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10 Lessons from 10 Years in FOCUS: Part 2 of 3

10 Lessons from 10 Years in FOCUS: Part 2 of 3

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This month marks our 10-year FOCUS anniversary. It’s hard to look back and remember life before FOCUS, and at the same time, it’s hard to imagine that it’s been 10 years. During our decade as a missionary family we have learned many life lessons and in a fit of nostalgia, I’m sharing 10 on the […]

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S2 Ep4 How-to Suffering: What Can We Do?

S2 Ep4 How-to Suffering: What Can We Do?

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  Suffering can come in all different forms: an illness, a relationship that has gone wrong, or through any number of instances that can occur in our daily lives. In many ways, our lives can be defined by how we respond to suffering. Will we deny it? Avoid it? Loathe it? or Embrace it? On the podcast […]

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10 Lessons from 10 Years in FOCUS: Part 1 of 3

10 Lessons from 10 Years in FOCUS: Part 1 of 3

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  This month marks our 10-year FOCUS anniversary. It’s hard to look back and remember life before FOCUS, and at the same time, it’s hard to imagine that it’s been 10 years. During our decade as a missionary family we have learned many life lessons and in a fit of nostalgia, I’m sharing 10 on […]

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S2 Ep3 How-to Clutter: Simplify Your Space to Increase Your Peace

S2 Ep3 How-to Clutter: Simplify Your Space to Increase Your Peace

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  Stuff. We all have it and if you’re like most Americans you have too much of it. As spring cleaning season is in full swing, Lisa interviews Brook Bunn of Cheerful Spaces on a timely how-to about clutter. Topics include three spiritual reasons for getting organized and decluttering and five simple steps for tackling […]

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S2 Ep2 How-to Fashion: Why it Matters with Leah Darrow

S2 Ep2 How-to Fashion: Why it Matters with Leah Darrow

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  What is fashion, and why does it even matter? In today’s episode, Lisa chats with Catholic speaker, author, podcaster, wife, and mama Leah Darrow about the seemingly surface-y topic of fashion, but as you’ll hear, the conversation gets deep quickly. Discussion points include everything from the definition of fashion, to ethics and fashion, to where […]

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S2 Ep1 How-to You: Because Only You Can Be You

S2 Ep1 How-to You: Because Only You Can Be You

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  Welcome to Season 2 of the podcast! In this kickoff episode, we will be looking at the importance of knowing ourselves as we discuss two principles for how and why to be you. Along the way, we will discuss how social media can affect our self-image, the difference between being fully alive and fully […]

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How-to Easter: Feast it Up

How-to Easter: Feast it Up

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  Easter is not just on Sunday, it’s a 50 day season! How will you live it? In today’s episode hosts Kevin and Lisa Cotter discuss the significance of the Easter season, what feast days to look out for, and how to savor the season. Make sure to listen to the end for a special […]

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How-to Holy Week: Make it Count

How-to Holy Week: Make it Count

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  Holy Week starts on Sunday, are you ready to enter into the mystery? In this episode hosts Kevin and Lisa Cotter discuss the beauty and meaning of Holy Week, along with practical ways to live it out.   SHOWNOTES Quiet Holy Week activities for kids Palm Sunday Playset Last Supper puzzle Last Supper Lego Set […]

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How-to Not Podcasting

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  Just a little update on the How-to Catholic Podcast!  

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How-to Homeless: Encountering Poverty with Blake Brouillette from Christ in the City

How-to Homeless: Encountering Poverty with Blake Brouillette from Christ in the City

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  For many, encountering the homeless can be uncomfortable. You see them, you want to help, but you aren’t sure how to respond. In today’s episode Christ in the City missionary Blake Brouillette shares four easy ways you can turn encountering the homeless from an awkward experience to a welcomed one.   SHOWNOTES Connect with Christ […]

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