068 – Embracing Healthy Relationships: Do You Hang Out With Safe People?

Emotionally calibrated people have healthy relationships with safe people. Dysfunctional relationships not only disrupt our lives, but opening up to the wrong people, unsafe people, can hinder, damage, or destroy us as spiritual leaders. In this episode, David and Donna discuss some of the principles from the book Safe People, and how to carefully choose our relationships for joyful and healthy living.

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053 — How Accountability Can Prevent Devastation in the Lives of Those You Love and Lead

Accountability in Community

When I was 11 and 12 years old, David Turpin was one of my best friends. How do two little guys have similar families, similar experiences, similar beliefs, grow up in the same town, and end up in such different places? Accountability in the context of community is so vitally important. In this episode we talk about the importance of accountability and staying intimately connected to the people you love and lead.

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043 – Living Joyfully While Experiencing Pain and Sorrow

Experiencing Joy and Pain at the Same Time

Sometimes we have pain and joy at the same time. Walking through times of pain and sorrow is not a departure from a commitment to live a joyful life. We have to keep the good things in focus when we are walking through the worst things.

In last week’s podcast we discussed staying in a positive mindset. This week we expand upon that thought by considering how it is possible to stay positive, and live joyfully while experiencing pain and sorrow.

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