On Not Getting Trapped by the “What Ifs” in Life

On Not Getting Trapped by the “What Ifs” in Life

This Podcast Series Program is brought to your by The Callas Foundation and Orthodox Christian Network listeners like you. Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss gathering up the pieces of our “best self” in our life so that we can move forward , choosing to move forward rather than to...

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Stop Numbing Out

Stop Numbing Out

Listen Now.   Join us as we discuss the importance of staying present, becoming self aware, and doing our best to avoid escaping our feelings through tv, the internet, games, and even food.  Click here for helpful resources on this topic, and the importance of participating in real life rather than numbing...

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On Learning that it’s OK not to be Perfect

On Learning that it’s OK not to be Perfect

Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss parenting and the importance of recognizing that the imperfect times are where life happens, where we learn from our mistakes, find character and strength, and become our unique selves. Paula and Eleni will be back every other week in between your busy tune...

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Being Intentional in the Way We Love Our Spouses

Being Intentional in the Way We Love Our Spouses

Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss being intentional in the way we love our spouse and how to deal with some of the common issues that almost all couples go through.  Both husbands and wives long to be heard, understood and respected. Listening is the most powerful way to show...

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The Significance of Taking Small Steps

The Significance of Taking Small Steps

Listen Now.  Being busy has become the norm.  Where is God in your schedule?  Join us as we discuss finding time in our lives for Christ and the significance of taking small steps to initiate greater things in our lives and particularly in our relationship with Christ.   Paula and...

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Remember to Connect with God First

Remember to Connect with God First

Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss loneliness, relationships, and the importance of remembering to go to the Lord first – that we must first connect with God and see ourselves through him in order to connect with others and build loving relationships.   Paula and Eleni will be back...

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What it Means to be Happy in a Marriage

What it Means to be Happy in a Marriage

Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss cornerstone marriages v. capstone marriages, expectations and and why God gave us Holy Marriages.  The truth is that God gave us Holy Marriages to bring us closer to Him, to be more like Christ and to help each other on the path to salvation....

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Encouragement Goes Straight to the Heart

Encouragement Goes Straight to the Heart

Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss encouragement, and the importance of becoming aware of what encourages you and and the what encourages others.  Knowing what a big difference encouragement makes in your own life, what can you do to help others “to take heart” when the going gets tough?   Paula...

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What Three Words Come to Mind When You Hear, Happy New Year?

What Three Words Come to Mind When You Hear, Happy New Year?

Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss the “New Year,” setting realistic expectations and the importance of being intentional, present, and open to whatever might happen.  For further thought, we offer a daily devotion from Fr. Stavros in which he discusses the beginning of the Ecclesiastical Year, as well as...

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The Perfect Gift for Orthodox Christian Families

The Perfect Gift for Orthodox Christian Families

Listen Now.   As we head into the Christmas season, join us as we discuss the importance of simplifying and slowing down to create traditions and memories, and help others, truly the perfect gift.   Photo credit: Listen Now.  About Our Podcasters Paula Marchman, MA, LPC, is the Managing Director of Family...

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On Step Families

On Step Families

Listen Now.  Join us as we discuss step families, often a difficult subject to navigate, particularly during the holidays.  We discuss how they are created, and navigating how to become a family for the children by honoring their feelings and sense of belonging, as well as how children adjust to...

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On the Art of Slowing Down

On the Art of Slowing Down

Listen Now.  These days we all seem to have such hectic lives, quickly moving from one activity to another, rarely having the opportunity to focus on the good things in our lives, to focus on being grateful, which brings us joy and happiness.  Modern technology saves us time in so...

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