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A Child of Your Own

Air Date 02/16/2018

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When you become part of a blended family, you do have an impact on the child's life. Listen to the full program here.

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    Holding on to Faith When Life Doesn't Go Your Way

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    The Power of Reframing Your Life

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    Where we choose to focus makes all the difference in what we see.

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Laurie Polich Short

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Laurie Polich Short is a popular public speaker and author of the book Finding Faith in the Dark. She has also written Bible studies for students, teen devotionals and resources for youth workers. Laurie is an associate pastor of small groups at Ocean Hills Covenant Church in Santa Barbara, Calif. Learn more about Laurie at her website,