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S2 Ep7 How-to e-FAM-gelize: Bringing Loved Ones Back with Kelsey Skoch

S2 Ep7 How-to e-FAM-gelize: Bringing Loved Ones Back with Kelsey Skoch

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  In our culture today, it’s very common to have family members who are away from the faith. This can make for a difficult situation as we care deeply about these people, but often don’t know what to do. In this episode, host Kevin Cotter interviews focus missionary Kelsey Skoch on how she helped bring […]

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S2 Ep6 How-to Ordinary Time: Make it Extraordinary

S2 Ep6 How-to Ordinary Time: Make it Extraordinary

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  Ordinary Time – there’s nothing going on, right? Wrong. Ordinary time has some amazing opportunities for us to grow in our faith. On today’s episode, Kevin and Lisa share three ways the Church invites us to live our Catholic faith and culture during the season of Ordinary Time. Why does it matter? Becuase something is […]

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S2 Ep5 How-to Transitions: From Enemy to Opportunity

S2 Ep5 How-to Transitions: From Enemy to Opportunity

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  It’s summer – a season of transitions. Moving, getting married, starting a new job, having a baby… you’re likely doing it, or know someone who is. Whether you’re going through a major transition or a very small one, we want you to make the most of this time. In today’s episode, we share 5 tips on […]

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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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