation.

To read our blog on this subject, CLICK HERE.

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You can see them here.

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We both used to idealize certain leaders and their churches. Especially the ones we thought had it all figured out. They had growing numbers flocking to their churches and conferences, so what they claimed, must be true. But the closer we got, We both used to idealize certain leaders and their churches. Especially the ones we thought had it all figured out. They had growing numbers flocking to their churches and conferences, so what they claimed, must be true. But the closer we got, not all was as it appeared.  The Live True Podcast clean 42:20 217128
Authenticity In The Life Of A Healthy Leader https://davidandcaron.com/authenticity-in-the-life-of-a-healthy-leader/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=authenticity-in-the-life-of-a-healthy-leader Tue, 08 Oct 2019 21:04:28 +0000 https://davidandcaron.com/?p=216581 https://davidandcaron.com/authenticity-in-the-life-of-a-healthy-leader/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/authenticity-in-the-life-of-a-healthy-leader/feed/ 0 <p>As Christians, we follow a perfect God who loves every person perfectly. And while we, the imperfect, are doing our best to be like this Perfect God—a loose “imitation” is as close as we can ever hope to get. Deep down we all know this, but from somewhere we got the idea that we have to hold […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/authenticity-in-the-life-of-a-healthy-leader/">Authenticity In The Life Of A Healthy Leader</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> As Christians, we follow a perfect God who loves every person perfectly.

And while we, the imperfect, are doing our best to be like this Perfect God—a loose “imitation” is as close as we can ever hope to get. Deep down we all know this, but from somewhere we got the idea that we have to hold ourselves, our families, our leaders and churches to the standard of … flawless.

Listen to this week’s podcast, as David & Caron discuss this significant topic for all who are in any kind of leadership role or position.

Here are a couple of key quotes from today’s episode:

 “To believe you must hide all the parts of you that are broken, out of fear that someone else is incapable of loving what is less than perfect, is to believe that sunlight is incapable of entering a broken window and illuminating a dark room.” Ian Thomas

 “Too often we think sharing our weakness will cause us to lose respect…the more you tell the truth about yourself, appropriately, winsomely, age-appropriately, within a context, the more effective your leadership will become.” Dan Allendar

Also, in this episode, there is a mention of the book The Pastor: A Memoir by Eugene Peterson.

For more on this subject, see our blog: How Boosting Authenticity Makes You a Better Leader.

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As Christians, we follow a perfect God who loves every person perfectly. And while we, the imperfect, are doing our best to be like this Perfect God—a loose “imitation” is as close as we can ever hope to get. Deep down we all know this, As Christians, we follow a perfect God who loves every person perfectly. And while we, the imperfect, are doing our best to be like this Perfect God—a loose “imitation” is as close as we can ever hope to get. Deep down we all know this, but from somewhere we got the idea that we have to hold […] The Live True Podcast clean 38:49 216581
Lies We Believe About God- Interview with Paul Young https://davidandcaron.com/lies-we-believe-about-god-interview-with-paul-young/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lies-we-believe-about-god-interview-with-paul-young Tue, 03 Sep 2019 17:35:50 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4685 https://davidandcaron.com/lies-we-believe-about-god-interview-with-paul-young/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/lies-we-believe-about-god-interview-with-paul-young/feed/ 0 <p>A while back, David Loveless talked with Paul Young. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Shack, Cross Roads, and Eve, and the Lies we Believe about God.  His books have sold more than 24 million copies worldwide. A major motion picture of The Shack was released worldwide early in 2017. Paul Young was […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/lies-we-believe-about-god-interview-with-paul-young/">Lies We Believe About God- Interview with Paul Young</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> A while back, David Loveless talked with Paul Young. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Shack, Cross Roads, and Eve, and the Lies we Believe about God.  His books have sold more than 24 million copies worldwide. A major motion picture of The Shack was released worldwide early in 2017.

Paul Young was born in Canada and raised among a Stone Age tribe by his missionary parents in the highlands of former New Guinea. He suffered great loss as a child and young adult and now enjoys the “wastefulness of grace” with his family in the Pacific Northwest.

In Part 1 of this interview, David talks to Paul about where he came up with the idea for The Shack and how it reflects his life story.

Then in the interview, David turns his attention to Paul’s newest book: Lies We Believe About God: 28 commonly uttered things we say about God as lies that keep us from having a full, loving relationship with our Creator.”

Click the play button above to listen to this episode, that we believe could be a potential turning point in your life.

Also, don’t miss Part 2 of David’s interview with Paul Young. Click HERE.

Click on the title of any of Paul’s books you’re interested in

Paul’s Media Sites
website:  wmpaulyoung.com
FB:  theshackofficial
intstagram: wmpaulyoung

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A while back, David Loveless talked with Paul Young. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Shack, Cross Roads, and Eve, and the Lies we Believe about God.  His books have sold more than 24 million copies worldwide. A while back, David Loveless talked with Paul Young. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Shack, Cross Roads, and Eve, and the Lies we Believe about God.  His books have sold more than 24 million copies worldwide. A major motion picture of The Shack was released worldwide early in 2017. Paul Young was […] The Live True Podcast clean 4685
What You Can Learn From Spiritual Leaders Who Fail https://davidandcaron.com/what-you-can-learn-from-spiritual-leaders-who-fail/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=what-you-can-learn-from-spiritual-leaders-who-fail Mon, 19 Aug 2019 12:30:02 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4668 https://davidandcaron.com/what-you-can-learn-from-spiritual-leaders-who-fail/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/what-you-can-learn-from-spiritual-leaders-who-fail/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss what you can learn from spiritual leaders who fail. We’ve all have heard about good spiritual people who have failed in some way.  Often when we hear of it, we’re appalled or astounded or discouraged because we somehow believed they were superhuman Christians… that is unless we’ve […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/what-you-can-learn-from-spiritual-leaders-who-fail/">What You Can Learn From Spiritual Leaders Who Fail</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss what you can learn from spiritual leaders who fail. We’ve all have heard about good spiritual people who have failed in some way.  Often when we hear of it, we’re appalled or astounded or discouraged because we somehow believed they were superhuman Christians… that is unless we’ve considered ourselves to be good spiritual people who have ended up failing in some way.

What are the primary reasons that all good, spiritual people, end up failing in one way or the other?

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We’ve got an extra bonus for you today:

We’d love to help you identify your current level of self-awareness and how it may be impacting your spiritual, relational, and professional life. In this free bonus, we’ll show you what’s working and where you could be sabotaging your best intentions. (Sounds fun, right?!)

Join us for a FREE mini-class (20 minutes) on the huge benefits of joining your God-awareness and your self-awareness, to boost your personal and spiritual growth. Watch here!

In the FREE mini-class, we’ll dive into three ways that can help you increase freedom and fulfillment in every area of your life.

** If you’d like to further grow in this and so many other ways that can impact your closet relationships, then CLICK HERE for information on our online courseThe Transforming Power Of Self-Awareness: Learn the #1 predictor of your spiritual, relational, and professional success.

We’ve dumped everything we know about this subject into Seven 20-minute video sessions; Seven 3-minute Application/Activation videos; a downloadable course guide; and much more.  We’d love to show you what we’ve learned about how God-awareness, that is joined with better self-awareness, can dramatically change the relationships in your life.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss what you can learn from spiritual leaders who fail. We’ve all have heard about good spiritual people who have failed in some way.  Often when we hear of it, In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss what you can learn from spiritual leaders who fail. We’ve all have heard about good spiritual people who have failed in some way.  Often when we hear of it, we’re appalled or astounded or discouraged because we somehow believed they were superhuman Christians… that is unless we’ve […] The Live True Podcast clean 4668
Episode 74- How to Find Yourself in The Blueprint of Jesus https://davidandcaron.com/episode-74-how-to-find-yourself-in-the-blueprint-of-jesus/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=episode-74-how-to-find-yourself-in-the-blueprint-of-jesus Tue, 18 Jun 2019 23:53:05 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4660 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-74-how-to-find-yourself-in-the-blueprint-of-jesus/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/episode-74-how-to-find-yourself-in-the-blueprint-of-jesus/feed/ 0 <p>Wouldn’t you like to know how to make better sense of the confusing things of life, love, leadership, and the church? You can. There’s actually a blueprint! If you’re like us, so often what we think of life, God, and others, is based upon what our circumstances look like. And when those circumstances are constantly shifting, we lose […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/episode-74-how-to-find-yourself-in-the-blueprint-of-jesus/">Episode 74- How to Find Yourself in The Blueprint of Jesus</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> Wouldn’t you like to know how to make better sense of the confusing things of life, love, leadership, and the church? You can. There’s actually a blueprint!

If you’re like us, so often what we think of life, God, and others, is based upon what our circumstances look like. And when those circumstances are constantly shifting, we lose our sense of direction and identity.

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We all are desperate to find the meaning and direction for all of the major things that happen to us.

We have discovered a way to make sense of whatever season or cycle of life we may be experiencing. Once we saw it, hope and direction came our way. We’d love to share it with you.

Here’s what’s happening in this episode:

  • What the mood swings of a Gainesville Gator fan teach us
  • What Jesus and a jigsaw puzzle box have in common
  • How Jesus comes alongside us, to show us how to be human.
  • How Jesus’ goal was to show us how to live in the contradiction of being both divine and human
  • The 5 cycles of life, that we all go through… and what always emerges (hint: it’s very good)
  • What God showed David while speaking at a church in California, that a violin teaches us about what happens in life and why

Col 1:15-20 … We look at this Son and see God’s original purpose in everything created. For everything, … got started in him and finds its purpose in him. Not only that but all the broken and dislocated pieces of the universe—people and things, animals and atoms—get properly fixed and fit together in vibrant harmonies.. 

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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Wouldn’t you like to know how to make better sense of the confusing things of life, love, leadership, and the church? You can. There’s actually a blueprint! If you’re like us, so often what we think of life, God, and others, Wouldn’t you like to know how to make better sense of the confusing things of life, love, leadership, and the church? You can. There’s actually a blueprint! If you’re like us, so often what we think of life, God, and others, is based upon what our circumstances look like. And when those circumstances are constantly shifting, we lose […] The Live True Podcast clean 38:59 4660
Episode 73- How To Reduce Overwhelm For Weary Leaders https://davidandcaron.com/episode-73-how-to-reduce-overwhelm-for-weary-leaders-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=episode-73-how-to-reduce-overwhelm-for-weary-leaders-2 Wed, 29 May 2019 22:50:36 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4656 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-73-how-to-reduce-overwhelm-for-weary-leaders-2/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/episode-73-how-to-reduce-overwhelm-for-weary-leaders-2/feed/ 0 <p>Are you interested in moving from relentless weariness to a more rested soul? One of the things we’ve noticed about almost all leaders that we work with is that the constant demands of life, leadership, and relationships, that causes them to lose their joy in what they feel so passionate about. Listen to the Audio […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/episode-73-how-to-reduce-overwhelm-for-weary-leaders-2/">Episode 73- How To Reduce Overwhelm For Weary Leaders</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> Are you interested in moving from relentless weariness to a more rested soul?

One of the things we’ve noticed about almost all leaders that we work with is that the constant demands of life, leadership, and relationships, that causes them to lose their joy in what they feel so passionate about.

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Today’s podcast episode is for those that find themselves weary, tired, and possibly burnt out on religion… especially the leadership of it. Spiritual leaders have heard biblical promises concerning how to live, love, and lead with a healthy soul, but few find a sustainable experience of it.

But we’ve discovered that a sustainable experience of rest and recovery is very possible. Through much trial… and much error… and with a few new biblical insights, we’ve established a specific practice that has brought significant recovery, each week of our life.

Listen as we describe a practice that can be easily learned and intentionally implemented. We’ll tell you how to live a new way, that will be a new level of ease and lightness for your life and all its endeavors.

Here’s what’s happening in this episode:

  • What church leadership world should learn from the sports leadership world (that God already knew)
  • Why Jesus told his followers about an extremely enticing offer He was making them
  • Why part of the grace of Eden is the pace of Eden
  • How to trust God, not only for the grace of your life but also, the pace of your life

And much more…

We’re sure you’re going to find great encouragement, grins, and hope in this episode.

One of the resources we mentioned in this podcast was the book, we highly recommend- “The Body Keeps The Score.”

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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Are you interested in moving from relentless weariness to a more rested soul? One of the things we’ve noticed about almost all leaders that we work with is that the constant demands of life, leadership, and relationships, Are you interested in moving from relentless weariness to a more rested soul? One of the things we’ve noticed about almost all leaders that we work with is that the constant demands of life, leadership, and relationships, that causes them to lose their joy in what they feel so passionate about. Listen to the Audio […] The Live True Podcast clean 38:21 4656
Episode 72- How The Power of Honor Can Boost A Relationship https://davidandcaron.com/episode-72-how-the-power-of-honor-can-boost-a-relationship/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=episode-72-how-the-power-of-honor-can-boost-a-relationship Tue, 07 May 2019 03:56:42 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4641 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-72-how-the-power-of-honor-can-boost-a-relationship/#comments https://davidandcaron.com/episode-72-how-the-power-of-honor-can-boost-a-relationship/feed/ 2 <p>Have you struggled this past year with a relationship that needed a boost? One of the primary things that prevent any relationship from getting a boost is the picture you have in your head of how it is supposed to be. We all want relationships that are happy and healthy… where everyone is getting along… […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/episode-72-how-the-power-of-honor-can-boost-a-relationship/">Episode 72- How The Power of Honor Can Boost A Relationship</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> Have you struggled this past year with a relationship that needed a boost?

One of the primary things that prevent any relationship from getting a boost is the picture you have in your head of how it is supposed to be.

We all want relationships that are happy and healthy… where everyone is getting along… where meaningful conversations regularly happen… where everyone is fully present with the other and listens compassionately.

But what gets in the way of that happening is when we determine if we should convey worth upon a person, we’re in a relationship with, based upon their performance for us. Have they done it really well… or poorly?

What changes a relationship is when we honor a person, not for their performance but for the position God has placed them in our lives. This becomes especially significant when it comes to the relationship we’ve had with a mother or father.

Honor has the power to change a person’s heart

because it affirms to them the divine worth God places on every human being. 

Listen to this podcast, as we talk about two very broken relationships, with two very broken mothers, that Caron had, and how those relationships significantly changed, because of the power of honor.

Here’s what’s happening in this episode:

  • The acknowledgment of the very often… very messy relationships in our lives
  • The spiritual practice of honoring a mother, who didn’t deserve it
  • The transformation that can happen in both the recipient and the giver of honor
  • The power of letting go

We’re sure you’re going to love this episode that is inspirational, vulnerable, instructional, as well as downright fun.

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Have you struggled this past year with a relationship that needed a boost? One of the primary things that prevent any relationship from getting a boost is the picture you have in your head of how it is supposed to be. Have you struggled this past year with a relationship that needed a boost? One of the primary things that prevent any relationship from getting a boost is the picture you have in your head of how it is supposed to be. We all want relationships that are happy and healthy… where everyone is getting along… […] The Live True Podcast clean 31:10 4641
6 Most Important People In A Healthy Leader’s Life https://davidandcaron.com/6-most-important-people-in-a-healthy-leaders-life/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=6-most-important-people-in-a-healthy-leaders-life Thu, 25 Apr 2019 01:51:30 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4636 https://davidandcaron.com/6-most-important-people-in-a-healthy-leaders-life/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/6-most-important-people-in-a-healthy-leaders-life/feed/ 0 <p>Do you ever wonder if the people who are currently encircling your life are the right ones? Often times, we have surrounded ourselves with the best people we know, but don’t realize who are the best people we need. Listen to the Audio We know how important it is to you, to have people who […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/6-most-important-people-in-a-healthy-leaders-life/">6 Most Important People In A Healthy Leader’s Life</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p>

Do you ever wonder if the people who are currently encircling your life are the right ones? Often times, we have surrounded ourselves with the best people we know, but don’t realize who are the best people we need.

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We know how important it is to you, to have people who are life-giving. We all want to have a great circle of those who encourage us… get us… and love us.

However, not that many of us have ever been shown the best kinds of people who need to be ‘playing in our orchestra.’  You may have just primarily horn players and be missing a bass player and a percussionist.

We can help you identity the primary types of relational positions that will help you sing the song that God has given you. We’re devoting an entire episode to ensure that you know who and how to add the potential 1-2 people that you’re missing in singing the song of your life.

Here’s what’s happening in this episode:

  • The value of a personal advisory board
  • The difference between people who help us in our functional leadership versus those who can help us in the spiritual leadership of our lives.
  • The six people that all of us need in the orchestra of our lives
  • If you’re married, why having your spouse fill all the needed positions, might be a bad idea

We’re sure you’re going to love this episode that is inspirational, vulnerable, instructional, as well as downright fun.

Personal Coaching:

If you’re needing a confidant in your life, both Caron & I act as relational and spiritual coaches to many leaders across the country. If you’re a woman who would like further info as what is available and what’s involved email: caron@youlivetrue.com

If you’re a man, then email: david@youlivetrue.com

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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Do you ever wonder if the people who are currently encircling your life are the right ones? Often times, we have surrounded ourselves with the best people we know, but don’t realize who are the best people we need. Do you ever wonder if the people who are currently encircling your life are the right ones? Often times, we have surrounded ourselves with the best people we know, but don’t realize who are the best people we need. Listen to the Audio We know how important it is to you, to have people who […] The Live True Podcast clean 36:56 4636
Episode 70- Six Reasons You Need To Know What People Are Saying About You https://davidandcaron.com/episode-70-six-reasons-you-need-to-know-what-people-are-saying-about-you/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=episode-70-six-reasons-you-need-to-know-what-people-are-saying-about-you Wed, 27 Mar 2019 01:50:20 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4630 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-70-six-reasons-you-need-to-know-what-people-are-saying-about-you/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/episode-70-six-reasons-you-need-to-know-what-people-are-saying-about-you/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss 6 ways you benefit from accepting feedback. “When you hear the same negative comment about you from several sources, it’s probably time to stop saying, “they just don’t get me” and time to investigate why you’re unable to see how others experience you.” Listen to the Audio […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/episode-70-six-reasons-you-need-to-know-what-people-are-saying-about-you/">Episode 70- Six Reasons You Need To Know What People Are Saying About You</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss 6 ways you benefit from accepting feedback.

“When you hear the same negative comment about you from several sources, it’s probably time to stop saying, “they just don’t get me” and time to investigate why you’re unable to see how others experience you.”

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Even as sharp and “self-aware” as we think we are, (and let’s face it, most of us feel this way about ourselves) other people aren’t as invested in us as we are so they can be more objective about how we’re coming across.

We always want to see ourselves in the best light so we internally block ourselves from believing negative feedback.

Though it doesn’t always feel like it, feedback or constructive criticism is a gift, not a punishment.

So we resist. We think others are exaggerating or worse- that THEY are the problem.

Our first reaction is to defend ourselves…

Most people have our best interests at heart when they tell us the truth. And we should probably trust their insights about us more than we do.

But, often, it takes a showdown or crisis to pry us open to hearing how we actually come across.  It’s after we’ve been let go from our job or lost a friend or exited a marriage that the slap stings enough to wake us up to important issues we refused to see.

So what might the Lord be saying to you

Proverbs 25:11-12 … a wise friend’s timely reprimand is like a gold ring slipped on your finger

To hear more on this subject, CLICK the Play button above.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss 6 ways you benefit from accepting feedback. “When you hear the same negative comment about you from several sources, it’s probably time to stop saying, In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss 6 ways you benefit from accepting feedback. “When you hear the same negative comment about you from several sources, it’s probably time to stop saying, “they just don’t get me” and time to investigate why you’re unable to see how others experience you.” Listen to the Audio […] The Live True Podcast clean 38:09 4630
Episode 69- How We Resolve (Almost) Any Argument https://davidandcaron.com/episode-69-how-we-resolve-almost-any-argument/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=episode-69-how-we-resolve-almost-any-argument Tue, 12 Feb 2019 02:07:45 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4612 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-69-how-we-resolve-almost-any-argument/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/episode-69-how-we-resolve-almost-any-argument/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to resolve almost any argument. Most couples argue. Many are taught what to say during those arguments… & that doesn’t seem to work more than 1 week. This week we’re releasing another episode of The Live True Podcast where we have a LIVELY discussion around How We Resolve (Almost) Every Argument. If […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/episode-69-how-we-resolve-almost-any-argument/">Episode 69- How We Resolve (Almost) Any Argument</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to resolve almost any argument.

Most couples argue. Many are taught what to say during those arguments… & that doesn’t seem to work more than 1 week. This week we’re releasing another episode of The Live True Podcast where we have a LIVELY discussion around How We Resolve (Almost) Every Argument. If you find yourself regularly returning to the same old, tired ways of resolving such things, listen to how we’ve helped many couples dramatically decrease their level of drama.

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We’re all about clearing up some of the madness and mystery of relationships with God, the people we love & even with ourselves. We do this because somewhere along the way we missed some pretty important keys to emotional & spiritual wholeness and as a result, we blew up our lives! But the good news is that’s not the end of our story!!  It also doesn’t have to be the end of yours.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to resolve almost any argument. Most couples argue. Many are taught what to say during those arguments… & that doesn’t seem to work more than 1 week. In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to resolve almost any argument. Most couples argue. Many are taught what to say during those arguments… & that doesn’t seem to work more than 1 week. This week we’re releasing another episode of The Live True Podcast where we have a LIVELY discussion around How We Resolve (Almost) Every Argument. If […] The Live True Podcast clean 34:23 4612
Episode 68- How To Forgive The One Who Has Hurt You https://davidandcaron.com/episode-68-how-to-forgive-the-one-who-has-hurt-you/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=episode-68-how-to-forgive-the-one-who-has-hurt-you Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:19:24 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4589 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-68-how-to-forgive-the-one-who-has-hurt-you/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/episode-68-how-to-forgive-the-one-who-has-hurt-you/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode 68, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to forgive the one who has hurt you. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/episode-68-how-to-forgive-the-one-who-has-hurt-you/">Episode 68- How To Forgive The One Who Has Hurt You</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode 68, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to forgive the one who has hurt you.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

“Forgiveness is the name of love practiced among people who love poorly. The hard truth is all people love poorly. We need to forgive and be forgiven every day, every hour, increasingly. That is the great work of love among the fellowship of the weak that is the human family.”      Henri J.M. Nouwen

Everyone wants to be forgiven but most of us find it hard to let go when we feel deeply wronged. Even if we adamantly believe forgiveness is a foundational practice for those who follow Jesus we can still get stuck in bitterness or resentment.

Listen as Caron Loveless candidly share the steps she took to forgive her husband David, for the most traumatic thing she had ever experienced.

Caron also shares a simple practice

she uses to grow her forgiveness.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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Other Resources:

To get a copy of David & Caron Loveless’ book- “Nothing To ProveCLICK HERE. It’s available in softcover, audio, or digital formats.

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In this podcast Episode 68, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to forgive the one who has hurt you. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things yo... In this podcast Episode 68, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to forgive the one who has hurt you. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to […] The Live True Podcast clean 33:59 4589
Episode 67- How To Forgive Yourself For Past Failures https://davidandcaron.com/episode-67-how-to-forgive-yourself-for-past-failures/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=episode-67-how-to-forgive-yourself-for-past-failures Thu, 25 Oct 2018 20:41:13 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4579 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-67-how-to-forgive-yourself-for-past-failures/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/episode-67-how-to-forgive-yourself-for-past-failures/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to forgive yourself when you’ve done something that has been destructive to yourself or to others. Maybe you’re wondering: “Is it even necessary to forgive yourself… especially if you think that God and others have forgiven you?”  Listen to the Audio When we feel tormented about […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/episode-67-how-to-forgive-yourself-for-past-failures/">Episode 67- How To Forgive Yourself For Past Failures</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to forgive yourself when you’ve done something that has been destructive to yourself or to others.

Maybe you’re wondering: “Is it even necessary to forgive yourself… especially if you think that God and others have forgiven you?” 

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When we feel tormented about behaviors we’re not proud of, it often turns into self-shame. Shame constantly tries to tell us how low and despicable we are. It shuts us down and cuts us off from the people, life, and healing God wants us to have.

Listen to the podcast for the 9 steps David took to forgive himself and how you can use them for forgiving you.

In this podcast episode, Caron shared a simple, prayerful way to regularly grant forgiveness to Yourself:

Recite: “There are many ways I have damaged and hurt myself and others. I have betrayed or abandoned God and myself, many times through thought, word, or deed- knowingly and unknowingly.”  

Now let yourself see the ways you have hurt or harmed yourself. Picture them, remember them. Feel the sorrow you have carried from this and sense that you can release these burdens. Extend forgiveness for each of them, one by one.

Repeat to yourself: “For the ways, I have hurt myself through action or inaction, out of fear, pain, and confusion, I now extend a full and heartfelt forgiveness. I forgive myself, I forgive myself, in the same way, that God has already forgiven me.

“At any given moment, you have the power to say: This is not how the story is going to end.” ~ Christine Mason Miller 

What do you need to forgive yourself for? 

Additional resources:

Why you should embrace your flaws

Forgiving life for what it is

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to forgive yourself when you’ve done something that has been destructive to yourself or to others. Maybe you’re wondering: “Is it even necessary to forgive yourself… especially if you think th... In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to forgive yourself when you’ve done something that has been destructive to yourself or to others. Maybe you’re wondering: “Is it even necessary to forgive yourself… especially if you think that God and others have forgiven you?”  Listen to the Audio When we feel tormented about […] The Live True Podcast clean 31:42 4579
Episode 66- Forgiving Life For What It Hands You https://davidandcaron.com/episode-66-forgiving-life-for-what-it-hands-you/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=episode-66-forgiving-life-for-what-it-hands-you Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:34:52 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4561 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-66-forgiving-life-for-what-it-hands-you/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/episode-66-forgiving-life-for-what-it-hands-you/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to forgive life for what it hands us. The reason why we have to learn to forgive life for what it hands us is that so much of it is beyond our control. We have accidents, health issues, discouragement, family problems, job conflicts, home foreclosures, catastrophic weather, […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/episode-66-forgiving-life-for-what-it-hands-you/">Episode 66- Forgiving Life For What It Hands You</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to forgive life for what it hands us.

The reason why we have to learn to forgive life for what it hands us is that so much of it is beyond our control. We have accidents, health issues, discouragement, family problems, job conflicts, home foreclosures, catastrophic weather, the death of loved ones, this list is endless.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

What are you going to do when life hands you circumstance you don’t want but can’t seem to avoid?

In this new episode of The Live True Podcast, we talk about how we can learn to forgive life for handing us a hard time.

How is it that life can be so beautiful one day and tragic the next? Some things that happen to us and around us seem so senseless and unexplainable.

“Forces beyond your control can take away everything you possess except one thing, your freedom to choose how you will respond to the situation. You cannot control what happens to you in life, but you can always control what you will feel and do about what happens to you.” Viktor Frankl

This is why forgiveness becomes so central to Jesus’ teaching because to receive life is to “bear it,” to bear with life for being what we want or not meeting all of our needs.

To find out the four ways that can help you forgive life for what it is, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to forgive life for what it hands us. The reason why we have to learn to forgive life for what it hands us is that so much of it is beyond our control. We have accidents, health issues, In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to forgive life for what it hands us. The reason why we have to learn to forgive life for what it hands us is that so much of it is beyond our control. We have accidents, health issues, discouragement, family problems, job conflicts, home foreclosures, catastrophic weather, […] The Live True Podcast clean 35:36 4561
Podcast Episode 65- Good Sex https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-65-good-sex/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-65-good-sex Thu, 24 May 2018 11:31:23 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4429 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-65-good-sex/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-65-good-sex/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss the value and practices of good sex in marriage. Our culture is obsessed with success and sex but it knows nothing about how to cherish a spouse in an intimate relationship. Cultivating a good sex life requires mindfully practicing emotional connection as an everyday experience.  Listen to the […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-65-good-sex/">Podcast Episode 65- Good Sex</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss the value and practices of good sex in marriage.

Our culture is obsessed with success and sex but it knows nothing about how to cherish a spouse in an intimate relationship. Cultivating a good sex life requires mindfully practicing emotional connection as an everyday experience. 

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We know how to have sex but we don’t know how to be emotionally connected which is the key ingredient to deeply satisfying intimacy.

It’s fascinating that our human drive for sex points to our divine impulse for connection – it’s a built-in pattern given to us by God that affirms our most fundamental need of communion with Him and another.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss the value and practices of good sex in marriage. Our culture is obsessed with success and sex but it knows nothing about how to cherish a spouse in an intimate relationship. In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss the value and practices of good sex in marriage. Our culture is obsessed with success and sex but it knows nothing about how to cherish a spouse in an intimate relationship. Cultivating a good sex life requires mindfully practicing emotional connection as an everyday experience.  Listen to the […] The Live True Podcast clean 37:06 4429
Episode 64- More Practices To Energize Your Marriage https://davidandcaron.com/episode-64-practices-energize-marriage/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=episode-64-practices-energize-marriage Wed, 09 May 2018 21:09:39 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4416 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-64-practices-energize-marriage/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/episode-64-practices-energize-marriage/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to experience the energizers of marriage. This episode focuses on the power of acceptance in a marriage. How often have you found your relationship deteriorating from the life-giving one that you initially had, into one that was more and more difficult to maintain? Listen to the […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/episode-64-practices-energize-marriage/">Episode 64- More Practices To Energize Your Marriage</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to experience the energizers of marriage. This episode focuses on the power of acceptance in a marriage.

How often have you found your relationship deteriorating from the life-giving one that you initially had, into one that was more and more difficult to maintain?

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One of the major factors is when there has been a wrestling match in accepting what can feel like un-changeable things within your spouse. That’s an important skill!

However, as important as that is, turns out there one that must precede that, in order to actually work.  Listen to the podcast to find out more.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to experience the energizers of marriage. This episode focuses on the power of acceptance in a marriage. How often have you found your relationship deteriorating from the life-giving one that ... In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to experience the energizers of marriage. This episode focuses on the power of acceptance in a marriage. How often have you found your relationship deteriorating from the life-giving one that you initially had, into one that was more and more difficult to maintain? Listen to the […] The Live True Podcast clean 40:40 4416
Podcast Episode 63- Four Easy Practices To Energize Your Marriage https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-63-four-easy-practices-energize-marriage/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-63-four-easy-practices-energize-marriage Wed, 25 Apr 2018 04:45:26 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4403 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-63-four-easy-practices-energize-marriage/#comments https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-63-four-easy-practices-energize-marriage/feed/ 1 <p>In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how the last number of years, they’ve spent much time coaching couples, in multiple places around the world, in various stages of the marital experience. Each one started off believing that simply making a commitment, to loving their spouse, would guarantee a happy marriage. Turns out, […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-63-four-easy-practices-energize-marriage/">Podcast Episode 63- Four Easy Practices To Energize Your Marriage</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how the last number of years, they’ve spent much time coaching couples, in multiple places around the world, in various stages of the marital experience. Each one started off believing that simply making a commitment, to loving their spouse, would guarantee a happy marriage.

Turns out, it’s not enough

“It’s not a lack of love but a lack of friendship that makes unhappy marriages.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

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Can we just tell you—-over the last five years we have literally overhauled our relationship in some pretty incredible ways. And for the next few weeks, we want to pass on to you a number of simple & significant practices that we use every week to up the energy in our marriage of forty-two (!) years at levels we never dreamed possible.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

RESOURCES:  Preview our new online course: “The Transforming Power of Self-Awareness,” by clicking HERE. We can show you how to intersect your God-awareness with greater self-awareness, so breakthroughs in your life and relationships, that have alluded you over a lifetime, can finally happen! Check it out!

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In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how the last number of years, they’ve spent much time coaching couples, in multiple places around the world, in various stages of the marital experience. In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how the last number of years, they’ve spent much time coaching couples, in multiple places around the world, in various stages of the marital experience. Each one started off believing that simply making a commitment, to loving their spouse, would guarantee a happy marriage. Turns out, […] The Live True Podcast clean 35:16 4403
Podcast Episode 62- When Life Doesn’t Go Your Way https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-62-life-doesnt-go-way/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-62-life-doesnt-go-way Wed, 11 Apr 2018 13:11:19 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4390 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-62-life-doesnt-go-way/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-62-life-doesnt-go-way/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to live in freedom and joy, even when life doesn’t go your way. Jesus continues to teach us much about how to live each day with a YES toward life, instead of a NO. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-62-life-doesnt-go-way/">Podcast Episode 62- When Life Doesn’t Go Your Way</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to live in freedom and joy, even when life doesn’t go your way. Jesus continues to teach us much about how to live each day with a YES toward life, instead of a NO.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Every day we live out of our preference-  Where we view, judge, and label most everything and everyone with: like vs dislikes-  like the weather or traffic.  But it carries over into the much larger issues of our life.

We live out of these preferences unaware how much stress and suffering, that kind of thinking produces in us.  When we don’t seem to be in control of the circumstances of our life, it can often end up imprisoning us.

What are the preferences that you have?

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RESOURCES:  Preview our new online course: “The Transforming Power of Self-Awareness,” by clicking HERE. We can show you how to intersect your God-awareness with greater self-awareness, so breakthroughs in your life and relationships, that have alluded you over a lifetime, can finally happen! Check it out!

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to live in freedom and joy, even when life doesn’t go your way. Jesus continues to teach us much about how to live each day with a YES toward life, instead of a NO. In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to live in freedom and joy, even when life doesn’t go your way. Jesus continues to teach us much about how to live each day with a YES toward life, instead of a NO. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode […] The Live True Podcast clean 36:45 4390
Podcast Episode 61- Why Spiritual People Fail https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-61-spiritual-people-fail/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-61-spiritual-people-fail Tue, 20 Feb 2018 02:31:26 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4266 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-61-spiritual-people-fail/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-61-spiritual-people-fail/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss why all of us have heard about good spiritual people who have failed in some way.  Often when we hear of it, we’re appalled or astounded or discouraged because we somehow believed they were superhuman Christians… that is unless we’ve considered ourselves to be good spiritual people […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-61-spiritual-people-fail/">Podcast Episode 61- Why Spiritual People Fail</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss why all of us have heard about good spiritual people who have failed in some way.  Often when we hear of it, we’re appalled or astounded or discouraged because we somehow believed they were superhuman Christians… that is unless we’ve considered ourselves to be good spiritual people who have ended up failing in some way.

What are the primary reasons that all good, spiritual people, end up failing in one way or the other?

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We’ve got a couple of extra bonuses for you today:

We want to invite you to take a free quiz we’ve created that helps you identify your current level of self-awareness and how it may be impacting your spiritual, relational, and professional life. It’ll show you what’s working and where you could be sabotaging your best intentions. (Sounds fun, right?!)

Also… Join us for a FREE mini-class (20 minutes) on the huge benefits of joining your God awareness and your self-awareness, to boost your personal and spiritual growth. Watch here!

In the FREE mini-class, we’ll dive into three ways that can help you increase freedom and fulfillment in every area of your life.

** If you’d like to further grow in this and so many other ways that can impact your closet relationships, then CLICK HERE for information on our brand new online courseThe Transforming Power Of Self-Awareness: Learn the #1 predictor of your spiritual, relational, and professional success.

We’ve dumped everything we know about this subject into Seven 20-minute video sessions; Seven 3-minute Application/Activation videos; a downloadable course guide; and much more.  We’d love to show you what we’ve learned about how God-awareness, that is joined with better self-awareness, can dramatically change the relationships in your life.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss why all of us have heard about good spiritual people who have failed in some way.  Often when we hear of it, we’re appalled or astounded or discouraged because we somehow believed they were superh... In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss why all of us have heard about good spiritual people who have failed in some way.  Often when we hear of it, we’re appalled or astounded or discouraged because we somehow believed they were superhuman Christians… that is unless we’ve considered ourselves to be good spiritual people […] The Live True Podcast clean 36:53 4266
Podcast Episode 59: One Skill You Must Have For Success at Work & Relationships https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-59-one-skill-must-success-work-relationships/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-59-one-skill-must-success-work-relationships Wed, 10 Jan 2018 21:36:07 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=4207 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-59-one-skill-must-success-work-relationships/#comments https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-59-one-skill-must-success-work-relationships/feed/ 2 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how the one skill you must have for success at work and relationships. This skill has been called the meta-skill of the 21st century.  Critical qualities for spiritual progress and life success- things like emotional intelligence, empathy, influence, and communication- all grow out of this one skill […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-59-one-skill-must-success-work-relationships/">Podcast Episode 59: One Skill You Must Have For Success at Work & Relationships</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how the one skill you must have for success at work and relationships.

This skill has been called the meta-skill of the 21st century.  Critical qualities for spiritual progress and life success- things like emotional intelligence, empathy, influence, and communication- all grow out of this one skill

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We have some exciting news concerning a couple of new tools/resources that are going to be released next week. 

First -we’ve created a simple FREE quiz that you will be able to take that can help you immediately pinpoint what your unique level of self-awareness is & how it might be acting as either a blessing or a burden to yourself and others in your life. We’ll automatically send you this quiz next week If you’re on our subscription list — if you’re not on our list you can go to youlivetrue.com & sign up.

Second- we are about to release our brand new online course:

“The Transforming Power of Self Awareness –

Learn The #1 Predictor of Your Relational, Professional & Spiritual Success”

  • If You’re Tired of feeling stuck and discouraged in important relationships
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  • If you Wonder why your spiritual life isn’t sustainable or bringing the freedom & joy you’ve been hoping for…
  • If you’re Ready to finally identify hidden issues that have hindered significant areas of your life…

Then this course is for you.

Next week we’ll tell you how to get it.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how the one skill you must have for success at work and relationships. This skill has been called the meta-skill of the 21st century.  Critical qualities for spiritual progress and life success- t... In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how the one skill you must have for success at work and relationships. This skill has been called the meta-skill of the 21st century.  Critical qualities for spiritual progress and life success- things like emotional intelligence, empathy, influence, and communication- all grow out of this one skill […] The Live True Podcast clean 29:24 4207
LT Podcast Episode 58- An Interview w/ Ian Cron- The Road Back To You- Part 2 https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podcast-episode-58-interview-w-ian-cron-road-back-part-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lt-podcast-episode-58-interview-w-ian-cron-road-back-part-2 Tue, 14 Nov 2017 20:53:56 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3829 https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podcast-episode-58-interview-w-ian-cron-road-back-part-2/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podcast-episode-58-interview-w-ian-cron-road-back-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless continue their interview with Ian Cron, the co-author of the best-selling book: “The Road Back To You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery.” What you don’t know about yourself can hurt you and your relationships―and even keeps you in the shallows with God. Do you want help figuring […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podcast-episode-58-interview-w-ian-cron-road-back-part-2/">LT Podcast Episode 58- An Interview w/ Ian Cron- The Road Back To You- Part 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless continue their interview with Ian Cron, the co-author of the best-selling book: “The Road Back To You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery.”

What you don’t know about yourself can hurt you and your relationships―and even keeps you in the shallows with God. Do you want help figuring out who you are and why you’re stuck in the same ruts?  Then you don’t want to miss today’s Part 2 podcast with Ian Cron.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Ian Morgan Cron is a bestselling author, nationally recognized speaker, Enneagram teacher, psychotherapist, Dove Award-winning songwriter, and Episcopal priest. His books include the novel Chasing Francis, the spiritual memoir Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me, and The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery.

Ian draws on an array of disciplines—from psychology to the arts, Christian spirituality, and theology—to help people enter more deeply into conversation with God and the mystery of their own lives.

More recently, Ian has gained recognition for his work as a teacher of the Enneagram, an ancient personality typing system that identifies nine types of people and how they relate to one another and the world.

The Enneagram is a powerful tool for developing self-awareness, cultivating compassion for others and ourselves, understanding our behaviors, and discovering the hidden motivations that powerfully shape the human personality. It provides a framework for how we can begin to live into our most authentic selves, and also reveals the wisdom and gifts that each personality type can offer to the world.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

If you missed Part 1 of our interview with Ian Cron, CLICK HERE.

To find out more information or to order Ian Cron’s books, click on the titles you’re interested in:

The Road Back To You

Chasing Francis

Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me

To listen to Ian Cron’s new podcast- Typology, click here.

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In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless continue their interview with Ian Cron, the co-author of the best-selling book: “The Road Back To You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery.” What you don’t know about yourself can hurt you and your rel... In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless continue their interview with Ian Cron, the co-author of the best-selling book: “The Road Back To You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery.” What you don’t know about yourself can hurt you and your relationships―and even keeps you in the shallows with God. Do you want help figuring […] The Live True Podcast clean 31:30 3829
LT Podcast Episode 57- An Interview with Ian Cron: The Road Back To You- Part 1 https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podcast-episode-57-interview-ian-cron-road-back-part-1/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lt-podcast-episode-57-interview-ian-cron-road-back-part-1 Wed, 08 Nov 2017 01:12:30 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3822 https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podcast-episode-57-interview-ian-cron-road-back-part-1/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podcast-episode-57-interview-ian-cron-road-back-part-1/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless interview Ian Cron, the co-author of the best-selling book: “The Road Back To You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery.” What you don’t know about yourself can hurt you and your relationships―and even keeps you in the shallows with God. Do you want help figuring out who you are […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podcast-episode-57-interview-ian-cron-road-back-part-1/">LT Podcast Episode 57- An Interview with Ian Cron: The Road Back To You- Part 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless interview Ian Cron, the co-author of the best-selling book: “The Road Back To You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery.”

What you don’t know about yourself can hurt you and your relationships―and even keeps you in the shallows with God. Do you want help figuring out who you are and why you’re stuck in the same ruts?  Then you don’t want to miss today’s podcast with Ian Cron.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Ian Morgan Cron is a bestselling author, nationally recognized speaker, Enneagram teacher, psychotherapist, Dove Award-winning songwriter, and Episcopal priest. His books include the novel Chasing Francis, the spiritual memoir Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me, and The Road Back to You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery.

Ian draws on an array of disciplines—from psychology to the arts, Christian spirituality, and theology—to help people enter more deeply into conversation with God and the mystery of their own lives.

More recently, Ian has gained recognition for his work as a teacher of the Enneagram, an ancient personality typing system that identifies nine types of people and how they relate to one another and the world.

The Enneagram is a powerful tool for developing self-awareness, cultivating compassion for others and ourselves, understanding our behaviors, and discovering the hidden motivations that powerfully shape the human personality. It provides a framework for how we can begin to live into our most authentic selves, and also reveals the wisdom and gifts that each personality type can offer to the world.

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To find out more information or to order Ian Cron’s books, click on the titles you’re interested in:

The Road Back To You

Chasing Francis

Jesus, My Father, the CIA, and Me

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless interview Ian Cron, the co-author of the best-selling book: “The Road Back To You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery.” What you don’t know about yourself can hurt you and your relationships―and even ... In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless interview Ian Cron, the co-author of the best-selling book: “The Road Back To You: An Enneagram Journey to Self-Discovery.” What you don’t know about yourself can hurt you and your relationships―and even keeps you in the shallows with God. Do you want help figuring out who you are […] The Live True Podcast clean 29:39 3822
Podcast Episode 56- How To Grow Receptive When You Feel Most Resistant https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-56-grow-receptive-feel-resistant/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-56-grow-receptive-feel-resistant Tue, 17 Oct 2017 21:16:13 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3807 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-56-grow-receptive-feel-resistant/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-56-grow-receptive-feel-resistant/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to grow receptive when you feel most resistant, to what is happening to you, to others, or in your circumstances. Someone has said, “What we resist persists.” Resistance is a pretty good sign that some part of our egoic, false self is being triggered. It is […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-56-grow-receptive-feel-resistant/">Podcast Episode 56- How To Grow Receptive When You Feel Most Resistant</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to grow receptive when you feel most resistant, to what is happening to you, to others, or in your circumstances.

Someone has said, “What we resist persists.” Resistance is a pretty good sign that some part of our egoic, false self is being triggered. It is right at that point we find our greatest invitation to spiritual maturity.

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We most often expect to find God in moments of peace, love, and joy. While that is true- it is also true that God is present and at work, in the times we feel most resistant.

The Welcoming Prayer (by Thomas Keating)

Welcome, welcome, welcome.

I welcome everything that comes to me today because I know it’s for my healing.

I welcome all thoughts, feelings, emotions, persons, situations, and conditions.

I let go of my desire for power and control.

I let go of my desire for affection, esteem, approval  & pleasure.

I let go of my desire for survival and security.

I let go of my desire to change any situation, condition, person or myself.

I open to the love and presence of God and God’s action within. Amen.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to grow receptive when you feel most resistant, to what is happening to you, to others, or in your circumstances. Someone has said, “What we resist persists. In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to grow receptive when you feel most resistant, to what is happening to you, to others, or in your circumstances. Someone has said, “What we resist persists.” Resistance is a pretty good sign that some part of our egoic, false self is being triggered. It is […] The Live True Podcast clean 37:35 3807
Podcast Episode 55: The Sacred Enneagram- An Interview with Chris Heuertz https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-55-sacred-enneagram-interview-chris-heuertz/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-55-sacred-enneagram-interview-chris-heuertz Thu, 05 Oct 2017 14:05:00 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3795 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-55-sacred-enneagram-interview-chris-heuertz/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-55-sacred-enneagram-interview-chris-heuertz/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Chris Heuertz concerning his book: The Sacred Enneagram- Finding your unique path to spiritual growth. Chris is the author of multiple books, a speaker, Enneagram coach, non-profit consultant, and anti-human trafficking activist. Have you ever asked yourself the quintessential human question of identity- “Who am I?” Most of us […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-55-sacred-enneagram-interview-chris-heuertz/">Podcast Episode 55: The Sacred Enneagram- An Interview with Chris Heuertz</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Chris Heuertz concerning his book: The Sacred Enneagram- Finding your unique path to spiritual growth. Chris is the author of multiple books, a speaker, Enneagram coach, non-profit consultant, and anti-human trafficking activist.

Have you ever asked yourself the quintessential human question of identity- “Who am I?” Most of us spend a lifetime trying to figure out who we are and how we relate to others and God.

Unfortunately, in the process of forming an identity, we succumb to building up lies and illusions around our sense of self that only leads us further away from who God really made us to be and who we truly are.

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Most of us exist in un-awakened lives marked by self-perpetuating lies about who we think we are— or how we wish to be seen. Tragically, we don’t know who we are or what we look like. And often, it takes an unlikely “other” to remind us what’s true.  This interview can do that for you!

In this interview Chris shares:

  • How you can discover the unique path of your spiritual development
  • How you can discover the power of consenting to 3 life-changing experiences each day
  • What happens when you practice loving your ‘neighbor’ but don’t completely love yourself
  • What’s the difference between a healthy VS un-healthy soul
  • How to come to terms with the gift of your flaws 

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Get your copy of The Sacred Enneagram: Finding Your Unique Path To Spiritual Growth.  Click HERE.

Also, if you haven’t received our latest FREE ebook & audio course:  8 simple rhythms to replenish your life: Overcome weariness with these soul-renewing tools. You can get your FREE copy immediately by going to youlivetrue.com/simple

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Comparison & Competition P2: How to be happier with WHO you are & WHAT you have https://davidandcaron.com/comparison-competition-p2-happier/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=comparison-competition-p2-happier Wed, 20 Sep 2017 17:48:54 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3788 https://davidandcaron.com/comparison-competition-p2-happier/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/comparison-competition-p2-happier/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless continue with a Part 2 discussion around how to be happier with WHO you are and WHAT you have by relaxing the comparison and competition games of your compulsive mind. To obtain a FREE copy of our newest Ebook “8 Simple Rhythms To Replenish Your Life: Overcome weariness with […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/comparison-competition-p2-happier/">Comparison & Competition P2: How to be happier with WHO you are & WHAT you have</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless continue with a Part 2 discussion around how to be happier with WHO you are and WHAT you have by relaxing the comparison and competition games of your compulsive mind.

To obtain a FREE copy of our newest Ebook “8 Simple Rhythms To Replenish Your Life: Overcome weariness with these soul renewing tools” CLICK HERE.

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Comparing ourselves to someone else distracts us from our own assignment -our own life path -in comparison it’s  like we disown ourselves – in search of someone better.

Sometimes it’s easier to obsess about whether or not someone else is  “better than me” than to do the hard work of finding our own self-worth and unconditional self-love.

Comparison =measuring ourselves against the looks, personalities, possessions and performance of others. Comparison involves either downgrading ourselves or downgrading others

“Comparison is the thief of joy.”

Theodore Roosevelt

So how can we be happier with who we are and what we have?

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

Get the brand new FREE Resource for YOU!  

“8 Simple Rhythms to Replenish Your Life: Overcome weariness with these soul renewing tools”

We’ve created a simple Ebook on this subject, in order to pass on some these simple rhythms that have made a transformative difference in us, and believe they can for you.

To obtain a FREE copy of our newest Ebook “8 Simple Rhythms To Replenish Your Life: Overcome weariness with these soul renewing tools” CLICK HERE.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless continue with a Part 2 discussion around how to be happier with WHO you are and WHAT you have by relaxing the comparison and competition games of your compulsive mind. In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless continue with a Part 2 discussion around how to be happier with WHO you are and WHAT you have by relaxing the comparison and competition games of your compulsive mind. To obtain a FREE copy of our newest Ebook “8 Simple Rhythms To Replenish Your Life: Overcome weariness with […] The Live True Podcast clean 29:55 3788
Comparison & Competition: How to be happier with WHO you are & WHAT you have https://davidandcaron.com/comparison-competition-happier/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=comparison-competition-happier Thu, 31 Aug 2017 03:58:52 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3771 https://davidandcaron.com/comparison-competition-happier/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/comparison-competition-happier/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to be happier with WHO you are and WHAT you have by relaxing the comparison and competition games of your compulsive mind. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/comparison-competition-happier/">Comparison & Competition: How to be happier with WHO you are & WHAT you have</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to be happier with WHO you are and WHAT you have by relaxing the comparison and competition games of your compulsive mind.

Listen to the Audio

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Sometimes it’s easier to obsess about whether or not someone else is  “better than me” than to do the hard work of finding our own self-worth and unconditional self-love.

Comparison =measuring ourselves against the looks, personalities, possessions and performance of others. Comparison involves either downgrading ourselves or downgrading others

“Comparison is the thief of joy.”

Theodore Roosevelt

So how can we be happier with who we are and what we have?

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

Ask Us a Question

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to be happier with WHO you are and WHAT you have by relaxing the comparison and competition games of your compulsive mind. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “Th... In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to be happier with WHO you are and WHAT you have by relaxing the comparison and competition games of your compulsive mind. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or […] The Live True Podcast clean 32:20 3771
Podcast Episode 52: An Interview w/ Alan Briggs- Unleashing Your Creativity For The Sake Of The World https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-52-an-interview-w-alan-briggs-unleashing-your-creativity-for-the-sake-of-the-world/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-52-an-interview-w-alan-briggs-unleashing-your-creativity-for-the-sake-of-the-world Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:16:06 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3761 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-52-an-interview-w-alan-briggs-unleashing-your-creativity-for-the-sake-of-the-world/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-52-an-interview-w-alan-briggs-unleashing-your-creativity-for-the-sake-of-the-world/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Alan Briggs on what it means to recognize the unique set of God given skills and talents you have and how to unleash genius and that creativity that can make a difference in your world.  They provide several ways you can begin to find your God-given sweet spot in the world. […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-52-an-interview-w-alan-briggs-unleashing-your-creativity-for-the-sake-of-the-world/">Podcast Episode 52: An Interview w/ Alan Briggs- Unleashing Your Creativity For The Sake Of The World</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Alan Briggs on what it means to recognize the unique set of God given skills and talents you have and how to unleash genius and that creativity that can make a difference in your world.  They provide several ways you can begin to find your God-given sweet spot in the world.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • How ‘skinning your knees’ can wake you up
  • What to do when you fall into depression when you fall off the proverbial horse
  • How to drink coffee with your neighborhood & engage in their lives
  • How to practice Sabbath as a family
  • How to use recreation as Sabbath
  • Why church leaders aren’t the picture of health
  • How to uncover and release creativity
  • The blockages to uncovering and releasing creativity
  • How to be a difference maker in your neighborhood and in your world.

Alan Briggs who is the Director of Frontline Church Planting, a network and equipping hub in Colorado. He is the Multiplying Pastor at Vanguard Church in Colorado Springs where he makes disciples and trains leaders to multiply. His speaking and writing focus on equipping and unlocking people for effective ministry inside and outside the family of God.

He has written two books; Staying is the New Going: Choosing to love where God places you.  (2015) and his next book, Everyone’s a Genius: unleashing creativity for the sake of the world, will release in September.

@alanbriggs

Alan’s Website

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In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Alan Briggs on what it means to recognize the unique set of God given skills and talents you have and how to unleash genius and that creativity that can make a difference in your world. In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Alan Briggs on what it means to recognize the unique set of God given skills and talents you have and how to unleash genius and that creativity that can make a difference in your world.  They provide several ways you can begin to find your God-given sweet spot in the world. […] The Live True Podcast clean 28:56 3761
Podcast Episode 51: The Happiest Time Zone: How to live free of stress & resentment https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-51-happiest-time-zone-live-free-stress-resentment/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-51-happiest-time-zone-live-free-stress-resentment Mon, 24 Jul 2017 20:51:20 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3733 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-51-happiest-time-zone-live-free-stress-resentment/#comments https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-51-happiest-time-zone-live-free-stress-resentment/feed/ 1 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to live in the happiest time zone each day, and how it can free you from the stress and resentments of life. There are only 3 time zones that you can live in. Find out which zone you spend most of your time in and what […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-51-happiest-time-zone-live-free-stress-resentment/">Podcast Episode 51: The Happiest Time Zone: How to live free of stress & resentment</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to live in the happiest time zone each day, and how it can free you from the stress and resentments of life.

There are only 3 time zones that you can live in. Find out which zone you spend most of your time in and what that specifically produces in your life. Then discover what the Bible says about each of the zones.

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In today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast,”  David & Caron will show you what you can do to live inside of each day’s grace, as the means of experiencing the abundant life Christ makes available each day.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to live in the happiest time zone each day, and how it can free you from the stress and resentments of life. There are only 3 time zones that you can live in. In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to live in the happiest time zone each day, and how it can free you from the stress and resentments of life. There are only 3 time zones that you can live in. Find out which zone you spend most of your time in and what […] The Live True Podcast clean 42:22 3733
Podcast Episode 50- An Interview w/ Paul Young- Part 2 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-50-interview-w-paul-young-part-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-50-interview-w-paul-young-part-2 Wed, 24 May 2017 11:25:04 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3684 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-50-interview-w-paul-young-part-2/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-50-interview-w-paul-young-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>In our interview today, David Loveless continues his conversation with Paul Young. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Shack, Cross Roads, and Eve, and the Lies we Believe about God.  His books have sold more than 24 million copies worldwide. A major motion picture of The Shack was released worldwide early in 2017. […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-50-interview-w-paul-young-part-2/">Podcast Episode 50- An Interview w/ Paul Young- Part 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In our interview today, David Loveless continues his conversation with Paul Young. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Shack, Cross Roads, and Eve, and the Lies we Believe about God.  His books have sold more than 24 million copies worldwide. A major motion picture of The Shack was released worldwide early in 2017.

Paul Young was born in Canada and raised among a Stone Age tribe by his missionary parents in the highlands of former New Guinea. He suffered great loss as a child and young adult and now enjoys the “wastefulness of grace” with his family in the Pacific Northwest.

Photography by Dotson Studios

In Part 2 of this interview, David talks to Paul about his newest book: Lies We Believe About God: 28 commonly uttered things we say about God as lies that keep us from having a full, loving relationship with our Creator.”

Click the play button above to listen to this episode, that we believe could be a potential turning point in your life.

If you missed Part 1 of this interview, click HERE.

Click on the title of any of Paul’s books you’re interested in

Paul’s Media Sites
website:  wmpaulyoung.com
FB:  theshackofficial
intstagram: wmpaulyoung

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In our interview today, David Loveless continues his conversation with Paul Young. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Shack, Cross Roads, and Eve, and the Lies we Believe about God.  His books have sold more than 24 million copies w... In our interview today, David Loveless continues his conversation with Paul Young. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Shack, Cross Roads, and Eve, and the Lies we Believe about God.  His books have sold more than 24 million copies worldwide. A major motion picture of The Shack was released worldwide early in 2017. […] The Live True Podcast clean 37:25 3684
Podcast Episode 49- Interview w/ Paul Young: Lies We Believe About God- P 1 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-49-interview-w-paul-young-lies-we-believe-about-god/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-49-interview-w-paul-young-lies-we-believe-about-god Wed, 03 May 2017 20:42:20 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3674 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-49-interview-w-paul-young-lies-we-believe-about-god/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-49-interview-w-paul-young-lies-we-believe-about-god/feed/ 0 <p>In our interview today, David Loveless talks with Paul Young. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Shack, Cross Roads, and Eve, and the Lies we Believe about God.  His books have sold more than 24 million copies worldwide. A major motion picture of The Shack was released worldwide early in 2017. Paul Young […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-49-interview-w-paul-young-lies-we-believe-about-god/">Podcast Episode 49- Interview w/ Paul Young: Lies We Believe About God- P 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In our interview today, David Loveless talks with Paul Young. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Shack, Cross Roads, and Eve, and the Lies we Believe about God.  His books have sold more than 24 million copies worldwide. A major motion picture of The Shack was released worldwide early in 2017.

Paul Young was born in Canada and raised among a Stone Age tribe by his missionary parents in the highlands of former New Guinea. He suffered great loss as a child and young adult and now enjoys the “wastefulness of grace” with his family in the Pacific Northwest.

In Part 1 of this interview, David talks to Paul about where he came up with the idea for The Shack and how it reflects his life story.

Then in the interview, David turns his attention to Paul’s newest book: Lies We Believe About God: 28 commonly uttered things we say about God as lies that keep us from having a full, loving relationship with our Creator.”

Click the play button above to listen to this episode, that we believe could be a potential turning point in your life.

Don’t miss Part 2 of David’s interview with Paul Young. 

Click on the title of any of Paul’s books you’re interested in

Paul’s Media Sites
website:  wmpaulyoung.com
FB:  theshackofficial
intstagram: wmpaulyoung

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In our interview today, David Loveless talks with Paul Young. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Shack, Cross Roads, and Eve, and the Lies we Believe about God.  His books have sold more than 24 million copies worldwide. In our interview today, David Loveless talks with Paul Young. He is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Shack, Cross Roads, and Eve, and the Lies we Believe about God.  His books have sold more than 24 million copies worldwide. A major motion picture of The Shack was released worldwide early in 2017. Paul Young […] The Live True Podcast clean 47:35 3674
Podcast Episode 48- A Top Habit Of Highly Successful People https://davidandcaron.com/top-habit-of-highly-successful-people/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=top-habit-of-highly-successful-people Mon, 17 Apr 2017 21:48:59 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3669 https://davidandcaron.com/top-habit-of-highly-successful-people/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/top-habit-of-highly-successful-people/feed/ 0 <p>In today’s Podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless talk about how self-awareness is one of the key attributes of highly successful people. Having self-awareness allows us to grow in the ability to identify what’s working and what isn’t in our lives. But why do we tend to resist learning about or living in denial of things that […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/top-habit-of-highly-successful-people/">Podcast Episode 48- A Top Habit Of Highly Successful People</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In today’s Podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless talk about how self-awareness is one of the key attributes of highly successful people. Having self-awareness allows us to grow in the ability to identify what’s working and what isn’t in our lives.

But why do we tend to resist learning about or living in denial of things that aren’t working in our lives?

In today’s podcast, you’ll learn about:

  • The difference between self-awareness VS being self-absorbed
  • How David almost paid $750 for his lack of self-awareness
  • 6 biblical ways we can all further grow in self-awareness
  • The benefits of gaining more self-knowledge

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the above play button.

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In today’s Podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless talk about how self-awareness is one of the key attributes of highly successful people. Having self-awareness allows us to grow in the ability to identify what’s working and what isn’t in our lives. In today’s Podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless talk about how self-awareness is one of the key attributes of highly successful people. Having self-awareness allows us to grow in the ability to identify what’s working and what isn’t in our lives. But why do we tend to resist learning about or living in denial of things that […] The Live True Podcast clean 37:37 3669
Podcast Episode 47- How To Take What The Wind Hands You https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-47-take-wind-hands/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-47-take-wind-hands Tue, 04 Apr 2017 21:37:15 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3654 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-47-take-wind-hands/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-47-take-wind-hands/feed/ 0 <p>Every happy sailor knows “how to take what the wind hands you” and say YES to it.  If you don’t, you suffer because of it. Over the years, I’ve gotten to do a lot of sailing on the ocean, often for days at a time. More often than not, during the journey, the wind would […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-47-take-wind-hands/">Podcast Episode 47- How To Take What The Wind Hands You</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> Every happy sailor knows “how to take what the wind hands you” and say YES to it.  If you don’t, you suffer because of it. Over the years, I’ve gotten to do a lot of sailing on the ocean, often for days at a time. More often than not, during the journey, the wind would shift multiple times, both in its direction as well as its velocity.

This happens in our lives, doesn’t it?  We plan our day… our week… our work… our relational world a certain way, and then all of a sudden, there is either a small shift or sometimes, a seismic shift in the direction that we thought our lives were going to go.

What do we do then?

In today’s podcast, I’ll be talking about the shift I’ve been learning of starting the day with a YES versus a NO.  This concept from the life of Jesus, in Matthew 26, can significantly move one’s life from constantly suffering, when you don’t have control over everything, to more regularly experiencing happiness and goodness- no matter what the circumstances.

Click on the above “Play” button, if you’d like further liberation in your daily life.

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Every happy sailor knows “how to take what the wind hands you” and say YES to it.  If you don’t, you suffer because of it. Over the years, I’ve gotten to do a lot of sailing on the ocean, often for days at a time. More often than not, Every happy sailor knows “how to take what the wind hands you” and say YES to it.  If you don’t, you suffer because of it. Over the years, I’ve gotten to do a lot of sailing on the ocean, often for days at a time. More often than not, during the journey, the wind would […] The Live True Podcast clean 37:57 3654
Podcast 46- An Interview with Richard Rohr- Part 2 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-46-an-interview-with-richard-rohr-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-46-an-interview-with-richard-rohr-2 Mon, 13 Mar 2017 19:14:23 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3623 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-46-an-interview-with-richard-rohr-2/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-46-an-interview-with-richard-rohr-2/feed/ 0 <p>If religion or others have put a “beat down” on you, then listen to part 2 of our interview with Richard Rohr. If you’ve been taught or believed that God still needs you to keep improving and He’ll never be fully satisfied with you, then listen to this interview. We all have people in our lives […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-46-an-interview-with-richard-rohr-2/">Podcast 46- An Interview with Richard Rohr- Part 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> If religion or others have put a “beat down” on you, then listen to part 2 of our interview with Richard Rohr.

If you’ve been taught or believed that God still needs you to keep improving and He’ll never be fully satisfied with you, then listen to this interview.

We all have people in our lives who have helped us to see our relationship with God in such a way that we are radically changed. The man David is about to interview -Richard Rohr -is one such person for us.  We were first introduced to his writings a number of years ago and more than any other spiritual teacher Richard’s insights guided us through the darkest nights of our souls.

Richard Rohr seeks to help people understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed, or “gone down” are the only ones who understand “up.”

If you missed part 1 of the interview with Richard, then click this link. 

We explore the counterintuitive message that we grow spiritually much more by doing wrong than by doing right–a fresh way of thinking about spirituality that grows throughout life.

Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized spiritual teacher & a Franciscan priest. He is the founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Don’t miss this interview if you want to be spiritually stretched, encouraged, and healed.

Fr. Richard is the author of numerous books, including these we HIGHLY recommend:

Everything Belongs The Gift of Contemplative Prayer.

The Enneagram: a Christian Perspective

Falling Upward: A Spirituality For The Two Halves of Life.

The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation 

Also, we have a FREE resource we’d love to get in your hands called Leading From A Healthy Soul.  It identifies 4 lies that every type of leader tends to believe that sabotages their life in some way. To get your FREE copy of this ebook we’ve written, go to youlivetrue.com/healthysoul

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If religion or others have put a “beat down” on you, then listen to part 2 of our interview with Richard Rohr. If you’ve been taught or believed that God still needs you to keep improving and He’ll never be fully satisfied with you, If religion or others have put a “beat down” on you, then listen to part 2 of our interview with Richard Rohr. If you’ve been taught or believed that God still needs you to keep improving and He’ll never be fully satisfied with you, then listen to this interview. We all have people in our lives […] The Live True Podcast clean 43:28 3623
Podcast 45- An Interview With Richard Rohr- Part 1 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-45-interview-richard-rohr-part-1/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-45-interview-richard-rohr-part-1 Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:20:31 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3618 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-45-interview-richard-rohr-part-1/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-45-interview-richard-rohr-part-1/feed/ 0 <p>We all have people in our lives who have helped us to see our relationship with God in such a way that we are radically changed. The man David is about to interview -Richard Rohr -is one such person for us. We were first introduced to his writings a number of years ago and more […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-45-interview-richard-rohr-part-1/">Podcast 45- An Interview With Richard Rohr- Part 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> We all have people in our lives who have helped us to see our relationship with God in such a way that we are radically changed. The man David is about to interview -Richard Rohr -is one such person for us. We were first introduced to his writings a number of years ago and more than any other spiritual teacher Richard’s insights guided us through the darkest nights of our souls.

Richard Rohr seeks to help people understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed, or “gone down” are the only ones who understand “up.”

What looks like falling down can largely be experienced as “falling upward.” In fact, it is not a loss but somehow actually a gain, as we have all seen with elders who have come to their fullness.

We explore the counterintuitive message that we grow spiritually much more by doing wrong than by doing right–a fresh way of thinking about spirituality that grows throughout life.

We never expected to have the privilege of meeting him in person but recently circumstances aligned in -to us -a miraculous way and we were able to meet and interview him for the Live True Podcast

Fr. Richard Rohr is a globally recognized spiritual teacher & a Franciscan priest. He is the founder of the Center for Action and Contemplation (CAC) in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Don’t miss this interview if you want to be spiritually stretched, encouraged, and healed.

Fr. Richard is the author of numerous books, including these we HIGHLY recommend:

Everything Belongs The Gift of Contemplative Prayer.

The Enneagram: a Christian Perspective

Falling Upward: A Spirituality For The Two Halves of Life.

The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation 

Also, we have a FREE resource we’d love to get in your hands called Leading From A Healthy Soul.  It identifies 4 lies that every type of leader tends to believe that sabotages their life in some way. To get your FREE copy of this ebook we’ve written, go to youlivetrue.com/healthysoul

 

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We all have people in our lives who have helped us to see our relationship with God in such a way that we are radically changed. The man David is about to interview -Richard Rohr -is one such person for us. We all have people in our lives who have helped us to see our relationship with God in such a way that we are radically changed. The man David is about to interview -Richard Rohr -is one such person for us. We were first introduced to his writings a number of years ago and more […] The Live True Podcast clean 40:31 3618
Podcast Episode 44- Making Sense Of Your Spiritual Path https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-44-making-sense-spiritual-path/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-44-making-sense-spiritual-path Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:50:34 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3526 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-44-making-sense-spiritual-path/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-44-making-sense-spiritual-path/feed/ 0 <p>David Loveless & Caron Loveless share today a very simple pattern that can help YOU immediately pinpoint where you are on your spiritual path.  It can also help you understand what’s up in from of your life journey.  This pattern can also help YOU find meaning in it all. Today’s Live True Podcast is going to […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-44-making-sense-spiritual-path/">Podcast Episode 44- Making Sense Of Your Spiritual Path</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> David Loveless & Caron Loveless share today a very simple pattern that can help YOU immediately pinpoint where you are on your spiritual path.  It can also help you understand what’s up in from of your life journey.  This pattern can also help YOU find meaning in it all.

Today’s Live True Podcast is going to further unpack a blog that we’ve written called: When Is It Going To Get Easier?” 

We’re guessing that your life this week has some mixture of really easy circumstances AND some really challenging ones.  ‘Easy’is what we all ‘order’ every day, yet when our ‘order’ is delivered, it’s often not what we wanted!

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If you’ve ever felt the disorientation and pain of life not always working out the way you had wished, we get it!

That’s why we are so passionate to share with you this episode of The Live True Podcast.  As you listen to it, we are going to unpack 3 simple ways that can help you understand and respond to the spiritual path you’re on.

If you want to also read the blog: “When Is It Going to Get Easier?” then click on the link to it.

Also, if you haven’t already received our FREE ebook “Leading From A Healthy Soul,” you can get your copy by clicking HERE. Whether you’re leading your kids, home, business, team, or ministry, this FREE resource that we’ve written, can help you better understand what may be sabotaging your best efforts.  Get you copy today.

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David Loveless & Caron Loveless share today a very simple pattern that can help YOU immediately pinpoint where you are on your spiritual path. It can also help you understand what's up in from of your life journey. David Loveless & Caron Loveless share today a very simple pattern that can help YOU immediately pinpoint where you are on your spiritual path.  It can also help you understand what’s up in from of your life journey.  This pattern can also help YOU find meaning in it all. Today’s Live True Podcast is going to […] The Live True Podcast clean 42:57 3526
Podcast Episode 43- Leaders Back Stage: An Interview with Lance Witt https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-43-leaders-back-stage-interview-lance-witt/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-43-leaders-back-stage-interview-lance-witt Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:25:32 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3500 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-43-leaders-back-stage-interview-lance-witt/#comments https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-43-leaders-back-stage-interview-lance-witt/feed/ 1 <p>What do you as a leader… in your home, work, or ministry, when you’re required to appear to be more than you are?  How can you lead others well when your own soul feels like it’s about to cave in or become totally numb? Join us as we go ‘backstage’ into leaders lives. If you’ve […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-43-leaders-back-stage-interview-lance-witt/">Podcast Episode 43- Leaders Back Stage: An Interview with Lance Witt</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> What do you as a leader… in your home, work, or ministry, when you’re required to appear to be more than you are?  How can you lead others well when your own soul feels like it’s about to cave in or become totally numb? Join us as we go ‘backstage’ into leaders lives.

If you’ve read or heard of the book- The Purpose Driven Life– then you’ve run into Lance Witt.  Lance Witt worked with Rick Warren at Saddleback Church, as an executive leader & weekend teacher.  Lance helped put together and lead the entire Purpose Driven Life initiative and curriculum that was used by millions of people around the world.

In this episode of The Live True Podcast, David Loveless interviews Lance about healthy life practices for followers of and leaders for Jesus.

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Listen to this encouraging and enlightening conversation around:

  • How to integrate your imperfections as both a follower of and leader for Jesus
  • How leaders can be living examples instead of acting like perfect ones
  • How to get in touch with and draw from, the ONE thing that runs unseen in the background of your life each day… and informs every part of it
  • How to know what toxins have gotten into your soul and how to remove their poison
  • How can a person REPLENISH their soul on a regular basis

Lance Witt coaches, cares for and consults with leaders and their teams all over the world.  He is the author of REPLENISH, a best-selling book for ministry leaders.  The book is full of practical insights that will equip leaders to develop healthy life practices, improve their people skills, and strengthen the performance of their teams.  To order a copy of REPLENISH, click HERE.

If you find yourself struggling or stuck in any of the areas mentioned in today’s podcast, we’re here to help.  We coach leaders and couples, from throughout the country, every week.  We’d love to help you. Click HERE to contact us.

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What do you as a leader… in your home, work, or ministry, when you’re required to appear to be more than you are?  How can you lead others well when your own soul feels like it’s about to cave in or become totally numb? What do you as a leader… in your home, work, or ministry, when you’re required to appear to be more than you are?  How can you lead others well when your own soul feels like it’s about to cave in or become totally numb? Join us as we go ‘backstage’ into leaders lives. If you’ve […] The Live True Podcast clean 43:19 3500
LTP Episode 42: One Up. One Down Relationships & Healthy Self-Esteem https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-episode-42-one-one-relationships-healthy-self-esteem/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-episode-42-one-one-relationships-healthy-self-esteem Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:43:28 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3493 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-episode-42-one-one-relationships-healthy-self-esteem/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-episode-42-one-one-relationships-healthy-self-esteem/feed/ 0 <p>There is a ‘power dance’ that happens in most relationships: within a marriage, family, church, and at work. In this podcast episode, we talk about how to claim your own sacred sense of worth in every relationship, and on every occasion. The ‘power dance’ that we often do in family life, friendships, or with co-workers, […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-episode-42-one-one-relationships-healthy-self-esteem/">LTP Episode 42: One Up. One Down Relationships & Healthy Self-Esteem</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> There is a ‘power dance’ that happens in most relationships: within a marriage, family, church, and at work.

In this podcast episode, we talk about how to claim your own sacred sense of worth in every relationship, and on every occasion.

The ‘power dance’ that we often do in family life, friendships, or with co-workers, usually involves one party being in a one-up or a one-down position.

Those of us in the one-down position often suffer from internal shame… that says: “I’m not enough.”

Those of us in the one-up position often suffer from grandiosity… that says: “I’m better than you.

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Click the PLAY button and listen to this podcast, to find out even more about what Jesus had to say about such relationships and how He connects it to the kind of self-worth that is essential for us all… if we are to live, love and lead from a healthy soul.

***And if you want to make more progress in letting go of superior or inferior thinking, we get the journey from both sides and we’re here to help.

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There is a ‘power dance’ that happens in most relationships: within a marriage, family, church, and at work. In this podcast episode, we talk about how to claim your own sacred sense of worth in every relationship, and on every occasion. There is a ‘power dance’ that happens in most relationships: within a marriage, family, church, and at work. In this podcast episode, we talk about how to claim your own sacred sense of worth in every relationship, and on every occasion. The ‘power dance’ that we often do in family life, friendships, or with co-workers, […] The Live True Podcast clean 47:01 3493
The One Thing You Must Do https://davidandcaron.com/one-thing-must/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=one-thing-must Wed, 30 Nov 2016 19:12:37 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3458 https://davidandcaron.com/one-thing-must/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/one-thing-must/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Will Mancini about the difference between a job that you get paid for VS a Life Call of what you were made to do and how to integrate those 2 things in your everyday life. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/one-thing-must/">The One Thing You Must Do</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Will Mancini about the difference between a job that you get paid for VS a Life Call of what you were made to do and how to integrate those 2 things in your everyday life.

Listen to the Audio

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

  • There are lots of things we COULD do but we need to find the ONE THING that we MUST do.
  • What is the ONE thing you MUST do, that God has placed in your heart and wired into your bone’s.

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  • A job is what you’re paid to do.
  • A calling is what you’re made to do.

Ephesians 2:10 For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

For most people, the promise of a vision-guided life remains elusive, drowning under the demands of work, the messiness of family, and the stuff that all Christians try to do like: go to church, attend a small group and volunteer in the community… and they sense that something is missing…

 One of the most powerful tools that can be a missing link to looking forward and regaining a foothold on the future. Is the Life Discovery Grid. It’s a simple yet profound life mapping tool.

The Life Discovery Grid is a great way of spending time with God and gaining a panoramic view of His work in your life story. 

The Life Discovery Grid is a simple, yet profound life-mapping tool that

  • Provides easy to follow instructions and questions for holiday reflection
  • Creates a meaningful way to spend time together with family and friends
  • Highlights how the expectations of others are negatively influencing you
  • Reveals God’s work of grace and goodness at each stage of your life
  • Helps you heal from past hurts 
  • Empowers you to name and plan your next life chapter  

If you want this FREE tool, you can download it here.

The Younique Personal Vision Journey is a break-thru process for personal Vision and Life Planning. It is a creative, reflective and action-oriented experience with a small cohort of people.  The group dynamic always brings greater energy and richer insight for each participant.  Through the journey, dozens of big ideas, assessments and tools lead you to new levels of break-thru for understanding your life’s narrative & God given identity.

But the process doesn’t stop with just understanding.  You will build a Younique LIfePlan that connects your life calling with powerful 90-day planning tools, vocational decision making, and long-term dreams. In short, you will design the life that God designed you to live.

For more information on this, go to yourlifeyourcall.com

Today’s guest is Will Mancini.  Will is a Vision Coach for churches and pastors throughout the United States. He is the founder of Auxano, a church consulting group and Younique, a personal vision and life planning training company. He is also the author of: Church Unique: How Missional Leaders Cast Vision and Create Movement and God Dreams: 12 Templates for Finding and Focusing Your Church’s Future.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Will Mancini about the difference between a job that you get paid for VS a Life Call of what you were made to do and how to integrate those 2 things in your everyday life. In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Will Mancini about the difference between a job that you get paid for VS a Life Call of what you were made to do and how to integrate those 2 things in your everyday life. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live […] The Live True Podcast clean 55:43 3458
Podcast Episode 39- How Family Of Origin Affects Marriage https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-39-family-origin-affects-marriage/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-39-family-origin-affects-marriage Wed, 02 Nov 2016 10:00:34 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3419 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-39-family-origin-affects-marriage/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-39-family-origin-affects-marriage/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how our family of origin affects marriage and what systems they create, that you need to know. Each of our family systems significantly impacts the way we learn to relate.  They set up our relational patterns as well as our attitudinal and behavioral habits.  This is what […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-39-family-origin-affects-marriage/">Podcast Episode 39- How Family Of Origin Affects Marriage</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how our family of origin affects marriage and what systems they create, that you need to know.

Each of our family systems significantly impacts the way we learn to relate.  They set up our relational patterns as well as our attitudinal and behavioral habits.  This is what we bring into our marriage.

You didn’t vote on the kind of family system you got. We must know where we’ve come from so we can make peace with it and minimize its defensive impact if it was an unhealthy system.

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The 8 Family Systems discussed in this podcast

  • Functional Family  
  • Dramatic Family  
  • Traumatic Family  
  • Chaotic Family  
  • Moralistic Family
  • Authoritative Family  
  • Emotionally Entangled Family  
  • Mature Inter-Dependent Family

We believe that God’s original plan for each of us is that we would feel safe, secure, and significant, through our relationship with Him. So that no matter what our family of origin gave us or didn’t give us, we still have the chance for a healthy relational life.

Which of the above systems best describes your family?  Was your family a hybrid of several systems? How do you see this system affecting your current marriage and family? Which family system resembles the one you are forming now?

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

Resources mentioned in this podcast

If you find yourself stuck in one of the family systems, or if other issues are exhausting your marriage, we provide Relational Coaching for couples.  If you’d like to know more, CLICK HERE.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how our family of origin affects marriage and what systems they create, that you need to know. Each of our family systems significantly impacts the way we learn to relate. In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how our family of origin affects marriage and what systems they create, that you need to know. Each of our family systems significantly impacts the way we learn to relate.  They set up our relational patterns as well as our attitudinal and behavioral habits.  This is what […] The Live True Podcast clean 49:58 3419
Podcast Episode 38: Healthy Ambition- Part 2 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-38-healthy-ambition-part-2/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-38-healthy-ambition-part-2 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:27:07 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3405 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-38-healthy-ambition-part-2/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-38-healthy-ambition-part-2/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode 38, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to engage in healthy ambition, that enhances everyone VS unhealthy ambition that steals and destroys various parts of people’s lives. George Baker has said: “I am one of those people who is so desperate to overcome their own sense of lack that they create some […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-38-healthy-ambition-part-2/">Podcast Episode 38: Healthy Ambition- Part 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode 38, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to engage in healthy ambition, that enhances everyone VS unhealthy ambition that steals and destroys various parts of people’s lives.

George Baker has said:

“I am one of those people who is so desperate to overcome their own sense of lack that they create some giant obstacle to overcome, or some massive achievement to attain, in order to feel that they might just be worth something.

I am an over-compensator; so desperate to feel okay about the fact that I am, in some ways, not as capable as other people that I seek to achieve the impossible—purely to show the whole world, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that I am enough.”

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How might we know if our goals and aspirations are coming from a healthy place or not?  Here are a few of the many examples discussed in today’s podcast.

Unhealthy Ambition Healthy Ambition
Live for the future (destination) Live in the moment (process & journey)
Heavy & difficult Challenging, but carries a lightness to it
Never enough Is enough
Uses people Develops people
Unquestioned motives Questions all motives
Always in a hurry Finds regular rhythms to rest, then work
No sacrifice too much Some sacrifices not worth it
Anxious Peaceful

 

“Where ambition and achievement are overvalued, human lives will be undervalued.”  Marty Rubbin

Jesus’ mission that He showed us how to live out in a healthy way.

Luke 4. “God’s Spirit is on me; he’s chosen me to preach the Message of good news to the poor, Sent me to announce pardon to prisoners and recovery of sight to the blind, To set the burdened and battered free, to announce, “This is God’s year to act!”

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

Resources to serve you, your family, or your team:

Live True Coaching

Live True Consulting

Live True Speaking

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In this podcast Episode 38, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to engage in healthy ambition, that enhances everyone VS unhealthy ambition that steals and destroys various parts of people’s lives. George Baker has said: “I am one of those people who is... In this podcast Episode 38, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to engage in healthy ambition, that enhances everyone VS unhealthy ambition that steals and destroys various parts of people’s lives. George Baker has said: “I am one of those people who is so desperate to overcome their own sense of lack that they create some […] The Live True Podcast clean 45:38 3405
Podcast Episode 37- Healthy Ambition part 1 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-37-healthy-ambition-part-1/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-37-healthy-ambition-part-1 Wed, 12 Oct 2016 11:00:43 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3397 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-37-healthy-ambition-part-1/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-37-healthy-ambition-part-1/feed/ 0 <p>In this Podcast Episode 37, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to discern whether the ambition that you have and those around you, is healthy or not. While ambition has become one of the most prized characteristics of our western culture the dictionary still defines it as “an ardent desire for rank, fame or power.” This strongly […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-37-healthy-ambition-part-1/">Podcast Episode 37- Healthy Ambition part 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this Podcast Episode 37, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to discern whether the ambition that you have and those around you, is healthy or not.

While ambition has become one of the most prized characteristics of our western culture the dictionary still defines it as “an ardent desire for rank, fame or power.” This strongly clashes with the teachings of Jesus where laying your life down is more valued than advancing it. And therein lies the rub.

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In today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast,”  we ponder together how ambition is currently affecting our lives, relationships, and leadership. The following questions are unpacked and debated:

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What has been our journey of ambition?

Why is this topic important?

What have we learned about ambition?

Isn’t ambition actually played out on a continuum, instead of it’s either healthy or unhealthy?

What does healthy ambition look like?

What does unhealthy ambition look like?

What are examples in scripture?

What is our journey these days, concerning ambition?

Questions to ask yourself:

  • What am I trying to achieve, and why is it so important to me?
  • What lengths am
I willing to go to in order to reach my goal?
  • Do I run over others in my attempts to
get ahead? Do I harm or neglect myself or others in trying to reach my goal? Do I steal energy or opportunities from others in pursuit of my goals?
  • Is this goal an honest reflection of my inner values?
  • Does the intensity
of my pursuit eclipse everything else?
  • What will happen
if I get it? What will happen if I don’t?
  • Do I allow myself
to pause and savor the realization of a goal before reaching for the next one?
  • Can I appreciate
what I do have and what I’ve achieved?
  • When I realize this goal, what’s next?

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

Resources to serve you, your family, or your team:

Live True Coaching

Live True Consulting

Live True Speaking

 

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In this Podcast Episode 37, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to discern whether the ambition that you have and those around you, is healthy or not. While ambition has become one of the most prized characteristics of our western culture the dictionary... In this Podcast Episode 37, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to discern whether the ambition that you have and those around you, is healthy or not. While ambition has become one of the most prized characteristics of our western culture the dictionary still defines it as “an ardent desire for rank, fame or power.” This strongly […] The Live True Podcast clean 41:52 3397
Podcast Episode 36- See It. Name It. Transcend It. https://davidandcaron.com/see-it-name-it-transcend-it/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=see-it-name-it-transcend-it Tue, 04 Oct 2016 21:09:09 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3339 https://davidandcaron.com/see-it-name-it-transcend-it/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/see-it-name-it-transcend-it/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to respond to the question: “How are you doing?” We believe that a part of spiritual and emotional health begins when we’re able to name which cycle of life we are in… and that the categories of winning vs losing OR succeeding vs failing, are […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/see-it-name-it-transcend-it/">Podcast Episode 36- See It. Name It. Transcend It.</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to respond to the question: “How are you doing?” We believe that a part of spiritual and emotional health begins when we’re able to name which cycle of life we are in… and that the categories of winning vs losing OR succeeding vs failing, are not helpful. Listen and discover a much better way.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

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One of the most often asked questions in western culture is:  “How are you doing?” The Psalms help us answer that question.

When you go through the Psalms, you will find

just about every psychological place on the human journey known to man, woman, and child.

The Psalms become a kind of transpersonal container, allowing us to acknowledge our feelings fully without getting stuck in them.

When we boil all the emotions in the Psalms, we can simplify them into 3 categories or cycles of life.

 Listen to today’s podcast to find out what they are.

We believe there is a biblical and realistic way to evaluate how we are really doing in the various domains of our lives.

Spiritual and emotional health are found when we are able…

  • To name where we are in the various storylines of our lives and confess it to God and to others

AND

  • To be attentive to where we are.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast:

The Younique Personal Vision Journey.  A powerful and biblical life planning tool.  For more information, CLICK HERE.

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In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to respond to the question: “How are you doing?” We believe that a part of spiritual and emotional health begins when we’re able to name which cycle of life we are in… and that the categories ... In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to respond to the question: “How are you doing?” We believe that a part of spiritual and emotional health begins when we’re able to name which cycle of life we are in… and that the categories of winning vs losing OR succeeding vs failing, are […] The Live True Podcast clean 41:59 3339
Podcast Episode 35- 9 Keys To Overcoming Resentment https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-35-9-keys-to-overcoming-resentment/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-35-9-keys-to-overcoming-resentment Thu, 22 Sep 2016 12:13:37 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3313 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-35-9-keys-to-overcoming-resentment/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-35-9-keys-to-overcoming-resentment/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to overcome the one thing that hijacks our peace and is the single greatest destroyer of relationships. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-35-9-keys-to-overcoming-resentment/">Podcast Episode 35- 9 Keys To Overcoming Resentment</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to overcome the one thing that hijacks our peace and is the single greatest destroyer of relationships.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

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People don’t treat us like they should. Circumstances don’t turn out like we plan. Co-workers don’t come through like they promise. Friends aren’t there when we need them. Letdowns happen when we ramp up expectations

And when expectations are thwarted resentment often hijacks our peace. Left unchecked, resentment quickly leads to deadly bitterness- the single greatest destroyer of relationships. So what can we do?

1) you may need to walk away from a situation and calm yourself

2) reverse the situation- to see things from their point of view and capacity

3) a gratefulness list works particularly if you’re resenting what you don’t have – envy

4) pray for your enemies Jesus said – Or get somewhere quiet and spend a few minutes. sending peace and good will to that person

5) become aware of how you have moved out of the present moment and begun  living in the future

6) see it as a challenge to embrace life and relationships with even more flexibility in our lives

To find out the other 3 keys, listen to the podcast.

Eph 4:27 “Do not give the devil an opportunity to lead you into sin by holding a grudge, or nurturing anger, or harboring resentment, or cultivating bitterness.”(amp)

Matt 6:12 “…and forgive us our debts as we have forgiven our debtors … letting go of both the wrong and the resentment.” (amp)

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast that can help you

We’re excited to share with you a new resource kit, at no charge, to help you bring more clarity to your life’s calling… Why you are here!  To get yours, click HERE.

This kit includes:

  • MP3 audio training with David Loveless & Dave Rhodes on “How to Discover & Live Your Life’s Calling
  • PDF Worksheets that will help you uncover key pivot points in your story
  • 7 Days of guided emails on how to interpret & evaluate what you find in your story, that impacts how you do relationships, business, and ministry.

This FREE resource kit: “Interpret Your Story” will give you a jumpstart to discover your life’s calling. If you’d like one now, click HERE or go to https://receiveyourlifecalling.com/kit.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

 

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Podcast Episode 34- Lessons From A Train Wreck: How Identity Drives Everything https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-34-lessons-from-a-train-wreck-how-identity-drives-everything/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=podcast-episode-34-lessons-from-a-train-wreck-how-identity-drives-everything Thu, 08 Sep 2016 10:27:00 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3293 https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-34-lessons-from-a-train-wreck-how-identity-drives-everything/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-34-lessons-from-a-train-wreck-how-identity-drives-everything/feed/ 0 <p>“From the moment we wake up to the time our heads hit the pillow, we live out of a story we’ve come to believe about ourselves.  This storyline thrives in our minds subconscious which is why we’re often unaware of many of our own self-defeating patterns of behavior. This story, these hidden beliefs you hold […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/podcast-episode-34-lessons-from-a-train-wreck-how-identity-drives-everything/">Podcast Episode 34- Lessons From A Train Wreck: How Identity Drives Everything</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> “From the moment we wake up to the time our heads hit the pillow, we live out of a story we’ve come to believe about ourselves.  This storyline thrives in our minds subconscious which is why we’re often unaware of many of our own self-defeating patterns of behavior. This story, these hidden beliefs you hold about yourself are the basis for what you believe is your identity.” David & Caron Loveless

In today’s podcast, we take you into the heart of the single, most important issue that every one of us wrestles with daily.

 

You’ll hear us describe how identity is formed in us and how we can begin to notice when it’s driving us in our relationships, work, our emotions, and in our journey with God. We also share a part of its transformative work in us.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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Additional Resources:

If you’d like more information on our book, that is talked about in this podcast: “Nothing To Prove: Find the satisfaction and significance you’ve been striving for at the core your true identity” then CLICK HERE.

The book “Nothing To Prove” is available in 3 different versions: softcover; digital eBook, or audio. To purchase any of them, CLICK HERE.

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“From the moment we wake up to the time our heads hit the pillow, we live out of a story we’ve come to believe about ourselves.  This storyline thrives in our minds subconscious which is why we’re often unaware of many of our own self-defeating pattern... “From the moment we wake up to the time our heads hit the pillow, we live out of a story we’ve come to believe about ourselves.  This storyline thrives in our minds subconscious which is why we’re often unaware of many of our own self-defeating patterns of behavior. This story, these hidden beliefs you hold […] The Live True Podcast clean 34:07 3293
Episode 33- Overcoming Negative Thought Patterns https://davidandcaron.com/episode-33-overcoming-negative-thought-patterns/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=episode-33-overcoming-negative-thought-patterns Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:41:45 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3272 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-33-overcoming-negative-thought-patterns/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/episode-33-overcoming-negative-thought-patterns/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to benefit from becoming more aware and getting a better handle on the types of undesirable thinking that plague us regularly. Probably one of THE most helpful insights we’ve been given in recent years is this radical idea that we can actually take a step back […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/episode-33-overcoming-negative-thought-patterns/">Episode 33- Overcoming Negative Thought Patterns</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to benefit from becoming more aware and getting a better handle on the types of undesirable thinking that plague us regularly.

Probably one of THE most helpful insights we’ve been given in recent years is this radical idea that we can actually take a step back to notice and question our own thoughts.

We can decide if the thoughts we’re thinking are legit, if they come from a solid place of Reality, of Goodness or if they’ve entered illegitimately through our fears or our negative, conditioned responses which can lead to self-doubt, anxiety & suffering.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

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I don’t think we talk about this enough– our thoughts are so directly tied to every single decision and conversation we have.  All of us are constantly acting and reacting to people and circumstances based on split second electrical brain impulses. We have thousands – maybe millions -of them every day – and they feel so familiar – so “Us” that sometimes we forget We are NOT our Thoughts. 

The bottom line is: the more we can learn to observe and question our unproductive thoughts the happier, healthier and more successful we can become.

1) Judgments

2) Exaggerating

3) Either/Or

 4) Emotional Reasoning

Hugh Prather- The little mind is always feeling something – But I am called to address Who I Am, not how I feel. The answer is not to ignore or deny my emotions. In fact, I must become more aware of them- but in a different way -Now I use my awareness to take out the garbage.

No matter what else I’m thinking I can also think of God. That turns on a light. There is no contest between light and dark. Don’t try to get rid of the thought, just add light to it. Where there is light there is peace. 

5) Mind-Reading

6) Predicting

7) Mental Filtering

8) Compare & despair

9) Self-critical

10) Triggers

2 Cor 10 :5 We are destroying sophisticated arguments and every exalted thing that sets itself up against the true knowledge of God, and we are taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ

1 Corinthians 2:16  But we have the mind of Christ to be guided by His thoughts and purposes. 

 Roman 12: 2 ….Be transformed and progressively changed as you mature spiritually by the renewing of your mind–focusing on godly values ( *that which brings LIFE To YOU and reflects the goodness of the kingdom of God in you) 

 2 Timothy 1:7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity or cowardice or fear, but He has given us a spirit of power and of love and of sound judgment and personal discipline abilities that result in a calm, well-balanced mind and self-control. 

 Philippians 4:8 Finally, believers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable and worthy of respect, whatever is right and confirmed by God’s word, whatever is pure and wholesome, whatever is lovely and brings peace, whatever is admirable and of good repute; if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think continually on these things center your mind on them, and implant them in your heart. 

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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Episode 32- How Resisting Life Causes Us Pain https://davidandcaron.com/episode-32-how-resisting-life-causes-us-pain/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=episode-32-how-resisting-life-causes-us-pain Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:29:45 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=3225 https://davidandcaron.com/episode-32-how-resisting-life-causes-us-pain/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/episode-32-how-resisting-life-causes-us-pain/feed/ 0 <p>In this new podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how seeing resistance in life, is your pathway to growth. Right at the point of our most resistance, to what life seems to be bringing us, is a beautiful place to see God. It is there God is inviting us to relax the tension, let go […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/episode-32-how-resisting-life-causes-us-pain/">Episode 32- How Resisting Life Causes Us Pain</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this new podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how seeing resistance in life, is your pathway to growth.

Right at the point of our most resistance, to what life seems to be bringing us, is a beautiful place to see God. It is there God is inviting us to relax the tension, let go and let be. If God can be okay and welcome anyone or anything, then the God inside us is all the power we need, to do the same.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

If we can notice our times of resistance without rationalizing our need for it, we can keep positioning ourselves for greater personal and spiritual transformation.

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We most often expect to find God in moments of peace, love, and joy. While that is true- it is also true that God is present and at work, in the times we feel most resistant. Someone has said, “What we resist persists.” Resistance is a pretty good sign that some part of our egoic, false self is being triggered. It is right at that point we find our greatest invitation to spiritual maturity.

Most of us say we want to grow and be spiritually mature but in our religious cultures we’ve made it out to be about so many other things… rather than what is most helpful and obvious.

Resistance is rooted in mistrust. Receptivity/acceptance is rooted in trust.

 The best thing you can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.

 To hear about the 4 types of rain, click on the PLAY button.

Romans 14  Accept the one whose faith is weak, without quarreling over disputable matters. One person’s faith allows them to eat anything, but another, whose faith is weak, eats only vegetables. The one who eats everything must not treat with contempt the one who does not, and the one who does not eat everything must not judge the one who does, for God has accepted them. …

Matt 5:39   But I say to you, do not resist an evil person [who insults you or violates your rights]; but whoever slaps you on the right cheek, turn the other toward him also [simply ignore insignificant insults or trivial losses and do not bother to retaliate—maintain your dignity, your self-respect, your poise].

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the PLAY button and learn the 4 ways of practicing acceptance.

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In this new podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how seeing resistance in life, is your pathway to growth. Right at the point of our most resistance, to what life seems to be bringing us, is a beautiful place to see God. In this new podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how seeing resistance in life, is your pathway to growth. Right at the point of our most resistance, to what life seems to be bringing us, is a beautiful place to see God. It is there God is inviting us to relax the tension, let go […] The Live True Podcast clean 43:44 3225
LTP 31- How To Build A Better Life: interview w/ Brandon Schaeffer https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-31-how-to-build-a-better-life-interview-w-brandon-schaeffer/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-31-how-to-build-a-better-life-interview-w-brandon-schaeffer Tue, 28 Jun 2016 10:15:18 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2995 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-31-how-to-build-a-better-life-interview-w-brandon-schaeffer/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-31-how-to-build-a-better-life-interview-w-brandon-schaeffer/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Brandon Schaeffer around what it means to build a better life, using practical tools and strategies that develop our life and business the way Jesus would. Listen to the Audio Brandon is the Executive Director of Five Capitals.  Five Capitals works with Business Leaders / Owners offering Coaching and Consulting […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-31-how-to-build-a-better-life-interview-w-brandon-schaeffer/">LTP 31- How To Build A Better Life: interview w/ Brandon Schaeffer</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Brandon Schaeffer around what it means to build a better life, using practical tools and strategies that develop our life and business the way Jesus would.

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Brandon is the Executive Director of Five Capitals.  Five Capitals works with Business Leaders / Owners offering Coaching and Consulting – helping them to change their lives and grow their business. The focus is to help them live an integrated life, discover “life to the full” and increase their spiritual/strategic confidence in the workplace.  Five Capitals works with all types of people and organizations – equipping them to reach their full potential.

Brandon has a passion for developing leaders and serves as a coach for a number of different non-profit and organizational leaders.  He’s a gifted discipler, leader, strategic planner, Myers-Briggs / Enneagram guru and loves seeing people reach their full potential.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

David & Brandon talk about:

  • The power of understanding the 5 Capitals: financial; intellectual; physical; relational; and spiritual.
  • Why the book, ”Build a better life: practical tools & strategies to develop & lead your life & business the way Jesus would” was written
  • What does it mean for Jesus to act as the builder of our life?
  • Why WWJD is the wrong question
  • Why is it so important for people to be able to integrate their lives this way
  • What are 2-3 things that everyone can take away from this podcast that can greatly impact their personal and professional life, as followers of Jesus
  • To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

Resources:

To obtain a copy of Brandon’s new book: “Build A Better Life: Practical Tools & Strategies to Develop & Lead your Life & Business The Way Jesus Would” CLICK HERE.

To obtain a FREE copy of David Loveless’ new e-guide: “Are You Leading From a Healthy Soul: 4 potent lies Even Good Leaders Believe” CLICK HERE to download it.

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In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Brandon Schaeffer around what it means to build a better life, using practical tools and strategies that develop our life and business the way Jesus would. In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Brandon Schaeffer around what it means to build a better life, using practical tools and strategies that develop our life and business the way Jesus would. Listen to the Audio Brandon is the Executive Director of Five Capitals.  Five Capitals works with Business Leaders / Owners offering Coaching and Consulting […] The Live True Podcast clean 47:22 2995
LTP 30- How To Find The Work You Love with Dan Miller https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-29-how-to-find-the-work-you-love-with-dan-miller/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-29-how-to-find-the-work-you-love-with-dan-miller Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:41:07 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2992 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-29-how-to-find-the-work-you-love-with-dan-miller/#comments https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-29-how-to-find-the-work-you-love-with-dan-miller/feed/ 1 <p>In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Dan Miller, the New York Times Bestselling author of: “48 Days To The Work You Love.” They talk in-depth about how to become who God designed you to be. Listen to the Audio Dan Miller is President of 48 Days that specializes in creative thinking for increased personal and business […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-29-how-to-find-the-work-you-love-with-dan-miller/">LTP 30- How To Find The Work You Love with Dan Miller</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Dan Miller, the New York Times Bestselling author of: “48 Days To The Work You Love.” They talk in-depth about how to become who God designed you to be.

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Dan Miller is President of 48 Days that specializes in creative thinking for increased personal and business success. He believes that meaningful work blends our natural skills and abilities, our unique personality traits and our dreams and passions.

Dan is active in helping individuals redirect careers, evaluate new income sources, and achieve balanced living. He believes that a clear sense of direction can help us become all that God designed us to be.

Dan is also the author of the New York Times best-selling 48 Days To The Work You LoveNo More Dreaded Mondays and Wisdom Meets Passion. He has been a guest on CBS’ ‘The Early Show,’ MSNBC’s ‘Hardball with Chris Mathews,’ Moody MidDay Connection, and the Dave Ramsey Show.  

His 48 Days Podcast consistently ranks in the top 3 under Careers on iTunes, and the 48Days.net business community is viewed as an example around the world for those seeking to find – or create – work they love.

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  • How to find the work you love
  • What he’s learned from loss and failures
  • How to live and lead with a healthy rhythm in your life
  • What he’s discovered about the 3 different kinds of people we all need in our lives
  • The value he’s gained from having coaches, of various types,  in his life

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

Further Resources by Dan:

48 Days To The Work You Love. Click HERE to buy

No More Dreaded Mondays. Click HERE to buy

Wisdom Meets Passion. Click HERE to buy

Dan’s website: www.48days.net

Below are several of the major coaching packages that David & Caron Loveless offer:

  • The Younique Personal Vision Journey– In this deep dive, 3 module cohort you will catalyze and confirm your personal vision and life calling. This is an eye-opening, comprehensive life mapping experience, unlike anything you’ve experienced.
  • Individual Executive Coaching– Offered in 3 or 8 private sessions with David or David and Caron Loveless this package is designed to help you live, love and lead from a healthy soul. This is especially helpful for pastors or leaders of any type of ministry.
  • Ministry Team Coaching – We offer both weekly and monthly team coaching opportunities either on-site or virtually where we help you assess your presenting issues by observation, investigation and collaboration then help you design and implement best practices to overcoming hindrances or blockages to your team or church’s’ highest effectiveness
  • Couples Relationship Coaching – We offer coaching opportunities either on-site or virtually where we help couples determine either what has gotten them stuck in their relationship OR how to recover from a difficult trauma that has come from either loss or failure.

If you’re interested in getting more information on any of these, contact us by clicking HERE.

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In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Dan Miller, the New York Times Bestselling author of: “48 Days To The Work You Love.” They talk in-depth about how to become who God designed you to be. Listen to the Audio Dan Miller is President of 4... In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Dan Miller, the New York Times Bestselling author of: “48 Days To The Work You Love.” They talk in-depth about how to become who God designed you to be. Listen to the Audio Dan Miller is President of 48 Days that specializes in creative thinking for increased personal and business […] The Live True Podcast clean 52:08 2992
LTP 29- Interview with Aaron Walker: A Journey From Success To Significance https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-29-interview-with-aaron-walker-a-journey-from-success-to-significance/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-29-interview-with-aaron-walker-a-journey-from-success-to-significance Tue, 14 Jun 2016 09:31:11 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2979 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-29-interview-with-aaron-walker-a-journey-from-success-to-significance/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-29-interview-with-aaron-walker-a-journey-from-success-to-significance/feed/ 0 <p>[vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Aaron Walker has seen it all: Multiple successes and devastating loss. In this podcast, David Loveless talks with him about what he’s learned from it all and the significant take-aways it can have for all of our lives.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-29-interview-with-aaron-walker-a-journey-from-success-to-significance/">LTP 29- Interview with Aaron Walker: A Journey From Success To Significance</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> [vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Aaron Walker has seen it all: Multiple successes and devastating loss. In this podcast, David Loveless talks with him about what he’s learned from it all and the significant take-aways it can have for all of our lives.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row type=”in_container” scene_position=”center” text_color=”dark” text_align=”left” overlay_strength=”0.3″][vc_column column_padding=”no-extra-padding” column_padding_position=”all” background_color_opacity=”1″ background_hover_color_opacity=”1″ width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]

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Businessman and Life Coach, Aaron T. Walker, has inspired many through his leadership, mentorship, and consistent pursuit of excellence. He enjoys helping others and believes experience is a great teacher. 35 years of entrepreneurship and marriage have given Aaron a wealth of experience. Aaron continues to reach new heights and broaden his perspective of the terrain by examining his experiences and growing from them.

For 19 years and counting, Aaron has taken classes from and has been coached personally by his friend, financial guru, Dave Ramsey and 48 Days led by friend Dan Miller have played a role in his understanding of how to live a significant, successful life. Aaron incorporates education and learning opportunities into his daily routine, remaining informed of the latest tools and trends available.

It only took a few years as a partner with David Patton Construction LLC for Aaron to help take the business from doing one to two projects per year to a multi-million dollar company, voted number one builder for three consecutive years by Nashville’s House & Home & Garden Magazine’s People’s Choice Awards.

He sold his retail business to Cash America USA, a Fortune 500 company. Today he is the owner of eight lucrative businesses… and a healthy soul.

Listen to the audio as Aaron talks about:

  • What he sees as unique challenges leaders face that can lead to an unhealthy soul
  • What are some massive failures or losses that he’s experienced and learned from
  • What the process of recovering from devastating loss and failure been like
  • What’s one personal organizational tool he uses to keep him on track?
  • And much, much, more…

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Resources Mentioned on This Podcast

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LTP 28- Mastering Your Marriage Pt3- Couples That Play Together Stay Together https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-28-mastering-your-marriage-pt3-couples-that-play-together-stay-together/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-28-mastering-your-marriage-pt3-couples-that-play-together-stay-together Wed, 01 Jun 2016 10:13:42 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2932 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-28-mastering-your-marriage-pt3-couples-that-play-together-stay-together/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-28-mastering-your-marriage-pt3-couples-that-play-together-stay-together/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to move the needle on the fun meter in your marriage. We know that every personality needs to have their own version of fun. While some are natural at this and others need to work at it more, apparently, we are genetically designed for fun and […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-28-mastering-your-marriage-pt3-couples-that-play-together-stay-together/">LTP 28- Mastering Your Marriage Pt3- Couples That Play Together Stay Together</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to move the needle on the fun meter in your marriage.

We know that every personality needs to have their own version of fun. While some are natural at this and others need to work at it more, apparently, we are genetically designed for fun and novelty.

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Research from the University of Denver supports a high correlation between fun and marital happiness. They found that the amount of fun couples have together was the strongest factor in overall marital happiness.

Serious adult responsibilities like careers, child raising, caring for elderly parents, household chores community & church commitments are all great but after years of managing our to -do lists, it can get easier and easier to let the fun slide and to think of fun together as a luxury, even trivial.

It’s crazy that FUN is the most easily satisfied in marriage

but sometimes the hardest to come by.

Listen to rest of this very fun podcast, by clicking on the “play” button, as we discuss the raising the value of fun in our own marriage and multiple ways that we’re doing this today.

 
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Couples That Play Together Stay Together (Mastering Your Marriage Series) In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to move the needle on the fun meter in your marriage. We know that every personality needs to have their own version of fun. While some are natural at this and others need to work at it more, apparently, we are genetically designed for fun and […] David and Caron Loveless clean 34:11 In this episode, David and Caron Loveless discuss how to move the needle on the fun meter in your marriage. We know that every personality needs to have their own version of fun. While some are naturals at this, and others need to work at it more, we are ALL genetically designed for fun and novelty. 2932
LTP 27- Attachment Styles: The Little Known Secret To A Happy Marriage https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-27-attachment-styles-the-little-known-secret-to-a-happy-marriage/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-27-attachment-styles-the-little-known-secret-to-a-happy-marriage Wed, 18 May 2016 10:10:43 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2887 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-27-attachment-styles-the-little-known-secret-to-a-happy-marriage/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-27-attachment-styles-the-little-known-secret-to-a-happy-marriage/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to identify and address the ONE issue most marriages stay stuck that often brings great disillusionment. Identifying the attachment styles operating in your marriage and learning how to accept and grow through them is the most significant way to improve the long-term health and happiness of your relationship. […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-27-attachment-styles-the-little-known-secret-to-a-happy-marriage/">LTP 27- Attachment Styles: The Little Known Secret To A Happy Marriage</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to identify and address the ONE issue most marriages stay stuck that often brings great disillusionment.

Identifying the attachment styles operating in your marriage and learning how to accept and grow through them is the most significant way to improve the long-term health and happiness of your relationship.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Something mysterious seems to regularly trip up most couples. They think the mystery lies somewhere in their spouse. And they feel disconnected and discouraged after all their attempts to fix the problem.

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We believe, in many cases, the answer lies in our failure to understand the profound impact our individual “attachment styles” are having in our relationship.

 1) Anchored attachment means a person most often feels comfortable with intimacy and they are usually warm and loving. They neither run from conflict nor feel the need to grasp for or over pursue their partner during or after an argument. They easily repair any breaches that arise in a relationship and usually feel relationally secure.

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2) Anxious attachment means a person often has a deep need, even craves intimacy and can be preoccupied with their relationships. They quickly feel any distance in a relationship and strive to do whatever it takes to reconnect and they may become clingy or angry when a connection isn’t happening.

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3) Avoidant attachment is where adults often equate intimacy with a loss of independence and try to minimize closeness. They want to avoid conflict -sometimes at all costs- so they shut down, back away or walk off during an argument. They do want closeness but they often don’t know how to go about staying connected when partners get too close or require true emotional intimacy.

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4) Anxious/avoidant attachment is just like it sounds. This person both avoids and feels anxious at different moments in the relationship. They do a conflicted dance of pulling their partner in and then pushing them away if they start to get too close.

The first step to building more harmony in your marriage is to identify which attachment styles are at work in your relationship. 

Listen to rest of the podcast to hear what happens when different attachment styles are at play in a relationship or marriage. Then listen for the three primary ways of using this knowledge to develop a new ability to trust the other that is at the heart of intimacy.

Resource mentioned in this podcast:

One of several very helpful books on this subject: Attachments by Clinton & Sibcy.  For more information on this book and/or to purchase, click HERE. 

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to identify and address the ONE issue most marriages stay stuck that often brings great disillusionment. Identifying the attachment styles operating in your marriage and learning how to accept... In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to identify and address the ONE issue most marriages stay stuck that often brings great disillusionment. Identifying the attachment styles operating in your marriage and learning how to accept and grow through them is the most significant way to improve the long-term health and happiness of your relationship. […] The Live True Podcast clean 45:14 2887
LTP 26- Mastering Marriage Pt 1: The Comfort Clue https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-26-the-comfort-clue/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-26-the-comfort-clue Wed, 04 May 2016 10:00:09 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2818 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-26-the-comfort-clue/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-26-the-comfort-clue/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss one of the ways to Master Marriage through The Comfort Clue. Because having a mutually satisfying and long-term marriage seems to remain such a mystery for most people, we thought this month that we’d pull back a part of that mystery curtain.  Some things that used to […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-26-the-comfort-clue/">LTP 26- Mastering Marriage Pt 1: The Comfort Clue</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss one of the ways to Master Marriage through The Comfort Clue.

Because having a mutually satisfying and long-term marriage seems to remain such a mystery for most people, we thought this month that we’d pull back a part of that mystery curtain.  Some things that used to be a mystery to us, have gotten clearer than ever… which has resulted in an even more glorious marriage than ever.

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One of the many things we’ve seen is this: The degree to which we were comforted in childhood directly relates to our ability and capacity to experience emotional closeness and resolve conflict in relationships… particularly marriage.

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In the next several episodes we are going to be talking about how we can boost intimacy and connection in marriage.

Caron and I have a ton of things in common. We both like sports. We both enjoy being in nature, hiking or biking or just reading together at the beach or by a lake. We both love challenging conversation around big ideas. We appreciate just about every genre of music. We are both first-born, natural leaders.

And our mutual passion for God and personal spiritual growth was one of the first things that attracted us to each other as college students.

But For all the rich goodness in our relationship,

we also had a couple of reoccurring relational snags that kept tripping us up. 

In our case- These glitches distracted us from what we both agree is a rare and remarkable love. And, sometimes, those rough patches blinded us from seeing the best in each other and our relationship.

We had been to countless seminars that taught us how to “fight fair” and we had spent years dissecting the differences in our families of origin.    Still, we kept getting stuck. 

In the next several weeks we’re going to talk about needs for CLOSENESS and how we engage with each other in CONFLICT.

But the primary way you can best understand that subject is to begin at an even more foundational stage of all of our lives: how we received comfort as a child.

  1.  Emotional connection in marriage is directly related to the level of comfort that we received in our formative years.

The imprint of intimacy we received as infants affects our capacity to give & receive love as an adult.

Can you remember a time in your childhood you were comforted?

If you have a memory of being comforted as a child you may not struggle in your relationship the ways others do.

2 Corinthians 1:3-4  “Praise be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble…”

 

  1.  Emotional connection in marriage can be increased by understanding the three ingredients of comfort

* Touch– We all need it.  Our various degrees of comfort as children with it tell us how hard or easy it is to comfort as an adult.

* Listening– could at least one parent listen to you & help you talk about what was upsetting you?

* Relief-  Did you feel relief from your pain? Being held and listened to brings relief.

Our earliest experiences taught us how feelings were important VS unimportant in us and others.. in any given relationship.

Our lack of experiences with emotional connections makes it difficult to find deep intimacy and satisfaction within marriage.

When emotional connections are missing, we learn to restrict emotions and minimize what’s bothering us and we will not expect our adult relationships to comfort us.

If your parents: touched and held you, listened to you, helped you express what was going on in your soul… accepted your feelings and resolved problems well… you probably have a healthy view and healthy expectation for relationships.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.   

Resources:

Relationship Recovery Resource Guide by David & Caron Loveless. We wrote this FREE guide 18 months ago that contains many helpful books and tools we have relied on to coach us into the kind of relationship we have always dreamed of.  If you are needing a boost in any part of your relational orbit, we believe it could benefit you.  To get it click HERE.

Picture of Caron after the airboat ride that was mentioned in this podcast

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss one of the ways to Master Marriage through The Comfort Clue. Because having a mutually satisfying and long-term marriage seems to remain such a mystery for most people, In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss one of the ways to Master Marriage through The Comfort Clue. Because having a mutually satisfying and long-term marriage seems to remain such a mystery for most people, we thought this month that we’d pull back a part of that mystery curtain.  Some things that used to […] The Live True Podcast clean 37:15 2818
LTP 25- Rethinking The Glorification Of Busy https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-25-rethinking-the-glorification-of-busy/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-25-rethinking-the-glorification-of-busy Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:42:29 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2792 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-25-rethinking-the-glorification-of-busy/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-25-rethinking-the-glorification-of-busy/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to Rethink The Glorification of Busy. The busyness of our lives has led to unprecedented levels of exhaustion, stress, and vulnerability. Conventional wisdom tells us to the key to sanity is changing or better managing the external chaos of life. But transformative wisdom tells us that […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-25-rethinking-the-glorification-of-busy/">LTP 25- Rethinking The Glorification Of Busy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to Rethink The Glorification of Busy.

The busyness of our lives has led to unprecedented levels of exhaustion, stress, and vulnerability. Conventional wisdom tells us to the key to sanity is changing or better managing the external chaos of life. But transformative wisdom tells us that our internal chaos is ALWAYS the key to changing our external chaos.

Listen to the Audio.  Click the play button.

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

The typical conversation these days always start with the same question: “How are you doing?” And the standard answer is usually: “Busy… tired… exhausted.”

Can this be different?  Should it be different?

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Busyness and exhaustion seems to be the new merit badge of acceptance these days.

Here are three take-away’s you’ll find in listening to the audio portion of today’s podcast:

  1.  Regularly ask the deeper question of why, what, or who of your exhaustion.

Our exhaustion and busyness usually comes from one of three places:

A. Needing more approval

B. Needing more assets

C. Needing more achievement

Eccl 2:10-11  “My heart took delight in all my labor,  and this was the reward for all my toil.  Then I took a good look at everything I’d done, looked at all the sweat and hard work. But when I looked, I saw nothing but smoke. Smoke and spitting into the wind. There was nothing to any of it. Nothing.”

  1.  Learn to be more intentional about your on and off switch. 

Genesis 1 gives us the key to our on and off switch.

Here is one practice David uses: Each day have one “must do” on your human doing list… and then one “must be” on your human being list.

  1.  Learn to value & cultivate the practice of stillness. Internal that guides the external. 

Matt 11: 28-30   “Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to me. Get away with me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with me and work with me—watch how I do it. Learn the unforced rhythms of grace. I won’t lay anything heavy or ill-fitting on you. Keep company with me and you’ll learn to live freely and lightly.”

What are you setting for VS What are you designed for?

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

Additional Resources referenced in todays podcast

**** You can check out Our NEW BOOK- Available in digital, softcover, or audio – 

NOTHING TO PROVE : Find the Satisfaction and Significance You’ve Been Striving for at the Core of Your True Identity by clicking HERE.

If you’d like to watch David’s recent weekend message at First Baptist Church Orlando, on the topic of “Lies We Believe- I Can Manage On My Own” then click HERE.

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LTP 24- Finding Good News In Harsh Places https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-24-finding-good-news-in-harsh-places/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-24-finding-good-news-in-harsh-places Wed, 30 Mar 2016 10:15:47 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2775 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-24-finding-good-news-in-harsh-places/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-24-finding-good-news-in-harsh-places/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David Loveless talks about how good news is birthed in harsh places. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-24-finding-good-news-in-harsh-places/">LTP 24- Finding Good News In Harsh Places</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David Loveless talks about how good news is birthed in harsh places.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

For most of us, we’ve believed that good news is birthed in good places, not harsh places.  But Mark 1 turns that notion on its ear.

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Mark 1:1-4  The beginning of the good news about Jesus the Messiah, the Son of God, as it is written in Isaiah the prophet:  “I will send my messenger ahead of you, who will prepare your way”— “a voice of one calling in the wilderness/desert, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him.’” And so John the Baptist appeared in the wilderness/Desert, preaching a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.”

 I’m drawn toward the fact that the beginning of the good news… the birthplace of the good news is in the desert.- where it feels like bad news.

Listen to David’s examples, in today’s audio podcast, of his time in both deserts and gardens.

All of living, loving, & leading seem to flow on a continuum

between garden and desert experiences.

Garden experiences Desert experiences
Promised land

Lush

Abundance

Joyful

Easy

No mans land

Barren

Scarcity

Painful

Difficult

It’s interesting to me that our spiritual story begins in a garden in Genesis 2:8… and our biological story begins in a garden-like womb.

But, look where we’re first introduced to the ministry of Jesus —in the desert.  God’s Good News Tour doesn’t open on top of a scenic mountain or in a palatial garden. It starts from a place of isolated emptiness.

Listen to the audio podcast as David describes how he reacted over the years, to have desert-like experiences and what was the result of them.

 Luke 3: 4-6   “A voice of one calling in the wilderness, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord, make straight paths for him. Every valley shall be filled in, every mountain and hill made low.  The crooked roads shall become straight, the rough ways smooth.  And all people will see God’s salvation.’”

In your place of difficulty or temptation or hardship where you feel most exposed to enemies activity… God says make a straight path for me there and let me walk there…  let me walk in the desert place of your life and let’s walk straight into it and straight through it.

Here is another part of challenge of Luke 3: many people never step foot in the church because they don’t feel welcomed or invited.  They see the church as an exclusionary institution, that decides who’s right and who’s wrong.

The church often makes mountain tops higher

and the valleys deeper for people to get through.

It tends to turn the whole thing into an obstacle course.

But the job of true religion is to make it easy for people to understand and draw close to the very thing they were made for.

Here’s several things I had to ‘get straight’ in my desert…

A.   I had to ‘get straight’ in my mind that this path, while difficult beyond description, was going somewhere profoundly good and it wasn’t to hell.

B.   I had to ‘get straight’ in my mind that this path, wasn’t going to last forever…. even though I could see no other road ahead.

Jesus came bringing this good news.  And a part of what makes it so good is that it stands up to the heat of even the most difficult places.

Where is your desert?  Your place of need?

Wherever that place is for you, God says let me walk with you THERE, because I’m not ashamed of it anymore than I am ashamed of you.  I’m good news to you in the desert, as well as the garden.  I love you. I’m with you…wherever you are.

Here are some amazing words from Isaiah 35:

Wilderness and desert will sing joyously, the badlands will celebrate and flower—Like the crocus in spring, bursting into blossom, a symphony of song and color.  Energize the limp hands, strengthen the rubbery knees. Tell fearful souls, “Courage! Take heart! God is here, right here, on his way to put things right And redress all wrongs. He’s on his way! He’ll save you!”

Springs of water will burst out in the wilderness, streams flow in the desert. Hot sands will become a cool oasis, thirsty ground a splashing fountain.

The people God has ransomed will come back on this road. They’ll sing as they make their way home, unfading halos of joy encircling their heads,  Welcomed home with gifts of joy and gladness as all sorrows and sighs scurry into the night.

David finishes this podcast with a blessing for you in your desert places.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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In this podcast Episode, David Loveless talks about how good news is birthed in harsh places. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel... In this podcast Episode, David Loveless talks about how good news is birthed in harsh places. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on […] The Live True Podcast clean 27:47 2775
LTP 23- Accepting Our Necessary Losses https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-23-accepting-our-necessary-losses/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-23-accepting-our-necessary-losses Wed, 23 Mar 2016 10:15:20 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2769 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-23-accepting-our-necessary-losses/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-23-accepting-our-necessary-losses/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to live through and actually cooperate with both little and big deaths or losses throughout our lives, so something even larger and more fulfilling can emerge from it all… and how the resurrection shows the way. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-23-accepting-our-necessary-losses/">LTP 23- Accepting Our Necessary Losses</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to live through and actually cooperate with both little and big deaths or losses throughout our lives, so something even larger and more fulfilling can emerge from it all… and how the resurrection shows the way.

Listen to the Audio

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Let’s begin with my confession:  “I don’t like to die!”

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It’s no surprise that as humans we avoid physical death, like the plague.  But there’s actually a far more significant death that we avoid… it’s the death of our ego… the death of who we perceive we are, or think we should be… the death of who we think others want us to be or think that we are.  So let me try again.

“I don’t like for anything I’ve manufactured…. created… can take credit for… I’m attached to… my beliefs, my opinions… my compulsive thinking….that i believe enhances or supports my identity.. I don’t like for any of that to die.”

We have a fear of dying our little deaths but it is the thing that keeps us from growing.

Jesus’ life here on earth was not just primarily about coming to die for us. He also came to show us the human journey… the human path that includes what some call “necessary suffering.”

Jesus did this to show us a pattern of dying and rising, dying and rising, he gives us a template of how to walk through our many “little” deaths as well as our ultimate death —always in order to experience resurrection.

Sometimes it seems like we create a scenario here where Jesus becomes our substitute in such a way that we let ourselves off the hook of dying our little deathsJesus called that denying ourselves –something he encouraged us to do daily.

Now he’s not asking us to give up goodness and joy and fulfillment but he is asking us to let go of the things that are blocking what the truest part of us wants and what He wants for us.

It isn’t that God wants something from us as much as He wants something for us

We’re finding that one of the great paradoxes of life is that God somehow uses death… and mistakes.. and failures… even evil itself to bring us all into the fullness of HIs life.  Everything in nature is a constant changing of forms through a nonstop process of loss and renewal… death and resurrection… and losing one’s false self in order to find a larger, truer self, found in God through Jesus.

“Listen carefully: Unless a grain of wheat is buried in the ground, dead to the world, it is never any more than a grain of wheat. But if it is buried, it sprouts and reproduces itself many times over. In the same way, anyone who holds on to life just as it is destroys that life.

But if you let it go, reckless in your love, you’ll have it forever, real and eternal.  “If any of you wants to serve me, then follow me. Then you’ll be where I am.” John 12

So what little or big death is Jesus showing you how to die this week… not just to put an end to something – to wreck your life or spoil your plans but so that you can enter into an even bigger life a- more abundant life.

This week, we’re trusting… death.  We’re trusting that the pattern Jesus demonstrated- still holds for us today.  That love is stronger than death.  Always. That death never has the final word.  Resurrection always has the final word.  We are a living, breathing example of this and so are you.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the above play button.

**** You can check out Our NEW BOOK – 

NOTHING TO PROVE : Find the Satisfaction and Significance You’ve Been Striving for at the Core of Your True Identity by clicking HERE.

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Join the Conversation

Our favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, we’ll ask one question. This week, it is this:

Question: “Where do you wrestle or struggle “accepting what is?” “What’s been your experience with this?”

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to live through and actually cooperate with both little and big deaths or losses throughout our lives, so something even larger and more fulfilling can emerge from it all… and how the resurrec... In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to live through and actually cooperate with both little and big deaths or losses throughout our lives, so something even larger and more fulfilling can emerge from it all… and how the resurrection shows the way. Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of […] The Live True Podcast clean 36:48 In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to live through and actually cooperate with both little and big deaths or losses throughout our lives, so something even larger and more fulfilling can emerge from it all… and how the resurrection shows the way 2769
LTP 22- How To Discover & Live Your Calling https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-22-how-to-discover-live-your-calling/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-22-how-to-discover-live-your-calling Wed, 09 Mar 2016 11:31:26 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2739 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-22-how-to-discover-live-your-calling/#comments https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-22-how-to-discover-live-your-calling/feed/ 1 <p>In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Dave Rhodes about how to discover the unique purpose that God has wired into your story. We’re are going to talk about how God intersects our: Name; Narrative; and Nine to five lives to show the world around us the masterpiece called us, that is uniquely wired to demonstrate […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-22-how-to-discover-live-your-calling/">LTP 22- How To Discover & Live Your Calling</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Dave Rhodes about how to discover the unique purpose that God has wired into your story.

We’re are going to talk about how God intersects our: Name; Narrative; and Nine to five lives to show the world around us the masterpiece called us, that is uniquely wired to demonstrate Him.

Listen to the Audio

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

We all have a common last name, but we also have a unique first name. You need both of these things.

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Eph 2: 8-10  For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God—  not by works, so that no one can boast.  For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do

God has prepared in advance something for each of us to do.  Because we are His masterpiece there is a usefulness that He has for our lives.

God hasn’t given up on His dream that He has had about your life.

There are two realities that we all battle:

  • To become what others expect us to be
  • To become the person that we expect ourselves to be
  • VS To become what God has created us and dreamed us to be.

How can a person begin to discover who God has created them to be?

We use the Younique Process- that is a personal calling journey.

3 primary elements are explored:

  • Your Name
  • Your Narrative
  • Your 9-5

Everyone has experienced their story,

but few have properly interpreted it in such a way

that it brings directional clarity to them.

Interpretive Tools of Story

  1.  On blank sheet of paper… Write top 10 high points of your life on left side of paper & then top 10 low or hard points of your life on right side.  20 events.
  1.  Circle top 10 must forming, hinge points from #1 list. (could be 3 of high and 7 of low, etc)
  1.  Then take the LifeLine worksheet (illustrated below) and plot the top 10 chronologically.
  1.  Take timeline on LifeLine worksheet & divide it into 3-5 chapters.. pivot points.
  1.  Transpose this timeline from the LifeLine Worksheet onto the Life Discovery Grid tool (illustrated below)… high points and hard times sections… and put in chapters and put ages for each chapter at top of grid.  i.e.. 0-12, 12-21, 21-35, 35-41 (these are just examples).
  1.  Take high & hard points and put them in this grid and other things that come to mind.  Also now fill in: heritage: hand of god; heroes at each stage.
  1.  Now title each chapter. Be creative (i.e. Dave’s chapter titles were: addition, multiplication, subtraction, division) & then imagine what next chapter might be in light of other chapters… and title it.
  1.  Now at bottom of each chapter, ask & list what are the lies that you believed during that chapter of your life, and then what was the truth you learned.
  1.  Now identify when the temptations of either approval, appetite ambition began to show itself, and try to de-rail your story.

(For more on these concepts where Satan has tried to de-rail your story, see our new book Nothing To Prove… where we go more in depth into this subject)

You have both a unique dream as well as a unique story of your life.  It’s at the intersection of those two things that something powerful has been taking place and needs to be expressed.

Additional Resources:

LifeLine Worksheet

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Life Discovery Worksheet

Life Story 

Chapter Name

Name Name Name Name
Years/Ages

 

       
Heritage

 

       
High Points

 

       
Hard Times

 

       
Hand of God

 

       
Heroes

 

       

For more info on the Younique process CLICK HERE.

For more info on the book “Nothing to Prove” or to puchase, CLICK HERE.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the above play button.

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In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Dave Rhodes about how to discover the unique purpose that God has wired into your story. We’re are going to talk about how God intersects our: Name; Narrative; and Nine to five lives to show the world ... In this podcast Episode, David Loveless interviews Dave Rhodes about how to discover the unique purpose that God has wired into your story. We’re are going to talk about how God intersects our: Name; Narrative; and Nine to five lives to show the world around us the masterpiece called us, that is uniquely wired to demonstrate […] The Live True Podcast clean 44:49 2739
LTP 21 Healing Wounds From Our Parents https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-21-healing-wounds-from-our-parents/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-21-healing-wounds-from-our-parents Tue, 01 Mar 2016 16:31:05 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2718 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-21-healing-wounds-from-our-parents/#comments https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-21-healing-wounds-from-our-parents/feed/ 1 <p>In this very emotional podcast episode, David Loveless interviews Francis Anfuso on how we can see further healing from wounds that initially came from our parents. Francis grew up in an extremely difficult home that people throughout the country thought would have been magnificent, but behind the curtains, it was everything but that. Here is […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-21-healing-wounds-from-our-parents/">LTP 21 Healing Wounds From Our Parents</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this very emotional podcast episode, David Loveless interviews Francis Anfuso on how we can see further healing from wounds that initially came from our parents.

Francis grew up in an extremely difficult home that people throughout the country thought would have been magnificent, but behind the curtains, it was everything but that.

Here is a part of his journey toward healing… and we believe, your journey toward healing.

Listen to the Audio

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

We know that our pain can lead to our passion which can then lead to our purpose in life… unless we get jaded in that pain.

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In the interview, we explore some of these questions and more:

  • What does your journey look like when someone else’s script is informing your story, and the wounds remain unattended?
  • What do you do when you can’t even relate to God as father?
  • How can that be changed?
  • Can a person who has been through any difficulty in their childhood, reclaim any part of that childhood?
  • How can we process our experiences of:

A Wounded Heart

An Abandoned Child

The Neglected Child

The Fearful Child

The Embittered Child

The Abused Child

The Performance Driven Child

Resources mentioned in this podcast:

A.  The book- Father Wounds: Reclaiming your childhood. By Francis Anfuso. To get more info or to purchase click HERE.

B.  The softcover and/or audio version of our book Nothing to Prove: Find the Satisfaction and Significance You’ve Been Striving for at the Core of Your True Identity are both available now

To get yours now or get more info, click HERE.

C.  An earlier podcast in which David interviewed Francis Anfuso on the topic of “Perfectly Positioned” can be found by clicking HERE.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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In this very emotional podcast episode, David Loveless interviews Francis Anfuso on how we can see further healing from wounds that initially came from our parents. Francis grew up in an extremely difficult home that people throughout the country thoug... In this very emotional podcast episode, David Loveless interviews Francis Anfuso on how we can see further healing from wounds that initially came from our parents. Francis grew up in an extremely difficult home that people throughout the country thought would have been magnificent, but behind the curtains, it was everything but that. Here is […] The Live True Podcast clean 45:56 2718
LTP 20 Our Vital Need For Soul Care https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-20-the-vital-need-for-soul-care/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-20-the-vital-need-for-soul-care Wed, 24 Feb 2016 11:31:50 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2707 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-20-the-vital-need-for-soul-care/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-20-the-vital-need-for-soul-care/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless interview the counselors, whom they met with for more than a year, and who helped get them through their worst nightmare. What does it look like to engage in the vital soul care that every person yearns for? What causes relationships and marriages to go from great intent […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-20-the-vital-need-for-soul-care/">LTP 20 Our Vital Need For Soul Care</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless interview the counselors, whom they met with for more than a year, and who helped get them through their worst nightmare.

What does it look like to engage in the vital soul care that every person yearns for? What causes relationships and marriages to go from great intent to horrible experiences? What do leaders need to be paying attention to in their own personal lives and why?

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.” 

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In today’s interview, the following subjects are explored:

  • Understanding how the very core of our being and identity is completely wrapped up in relationship.
  • How the understanding of your core identity as a relational soul, is radically different than thinking that relationships are one of the many slices of the pie of your life… or one of many different roles you play.
  • What causes the soul to thrive vs wither?
  • How increasing one’s knowledge of God will NEVER bring about desired life transformation unless it is coupled with increasing knowledge of one’s self.
  • What are the danger points in leaders lives?

 Resources mentioned in this podcast episode:

  • The Relational Soul by Dr Rich Plass & Jim Cofield.  To purchase, click HERE.
  • You can find more about Rich & Jim’s ministry by clicking HERE. 
  • The softcover and/or audio version of our book Nothing to Prove: Find the Satisfaction and Significance You’ve Been Striving for at the Core of Your True Identity are both available now

And for the next 4 days only to those who purchase a book we are offering  special discounted packages that include considerable *FREE bonus material. 

To get yours now or get more info, click HERE.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless interview the counselors, whom they met with for more than a year, and who helped get them through their worst nightmare. What does it look like to engage in the vital soul care that every person yearns f... In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless interview the counselors, whom they met with for more than a year, and who helped get them through their worst nightmare. What does it look like to engage in the vital soul care that every person yearns for? What causes relationships and marriages to go from great intent […] The Live True Podcast clean 45:50 2707
LTP 19- Seeing Your True & False Self In Action https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-19-seeing-your-true-false-self-in-action/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-19-seeing-your-true-false-self-in-action Wed, 17 Feb 2016 11:31:28 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2660 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-19-seeing-your-true-false-self-in-action/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-19-seeing-your-true-false-self-in-action/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, we discuss how to observe both your true and false self in action. In our new book, Nothing To Prove, we unpack a framework of 3 steps, that we use daily in order to see progressive levels of growth and transformation in our lives. #1) Pinpoint what drives your compulsive identity #2) Plant yourself in the Source of your true […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-19-seeing-your-true-false-self-in-action/">LTP 19- Seeing Your True & False Self In Action</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, we discuss how to observe both your true and false self in action.

In our new book, Nothing To Prove, we unpack a framework of 3 steps, that we use daily in order to see progressive levels of growth and transformation in our lives.

#1) Pinpoint what drives your compulsive identity

#2) Plant yourself in the Source of your true Identity

#3) Participate in practices to help anchor you at the core of your true identity  

So as you listen to this podcast, hear the simple and yet varied ways you can begin to pinpoint, plant and then participate in your true identity.

Listen to the Audio

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Self awareness is an essential key that opens the door to patterns of living and being that are actually sabotaging your life.  It is also a way that you can begin to live further into the life you actually yearn for.  

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We’ve created a chart that will help you identify which “identity lens” you are viewing your life through at any given time.

These comparisons can be used as a spiritual practice. Each day or 2-3 times a week,  spend a few minutes to take snap shots of which identity that you are living out of.

Here are just a few of them.  (* By the way, this isn’t intended for you to be harsh or critical with yourself or others, but to increase your self- awareness.)

 

Compulsive Identity Characteristics VS True Identity Characteristics

  • Imperfect human experience VS Perfect spiritual being
  • Conditioned self VS Created self
  • Separateness VS Oneness
  • Disconnect self VS Re-aligned self
  • Self- sufficient VS God empowered
  • Needs validation VS Already has validation
  • Destructible VS Indestructible
  • Needy VS Fulfilled
  • Temporary:  Will pass away VS Eternal: lives forever
  • Deserving VS Undeserving
  • Law VS Grace
  • Fragmented VS Whole
  • Disintegrated VS Integrated
  • Controlling VS Observing
  • Driven by ego VS Drawn by love
  • Kingdom of me VS Kingdom of God

One of our daily prayers these days… in light of this is:

” Lord let your kingdom come and let my kingdom go.”…

Resources You Can Use:

The content from today’s podcast is taken from our new companion guide to our book, Nothing To Prove.  The entire pdf digital guide called “Tracking Your Daily Identity Patterns” is available for FREE when you purchase both our softcover book and audio book.

You can now purchase the softcover and/or audio version of our new book Nothing to Prove: Find the Satisfaction and Significance You’ve Been Striving for at the Core of Your True Identity.  We are offering several specially discounted packages, that also includes considerable *FREE bonus material that is available only to those who purchase a book within the next 12 days.

To purchase now or get more info, click HERE.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

 

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In this podcast Episode, we discuss how to observe both your true and false self in action. In our new book, Nothing To Prove, we unpack a framework of 3 steps, that we use daily in order to see progressive levels of growth and transformation in our li... In this podcast Episode, we discuss how to observe both your true and false self in action. In our new book, Nothing To Prove, we unpack a framework of 3 steps, that we use daily in order to see progressive levels of growth and transformation in our lives. #1) Pinpoint what drives your compulsive identity #2) Plant yourself in the Source of your true […] The Live True Podcast clean 45:55 2660
LTP 18- Our #1 Go-To Tool For Personal Transformation https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-18-our-1-go-to-tool-for-personal-transformation/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-18-our-1-go-to-tool-for-personal-transformation Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:30:54 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2650 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-18-our-1-go-to-tool-for-personal-transformation/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-18-our-1-go-to-tool-for-personal-transformation/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to use a specific tool that can bring personal clarity and see quantum internal shifts that give you the ability to dramatically improve your emotional, spiritual, professional and relational life.  Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-18-our-1-go-to-tool-for-personal-transformation/">LTP 18- Our #1 Go-To Tool For Personal Transformation</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to use a specific tool that can bring personal clarity and see quantum internal shifts that give you the ability to dramatically improve your emotional, spiritual, professional and relational life. 

Listen to the Audio

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Earlier this week we wrote a blog on: “One Simple Test That Can Change Your Life.”  Today on this podcast, we want to go more in-depth regarding this transformational tool.

This tool is like an MRI for the soul that can help you pinpoint both the goodness in you as well as what is causing you to suffer… and where you also make others suffer.

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What we’ve discovered is this:

It is actually at the intersection of knowing God

and authentically knowing ourselves

that we find genuine and lasting transformation.

In his book The Gift of Being Yourself: The Sacred Call to Self Discovery, David Benner says this:

“ Christian spirituality involves a transformation of the self that occurs only when God and self are both deeply known. Both therefore have an important place in Christian spirituality.”

 ‘There is no deep knowing of God without deep knowing of self”

John Calvin

We thought we could see most of the major areas in our lives that needed improvement- and we were working on them.  But, we know now that we could only see some of those areas on our own.

At a very significant level, we remained basically blind to several non-resourceful ways of being.

Thankfully, we learned about a tool for greater self-clarity that’s been around in one form or another for over a thousand years. That tool is the Enneagram.

The Enneagram is an in-depth, spiritual/personality inventory.  It shows us both the places of great virtue and God-likeness as well the parts that most challenge our wholeness.

The Enneagram invites you to celebrate your true self, the unique way in which you bear the image of God, and it challenges you to engage in the transformation of your calculating self, which prevents you from fully being who God has designed and gifted you to be.

This tool is a map of nine specific types of personality and it helps us see specific ways we forget who we truly are as well as ways we most often lose our sense of connection with God.

You’ll recognize parts of you in many of the types. But there will be one or two primary types that are most dominant and influential in you.

In todays podcast, we talk about each of the following nine types- in depth.

* The three types that perceive reality primarily through their feelings and battle with SHAME:

Type Two:  The Helper/The Loving Person.

Type Three:  The Achiever/The Effective Person

Type Four:  The Individualist/The Original Person

 

* The three types that perceive reality primarily through their minds and battle with FEAR:

Type Five:  The Investigator/The Wise Person

Type Six:  The Loyalist/The Responsible Person

Type Seven:  The Enthusiast/The Joyful Person

 

* The three types who perceive reality primarily through their intuition and battle with GUILT:

Type Eight:  The Challenger/The Powerful Person

Type Nine:  The Peacemaker/The Easy Going Person

Type One: The Principled Reformer/The Good Person

Your type shows us your “point of view” on the world. Each point is valid and accurate. No type is greater or more desirable than another.

The point of this assessment is not to be more self-critical but to be more self-aware.  It allows you to finally be able to see the more non-resourceful parts of yourself, and as you do, this simple practice of self clarity can help the unhealthy tendencies of your personality begin to recede.

Three Resources That Can Help dive deeper into all of this…

1.  If you would like more information about taking an official Enneagram test and receiving a detailed assessment then click HERE.

2.  If you’d like to receive a FREE copy of our new ebook: The Go-To Tool For Personal Transformation,that goes into even more depth about this posts subject, then click HERE.

3.  We’re distributing our new FREE online, on demand video course this week: “Stop Striving and Start Enjoying the Life God Made You to Live.” 

It consists of 3 short video lessons (or email lessons), that you can consume at your convenience, that share priceless lessons we’ve learned that can help you significantly reduce feeling stressed, stuck or stale in any area and start experiencing the ultimate life God made you to live.

If you want to sign up for this class, that is only available for a limited time, click HERE.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

Join the Conversation

Our favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, we’ll ask one question. This week, it is this:

Question: “Where do you wrestle or struggle “accepting what is?” “What’s been your experience with this?”

Ask Us a Question

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to use a specific tool that can bring personal clarity and see quantum internal shifts that give you the ability to dramatically improve your emotional, spiritual, In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to use a specific tool that can bring personal clarity and see quantum internal shifts that give you the ability to dramatically improve your emotional, spiritual, professional and relational life.  Listen to the Audio Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can […] The Live True Podcast clean 41:03 2650
LTP 17- The Root of Your Stress Is Not ‘Out There’ https://davidandcaron.com/the-root-of-your-stress-is-not-out-there/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-root-of-your-stress-is-not-out-there Wed, 03 Feb 2016 11:30:42 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2624 https://davidandcaron.com/the-root-of-your-stress-is-not-out-there/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/the-root-of-your-stress-is-not-out-there/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode 17, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to discover a primary root of your stress is not ‘out there’ but ‘in here.’ Most of us think that our stress comes from somewhere outside ourselves, and sometimes that’s true.  But more often than not, we are stressing ourselves out from the inside by our own thoughts and […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/the-root-of-your-stress-is-not-out-there/">LTP 17- The Root of Your Stress Is Not ‘Out There’</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode 17, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to discover a primary root of your stress is not ‘out there’ but ‘in here.’

Most of us think that our stress comes from somewhere outside ourselves, and sometimes that’s true.  But more often than not, we are stressing ourselves out from the inside by our own thoughts and feelings of unworthiness.

Listen to the Audio

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Earlier this week we wrote a blog on 17 ways the need for approval is stressing you out.  We promised a further conversation around this in todays podcast.

Everyone likes to feel approved, get praised for a job well done or be on the receiving end of a sincere compliment. Where approval goes wrong is when we do or say things, often unconsciously, to gain admiration or applause in order to cover some sense of unworthiness or insufficiency.

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Without realizing it, the need to feel admired or liked can add boatloads of stress to our already maxed out life.

Listen to the podcast as we discuss in detail (as opposed to just the bulleted points in this weeks blog) the 17 signs your drive to feel validated and gain approval could be stressing you out.

Here is a review of those signs:

* You often talk up your accomplishments or connections so others will know how well you’ve done or are doing

* You position yourself or the work you do in a slightly better light than is actually true.

* You downplay your mistakes so that others won’t think less of you.  

* You “one-up” others in conversations, in meetings or when people are swapping stories. You try to top whatever someone else says or has done. 

* You are highly competitive. Winning is everything. Failure is not an option. 

* It’s hard for you to say no. 

* You volunteer a lot, or constantly work overtime to please the boss. 

* You are the responsible one in the family–everyone depends on you to come through. 

* You feel resentful that others don’t notice all the good things you do for them.

* You constantly check social media for “likes” on your latest posts 

* You can’t decide what to wear, you change your clothes two or three times before leaving the house. You over-focus on your appearance, your fitness, your weight, teeth-whitening, your sex appeal. The mirror is your best & worst friend.

* You feel envious of others who look good, get ahead, or get special recognition

* You are a perfectionist- and proud of it. 

* You obsess about a failure or mistake and you worry about how it makes you look or what others think about you. 

* You are afraid to disappoint people and do just about anything to avoid their disapproval

* You feel uncomfortable or sad if someone does not like you or if they seem to avoid you or have shunned you. 

* You appear strong outside but inside you feel there’s something missing- like you are not  “enough.” 

A significant way of overcoming the need to do any or all the above is staying grounded at our core, to the truth that we are fixed for life in Deepest Love.

This is something we often remind ourselves of. It easily evaporates with all the competing influences of our lives. Maybe that’s why Jesus spends all of John 15 emphasizing abiding in him and his love. It’s significant that one of the last things he asks of his disciples is to, “ Remain in my love.”  (John 15:9)

You must always come back to this… and be daily aware of this: at your core, you are already good. God declares that in Genesis 1. You were good long before you did anything, and are good after everything you’ve done is then gone.

If you want to reduce your stress, experience more peace, plus build more resiliency at work and in your relationships, become more aware of some of the things you do and say to try to gain approval. This is a great step toward growing stronger levels of self-clarity and emotional health. 

Two Resources That Can Help 

1. In our new book  Nothing to Prove: Find the Significance & Satisfaction You’ve Been Striving for at the Core of Your TrueIdentity one of things we candidly talk about is our own issues with approval and how you, too, can overcome the driving compulsion to be known, feel more important and special.

The soft cover & audio versions of the book are available on Feb 16th! To reserve your copy click HERE.  

!!! Important Announcement: our FREE online class goes live next week

2.  We’re about to launch a FREE online class called:  “Stop Striving and Start Enjoying the Life God Made You to Live.”It’s consists of 3 short video lessons that share priceless lessons we’ve learned that can help you significantly reduce feeling stressed, stuck or stale in any area and start experiencing the ultimate life God made you to live.

To Sign Up NOW for Our FREE online class click HERE.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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In this podcast Episode 17, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to discover a primary root of your stress is not ‘out there’ but ‘in here.’ Most of us think that our stress comes from somewhere outside ourselves, and sometimes that’s true. In this podcast Episode 17, David & Caron Loveless discuss how to discover a primary root of your stress is not ‘out there’ but ‘in here.’ Most of us think that our stress comes from somewhere outside ourselves, and sometimes that’s true.  But more often than not, we are stressing ourselves out from the inside by our own thoughts and […] The Live True Podcast clean 44:10 2624
LTP 16- Discover Your Life Worth https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-16-discover-your-life-worth/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-16-discover-your-life-worth Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:41:48 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2597 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-16-discover-your-life-worth/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-16-discover-your-life-worth/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David Loveless talks about how to discover the wealth of your life worth statement. Most of us have have conformed to our cultural conditioning in which we’ve been told that our Net Worth Statement, is actually what we’re are worth.  But it’s a lie.  We’ve got great news for you today, you […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-16-discover-your-life-worth/">LTP 16- Discover Your Life Worth</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p> In this podcast Episode, David Loveless talks about how to discover the wealth of your life worth statement.

Most of us have have conformed to our cultural conditioning in which we’ve been told that our Net Worth Statement, is actually what we’re are worth.  But it’s a lie.  We’ve got great news for you today, you are wealthier than you imagined… right now.

Listen to the Audio

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

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Earlier this week we wrote a blog on “The Winning Ticket is in Your Pocket.”  We promised to do a podcast this week on the same thing, where we could explore this more in depth.  So here it is.

In this podcast, David gives several examples of lotteries that he accidentally was a part of and then intentionally was a part of.  He then pivots into the recent, record Powerball lottery prize of $1.5 billion dollars.

You and I already have a winning ticket concerning our life worth, that includes our net worth.

However, many of us carry around stress based on the ever-elusive search for the answer to the question: “How much do I have?”  And the answer often comes back- “Not enough.

Yet what God and life seem to say to us is:

“I have already given you sufficient supply for what you need at this moment.” 

If you don’t believe you have a sufficient supply, then listen to this podcast for more details on the following 5 Capitals, that we see in the Bible, that each of us possesses. These are listed from lowest value- according to Jesus -to highest value.

  1. Financial Capital.  

This is simply the money we have available to invest, measured in dollars and cents, pounds and pennies, etc.We are most familiar with this one, because we work with it every day. It’s neither good nor bad, it’s simply a resource we have available to invest.

List your Financial Capital here:

 

  1. Intellectual Capital.  

This is the creativity and knowledge we have available to invest, measured in concepts and ideas. This is of higher value than financial capital, because you can’t create ideas and creativity simply by spending a lot of money. Jesus possessed an astonishing level of intellectual capital, which he used often in his mission.

List your Intellectual Capital here:

 

  1. Physical Capital

.  This is the time and energy we have available to invest, measured in hours and minutes. It comprises the time we make available for tasks, projects, and relationships, as well as the capacity we have to use that time. Our overall health comes into play here, because it greatly affects our ability to invest our time and energy.

List your Physical Capital here:

 

  1. Relational Capital.  This is the “relational equity” we have available to invest, measured in family and friends,the quantity and quality of our relationships with others. Having family and friends is extremely valuable, and the amount of relational capital we have accrues to us in many ways, from our overall sense of well-being and happiness to more tangible ways.

List your Relational Capital here:

 

  1. Spiritual Capital

.  This is the “spiritual equity” we have available to invest, measured in faith, love, peace, joy, wisdom and power.We see people astonished at Jesus’ teaching, because it was filled with authority and wisdom, and his miracles, because they expressed a degree of God’s power that they’d never seen before. Jesus was “rich” in spiritual capital. That’s what he “had” that gave him the resources necessary to carry out his mission, which was to open up the doors of the kingdom of God to everyone.

List your Spiritual Capital here:

 

It seems that Jesus’ whole mission was to help people prosper in spiritual capital -and through spiritual capital, all the other capitals will grow.  His message was that through relationship with him anyone could become “wealthy” in spiritual capital.

The life Jesus calls us to is one of investing in these five capitals, which yields an “abundant life” that flourishes and blesses others because it is “rich toward God.”

Resources to go along with this podcast

  •  Caron and I speak more about this plaguing identity question ” How much do I have?”  in our new book,Nothing to Prove: Find the Significance & Satisfaction You’ve Been Striving for at the Core of Your True Identity coming out in softcover in a few weeks. From breakdown to breakthrough we share openly about our story, including how we’re overcoming our struggle with “assets.”

To learn more about Nothing to Prove or to sign-up to reserve your copy click HERE.

  •  We’re announcing this week that we’re about to launch a FREE online class in next 10 days called

“Stop Striving and Start Enjoying the Life God Made You to Live.” Click HERE to sign up.

  • We want to thank our friends: Brandon Schaeffer, Ben Sternke, and Mike Breen for introducing us the super helpful paradigm of the Five Capitals.

You can find out more at fivecaptials.net.  And check out Brandon Schaeffer’s great new book:  Build A Better Life: Practical Tools and Strategies to Develop and Lead Your Life and Business the Way Jesus Would.  To order it, click HERE.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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In this podcast Episode, David Loveless talks about how to discover the wealth of your life worth statement. Most of us have have conformed to our cultural conditioning in which we’ve been told that our Net Worth Statement, In this podcast Episode, David Loveless talks about how to discover the wealth of your life worth statement. Most of us have have conformed to our cultural conditioning in which we’ve been told that our Net Worth Statement, is actually what we’re are worth.  But it’s a lie.  We’ve got great news for you today, you […] The Live True Podcast clean 36:01 2597
LTP 15- When Enough Is Never Enough https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-15-when-enough-is-never-enough/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-15-when-enough-is-never-enough Thu, 14 Jan 2016 11:30:27 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2574 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-15-when-enough-is-never-enough/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-15-when-enough-is-never-enough/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss “When Enough Is Never Enough.” Many of us are always trying to achieve and accomplish more. There is great value in this and then there can emerge a dark side to it. To listen to the audio of this podcast, push the above play arrow. Here is […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-15-when-enough-is-never-enough/">LTP 15- When Enough Is Never Enough</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p>

In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss “When Enough Is Never Enough.” Many of us are always trying to achieve and accomplish more. There is great value in this and then there can emerge a dark side to it.

To listen to the audio of this podcast, push the above play arrow.

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Earlier this week, I wrote a blog on leadership and the cost of a national championship.  At the end of it, I promised you a more in-depth discussion on the subject.

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The Story of Urban Meyer and the parallel story of David Loveless is described in this podcast.

We’ve come to realize that the majority of the stress we’ve carried over the years, was completely of our own making. We had a significant hidden ‘driver’ inside. We needed to prove that those who believed in us were right… and those we perceived didn’t believe in us, were wrong.

Here are three observations we’ve made, when it seems like there is so much to do… and so little time… and enough never seems to be enough.

 1) We can feel like we’re not doing enough of the right things

It’s easy to feel guilty for things we haven’t done enough of… like spending time with our kids… parents… friends… exercising… or getting enough promotions over the years… or having the best job, etc….

Sometimes, we feel like we haven’t lived up to our ” full potential.” But, who actually knows our full potential? Who knows what we’ve been designed to do and be in this world?

It’s a funny thing, “potential “- when we reach what was the last notch of our fullest potential, the mark mysteriously moves and we must strive for a whole new level. And we do this do this again and again.

We were created for a specific purpose that God has for us to do.  We are to represent him here on this earth. But in the midst of seeking to accomplish that purpose, we can quickly take on other assignments that were never given to us and quickly find ourselves feeling like we’re not doing enough of the right things.

 2) We can end up doing the wrong thing

None of us wake up in the morning thinking: “I’d just like to go out there and do something stupid.”  But sometimes, as we seek to do the right thing, we end up getting it wrong.

This is what happened to Adam and Eve.

Being purposeful and productive has always been huge a huge value for me (David). For as long as I can remember, I felt there was a special reason for my life. I thought God made me to do something good and I was determined to be out there, everyday getting it done in a big way. I got a lot of satisfaction from that.

But there was a nagging problem. My accomplishments never seemed big enough. They didn’t match the vision in my head. I’ve been told all my life that I had so much potential. And, I felt guilty that maybe I wasn’t doing all I was fully capable of.

The God-side of me always wanted to help as many people as possible find a loving relationship with him. And I was doing that. It was an authentic, driving passion in my own life and I wanted to see it happen for others. Eventually, the  church I led grew in size and stature, and what should have felt like joy at the accomplishment of a worthy goal, just made me  feel whipped, as well as feeling the need to start looking for next big hill.

Overtime all this put enormous stress on my body,

my emotional state, my marriage, and it created a vulnerability

that led to the greatest failure of my life.

The metaphor of downshifting vs overdrive is described in detail in this podcast.

3.) We’ve got to learn to embrace the experience of doing our best 

When we think of someone who knew the answer to the question of: “What am I here to do?… and am I doing enough of it” …we think of the one who founded and initially led, the greatest enterprise in history- Jesus.

Jesus was ambitious and he got humanly tired from a days’ work. But he didn’t try to heal everyone everywhere he went. He could have reached many more people, had an even greater impact if he had just tried harder, had more meetings, and met the right people.

Yet, even at age thirty-three he had the presence of heart to say in prayer as his martyrdom approached, “I have brought you glory on earth by finishing the work you gave me to do.” John 17:4

Jesus lived and worked out of a perpetual connection with and assurance of his relationship to God his Father. He was so secure in that relationship that there was nothing for him to prove to himself or to anyone else.

When you already have the approval of the King of Heaven

what more can the world offer you?

So, how can we do our work well, without powering up into striving mode?

The word from heaven on Jesus is “ I am well pleased with you.” Again, Jesus has done nothing notable.  He has not healed anyone.  He has not spoken his first word to the multitudes.  He hasn’t fed the masses.  But, God is already smiling.

This totally messes with us. We live in a work- for -reward culture. The more hours you put in the more folks love you. We try to be impressive in hopes of earning “well done.”  Eventually, we will learn that the treadmill of achievement and power brings no lasting satisfaction. It might bring a nice pay check but where is the satisfaction and fulfillment?

As leaders we need to see our achievements through the long term lens of God’s pleasure with us, that’s based on participating in relationship with Him instead performing for Him or others. This connection can’t be added to or taken away no matter how high up you go in your company, or how many albums you sell, or hits you get on YouTube.

Here are some questions as you think about your own need to achieve:

  • What are you afraid you will miss out on if you don’t accomplish more things?
  • What words are you listening to hear about your achievements from someone important?
  • Do you have the need to feel powerful, not vulnerable, and your accomplishments give you a sense of power?
  • Do people say you’re always pushing? Against things, circumstances, other people?
  • Is “weakness” a bad word to you? Is independence a big value for you?
  • Do you think others won’t notice you unless you exert yourself in a big way?
  • Are you often motived to get things done because of anger that things are not being done right out there?

Success, when it does come, tends to be relatively short-lived.

That means that we’re all thrown back on ourselves sooner or later.

When that day arrives we have no choice but to find something

more lasting to pin our hopes on.

Scott London

Resources mentioned in this podcast

Our new book, Nothing to Prove will be out in soft cover in just a few weeks and in it we share candidly about the huge breakdowns and breakthroughs we have experienced in this area of achievement and many other areas.

Join the waiting list for this important book and be notified as soon as it’s available.  CLICK HERE.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

Ask Us a Question

If you have a question, comment, or thought to share with us,  we’d love to hear from you.  Simply click here: “COMMUNICATE w/ David & Caron.

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In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss “When Enough Is Never Enough.” Many of us are always trying to achieve and accomplish more. There is great value in this and then there can emerge a dark side to it. In this podcast Episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss “When Enough Is Never Enough.” Many of us are always trying to achieve and accomplish more. There is great value in this and then there can emerge a dark side to it. To listen to the audio of this podcast, push the above play arrow. Here is […] The Live True Podcast clean 42:59 2574
LTP 14- One Skill You Must Have for Better Relationships & It’s Not Listening https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-14-one-skill-you-must-have-for-better-relationships-its-not-listening/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-14-one-skill-you-must-have-for-better-relationships-its-not-listening Wed, 06 Jan 2016 11:30:55 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2549 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-14-one-skill-you-must-have-for-better-relationships-its-not-listening/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-14-one-skill-you-must-have-for-better-relationships-its-not-listening/feed/ 0 <p>How can you best connect with and inquire about the people in your life? In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss the challenge that many of us seem to be bankrupt in, which is our ability to care for and be curious about others, through the questions we ask them. The power of […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-14-one-skill-you-must-have-for-better-relationships-its-not-listening/">LTP 14- One Skill You Must Have for Better Relationships & It’s Not Listening</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p>

How can you best connect with and inquire about the people in your life? In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss the challenge that many of us seem to be bankrupt in, which is our ability to care for and be curious about others, through the questions we ask them.

The power of a good question is that it can encourage and empower all those that we regularly live with, work with, and relate to.

 

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Jesus was master question asker. Why?

At the heart of effective living, loving, and leading, is making relational investments.  And one of the best ways is having a curiosity in those relationships where both care and help can be demonstrated.

Phil 2:1-4  “If you’ve gotten anything at all out of following Christ, if his love has made any difference in your life, if being in a community of the Spirit means anything to you, if you have a heart, if you care— then do me a favor: Agree with each other, love each other, be deep-spirited friends. Don’t push your way to the front; don’t sweet-talk your way to the top. Put yourself aside, and help others get ahead. Don’t be obsessed with getting your own advantage. Forget yourselves long enough to lend a helping hand.”

Learning to calibrate both invitation and challenge, in all our relationships, can often be done through the use of 6 questions.

#1   Where do you feel like you’re winning? 

#2   What are your top 2 challenges? 

#3  What are you planning to do about these challenges?

#4  How can I help you?

#5  What do you really need from me right now? 

#6  How can I pray for you?

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How can you best connect with and inquire about the people in your life? In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss the challenge that many of us seem to be bankrupt in, which is our ability to care for and be curious about others, How can you best connect with and inquire about the people in your life? In this podcast episode, David & Caron Loveless discuss the challenge that many of us seem to be bankrupt in, which is our ability to care for and be curious about others, through the questions we ask them. The power of […] The Live True Podcast clean 46:40 2549
LTP 13- The Most Important Hour You Can Spend This Month https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-13-the-most-important-hour-you-can-spend-this-month/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-13-the-most-important-hour-you-can-spend-this-month Mon, 28 Dec 2015 11:30:40 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2518 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-13-the-most-important-hour-you-can-spend-this-month/#comments https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-13-the-most-important-hour-you-can-spend-this-month/feed/ 1 <p>Learn how to use 9 simple questions to review the end of the year, or even your life. In this podcast Episode, David Loveless talks about the most important hour you can spend this month, and why he has done it every year, for more than 3 decades. To listen to the audio of this podcast, click […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-13-the-most-important-hour-you-can-spend-this-month/">LTP 13- The Most Important Hour You Can Spend This Month</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p>

Learn how to use 9 simple questions to review the end of the year, or even your life. In this podcast Episode, David Loveless talks about the most important hour you can spend this month, and why he has done it every year, for more than 3 decades.

To listen to the audio of this podcast, click the above play arrow.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Most every year, over the past 3 decades of my life, I’ve gotten away for a couple of days, at the end of the year, to review the previous year, before planning the new one.

One of the primary values of doing a “Year-End Review” is having a process to complete the past so you’re able to bring forward, into the new year, lessons learned from the previous one.  But then you don’t want to drag any of the unnecessary parts into the future, where it might sabotage it.

There are several important things we need to see, in terms of the actual value in doing this.

A.  You need to fully and formally recognize what has taken place. 

Chances are really high, that your life is like mine, and rest of humanity in that there have been some really painful or difficult things that you’ve experienced AND there may have been some really joyful or marvelous things that you’ve experienced.

B.  You need to learn from pivotal experiences (whether you perceive them to be very good or not).

Patterns have emerged of what has been MOST effective and

those that have been LEAST effective.

These learning’s are absolutely invaluable!

C.  You need to apply those learning’s first to your interior life (your mind) and then your exterior one (your behavior.)

Genesis 1:31  “God saw all that he had made and it was very good”.  

Proverbs 27:23  Be sure you know the condition of your flocks, give careful attention to your herds;

 1 Timothy 4:16  Watch your life and doctrine closely.  Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.”

A simple process to use for a Year-End Review

Get away to a quiet place where there are no distractions.  This could be your backyard… in a park… by a lake, etc.  When you get there, turn off your phone!  You need to reflect on your life, not respond to other’s lives.

Pull out a journal (either a paper one or a digital one) and write out these 9 questions and your reflective answers to them.

  1. If this past year were a movie, which genre would it fall into?

Was your life this past year like a sci-fi movie?  Or more like a comedy… or adventure… or like an intense drama?

  1. What are the specific things that you feel gratitude for?

Upon the most honest reflection, one will quickly see that most of life has been pure gift.  What are those gifts?  What should be your response to them?

  1. What are several major themes that seemed to emerge from the year? 

For most of us, we have multiple experiences but most of them could be boiled down into 2-3 themes that seemed to have been recurring.

  1. What did you accomplish this past year that you were the most proud of?

What are numerous things, that required effort and intentionality on your part, that seemed to produce some goodness in your life and in the lives of others?

  1. What did you feel that you could have been acknowledged for but weren’t?

This is often a big one, because it happens to us all.  But when we ‘bury’ hurt over important things that we did, that no one seemed to notice, this can lead to bitterness in our lives.

  1. What regrets or disappointments did you experience?

There are always things that happen in our human lives, that didn’t go our way!  Some of these things might include:  goals or dreams that never materialized; things that you had hoped would change or turn around; etc.

  1. What do you feel was missing from this past year?

Often times when we reflect back on our lives, we wish we would have included more of certain things or people in our lives.

  1. What were the major life lessons you learned?

A very important thing to motivate us is that:

“Whatever we don’t learn from, we’re destined to repeat it.” 

  1. What do you need to say to God in response to all of this?  What might He want to say to you?

 

All of these questions can help you do a better job of bringing a whole year’s worth of experiences to some sort of completion.  And from the process itself, your future can be better empowered instead of getting sabotaged again.

When can you schedule such a review?

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Learn how to use 9 simple questions to review the end of the year, or even your life. In this podcast Episode, David Loveless talks about the most important hour you can spend this month, and why he has done it every year, for more than 3 decades. Learn how to use 9 simple questions to review the end of the year, or even your life. In this podcast Episode, David Loveless talks about the most important hour you can spend this month, and why he has done it every year, for more than 3 decades. To listen to the audio of this podcast, click […] The Live True Podcast clean 25:01 2518
LTP 12- Finding Your Way Home https://davidandcaron.com/finding-your-way-home/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=finding-your-way-home Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:30:32 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2522 https://davidandcaron.com/finding-your-way-home/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/finding-your-way-home/feed/ 0 <p>Why is there always a gap between the home we long for and the home we have? How can you find your way home today to a place that represents the answer to that. Click the above audio play arrow to listen to today’s podcast. Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/finding-your-way-home/">LTP 12- Finding Your Way Home</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p>

Why is there always a gap between the home we long for and the home we have? How can you find your way home today to a place that represents the answer to that.

Click the above audio play arrow to listen to today’s podcast.

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

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Whether at Christmas time or normal time, the theme of “home” has a profound sensation to it.

  • Example of: “I’ll be home for Christmas.”
  • Example of “Home” by Phillip Phillips.

There are few words as powerful as “home.” It can fill your heart… it can make you smile… make you cry… not matter what you age or condition of life.

There’s a longing for Home inside us that NO Home in this world can satisfy.

Why do we long for home?

 Psa 84:1-2  What a beautiful home, God-of-the-Angel-Armies! I’ve always longed to live in a place like this, Always dreamed of a room in your house, where I could sing for joy to God-alive!

Longing for Home= longing for God:

Your true home is where you…

  • get your name
  • get your identity
  • get shaped

Your true home is where you are…

  • Welcomed
  • Accepted
  • Loved
  • Celebrated
  • Honored
  • Nurtured
  • Refreshed
  • Protected

…all because you are you 

Home is what you don’t have to deserve.

Psa 90:1-2   God, it seems you’ve been our home forever; long before the mountains were born, Long before you brought earth itself to birth, from “once upon a time” to “kingdom come”—you are God. 

 This is the Psalm of Moses who had been ‘homeless’ all his life.

 

You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you.

Augustine

 

Isa 53:6  We’re all like sheep who’ve wandered off and gotten lost. We’ve all done our own thing, gone our own way.

How have you wandered?

How to be present in our truest home…. Listen to rest of the podcast.

*** David & Caron’s NEW ebook, Nothing to Prove: You are enough; You have enough; You do enough is now available. For more information or to purchase it, CLICK HERE.

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Why is there always a gap between the home we long for and the home we have? How can you find your way home today to a place that represents the answer to that. Click the above audio play arrow to listen to today’s podcast. Why is there always a gap between the home we long for and the home we have? How can you find your way home today to a place that represents the answer to that. Click the above audio play arrow to listen to today’s podcast. Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live […] The Live True Podcast clean 35:53 2522
LTP 11- How To Curb Christmas Crazy https://davidandcaron.com/how-to-curb-christmas-crazy/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-to-curb-christmas-crazy Thu, 10 Dec 2015 11:30:02 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2507 https://davidandcaron.com/how-to-curb-christmas-crazy/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/how-to-curb-christmas-crazy/feed/ 0 <p>In this podcast Episode 11, David & Caron Loveless discuss how you can curb the Christmas crazy in your life with 10 simple guidelines.   Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/how-to-curb-christmas-crazy/">LTP 11- How To Curb Christmas Crazy</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p>

In this podcast Episode 11, David & Caron Loveless discuss how you can curb the Christmas crazy in your life with 10 simple guidelines.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

 1.  I will let this year stand on its own. I will try not to compare it to other years when people were more … This year has it’s own gift for me and mine and I will receive it as it is without judging it by other years.

2.  I will let go of my ego need to dazzle everyone. I will attempt to ease back on transforming my home into The Most Amazing Winter Wonderland of Exquisite Delight. I will not- if history is any indication- get it all done. I will face this now. And keep a happy heart.

3.  I will say “No thank you, but thanks so much for the offer.” I will not cave to the need to please. I will stay well rested.

4.  I will be just fine if I am not invited to… The invitations I accept or decline or the ones that never arrive– do not define me. I’m totally good with or without them. I can be pleased with what is.

5.  I will stick to the agreed upon budget. All together now : it truly IS the thought that counts.

6.  I will accept all family members as they are. I will not wish these dear people were more like the delightful, grace-filled, selfless, compassionate, interesting folks I think they should be if they’re related to me.

7.  I will make a plan in cooperation with my spouse, friend, or family members, as to where and how we will spend the holidays. We will sit down at the earliest opportunity and with realistic eyes on the calendar we will strike a reasonable compromise around what works best for all of us involved.

8.  I will do something different this year. I will mix things up. Perhaps… a sweet little something involving mistletoe, nightcaps and to all a good night.  

9.  I will keep a sense of humor …. I will laugh more this year. I will give myself some compassion when I do something utterly human.

10.  I will spend 10 mins each day, alone and still… receiving again the three True Gifts of love – joy and peace that God has already, generously birthed in me.

*** David & Caron’s new ebook, “Nothing to Prove: You are enough; You have enough; You do enough” is now available. For more information or to purchase it, CLICK HERE.

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In this podcast Episode 11, David & Caron Loveless discuss how you can curb the Christmas crazy in your life with 10 simple guidelines.   Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast. In this podcast Episode 11, David & Caron Loveless discuss how you can curb the Christmas crazy in your life with 10 simple guidelines.   Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay […] The Live True Podcast clean 35:00 2507
LTP 10- The Spiritual Practice of Gratitude https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-10-the-spiritual-practice-of-gratitude/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-10-the-spiritual-practice-of-gratitude Wed, 25 Nov 2015 11:51:19 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2474 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-10-the-spiritual-practice-of-gratitude/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-10-the-spiritual-practice-of-gratitude/feed/ 0 <p>We’re suspicious that one of the primary reasons God urges us hundreds of times in the Bible to be thankful is because He knows how beneficial it is to our true, created identity and how detrimental it can be to our compulsive one, that never feels like it has enough of anything. It’s also fascinating when we realize gratitude […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-10-the-spiritual-practice-of-gratitude/">LTP 10- The Spiritual Practice of Gratitude</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p>

We’re suspicious that one of the primary reasons God urges us hundreds of times in the Bible to be thankful is because He knows how beneficial it is to our true, created identity and how detrimental it can be to our compulsive one, that never feels like it has enough of anything.

It’s also fascinating when we realize gratitude is the healthiest emotion to have.  It leads to emotional, mental, physical, spiritual, and relational well being.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Very often, we hate that we don’t have what we think we want. We think we need more or deserve more and it drives us crazy that we don’t have it in the moment.

The transformational practice of gratitude is to: Love what you have, instead of struggling with what you don’t have.

Few of us take regular inventory of ALL we do have.   We’re aware of some things, but not many of the things we have, that we normally don’t take enough time to see and enjoy.

Here are just a few of the many assets you’ve been given:  

A.  Financial capital:   financial resources to spend, save, and give.

B.  Intellectual capital:   intellectual abilities and a vast array of knowledge.

C.  Physical capital:   time and energy and a physical body that is beyond amazing.

D.  Relational capital:   relational equity and love available to invest in the quantity and quality of our relationships.

E.  Spiritual capital:   faith, wisdom, power, and much more, to use in experiencing and expressing the kingdom of God here and now.

Psalm 34:8  “Taste and see that the Lord is good…”

Colossians 3:15  And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.

 Psalm 136:1  Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever.

 James 1:27  Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

So how does one practice this?

  •  Sitting still or with a couple of family members or friends and force yourself to find 5 new things you’ve never recognized that you have.  And then express thanks for them out loud.  Then pause for a moment, and enjoy one of them, instead of just recognizing them.
  •  Sit with a journal and force yourself to find 5 new things you’ve never recognized that you have.  Write them down.  And then express silent gratitude for them.  And then pause for a moment, and enjoy one of them, instead of just recognizing them.

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Question: “Where do you wrestle or struggle “accepting what is?” “What’s been your experience with this?”

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We’re suspicious that one of the primary reasons God urges us hundreds of times in the Bible to be thankful is because He knows how beneficial it is to our true, created identity and how detrimental it can be to our compulsive one, We’re suspicious that one of the primary reasons God urges us hundreds of times in the Bible to be thankful is because He knows how beneficial it is to our true, created identity and how detrimental it can be to our compulsive one, that never feels like it has enough of anything. It’s also fascinating when we realize gratitude […] The Live True Podcast clean 25:16 2474
LTP 9- How to Make a Resilient Marriage (with guest Dr. Judy Johnson) https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-9-how-to-make-a-resilient-marriage-with-guest-dr-judy-johnson/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-9-how-to-make-a-resilient-marriage-with-guest-dr-judy-johnson Wed, 18 Nov 2015 11:31:42 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2432 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-9-how-to-make-a-resilient-marriage-with-guest-dr-judy-johnson/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-9-how-to-make-a-resilient-marriage-with-guest-dr-judy-johnson/feed/ 0 <p>Why do so many marriages start with such high aspirations and then often turn toxic over the years? Dr. Judy Johnson introduces us to the 4 Horsemen that can end a marriage. Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-9-how-to-make-a-resilient-marriage-with-guest-dr-judy-johnson/">LTP 9- How to Make a Resilient Marriage (with guest Dr. Judy Johnson)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p>

Why do so many marriages start with such high aspirations and then often turn toxic over the years? Dr. Judy Johnson introduces us to the 4 Horsemen that can end a marriage.

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

The story of how Dr. Johnson became engaged in marital therapy.

Why do people who know the truth of God, the scriptures, and themselves, are still not able to fully live into every part of that truth?

  • Lack of maturity.  Many don’t know how to put away thoughts and emotions from the past that reflect who they are as new people in Christ.
  • Confusion.  People get stuck when they don’t fully understand the roots of their confusion.
  • Lack of understanding of self. 95% of all behavior is automatic.  We literally don’t even think about our auto-pilot reactions each day and where they actually come from.

Most couples that get married, walk to the altar with massive aspirations and convinced how well it will go. How does marriage move from that place of hope to where the entire thing is falling apart?

Explanation of the 40 year research project of Dr. John Gottman on: “Why are some marriages happy and others are vastly unhappy?”

Certain toxic interactions that happen in a marriage that are high predictors of divorce.

Four ‘Horsemen’ that will bring the end to a marriage

  •  Criticism.  Knowing the difference between complaint Vs criticism.  Speaking to the actual behavior VS demeaning the person.
  •  Contempt.  A step up from #1.  Where a person takes a superior position and they put the other person down because put them down by making a case for how they are better than the other.

The everyday of ‘this’ as opposed to one major event, is what ends up destroying the relationship. Contempt is the highest predictor of divorce outcome.

  •  Defensiveness.  When people demonstrate defensiveness either with a counter-attack or where they position themselves as the victim. Shifting and deflecting responsibility.
  •  Stone walling.  Here someone refuses to move forward and they shut down.  One must know the difference between men and women on this issue.

Three practices in day-to-day healthy relationships

A.  Taking responsibility.  How to move from blaming to taking the responsibility you should.

B.  Complete the bidding.  Bids are made daily for emotional connection and need to be completed.

C.   Update & understand your love maps.  There is a map in the brain of your spouses or friends inner world, that indicates what is important to them.

What happens when a marriage doesn’t end up getting restored and ends in divorce? Listen to the podcast for more on this.

The power of Romans 12:2 “…be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

Recommended resource mentioned in the interview today:

Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work by Dr John Gottman

You can contact Dr. Johnson HERE.

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Question: “Which of the four ‘horsemen’ tend to ‘gallop’ into your mind and relationships and try to take over?”

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Why do so many marriages start with such high aspirations and then often turn toxic over the years? Dr. Judy Johnson introduces us to the 4 Horsemen that can end a marriage. Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast. Why do so many marriages start with such high aspirations and then often turn toxic over the years? Dr. Judy Johnson introduces us to the 4 Horsemen that can end a marriage. Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key […] The Live True Podcast clean 49:40 2432
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What’s the best way to live?  By re-defining what “Family” is and what “Mission” is and then learning how to integrate the two… for a powerful new way to live.

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

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Most of us value the WHAT of our life over the WHO of our life. That happens when we make decisions concerning our WHAT before our WHO.

* Our WHO has to do with an extended family (often not biological family, but can include parts of it) given to us to experience the relational community we yearn for.  WHO is about family.

* Our WHAT has to do with the job or mission we’ve been given in the world. Everything in the marketplace has a higher purpose than what we first imagined.  WHAT is about function.

* Learn to value the WHO in your life prior to the WHAT for your life.  When we get the WHO right, it will then inform the WHAT.  Then there can be an ongoing calibration of these two elements.

* Jesus formed a new family after being rejected by his biological one.

Notice how He redefines His family (WHO) in Mark 3:33-34 as those who do the work of God together… when faith is thicker than blood.

Jesus responded, “Who do you think are my mother and brothers?” Looking around, taking in everyone seated around him, he said, “Right here, right in front of you—my mother and my brothers. Obedience is thicker than blood. The person who obeys God’s will is my brother and sister and mother.”

 Later Jesus’ spiritual family ended up redeeming and re-uniting his broken biological family.

* Jesus established a mission that had to do with the ‘family business.’  Our Father God has business in every part of the marketplace.  He wants His nature and kingdom represented in: education, healthcare, entertainment; sports, etc. Everyday He is sending us out to represent His love and His healing.

* Mission is seeing what God is doing in the part of the ‘world’ He has placed you in and then joining Him in what He is doing there.  But not doing it alone.  But doing it as ‘family.’

* The Church MUST be re-imagined.

* Keep the WHO at the same level as the WHAT.  Quality of life is not just about having the right WHAT- job or mission.  It’s also about WHO we ‘do life with’ knowing that they are helpers that are suitable to work and play with us, in each dimension of our lives.

* The Rhodes Family mission statement:  “We show and tell people about Jesus.”

* How can you integrate family with mission so that you become a part of a family on mission?  How can you develop lifestyle rhythms that allow you to participate in being a “Family on Mission?”  Listen to this podcast to find out how.

Dave Rhodes works as the Pastor of Discipleship and Movement Initiatives at Grace Fellowship Church in Atlanta, Georgia.  He is also a sought after writer, speaker, consultant and coach.  He is the co-founder of Wayfarer and a collaborative partner for 10,000 Fathers and Younique.

He can be contacted at: dave@gfc.tv

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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Question: “Have you placed the WHAT of your life above your WHO? Have you discovered a way of integrating both of them?”

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What’s the best way to live?  By re-defining what “Family” is and what “Mission” is and then learning how to integrate the two… for a powerful new way to live. Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast. What’s the best way to live?  By re-defining what “Family” is and what “Mission” is and then learning how to integrate the two… for a powerful new way to live. Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to […] The Live True Podcast clean 48:51 2419
LTP 7- I’m Sorry. Please Forgive Me https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-7-im-sorry-please-forgive-me/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ltp-7-im-sorry-please-forgive-me Wed, 04 Nov 2015 13:01:46 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2404 https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-7-im-sorry-please-forgive-me/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-7-im-sorry-please-forgive-me/feed/ 0 <p>Why is saying we’re sorry; asking forgiveness; admitting we’re wrong, so painfully difficult? Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/ltp-7-im-sorry-please-forgive-me/">LTP 7- I’m Sorry. Please Forgive Me</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p>

Why is saying we’re sorry; asking forgiveness; admitting we’re wrong, so painfully difficult?

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

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*  A defended ego makes it difficult to apologize.  Our ego fears vulnerability because somewhere we learned this is a sign of weakness. We have trouble separating our actions from our True Self.

We think…  

Being Wrong  = Being Stupid

We believe WHAT WE DO is inseparable from WHO WE ARE.

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*  When it’s hard for us to apologize our focus is on serious personal loss instead of a significant gain for the relationship. As someone very wise once said:

Apologizing means

we value the relationship

more than our ego.

An apology is like bringing a cure to a momentary sick or broken relationship- it recreates oneness and healing.

* We fear opening up and admitting a fault because we think it will be too traumatic. But, if we can learn to take the focus off of our freaked out, traumatized self and put it squarely on the future health and value of the relationship with a person we love and care about or share a cubical with, there will be a WIN /WIN for both parties.

*  For other people, admitting they are wrong feels like it would diminish them… shrink what they perceive as an already tiny person inside to complete oblivion.

* Sometimes it’s difficult to apologize when we live by the motto “Winning is everything.”  When we’re super competitive, saying ‘I’m sorry’ means the other person wins and we’re “forfeiting.”

 * Another time it’s hard to apologize is when we feel saying we’re sorry will exempt the other person from owning their part of the blame.

What do we do if we’re convinced we deserve an apology but the other person won’t budge? 

  1.  Always look in ourselves first- ( “see if there is any offensive way in me…” Psalm 139)
  1.  Remember that the best relationships are always about making things right instead of being right.
  1.  Release them from the debt you feel they owe you, because of the debt someone else released you from, when you owed.

Luke 23:34  “…Father forgive them for they know not what they’re doing.

What are the best words for us to use in giving an apology?

“I was wrong.” (then get very specific in how you wronged someone.)  Then is taking ownership and responsibility for what you did.

Then follow it up with: “Please forgive me.”  Confession and asking forgiveness is what begins to bring renewed healing.

James 5:16  “Confess your faults to one another so that you may be healed.

What about when horrific offenses have occurred?  Listen to the podcast to hear the example of our story in recent years.

How can we teach our kids to apologize? Show don’t tell. Model the life you are praying they will lead.  Be quick to apologize to them.

Is there someone you haven’t spoken to for months—or years — ?

What should be done about it?

Remember the inevitable:  Relationships break.  All of them do at some point.

Remember the ultimate goal when there’s a break:  do WHATEVER it takes to repair the breach in the relationship.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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Question: “What do you find to be difficult about asking someone to forgive you?”

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LT Podast 6- Why You Must Know Your Ego https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podast-6-why-you-must-know-your-ego/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lt-podast-6-why-you-must-know-your-ego Wed, 28 Oct 2015 11:14:21 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2373 https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podast-6-why-you-must-know-your-ego/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podast-6-why-you-must-know-your-ego/feed/ 0 <p>To listen to today’s podcast, simply click on the “play” button on the podcast player above OR if you’ve already subscribed to “The Live True Podcast” then the episode can be accessed through either your Apple or Android device, in your podcast app. Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podast-6-why-you-must-know-your-ego/">LT Podast 6- Why You Must Know Your Ego</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p>

To listen to today’s podcast, simply click on the “play” button on the podcast player above OR if you’ve already subscribed to “The Live True Podcast” then the episode can be accessed through either your Apple or Android device, in your podcast app.

Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.IMG_6883What exactly is the Ego? 

We used to think when someone’s ego was showing that person was pretty much just full of himself, bigger than life, sucking all the air out a room to keep himself pumped up and sure of himself.

But, we’re discovering that’s only the tip of iceberg , a kind of the caricature version of the ego –there’s so much more

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The Bible uses various names for it: Flesh, Old Nature, Self

We often refer to it as: our compulsive identity; our false self

Our Ego is there when we think we need someone to go to bat for us. It will always, always, no matter what it takes, get our own way for us —-except in that rare occasion when you getting your own way makes my life even better for us.

Self centered , self focused, self protective, selfish 

Our Ego is a tough taskmaster that cracks the whip when we’re not achieving enough, not perfect enough, not keeping our life up and to the right…not looking good enough.

Our Ego will get aggressive if the situation calls for it. And our ego will find a way to win.

Our Ego often begs to differ when someone gives us a genuine compliment or it can exaggerate when someone gives us a put down.

Our Ego has this sneaky way of blindfolding us to our blind spots. At times it nearly falls over itself to keep us hidden from our less desirable qualities that are actually wrecking havoc in some of our closest relationships.

Our Ego keeps our dark-side camouflaged from us– it never fails to keep us polished and shining like the ideal woman,man/  wife,husband,  mother / father / daughter/ son or friend you think I am twenty-four seven.

Our Ego is usually the Defensive Player of the Year. It takes the blame off us and finds somewhere else more suitable to put it.

 Application:

*** Listen to us describe what it means to live in awareness of this each day and how liberating it can be.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.

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Question: “When are you most aware of your ego in operation?”

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Perfectly Positioned:  An interview with Francis Anfuso

Here are just a few of the nuggets of this interview:

“Most of us spend our lives standing on the dock, looking out to the sea, waiting for OUR SHIP to come in.  We keep hoping for yet another in a long line of prayers we’ve prayed and expectations we’ve had to be answered or fulfilled, in the belief that THIS ONE will be the one to finally satisfy and make us happy.  

 Meanwhile, Jesus is standing there on the edge of the dock, jumping up and down, trying to get our attention because He has arrived to BE and TO DO all that we are needing.  Our SHIP has already come.”

* Do you wish God had written a different script for you?  Do you see your life as an exquisite feast or burnt toast?  Our lives begin to be truly transformed when we stop asking God to change our circumstances and allow Him to change our perspective.  God has perfectly positioned you… breakthrough you have been longing for is just ahead.

* In a massive desert in Australia, there is a golf course that is very unique.  You actually carry around a piece of astro turf (patch of artificial grass) wherever you go on the course.  You can lay your ball on this in any situation and have a “perfect lie.”  But it’s not only in Australia that this is true, you can actually have the same for your life each day.

* God wants us to win more than we do. He is excited about our future so we should be.  He has also already solved our future. He has a fantastic finale, but at the moment, the plot has just thickened.  God has already planned a counter-attack with the enemy of our life in order to make our life spectacular.

Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

* Whenever we are disappointed by any part of our lives, it usually means that we’ve become addicted to our circumstances and the belief that life is always supposed to be better.  Part of the problem with this is that we don’t have insider information about what ‘better’ is going to look like.  It’s a mirage that we think we know where we’re going.  His thoughts and ways are totally different from ours.

* How can I experience abundant life when I’m being overwhelmed by the circumstances of life?  I need to fully grasp that believe it or not, I don’t have enough knowledge to know what’s best for me.  I’m really not the brains behind the operation of life.

* Life becomes far easier when you learn to go with the flow of God’s life instead of looking back over the course of your life and you see that you’ve produced skid marks from being drug through life.

* If you don’t love the life God has given you, then you’re not seeing the love God has for you.

94% of Americans surveyed said they need something

in particular to happen in their lives before they can be happy.

How to love your life:

  1. You’ll love your life when you know God is always pleased with you and never disappointed.  He is pleased with you because of your existence, not because of your performance.
  1. You’ll love your life when you have no preference as to how it turns out, other than doing God’s will. You can’t miss God’s will if you want to do it.

To find out more, listen to this podcast in its entirety by clicking on the play button.   

Resources:

Perfectly Positioned by Francis Anfuso

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Question: “What did you most need to hear from today’s interview with Francis Anfuso?”

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LT Podcast 4- 3 Beliefs That Will Sabotage Your Life https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podcast-4-3-beliefs-that-will-sabotage-your-life/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=lt-podcast-4-3-beliefs-that-will-sabotage-your-life Wed, 14 Oct 2015 12:00:03 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2322 https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podcast-4-3-beliefs-that-will-sabotage-your-life/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podcast-4-3-beliefs-that-will-sabotage-your-life/feed/ 0 <p>To listen to today’s podcast, simply click on the “play” button on the podcast player above OR if you’ve already subscribed to “The Live True Podcast” then the episode can be accessed through either your Apple or Android device, in your podcast app.  Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/lt-podcast-4-3-beliefs-that-will-sabotage-your-life/">LT Podcast 4- 3 Beliefs That Will Sabotage Your Life</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p>

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.”  You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

Which of the three below statements sounds most like something you often feel or believe?  At any given time we will all experience each of these statements but one of them will ring most true to us most of the time.

  1.  “I am not enough”

This comes from Shame.

  1.  “I don’t have enough”

This comes from Fear.

  1.  “I haven’t done enough”

This comes from Guilt.

What we’ve come to see is that one of the three statements is what gives your ego its primal energy and determination, which at a young age is necessary but as we mature, we start finding the same strategies we used in childhood don’t seem to work as well later on.

There are a lot of ways

your primary, false self-pattern could be showing up

and wrecking havoc with your life.

A Key step is simply to become aware that, indeed, your own false-self pattern does exist.

Becoming self-aware

is one of the most challenging

 and most important practices

we can have if we really want to live

 in true- self wholeness.

As we do this it’s important not to be overly vigilant or obsessively self-critical. Being judgmental is a favorite pastime of the false self.

The goal is learning to stand back from yourself like a neutral observer and begin to investigate, to be more curious about what’s really driving you to think, speak and act in the ways you do and to determine if what’s really going on is healthy or unhealthy.

Psalm 139:  search me oh god and know my heart.  test me and know my anxious thoughts.  and see if there is any offensive way in me and lead me in the way everlasting.

Today, start the practice of being your own non-condemning observer.  At first, you may only be able to see what’s happening after the fact. Over time, you will be able to catch yourself in the act and begin to alter the direction of conversations and actions that you see are coming from a false or unhealthy persona.

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Our favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, we’ll ask one question. This week, it is this:

Question: “Which one of the three statements seems to regularly loop around in your emotions and mind?”

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LT Podcast 3: The Arrogance of Capacity https://davidandcaron.com/the-arrogance-of-capacity/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-arrogance-of-capacity Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:02:09 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2304 https://davidandcaron.com/the-arrogance-of-capacity/#comments https://davidandcaron.com/the-arrogance-of-capacity/feed/ 2 <p>To listen to today’s podcast, simply click on the “play” button on the podcast player above, OR if you’ve already subscribed to The Live True Podcast then the episode can be accessed through either your Apple or Android device in your podcast app. (If you’ve received this as an email subscriber and there isn’t a […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/the-arrogance-of-capacity/">LT Podcast 3: The Arrogance of Capacity</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p>

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Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.” You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

What’s TRUE about THE ARROGANCE OF CAPACITY

What are the internal ROOTS of your life that can help you name and own what is good, as well as what is distorted in you that drives and produces your external life?

“I’ve spent my whole life believing I could be strong enough and ‘hold it together’ no matter how challenging or difficult the circumstance or relationship. I couldn’t see how it was creating stress in me that created a vulnerability in me that was unhealthy.

I grossly overestimated what my body and soul could handle. Later I came to realize I had an arrogance of capacity. While I was tossing all my cares on Jesus, like I taught others, I kept adding to my own because I thought I could basically handle anything.

There was an underlying mindset that, somehow allowed me to ‘hold it together’ no matter how challenging or difficult the circumstance or relationship. It was this myth that got me far in life and saw me through some really difficult times.

HOWEVER

This same myth also produced extreme levels of exhaustion that I continuously carried for decades. And it was that depleted state that left me painfully vulnerable, eventually leading me to the most devastating failure of my life.”  – David Loveless

What if we were to tell you that Jesus knew ahead of time that NONE of us would ever be strong enough?

Jesus’ Perspective on the ARROGANCE OF CAPACITY

Listen to these stunning words from Matthew 26.

Jesus says, “This very night you will all fall away on account of me… But after I have risen, I will go ahead of you into Galilee.” Peter replied, “Even if all fall away on account of you, I never will.” “I tell you the truth,” Jesus answered, “This very night, before the rooster crows, you will disown me three times.” But Peter declared, “Even if I have to die with you, I will never disown you.” And all the other disciples said the same.”

The disciple’s perception of themselves and Jesus’ view of them couldn’t have been more opposite. They believed and declared that they were strong enough to go through any difficulty for Jesus. He believed & declared that they weren’t. He saw what they refused to see about themselves… that they simply were not strong enough.

They believed that their commitment to Him was enough to sustain them through the worst circumstances the evil one could devise for them.

We totally get their thinking, their determination. Let the enemy just try to deter us from fulfilling God’s holy purposes for our lives!

But here’s what’s astounding: Jesus makes compassionate plans for his disciple’s failure. He knows ahead of time that they won’t be strong enough so He tells them… after your fall… I’ll see you on the ‘other side.’ I’ll see you in Galilee. And all will be well then.

Then several months later, now walking in the power of God’s Spirit, the disciple’s self-awareness had dramatically changed. They realized that there was a MASSIVE difference between their limited capacity and Jesus’ infinite one.

You and I can’t rely on our commitment & strength to win the day. Of course we KNOW this but we often fail to live like it. Trust my experience in this. And trust Jesus’ word on it. Our power and commitment – even as determined and successful as we sometimes appear to be will absolutely run out, fall short and fail us.

We are only fooling others and ourselves when we believe (often this is subconscious) that our strength and abilities are near limitless. Eventually we WILL reach our limit. Our strength will desert us.

Alcoholics Anonymous seems to get this biblical principle right:
Step 1 of 12 steps: We admitted we were powerless over alcohol – that our lives had become unmanageable.

AA actually demonstrates the gospel through a spirituality of imperfection, in contrast to Western Christianity’s emphasis on perfection, performance, and willpower.

Dallas Willard said: “The will is very good at making simple and large commitments like getting married, or deciding to move someplace,but it is very bad at trying to override habits and patterns and attitudes that are deeply rooted in us. If you try to improve your soul by willpower, you will exhaust yourself and everyone around you.”

When you know What’s True, then you can…

Live TRUE concerning THE ARROGANCE OF CAPACITY

What can be the RHYTHMS and practices of your life that will re-align you with the life you want & allow you to participate in the life God intends for you to have?

  • Live each day with greater humility concerning our limits. This should impact both what we say and what we promise to others…
  • Live each day wit a more sober assessment concerning the limits of ALL others… including family members, friends, spiritual leaders etc…

So here are some questions I’m pondering these days. How would you answer them?

  1. Do I most often put my faith in MY commitment to Jesus OR am I putting my faith in HIS commitment to me?
  2. Am I experiencing Jesus’ unwavering commitment & capacity toward me, that goes above and beyond my greatest defeats?

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Our favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, we’ll ask one question. This week, it is this:

Question: “Where do you wrestle or struggle ‘accepting what is’? What’s been your experience with this?”

Ask Us a Question

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LT Podcast 2: The One Argument We Can Never Win https://davidandcaron.com/the-one-argument-we-can-never-win/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-one-argument-we-can-never-win Wed, 30 Sep 2015 22:30:16 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2200 https://davidandcaron.com/the-one-argument-we-can-never-win/#comments https://davidandcaron.com/the-one-argument-we-can-never-win/feed/ 4 <p>Subscribe to Podcast in iTunes To listen to today’s podcast, simply click on the “play” button on the podcast player above OR if you’ve already subscribed to “The Live True Podcast” then the episode can be accessed through either your apple or android device, in your podcast app. Here is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/the-one-argument-we-can-never-win/">LT Podcast 2: The One Argument We Can Never Win</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p>

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The One Argument You Can Never WinHere is a brief summary of today’s episode of “The Live True Podcast.” You can use this as a reference or reminder of key things you feel like you need to pay attention to or pass on to others, in the next 7 days of your life.

What’s TRUE: What are the internal ROOTS of your life that can help you name & own what is good AS well as what is distorted in you that drives & produces your external life?

There is 1 Argument We Can Never Win

We’ve discovered there is actually 1 argument that will sabotage your life and relationships, every single time.

The only time we suffer is when we believe a thought about ourselves or someone else or something else, that argues with “what is.”

What you think what happened, “shouldn’t have happened” you need to realize that it did happen and no thinking can change it. This doesn’t mean you condone it or approve of it. It just means you can see things without resistance.

We are working on being lovers of what is, because it hurts when we argue with reality that always leads to tension and frustration. When we stop opposing reality, action then becomes simple, fluid, and fearless.

Examples:

* Irritations:

What’s hiding beneath your irritations?

We’re sitting in the car ready to go. But, first, David needs to send a text — a very, very long text. I wait, wait, wait a good 20 seconds before I say, “Wow. That’s a really long text you got going on there. Wouldn’t it be better to just leave him a voicemail? That would save a ton of time. I mean, seriously, your fingers must really be hurting.”

David keeps texting, pretends to be deaf. He is committed to this text. There’s no turning back.

There’s nowhere special we need to be, but I’m feeling increasing agitation. I am ready to go now. (I somehow forget the 105,819 times David has waited in the car for me while I change outfits no less than three times.) I find his text of biblical proportions totally unnecessary so, suddenly; I become the Paragon of Informational Efficiency. Wouldn’t it be better to just leave him a voice mail?

Why am I saying this? Because the delay I’m experiencing is not about me. I am feeling inconvenienced. I am somehow more important than whatever David has going on.

I am not consciously thinking this, of course; I’m a much better person than that! But, somewhere, in the middle of this 2–minutes- tops-scenerio I slowly become aware of something inside me that will feel better if I get my way, if I can alter this tiny situation a little more to my liking— if I can take control.

Oh, wait. If I am in control— then God cannot be.

Why does it feel important that I get my way on this?

Everything that irritates us about others

can lead us to an understanding of ourselves

Carl Jung

When we learn to observe our reactivity to a person or situation—we get a front row seat to a defining moment in our own spiritual transformation.

That’s the exact place God is at work in us right there.

“Whatever comes, God comes with it.”

Ask God : What’s really going on beneath my irritation/frustration/aggravation?

* Resistance

Some years ago, I worked with a person who always rubbed me the wrong way. I felt tense around them, even though I could see them making efforts to be nice. Something about their approach seemed disingenuous and I always felt an unspoken power struggle between us whether we were discussing the agenda for a meeting or decorations for an event. I intuitively did not trust this person and I resisted them.

I get resistant in situations where I feel:

  • threatened
  • fearful
  • uncared for
  • hurt
  • unrecognized
  • someone powering up on me
  • someone resisting me

When we feel settled inside, knowing we are whole, enough and thoroughly loved we can lay down our struggle for power, control, and our resistant stance to anything or anyone that appears to come against us. (Note: does not apply when someone attempts to physically harm you.)

Matthew 5:40-41 ” And if anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, hand over your coat as well. If anyone forces you to go one mile, go with them two miles.”

When you know What’s True, then you can…

Live TRUE: What can be the RHYTHMS & practices of your life that will re-align you with the life you want & allow you to participate in the life God intends for you to have?

  1. Read the following quote, several times a day, for the next 7 days and see if some of your resistance doesn’t begin to fade into a bigger reality:

“In God I am fully complete, at my core it is all Good. I have no territory to protect because nothing of True & Lasting Value can ever be taken from me. The battle for me has been won. It is safe to lay down my weapons. I no longer argue with what is happening in the present moment.” Caron Loveless

  1. Each day, for the next 7 days, seek to live in Awareness of:

– What are you feeling in your physical body and in your emotions, that might be alerting you to how you are either arguing with reality or being receptive to it?

– What is the reality concerning who you really are and what is most real about what is going on with you?

Allow the Holy Spirit to nudge you toward & experience this within yourself that: You are lavishly loved as you are; You are being fully provided for; and You have been given meaningful purpose.

Join the Conversation

Our favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, we’ll ask one question. This week, it is this:

Question: “Where do you wrestle or struggle “accepting what is?” “What’s been your experience with this?”

Ask Us a Question

If you have a question, comment, or thought to share with us,  we’d love to hear from you.  Simply click here: “COMMUNICATE w/ David & Caron.

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LT Podcast 1- Why Live True? https://davidandcaron.com/001-lt-podcast-discussion-why-live-true/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=001-lt-podcast-discussion-why-live-true Wed, 23 Sep 2015 21:11:35 +0000 http://www.youlivetrue.com/?p=2134 https://davidandcaron.com/001-lt-podcast-discussion-why-live-true/#respond https://davidandcaron.com/001-lt-podcast-discussion-why-live-true/feed/ 0 <p>Today’s brand new, inaugural “Live True Podcast” is on “Why Live True?”  It’s a conversation around: Why we’ve chosen the name “Live True” and what it means for your life and ours What has transpired in David & Caron Loveless’ life and story? What David & Caron do with “Live True“ 1. We publish free weekly, practical, gut […]</p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com/001-lt-podcast-discussion-why-live-true/">LT Podcast 1- Why Live True?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://davidandcaron.com">David & Caron Loveless</a>.</p>

David and Caron recording their podcacstToday’s brand new, inaugural “Live True Podcast” is on “Why Live True?”  It’s a conversation around:

  • Why we’ve chosen the name “Live True” and what it means for your life and ours
  • What has transpired in David & Caron Loveless’ life and story?
  • What David & Caron do with “Live True

1. We publish free weekly, practical, gut honest blogs.  We’re passionate to

pass on all the secrets we’re learning to radically improve the way you see and experience your life, relationships, and leadership.

2.  We speak at small events like team training sessions and retreats; as well as large events like Conferences and Worship Services.  We’re eager to pass on to you and your people, practical, insightful, and transformational teaching that flows from decades of successful life and leadership as well as our own hard fought battles.

3.  We weekly coach individuals, leaders, and couples as well as assess and consult with business and ministry teams.

Why we’re passionate about this new podcast

As Spiritual leaders and teachers, we want to use this weekly Live True Podcast to help you break through barriers that hinder your living, loving & leading from the core of your True Identity.

Each episode will be a dynamic conversation around proven and practical spiritual secrets that can revolutionize the way you see yourself, love and relate to others, and do your work with more fruitfulness & fulfillment.

We can promise you refreshing candor as we talk about what we’ve learned through our own successes and failures in relationships, family, leadership, and the spiritual journey.

We’ll also offer interviews and insights from some of the world’s best spiritual leaders, psychologists, and wisdom teachers.

What we’re all looking for:

  • Lasting fulfillment in our interior & exterior world
  • Breakthrough obstructions that hinder such fulfillment
  • Clear pathway in living, loving, and leading

What we’ve seen as the problems that often prevent us from experiencing what we’re looking for:

The obvious problems: Continued cycles of stress, frustration, un-fulfillment, and unhappiness

The not so obvious problems:

I’m not enough

OR

“I don’t have enough

OR

I haven’t done enough

We want to act as fellow guides in your journey who understand your fears.  We know what it’s like to experience awesome joy and fulfillment but we also know stress, frustration and failure in living, loving, and leading.

We want to share with you the proven and practical things. that have led to enormous breakthroughs that are transforming every area of our lives and many others that we’ve been helping.

In each podcast we want to give a raw, honest conversation around what matters most to you and then tell you about the path that has created breakthroughs for us in that particular area.

We believe that it will result in your experiencing:

  • Greater Lasting fulfillment in your life
  • Breakthrough obstructions in your life
  • More Clearer pathway or plan for your life
  • Greater, Satisfying relationships
  • A More integrated life
  • Fresh vitality
  • A More rested soul
  • Renewed joy and purpose

Resources mentioned in today’s podcast

“An Open Letter To My Wife, To God, & To You.”

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Our favorite part of doing these podcasts is participating in the conversation they provoke. Each week, we’ll ask one question. This week, it is this:

Question: “Where are you stuck these days and needing encouragement?”

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Today’s brand new, inaugural “Live True Podcast” is on “Why Live True?”  It’s a conversation around: Why we’ve chosen the name “Live True” and what it means for your life and ours What has transpired in David & Caron Loveless’ life and story? Today’s brand new, inaugural “Live True Podcast” is on “Why Live True?”  It’s a conversation around: Why we’ve chosen the name “Live True” and what it means for your life and ours What has transpired in David & Caron Loveless’ life and story? What David & Caron do with “Live True“ 1. We publish free weekly, practical, gut […] The Live True Podcast clean 43:28 2134