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Life-Giving Spiritual Practices for Weary Parents

Welcome to episode 33 of Catching Your Breath: The Podcast. I’m so excited for you to hear this conversation ​with Courtney Ellis about life-giving spiritual conversations for weary parents. ​​I often tell people that parenting is the hardest job you’ll ever love. You’re still trying to figure out who you are, deal with your own baggage, […]

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Podcast: How to Find Balance for Stressed Out Parents

​How to Find Balance for Stressed Out ParentsHoly End of the School Year, Batman! My wife is a teacher. Each day from 7-2:30, she ​teaches 14 three-year-olds. On top of that, we have two school-aged children of our own. That being said, this time of year is often chaotic and exhausting. End of the year parties, […]

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How to Embrace Your True Self in a World of Fakers

Please call me by my true names,so I can hear all my cries and laughs at once,so I can see that my joy and pain are one.-Thich Nhat Hanh Do you have a nickname? Even if no one has used it in years, did you have a pet name of some kind when you were a […]

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What the Hell is a Christian Agnostic?

After reading Catching Your Breath, the one thing everyone seems to want to know is this: what the hell is a Christian Agnostic?

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13 Favorite Quotes from Catching Your Breath

Catching Your Breath is the most clear I have ever been about who I am and what I believe about things like faith, mental health, and self-care. Here’s a few of my favorite quotes from the new book.

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When Your Brain is Lying to You, Read This.

If you are reading this when your brain is lying to you, I understand. It’s okay to not always be okay. You are not alone.

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When You Feel Ashamed, Remember this 1 Thing

When you feel ashamed, remember this 1 thing: this car won’t go in reverse. Advice from life coach and author, Steve Austin.

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Catching Your Breath: Chapter 1

Catching Your Breath: The Sacred Journey from Chaos to Calm, by Steve Austin, is now available for pre-order. Click here to read chapter one today.

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I Need You to Help Me See God Clearly

Desmond Tutu said, “We are, each of us, a piece of God.” When I look in the mirror, I see just one piece of God. I need you to help me see God clearly.

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Whoever Said it was Wrong to be Weak Sometimes?

When you feel about as strong as an eggshell, the first courageous thing you can do is to ask for help. Whoever said it was wrong to be weak sometimes?