Podcasts for 2009- Links to blog posts, and links to include the episode on your website or blog

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DECEMBER 2009

New Years, Traditions and Symbols
The Year winds down as the two hosts take a look back on the past, and reflect on the last year of creating the Inspirations/Generations Podcast and the Inspirations Creative Christians Podcast.   (Inspirations_Generations_0052 21.32 minutes)

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Grief and Loss
For some the holidays can be very difficult s they work through their grief and loss of a loved one. The two hosts share the process that they have gone through for their own loss of their co host, mother and grandmother Barbara Ingersoll and the tips for helping others work through the pain of the holidays.   (Inspirations_Generations_0051 20.46minutes)

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Traditions and Symbols of Christmas
There are many traditions of Christmas- The two hosts share their own tradition of the upside down Christmas Tree and the history behind some of the common traditions and symbols of Christmas.   (Inspirations_Generations_0050 21.45 minutes)

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NOVEMBER  2009

Creative Christians-Interview with Author and Actor Susan Isaacs
Creative Christians Podcast continues in an interview with Author and Actor Susan Isaacs. Susan shares her disappointments in her creative Christian journey as well as her revelations. Anyone who wonders where God is in their creative journey should listen.  (Inspirations_0049 58.24 minutes)

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Book Review “Angry Conversations with God.”
Susan Isaacs shares her stories behind her new and humorous book “Angry Conversations with God- A Snarky But Authentic Spiritual Memoir.”  (Inspirations_Generations_0048 30 minutes)

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Creative Christians-Helpful Insight and Tips from Christian Business Manager Michael Smith.
Michael Smith of Michael Smith and Associates http://michaelsmithandassociates.com talks about managing Christian artists and gives some hints and suggestions to those wanting to get noticed in the business. An incredible interview with a man of incredible integrity.  Michael Smith and Associates represents- Jaci Valsquez, Salvador, GoFish, Brad Stine, Aaron Wilburn, The Lads, Yancy, Tyler Dodds and the God Men conferences as well as Right Minded Records and Pure Blue Record Labels.  (Inspirations_Generations_0047 44.46 minutes)

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OCTOBER 2009

The Torment of Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa suffered great spiritual torment in her personal life. Our co-host Barbara wrote about Mother Teresa and being able to identify with her words in her journal.  Bridgette and Christian talk about feeling alone, or abandoned while serving God, while they review the book “Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light- The private Writings of the Saint of Calcutta” by Brian Kolodiejchuk. ( Inspirations_Generations_0046 28.35 minutes)

Creative Christian Interview- Brad Stine  Part 2
Christian Comedian Brad Stine talks about his creativity as a child, his creative process and the importance of creativity in the Body of Christ Part 2 (Inspirations_Creative Christians 0045  45 minutes)

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Creative Christians Interview- Brad Stine Part 1
Christian Comedian Brad Stine talks about his creativity as a child, his creative process and the importance of creativity in the Body of Christ Part 1 (Inspirations_Creative Christians 0044  31 minutes)

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SEPTEMBER 2009

Creative Christian Interview- Strand of Pearls
Kellie Copeland Swisher has been a creative Christian her entire life— working at Kenneth Copeland Ministries, making movies, developing children’s curriculum and her recent creative endeavor of Blue Grass Gospel singing group Strand of Pearls. In this interview she shares her thoughts on creativity and her inspiration. (Inspirations_00043 55.47 minutes)

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Walking Through the Valley of the Shadow of Death
Kimberly Rose Carolan author of “Walking through the Valley of the Shadow of Death” shares with us some of her suggestions when coming to terms with death and grief. The two hosts share their stories as they too “walk through the valley.   (Inspirations_0042 39 minutes)

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Beginning to Read Barbara’s Journals
The generational podcast continues as the two hosts talk about the journals of their mother/grandmother and their affect on their lives. Barbara continues to minister to others and her family through her own written words. Once again the women find that the Holy Spirit talks through and to each generation.  (Inspirations_0041 22minutes)

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AUGUST 2009

Memorial Service for Barbara Ingersoll
In loving memory of Barabara Ingersoll 1935- 2009. The memorial service was planned by Barbara many years before her death. It was held at The Tabernacle in Orchard Park New York. Those sharing were Tommy Reid, Rev. George Walsh, Rev. Don Hamlin from New Covenant Tabernacle, pastor JoAnn, and daughter Bridgette Mongeon. Music and song by Judy Zygmunt and Sr. Johnice.”  (Inspirations_0040 67 minutes)

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What Happens at Death?
This podcast talks about the unusual circumstances or visits that Barbara had in the hospital from those relatives that had gone on before her.  The experience of helping Barbara transition from this world to the next was an incredible experience.  Her daughter and granddaughter share some of the wonderful spirit lead moments before Barbara’s death and how God had the entire experience in his hand.
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In loving memory of our co-host, mom and grandmother Barbara Ingersoll. On August 17th, 2009 Barbara Ingersoll went to be with the Lord.  She will be greatly missed, however her ministry and this podcast continue with her many years of journals.   (Inspirations_0039 27 minutes)

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An Interview With Ruth Graham
Author and Speaker Ruth Graham shares her thoughts about her newest book, “In Every Pew Sits a Broken Heart.”  No one is exempt from pain. It does not matter who your parents are.  An intimate look into life and healing.   (Inspirations_0038 43 minutes)

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JULY 2009

Creative Christians- interview with actor, speaker and award winning author Donna VanLier
This is the first podcast of a new series called Creative Christians.  Here we will interview many different individuals on their creativity process, their faith  and the struggles and inspiration.  The first creative Christians Segment is with Donna VanLiere Speaker, actress and award winning author. (Inspirations_0037 43 minutes)

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Finding Grace
How do you get out of the desert or receive the blessing that God has in store for you?  Donna VanLiere, award winning author of several books including the book, “Christmas Shoes” which was made into a television movie, shares her thoughts and experiences that brought her to the point of writing her new book, “Finding Grace.”  (Inspirations_0036 35 minutes)

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God’s Faithfulness
God’s faithfulness can have far reaching affects. The women talk about specifics of God being faithful and the trickle down affect. Can we stand in the way of God’s faithfulness? Give a listen to find out.
(Inspirations_0035 25 minutes)

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JUNE 2009

Learning About Grace
Hosts Bridgette Mongeon, Barbara Ingersoll and Christina Sizemore discuss Grace.  What is it? How do we get it? (Inspirations_0034 20 minutes)

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Learning Refusal Skills and Boundaries
Teaching children and students refusal skills is an essential element that assists them with setting boundaries and will help to protect them from such things as teen pregnancy and drug use.  Do you know refusal sills? Do your children?  Bridgette and Christina interview Pam Mullarkey author of “All Teens Destined for Greatness” and CEO of SOS (Save Our Students) Project.  http://wwww.projectsos.com  Pam share her tips and teaching techniques as well as the resources available to parents and schools. (Inspirations_0033 41 minutes)

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Abstinence- A Real Life Story- A Good Thing
Christina Shares her experience with abstinence, her commitment at the age of 14 and how she managed abstinence to the age of 24 and marriage.  The women talk about the difference in the generations and how to encourage and expect abstinence in our children. “Abstinence is so worth it!” (Inspirations_0032 35 minutes)

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MAY 2009

Death of Parents and a Christian Jewish Friendship:
Death is inevitable, but no one wants to go through the process of losing their mom or dad. It is part of being in the “sandwich” generation and Bridgette shares her recent experience of holding the hand of her best friend that as she sits in  ICU, and then the death of her friend’s mom.  Jewish traditions of death and burial and the connection between Bridgette and her best friend, who is Jewish are discussed.

Then the women talk about gaining wisdom and as we grow and as we gain experience we help the generations that come after us.  The three women share their own reflections and experiences.  (Inspirations_0031 35 minutes)

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Having a Bad Day or Week?  Is it the Devil or Just Life? :
Do you feel you are having a bad day or week, is everything going wrong?  Chris talks about a run of bad events after her wedding.  Is it the devil or just life?  The three hosts discuss how to get through those difficulties, how to make it through trials and tribulations. How can you be content in these difficult times and how can you help others who are going through something similar.  (Inspirations_0030 33 minutes)

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Mother’s Day- Happy or Hurting:
Mother’s Day brings many different things to many different people.  Yes, for most people it is happy, but what about those who have lost their parent or child? What about those who no longer have a relationship with their child or parent, how do you get past that? The women share their experiences and how to work through some of the difficulties of Mother’s Day.   (Inspirations_0029 18 minutes)

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APRIL 2009

Generations-God Blesses Abundantly:
The listening family of the Generations podcast has followed along with our lives. In July 08 Chris talked about the new stage she was entering as she became engaged.

She also talks, in past podcasts, about meeting her boyfriend’s mother who would one day be her mother in-law. You also may recall hearing about her engagement and another podcasts talks about what premarital counseling is like. Today we celebrate with her as she tells us how God answered so many prayers in her wedding celebration. (Inspirations-_0028 26 minutes)

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Communication- Premarital Counseling:
The different generations share their thoughts on what premarital instructions was like at the time of their marriage. Christina shares the different aspects of her premarital counseling as well as a review On Bob Phillips book, “How Can I Be Sure?” (Inspirations_0027 19minutes)

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No Stress Here…Right!:
No generation or person is immune to stress.  It comes throughout the generations.  The key is, knowing how to handle the stress.  Each woman shares her thoughts.   (Inspirations_0026 119 minutes)

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MARCH 2009

Lent not lint:
Bridgette and Christina talk about the Holy days of Lent and what they mean.
(Inspirations_0025 13.36 minutes)

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Self Aware, Modeling, Masks, Self Esteem and Suicide:
Self Aware, Modeling, Masks, Self Esteem and Suicide. With guest counselor, Jeane Malnati  (Inspirations_0024 34.36 minutes)

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Epiphanies:
God teaches each woman, tailoring his spiritual enlightenment to the stages of their lives.  (Inspirations_0023 18.20 minutes)

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FEBRUARY 2009

Lost Love:
The woman talk about the Jewish ritual of mourning-sitting Sheva. Barbara shares the loss of  “the love of her life” just before Valentines Day.  (Inspirations_0022 13.02 minutes)

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Interview with Dr. Gary Chapman:
Author and minister Gary Chapman speaks to Christina and Bridgette about his books, The Five Love Languages, The Five Languages of Apology, The Five Love Languages for Singles, and God Speaks Your Love Language.  (Inspirations_0021 31 minutes)

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Love- Speak my Language:
The woman discuss their “love language,” as described in Gary Chapman’s book The Five Love Languages.  (Inspirations_0020 16 minutes)

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JANUARY 2009

Praying for “The Want To”:
Disappointments happen in each generation.  The women talk about praying for what Bridgette refers to as “The Want To.”  (Inspirations_0019 15 minutes)

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The Daniel Fast:
Christina and Bridgette interview author and Daniel Fast blogger, Susan Gregory.  (Inspirations_0018 27 minutes)

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Happy New Years:
The women talk about New Year’s resolutions, fasting, and prayer, as well as the different chapters in their lives.  (Inspirations_0017 24 minutes)

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