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Relationship Coach PodcasterAward-Winning Author JOHN CERTALIC

HELPING PEOPLE OF FAITH FIND THE JOY WE WERE MADE FOR IN OUR RELATIONSHIPS.

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    You Were Made For This

    Our relationships are so important to living a fulfilling life, we do ourselves a favor when we do what we can to make those relationships the best they can be. To that end, listen to Episode 139 of You Were Made for This. You’ll learn the benefits of listening to this podcast in helping you find more of the joy God intends for you in your relationships.

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    “At the end of the day, nothing matters MORE than relationships.” — John Certalic

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    186: Thankful for Life After Death

    November 30th, 2022|Categories: God in Our Relationships, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    My friend Larry Goring died 2 months ago after a nine-month battle with cancer. He was only 73, and I miss him greatly. Larry was one of the

    • curious people

    185: Thankful for Curious People

    November 23rd, 2022|Categories: Becoming a Better Listener, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    For the past two years, my grandson George has been a resident assistant in his college dorm. Before students check in at the start of the school year,

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    184: Thankful for Parents Who Discipline Their Children

    November 16th, 2022|Categories: Family Relationships, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    A family friend and listener to this podcast told me about an unpleasant experience she recently had at a big box retail store that got me thinking about

    183: Thankful for People Who Inspire Us

    November 9th, 2022|Categories: Podcast, Relational Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    In last week’s episode, no. 182, we began our Thankful in November series by talking about being thankful for the last time we experienced something. Today we continue

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    182: Thankful for “The Last Time I Will Ever…”

    November 2nd, 2022|Categories: Finding Joy in Relationships, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    It happened a few weeks ago, another one of those It was the last time I will ever … moments. It was the last time I experienced something

    • Tenderness

    181: Tenderness Found in Two Unusual Places

    October 26th, 2022|Categories: Finding Joy in Relationships, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    A friend I hadn’t seen in a while asked me the other day what was going on in my life. “Lots of death,” I said, filling in my

    • An Unusual place to find joy

    180: An Unusual Place to Find Joy

    October 19th, 2022|Categories: Finding Joy in Relationships, Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    You wouldn’t think you could find joy in the midst of difficult life events, but you can if you know how to look for it. Today’s episode is

    • in good relationships people listen to each other

    178: Good Relationships in Action

    October 5th, 2022|Categories: Podcast, Relational Skills|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

    There are so many thoughts about relationships running around in my head lately that I’ve wanted to share with you. They’ve been like little kids scrambling for the

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    Relationship Principles

    161: We Are Made For Relationships

    God is a relational being who created us in His image. It is why we are made for relationships. They are what give our life joy and meaning.

    Finding Joy in Relationships
    Relational Skills

    183: Thankful for People Who Inspire Us

    In last week’s episode, no. 182, we began our Thankful in November series by talking about being thankful for the last time we experienced something. Today we continue

    God in our Relationships

    186: Thankful for Life After Death

    My friend Larry Goring died 2 months ago after a nine-month battle with cancer. He was only 73, and I miss him greatly. Larry was one of the

    Family Relationships
    Becoming a Better Listener

    185: Thankful for Curious People

    For the past two years, my grandson George has been a resident assistant in his college dorm. Before students check in at the start of the school year,

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    Relationships at work enrich us when we listen for the threads of love and joy, fear and guilt, woven into the lives of the people we work with. It’s something we can all listen for. As we look forward to

    Writer's Digest Best Inspirational Book of 2016

    THEM is all about relationships and how to make them better. You’ll read real-life stories showing the joy found in bringing out the best in others, which brings out the best in ourselves.

    Have you ever wanted to understand and help someone who is depressed or angry? How about someone who is fearful, or has trouble forgiving and reconciling with others? Maybe you want to know how to better encourage someone.

    In THEM – The Richer Life Found in Caring for Others, John Certalic weaves together real-life stories that practically show how to help others – and ourselves – deal with the challenging relational issues that affect us so deeply.

    Winner of Writer's Digest Best Inspirational Book of 2016. Endorsed by Dr. Laura Mae Gardner, Ruth Van Reken, Dr. John Powell, Stuart Briscoe, and numerous missionaries.

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    Writer's Digest Best Inspirational Book of 2016

    THEM is all about relationships and how to make them better. You’ll read real-life stories showing the joy found in bringing out the best in others, which brings out the best in ourselves.

    Have you ever wanted to understand and help someone who is depressed or angry? How about someone who is fearful, or has trouble forgiving and reconciling with others? Maybe you want to know how to better encourage someone.

    In THEM – The Richer Life Found in Caring for Others, John Certalic weaves together real-life stories that practically show how to help others – and ourselves – deal with the challenging relational issues that affect us so deeply.

    Winner of Writer's Digest Best Inspirational Book of 2016. Endorsed by Dr. Laura Mae Gardner, Ruth Van Reken, Dr. John Powell, Stuart Briscoe, and numerous missionaries.

    Endorsements
    Order Now
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