Faith & Feelings

Faith & Feelings

Hosted by: Taylor Joy Murray

Faith & Feelings is a podcast designed to help you untangle & honor your emotions, authentically practice your faith, and integrate both into your everyday life so that you can experience the goodness &...

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The Ache of Emotional Loneliness with Carley

I recently heard loneliness described as “an agonizing hunger.” It is possible to be in a room full of people and to feel more lonely than if the room was empty. It is to be unseen. And being unseen by those close to...
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Pouring Out Your Big Feelings to God with Lauren

Have you ever poured out your feelings to God, before editing your words?  So many of us have internalized a narrative that stuffing down our emotions is strength. As children, we may have witnessed how “being fine”...
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When a Parent is Not Good with Ashley

The image of the family is so deeply imprinted onto us: pressed into our minds, hearts, and sense of who we are in the world. What do we do when our families are sources of pain or confusion… or worse, harm, neglect...
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Grieving the Death of a Dream with Melissa

What do you do when it feels like God broke His promise to you? Grief and pain come to us all, and sometimes they come through shattered dreams: when life crumbles, and with it, the God you thought you knew. In the...
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When the Voice in Your Head Is Not Kind with Iris

What do we do when something unexpected happens, and life suddenly curls up into the frightening mark of a question? When we’re standing on shifting ground, how do we live this question well? In this episode, my...
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"How Do I Live With Pain That Lingers?" with Jenn

I often wonder if, in our Western context, we’ve so fused the American dream with the risen Christ that when suffering enters our lives and does not leave quickly, all we know how to do is hide, judge, or despair....
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"Am I Safe if I Trust God?" with Jennifer

One of the hardest questions to answer in life is not “Does God exist?” but “Is God kind?” Sometimes, unspeakable things happen at the hands of others. Experiences of spiritual abuse in particular shatter our ability...
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When You Feel Betrayed by God with Jessica

So many of us have experienced a before and after.  A "before” you knew that life was fragile…and an “after.” When you can’t go back. You can’t un-know. You are changed. In some ways, grief will always be accompanying...
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When Life is Disobedient

Sometimes suffering lasts…and where is God in this? How do we find joy, hope, and love when life becomes undone? These are two questions that I’ve sat with over the last few months. In this episode, I set some...
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Series 2 Trailer | When Life Doesn't Make Sense

There’s a myth that is easy to buy into: that obedience to God will equal an easy life. In our modern context, many of us have absorbed an understanding of faith that requires life to work out…but what happens when it...
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7 Important Questions to Consider When Engaging With Someone Who Harmed You with Ashley Volk

What does it mean to love someone who has hurt you? In today’s episode I’m joined by my friend Ashley Volk, who received her certificate in narrative-focused trauma care from the Allender Center. In her experience...
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Your Questions Answered

To wrap up our first series on the podcast, I’m giving you the microphone to ask me your questions. I love hearing your voices whenever I can, and I think this will be a lot of fun. I’ll do my best to offer some solid...
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