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Dec 16, 2022

Could you use good news this Christmas season? 

Today's amazing guest, Pam Farrel, shares practical insights and tips to help you find good news that will sustain you during the holidays.

Pam Farrel is an engaging and energetic leader who has impacted women’s lives with her experience as an international speaker, Director of Women’s Ministry, radio co-host, newspaper columnist, pastor’s wife, youth leader and mentor. Pam has published more than 50 books including the best-seller Men Are Like Waffles - Women Are Like Spaghetti and her most recent title, Discovering Good News in John. She and her husband Bill co-direct Love-Wise, a ministry helping people with their most vital relationships, dating and marriage, parenting, grandparenting, and most importantly, God!

Pam Farrel relates her experience with those she has served for decades of ministry who experienced increased emotional and relational struggles during the holidays.

Farrel encourages listeners with the following key points:

  • Practice creative ways to celebrate with deeper meaning and less expense. Give your blessings and genuine words of encouragement.
  • Those who grieve may want to honor the memories of those they've lost. Instead of trying to suppress grief, acknowledge it and plan accordingly. Plan a place for God to meet you in the middle of your emotions.
  • Consider the names of God and how his identity offers hope and resurrection power in the midst of our circumstances.
  • Surround yourself with positive elements to uplift all five senses.
  • Monitor the type of input you're allowing into your mind.
  • Be your own best cheerleader.
  • Put good things into your mind before going to sleep.
  • Make your positivity louder than the negativity around you.
  • Strengthen your grip on good news by working together as a team.
  • Think about the way the original Christmas story featured people who were seeking light in the darkest times.

Visit Pam Farrel's ministry website at for resources, community support, and all of her books. Search for Pam and Bill Farrel on social media to connect with them.

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