35 Burst results for "Hope"
Jason Pye and Doug Talk Political Gridlock
"That when we make progress, there seems to be, especially when it comes up in an election year, the halfway point to a presidential year, you know, it's one of those things and I say this I'm jokingly, as someone who tried to be in the Senate, you know, every day there's a hundred people in the world who wake up and believe they should be president. They're all found in the United States Senate. And you know, but why is it that we seem to always especially as Republicans? And some Democrats, frankly, if you look at it, go back to this idea that the only way to solve some of these societal eels is to go to a process we know really doesn't work and cost us money. When you're talking about criminal justice system, that is just this throw away the key mentality, lock them up no matter what. You don't have a second chance. You don't have a third chance. You don't even have a first chance. If you listen to some of the rhetoric. I mean, it works to a point. It's not negative ads. I mean, they work to a point, but at a certain point in time, truth needs to prevail out. And it's really frustrating at this point in time that you're seeing this rhetoric because we know we know this rhetoric doesn't work. I mean, I flip those numbers around the other side. I look at the 85% that haven't been rearrested. Those are large numbers to say, look, this is working. As we go forward, disturbing trend though I'm seeing an election. And I saw it in my election in the Senate race. I was vilified by the cities under miss laugh where four by her team for being a defense car for actually have represented clients in our confrontational system. Wow, actually upholding the constitution shocker in that regard. What was even worse is the ads run against me. We're not even clients of mine. They were actually my partners. And had Hispanic faces. We'll continue on. Again, but that goes to the heart of this sort of scare tactic that goes on. But now we're starting to see it again. But there is some hope that it's not working. I know you're familiar with the candidates in Indiana. One had helped on criminal justice. It was three candidates in the race. The third one who had had no background at all actually ended up winning this primary. So what I thought was interesting was the two Republicans, both had legislative backgrounds. Wanted health been helpful on bail reform and other things in Indiana. The other one attacked them for that and came in a distant third. Do you see some of this with the proper discussion and political will, if you would, winning out or do we still have a life? It's really hard to say right now. And speaking, speaking more to your race, because I watched that race. And I've never hid this publicly. I voted for you in the race stuck. I actually had a hard time working in a yard too. But in your race, it was pretty interesting because of the spinning that both the loeffler team and others were trying to do because they were saying that life were saying, oh, I supported first step back. It was the prison reform and redemption act that we opposed because that was the predecessor Bill the first step. And they were hitting you on that. And it's like, there is no difference between these two bills. The first step
Kevin McCullough on the Failure of Democrats' Abortion Legislation
"Tell us both triggered Thomas. When I saw. The Senate try to push forward this insane abortion law and fail, I thought this is pure politics. They're doing this because they know they're going to get destroyed in November. So they're trying to come across like we're the only hope we're doing everything we can to save you from the evil Republicans, something like that. Well, what's interesting about the failure of that vote was that it not only didn't meet the cloture standard, which I think they were required to have 60. And this is why Elizabeth Warren was all out of sorts when she was in the hallway with the hill afterwards saying, oh, it's time to do away with the filibuster. It didn't even get a majority of votes. So it failed 49 51, you had a couple of Democrats that sided with Republicans that swayed the difference there. And at the end of the day, we are still not a country that is eager to. We don't worship moloch here. We don't eat our children. This is not and it feels somewhat surreal saying that, Eric, but when you look at the insanity that the left has gone after our kids with, they hate children from the pre born stage to the infant formula shortage that is cropping up all over the place now where the USDA actually controls about 60% of the production of formula and it had this been the Trump administration and he had taken the same blueprint that he did with vaccines and said, let's go get a private public partnership and get formula made and get it out to the shelves so that babies are okay. They could have done that in there's a couple of factories in Michigan right now that are sitting still that have been lifeless since mid last year.
We've Never Witnessed a Supreme Court Leak Like This Before
"Kevin, we were just talking about the Supreme Court. And I just want to say, I never dreamt in my lifetime. I would see anything like this. I mean, the leak in the Supreme Court like this. Now, is this level of brazen illegal activity on the part of the left, which kind of proves that they don't trust the system. They don't value the system. They don't believe in their own ideas. They have to use force. They have to intimidate justices. I really think that this is, it is so ugly. And so amazing. But I think I hope Americans are waking up that if you do not fight this folks, you are to blame. We need to fight this. This is, you know, you would fight if Chinese troops came here or maybe you wouldn't. But if you wouldn't, then, you know, you don't deserve to live in a great country like this. This is Marxism. It's the end of law. It's the end of America. And it's on many, many levels. So Kevin, thanks for giving us some details. Well, I do hope this comes out that the ruling comes out soon.
Putin warns Finland NATO membership would harm relations
"Russia's Russia's Russia's Russia's president president president president has has has has warned warned warned warned Finland Finland Finland Finland that that that that joining joining joining joining NATO NATO NATO NATO will will will will sour sour sour sour relations relations relations relations between between between between the the the the two two two two neighbors neighbors neighbors neighbors in in in in a a a a phone phone phone phone conversation conversation conversation conversation with with with with Russian Russian Russian Russian president president president president Vladimir Vladimir Vladimir Vladimir Putin Putin Putin Putin apparently apparently apparently apparently told told told told his his his his Finnish Finnish Finnish Finnish counterparts counterparts counterparts counterparts the the the the defendant defendant defendant defendant were were were were to to to to abandon abandon abandon abandon its its its its ministry ministry ministry ministry neutrality neutrality neutrality neutrality by by by by joining joining joining joining NATO NATO NATO NATO it it it it would would would would be be be be an an an an era era era era since since since since there there there there are are are are no no no no threats threats threats threats to to to to finance finance finance finance acuity acuity acuity acuity Finland's Finland's Finland's Finland's president president president president had had had had called called called called the the the the Russian Russian Russian Russian needed needed needed needed to to to to warn warn warn warn him him him him of of of of financing financing financing financing pending pending pending pending application application application application to to to to join join join join NATO NATO NATO NATO Finland's Finland's Finland's Finland's foreign foreign foreign foreign minister minister minister minister Pekka Pekka Pekka Pekka Haavisto Haavisto Haavisto Haavisto said said said said the the the the call call call call was was was was to to to to keep keep keep keep honest honest honest honest relations relations relations relations between between between between the the the the two two two two nations nations nations nations we we we we have have have have one one one one thousand thousand thousand thousand three three three three hundred hundred hundred hundred kilometers kilometers kilometers kilometers from from from from the the the the border border border border with with with with the the the the brush brush brush brush of of of of the the the the the the the the border border border border it's it's it's it's peaceful peaceful peaceful peaceful and and and and we we we we want want want want to to to to maintain maintain maintain maintain that that that that border border border border peacefully peacefully peacefully peacefully in in in in his his his his prime prime prime prime minister's minister's minister's minister's son son son son I'm I'm I'm I'm Iran Iran Iran Iran also also also also said said said said she she she she hoped hoped hoped hoped that that that that neighboring neighboring neighboring neighboring Sweden Sweden Sweden Sweden would would would would join join join join Finland Finland Finland Finland in in in in its its its its quest quest quest quest to to to to become become become become a a a a NATO NATO NATO NATO member member member member it's it's it's it's very very very very important important important important that that that that we we we we are are are are making making making making the the the the decisions decisions decisions decisions together together together together and and and and acting acting acting acting US US US one one one and and and also also also making making making the the the decisions decisions decisions in in in the the the same same same time time time table table table I'm I'm I'm Karen Karen Karen Thomas Thomas Thomas
Michigan profs push 'pee for peonies' urine diversion plan
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Senate leaders push for quick OK for fresh $40B for Ukraine
"Hi hi hi hi Mike Mike Mike Mike Rossi Rossi Rossi Rossi a a a a reporting reporting reporting reporting the the the the Senate Senate Senate Senate waits waits waits waits to to to to vote vote vote vote on on on on fresh fresh fresh fresh aid aid aid aid for for for for Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine Senate Senate Senate Senate leaders leaders leaders leaders from from from from both both both both parties parties parties parties were were were were hoping hoping hoping hoping for for for for quick quick quick quick approval approval approval approval of of of of a a a a fresh fresh fresh fresh forty forty forty forty billion billion billion billion dollar dollar dollar dollar aid aid aid aid package package package package for for for for Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine and and and and its its its its allies allies allies allies Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday we we we we have have have have a a a a moral moral moral moral obligation obligation obligation obligation a a a a moral moral moral moral obligation obligation obligation obligation to to to to stand stand stand stand with with with with Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine I I I I strongly strongly strongly strongly support support support support the the the the next next next next package package package package of of of of lethal lethal lethal lethal military military military military assistance assistance assistance assistance which which which which the the the the houses houses houses houses passed passed passed passed with with with with overwhelming overwhelming overwhelming overwhelming bipartisan bipartisan bipartisan bipartisan majority majority majority majority what what what what the the the the package package package package was was was was held held held held up up up up until until until until at at at at least least least least next next next next week week week week Republican Republican Republican Republican senator senator senator senator rand rand rand rand Paul Paul Paul Paul of of of of Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky declared declared declared declared he he he he would would would would not not not not allow allow allow allow speedy speedy speedy speedy passage passage passage passage my my my my oath oath oath oath of of of of office office office office is is is is to to to to the the the the national national national national security security security security of of of of the the the the United United United United States States States States of of of of America America America America we we we we cannot cannot cannot cannot save save save save you you you you crane crane crane crane by by by by dooming dooming dooming dooming the the the the U. U. U. U. S. S. S. S. economy economy economy economy latest latest latest latest bill bill bill bill when when when when added added added added to to to to thirteen thirteen thirteen thirteen point point point point six six six six billion billion billion billion dollars dollars dollars dollars approved approved approved approved by by by by Congress Congress Congress Congress in in in in March March March March would would would would raise raise raise raise US US US US aid aid aid aid to to to to the the the the region region region region since since since since the the the the Russian Russian Russian Russian invasion invasion invasion invasion well well well well above above above above fifty fifty fifty fifty billion billion billion billion dollars dollars dollars dollars the the the the Senate Senate Senate Senate is is is is recessed recessed recessed recessed until until until until Monday Monday Monday Monday Mike Mike Mike Mike Rossi Rossi Rossi Rossi out out out out Washington Washington Washington Washington
Daily Mail: Could Take 10 Weeks to Restock Baby Formula, Says Abbott
"Let's look at this baby formula issue As the daily mail puts out Abbott Laboratories said it could be ten weeks Before baby formula is restocked That's two and a half months by my calculation Well guess what Babies can't wait that long Once given FDA approval Abbott's Michigan plant could reopen in two weeks But the company said it will take 6 to 8 weeks to replenish its supply So the plant closed in mid February amid reports of infant illness and death For infants two died two got sick The plant closed in mid February After a thorough review of all the available data Abbott said there is no evidence to link our formulas to these infant illnesses No evidence So what is the FDA doing It's sitting on its hands It's keeping this plant closed Now if Donald Trump were president he would override the FDA and hope and order the plant to be open
Project Veritas: Whistleblower Troubled With the Direction of the FBI
"Here is the FBI whistleblower talking to project veritas after they got a hold of Ashley Biden's diary and had an FBI raids at their homes after that Alleging that this was political And he also says that the vast majority of FBI agents are troubled by the direction the agency is taking Gosh I hope we're going to hear from more whistleblowers than coming up here Check this out Going down to sentinel tags This was chosen by the people who opened up this case They had to specifically list the threat tags that they wanted to identify The intelligence investigation is meant for information That doesn't require that you've done anything wrong with dialog That's the governing dynamic for the FBI One paragraph justification for spying on anyone It's one of the few parts of the entire public document that you see that will be redacted It's truly an incredible amount of power If used wrong What do you hope comes from your endeavor to be here and say all this I would hope that we could end up with a nonpartisan law enforcement agency in this country that's not doing things that seem to be inappropriate Just you doing the job that you're told following those orders is to maintain your paycheck and your pension that gives you the Holocaust So then you end up with somebody who's willing to do something that maybe compromises their ethics Yeah Yeah you're right And thank you to that whistleblower for speaking up
G7 foreign ministers meet to discuss Ukraine war, impacts
"Top top top top diplomats diplomats diplomats diplomats from from from from the the the the group group group group of of of of seven seven seven seven wealthy wealthy wealthy wealthy nations nations nations nations are are are are gathering gathering gathering gathering in in in in northern northern northern northern Germany Germany Germany Germany to to to to discuss discuss discuss discuss several several several several issues issues issues issues including including including including the the the the war war war war in in in in Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine and and and and energy energy energy energy and and and and food food food food security security security security the the the the meeting meeting meeting meeting at at at at the the the the Baltic Baltic Baltic Baltic Sea Sea Sea Sea resorts resorts resorts resorts of of of of vice vice vice vice and and and and house house house house located located located located northeast northeast northeast northeast of of of of Hamburg Hamburg Hamburg Hamburg takes takes takes takes place place place place amid amid amid amid tight tight tight tight security security security security with with with with about about about about three three three three thousand thousand thousand thousand five five five five hundred hundred hundred hundred police police police police officers officers officers officers deployed deployed deployed deployed at at at at the the the the event event event event sites sites sites sites the the the the foreign foreign foreign foreign ministers ministers ministers ministers of of of of Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine and and and and Moldova Moldova Moldova Moldova have have have have been been been been invited invited invited invited as as as as guests guests guests guests speaking speaking speaking speaking in in in in Berlin Berlin Berlin Berlin Ukrainian Ukrainian Ukrainian Ukrainian foreign foreign foreign foreign minister minister minister minister Dimitrov Dimitrov Dimitrov Dimitrov collabo collabo collabo collabo welcomed welcomed welcomed welcomed the the the the German German German German government's government's government's government's recent recent recent recent decisions decisions decisions decisions to to to to step step step step up up up up military military military military support support support support for for for for his his his his country country country country whether whether whether whether I I I I take take take take the the the the supply supply supply supply of of of of weapons weapons weapons weapons all all all all of of of of these these these these sanctions sanctions sanctions sanctions that that that that need need need need to to to to be be be be imposed imposed imposed imposed against against against against against against against against Russia Russia Russia Russia we we we we see see see see that that that that the the the the positive positive positive positive positive positive positive positive dynamic dynamic dynamic dynamic he he he he also also also also expressed expressed expressed expressed hope hope hope hope that that that that the the the the European European European European Union Union Union Union would would would would soon soon soon soon approve approve approve approve he he he he cranes cranes cranes cranes application application application application to to to to start start start start the the the the process process process process of of of of joining joining joining joining the the the the bloc bloc bloc bloc saying saying saying saying his his his his country country country country would would would would also also also also be be be be an an an an asset asset asset asset to to to to the the the the European European European European Union Union Union Union needs needs needs needs Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine Ukraine as as as as much much much much as as as as you you you you can can can can use use use use the the the the European European European European Union Union Union Union I'm I'm I'm I'm Karen Karen Karen Karen Thomas Thomas Thomas Thomas
Catherine Engelbrecht: Lessons Learned From True the Vote, 2000 Mules
"Look, I mean, I think it was congressman Sheila Jackson Lee's district. We call it Shirley. And there was like an empty lot, folks. You got to check this out. There's an empty dirt lot. And Catherine calls. She's guess what we found. It was true to vote back then. We got over 40 people who are registered to vote at an empty dirt lot. Do you remember that? Oh, yeah. That was one of our very first research projects and the way it went was when we started through the vote, it was just a very small group that said, you know what? We need volunteers who are not enough volunteers to work at the polls and we're all looking for some way to sort of check that good citizenship box. So let's go do that. And when we did that, we saw problems related to process. Some of those problems were focused, most of the problems were focused on inaccuracies in a poll book. And that led to the question of, well, how does bad data get into the poll book? What kind of controls and maintenance measures are being taken, which roll back to how our voters being registered, which got to these MP lots and people being registered at Jack in the boxes and, you know, fans in the dresses and so forth and so on. And that really started this, you know, now decade plus kind of sojourn and crusade for better process and really the heart of the movie is really meant to highlight the breakdown of process and breakdown of integrity in our elections. We have been pushed into a corner where voter ID is claimed to be racist. You know, we need to be able to vote for a month before election. Oh, just go down the list. And then you introduce these drop boxes. So our hope was to highlight just how broken it is all becomes and then find our way
Dems Are Hoping a New Vote on Abortion Will Help Them Win in November
"The political stuff for just a moment, I am sure you saw the news. The vote that everybody is very, very upset about, well, those on the left. And the Democrats are now saying they intend to use this and Senate abortion rights vote to quote galvanize their supporters ahead of midterms. The quote was from one of these congressional Democrats. Today we start the march towards the November elections. So the problem with all of this and regardless of where you stand on this issue is just that the horrible political theater. That's involved. I mean, they're just, you know, topping of the bit, the Democrats anxious to politicize this and really stir up negative emotions from so many people so that they can get them to the ballot boxes in November because I think they know things really are that bad. With the economy with what we saw in Afghanistan, the tragedy that there's not a lot we can do, but I think a lot of people feel frustrated. We haven't been able to be more helpful overseas. And then, of course, the border. Oh, and did I forget there was a new study that came out today saying that more people than ever before died from drug overdoses. And you can't tell me that it doesn't have a little something to do with the amount of drugs that are coming into this country from our southern border. There's a lot of reasons and we can go into them another time. But it's part of it, right? So you got the border mess, you get the economic mess, you get the international mess, and so what do they do? They say, oh, well, we're going to, we're going to now use this to galvanize and excite our voters. For November. It was a very close vote, 49, 51, I think we all knew it would fail. It was certainly expected to fail, but you see this now becomes a political hot item for them, and they are going to maximize the return as much as possible. I get it. It's a political place Washington D.C.. And they know that they have nothing else to run on. I mean, they really don't, because
Why Pete Hegseth and David Goodwin Decided to Write a Book Together
"Folks, I am really excited right now because we're talking about something in this hour and I hope in the next hour as well that's at the heart of my concerns for the nation for the culture for the world. Something called education. I have in front of me, a brand new book called battle for the American mind, uprooting a century of miseducation, the authors are in the studio Pete hegseth and David Goodwin welcome. Thank you, Eric. Now I know both of you sort of because but from different worlds, you're mister Fox and Friends on the weekends or my confusing you with another Pete hegseth. No, you're right, you're right. And we met in multiple iterations. Here and there. But the problem is when you see somebody on TV, you don't remember, did I actually meet them or did I just saw that see them on YouTube or something like that? But David Goodwin, you are the head of the association of classical Christian schools. Yes. Devotee and fan of classical Christian education and of homeschooling and I am thrilled to see you again. And thank you for writing a book because we need to talk about this. So where do we start? First of all, I think most people want to know, hey, how did Pete hegseth meet David Goodwin? How did you come to write a book together? Well, I met David Goodwin. You mentioned Fox and Friends. It happenstance to that. I was at a diner in rural North Carolina talking about the news of the day as we do on the morning show. And a family approached me too cute little girls in uniforms and a woman pulled me aside and said, you know, what do you know about classical Christian education? Because we were talking about it. And we got to talk in and she said, you got to meet this guy, David Goodwin, and she put us in touch. And I had kids that had been in classical questions, so I was familiar with it, but I didn't understand the larger movement. And we just got to know each other and he shared some early manuscripts that he was working on of research that he had done. And I kept reading it and saying, this is amazing. Everybody's got to know this. This is the key right here. And over months and then years, we kind of joined forces and swap notes, and then we decided to embark on a Fox nation film called miseducation of America, which is where, and then this book also came out of that project as well. So it is a genuine partnership
John King: Trump Is the Dominant Force in the Republican Party
"It prompted CNN's John King to report that you may hope Trump goes away. You may wish he'll go away, you may think he's not influential, but you would be wrong. That is at the top. A lot of people at home say stop talking about Trump. Donald Trump is the most dominant force in one of America's two leading political parties. And he is proving it again in this year's primary campaigns. And so for the people out there who want to stop talking about Trump. That's not up to us. We have to cover these races where Trump's endorsement is clearly making a difference in West Virginia tonight justice didn't Ohio last week. We're going to have the Nebraska governor's race later tonight as those results come in. And then Pennsylvania Senate race, Georgia, both the governor's race, the Secretary of State's race there, the Arkansas, there are some Trump factors as well. So he is a factor in the party. For a lot of people at home who don't want to talk about him and wish he would go away. He is not going away. And he is the dominant force in the Republican Party right now. He's right. No way around that.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Describes the $40B Ukraine Aid Bill
"Guys, I'm really delighted to welcome to the podcast, the one and only Marjorie Taylor Greene. Hey, it's great to see you again. It was so wonderful to see you at Mar-a-Lago for the movie premiere and I hope you had a great time. I did. It was so nice to see you and Debbie and you and your entire team dinesh. You guys did an amazing job with the movie 2000 mules. I was blown away when I watched it a truly, truly exposed the voter fraud that happened with absentee ballots and all the trafficking and the mules in the 2020 election. So thank you so much for all your hard work on that and true the vote. And I really hope everyone watches that movie. Well, we're certainly going to try to make that happen. Let's pivot to what's going on in the world today. There's a huge appropriation of money. Was it 40 of what was the amount? Billion. 40 billion. $40 billion for Ukraine at a time when the country is going through all kinds of issues. You emphatically voted no. Talk a little bit about what was the mood in the GOP about this because it seems like a fair number of Republicans voted. Yes. Talk about the impact of what's going on there. Well, I think this exposes more of the problems than the Republican Party. They still haven't figured out who they need to be. And the Republican Party needs to be America first. And that showed you that vote yesterday showed you that we still have Republicans in our conference that are just ingrained in the ways of Washington where they will just vote defense send money to more to fund more wars or regime change, really money laundering through nonprofits and NGOs in Ukraine. Now, of course, we're all upset for the Ukrainian people. We're upset for any people in any country that are suffering, but this is America last, $40 billion sent to Ukraine, funding all kinds of things we should not be funding. Like the CIA, there's an undescribed amount of funds and Bill that goes to the CIA. It also funds allowing anyone that habitually lived in Ukraine. But that doesn't give you a good description of what that means so that basically could be someone that travels goes into Ukraine, maybe doesn't even stay there that long claims they live there. And then they leave and go into Poland. And guess what? They get a free ticket to America and the taxpayers are paying for
Fugitive inmate captured after manhunt, ex-jail officer dead
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Shanghai tightens lockdown despite falling COVID cases
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Charlie Duke Was and Is the Youngest Man to Ever Walk on the Moon
"Holy cow, folks, I'm so excited I'm about to burst, we've got a whole room of people about to turn blue over here. Because I've got a guest right now who claims we don't know. We have no proof to have walked on the moon 50 years ago today, general Charles duke. Welcome to this program. I thought you very much, there's a lot of proof that we really landed on the moon. I happen to believe that you did. I happen to believe that you did, and I am so excited and honored to be talking to you, not just to be talking to you, but to be talking to you on the 50th anniversary today of your having set foot on the lunar surface and not just that. But as the youngest man ever to walk on the moon, yes? Yes, that's correct. I was 30 36 when I stepped onto the moon. I'm 86, and I'm still the youngest man that walked on the moon. See, now that's the funniest thing of all. You are to this day, the youngest man who walked on the moon. Yes, sir. But the title retained the title, but hopefully before I die, I will relinquish that to someone from Artemis, but one of the younger astronauts can claim they're the youngest in the moon. Do you think someone I wasn't expecting to go there so quickly, but do you think that in your lifetime it's possible somebody I mean, I've really just lost hope that anybody wants to go to the moon. You happen to be on the inside. So you would know. Well, I'm not officially with NASA anymore, but I stay current with what's going on. And the Artemis program, which is scheduled to land somebody on the moon by the end of the decade, is proceeding very, very well.
Fugitive inmate, ex-jail officer in custody after manhunt
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"hope" Discussed on Sprinkled with Hope
"Will all be there and we'll look down in. He'll either say on your bears. The heck out of me or to because i have that nineteen year old mentality radi. He'll tell a joke or something. Give him impression. This is seriously been so great. And and i i love talking about these things because i think that you know. We all have different trials in life and it could be going through grieving process like this it could be You know. I know even people that have gone through divorce. And that's a grieving process right. And you're gonna you know that's almost like a death And so i. If i can tell you shane through it and so. I think that you know when we can help lift each other up where we stand. I think that is really the message that you know. That's ringing in my ears today is is you know. Don't don't just say. And i love how you said it. Don't just say oh. What do you need. 'cause somebody who's going through the grieving process is like i don't even know what i need today. I i can't even breathe so if you can help me even do that. That would be awesome right. And so anyway i. I love this conversation. It's been it's been really great. And i appreciate you coming on red at the end of our podcast episodes. Shane and i do this thing. We call the double down dose. And and so we ask we ask everybody these. These two questions Our our podcast is named sprinkled with hope and so we love to talk about hope. So what is your definition of hope. Or how would you define it. Wow as as our you said several dose okay. I do have that. Hope is defined as so many ways. But i think it's it's believing yourself using the courage and strength that you have a you never knew..
"hope" Discussed on Sprinkled with Hope
"Reformed with migraines take for that But yeah it's a seven week program that we do. It's completely free and we need for one hour in our new one. We'll start up in january and you can find that all the information the details Within the website by we just seven weeks. I said we haven't introduction the first week in weeks tuesday. Six s fell out for greece. And we have a main topic. So for g would be gift a time where we talk about your how time helps in in in it's not necessarily heels but it helps and then sometimes time could be negative where people think we should hurry up. Move on get faster you know. Just get through it than ours received out. We talked about how to receive how to ask out I itch for inspiration where she don't put this tune to younger. But you need it. You need to be inspired by something every day to get you out of bed. And then e is expectations. We expect others. Expect what we did not expect Dealing with grief and then s is feel everything which used to be sorted. We talked about all the emotions within it sort of turned into a tribute. So we bring pictures we tell stories. We say what we miss the most It's important to us to say their name and then To help is our last Siri and it's just sort of like what your next step would he want to do when he would accomplish in. It can be something as minor as hope. I wouldn't impact in stocks. Or i want. She goes through his jury box or goes through our perjure locks or his or or his clothes. I wanna go to the grave and actually physically walk up to the grave versus sitting in my car. So it's just always having that moving forward mentality which is really really important. Really cool stuff. I i honestly wanna thank you for talking about this stuff sharing your story in your pain that you felt you said something that really struck me that jason and i think we're learning very quickly which is purpose you know i think in the past evil talk about goals and we've talked about that podcast and mike iago's are good but when you hit them what's next will purpose really is. What is my purpose in life. And so what would you say your purposes right now like what what is hoax. Purpose right now. You know when. I love that in. I think that we all are striving to look for that purpose. In sometimes you'll get a full blown answer to it. We just sort of assume winter curve. I got has called me. I think i just assumed that repurposes is my talent you know..
"hope" Discussed on Sprinkled with Hope
"Sir to answer your question. I had to make a decision in After the funeral and and as things moved on in that anger and frustration in hell that i was going through as a mother. I felt like okay as she choices. I asked either live with this painting in this hateful. Most industry vengefulness and this this spike in ugliness In forget where. I was before or i can take that pain and put it into power or purpose in so i knew at that time The person that i was before that phone call was was not the person that i wasn't. You know in the midst of greece. And i never will be i say all the time versus you know. It was really really but it's the truth. You're never the same by that happy. You're lucky positive of the person was so that hope by now. I had this horrific trauman event that happened in thought. How am i gonna live with this in. i knew that he would be okay if i sat. That drought ended. Years did come out. If you will be cool at that right. They would understand that. I lost my son in new. She lost her son. You view and and we understand. But then i thought i can't relate that lost justin can't lose hope and so i had to dig deep and find what my purpose was in if i was going to be a victim or survivor survivor and i chose that. I love the parts that justin loved about me. And i had to find those again so greece ho sort of was born in the midst of co bid. When i tried to. It took meet years. I mean i tried doing books. Podcast in speaking. And i couldn't find the niche that i needed until kovin and then when cove it hit or a whole nother layer degree right. We're counting on tv and see our friends who can't see our family You know their facetime people ask. They're taking their last breath..
"hope" Discussed on Sprinkled with Hope
"Host jason and we are so excited today to bring our guests with us. Hope which is awesome because that is what we are. We're all about hope. And so we're so happy to have you on today with us Just to give a little biography about hope i have. She has created and developed and designed and currently facilitate a virtual grief peer support group. I created this in honor of my son. Justin who passed away tragically at the young age of nineteen by murder. Which will talk about. I'm sure i knew. I was given this pain for a purpose to provide positively support and hope for others going through their grief journey. So thank you hope for joining us today. Joining shane and i and were were excited to talk to you about grief and pain and loss and all of those things today and thank you needs honor so tell us a little bit more about yourself kind of this. This grief support group that you have and just kind of little you know. Fill in those gaps. That i left you know just about who hope is now. Personally i am. I live in delaware. Ohio which is counter above columbus ohio. And i'm from actually xenia ohio. Which if you know anything about the only team there is denouncing yet is there was a seventy four tornado that ripped through the whole entire town. That's sort of like on the weather channel so the only thing people have that In that was way back when in seventy four. But i have married to. My husband might in like i said. We live outside of columbus and reduce sons. Brian is thirty. One in justin is forever not which we'll talk about And i have two beautiful granddaughters adeline inhalants and another granddaughter. We found out on the way. A mate agree early march and i work for financial institution for the past twenty five years as a talent coordinator bring on new hires in sort of new. Send them on their journey within awesome. So let's talk about What the grief thing that you've created. Obviously we know why you did that because your son by dive into that a little bit more. What what are things that you do. And how can people.
"hope" Discussed on Sprinkled with Hope
"Host. Jason and we have an amazing guest with us today. Hope rieger. she's gonna talk about some difficult circumstances. That happened in her life where she lost her son to To being brutally murdered and so we will talk about that. A little bit But it's how to help people in a grieving process. I think is really one of the great things that she talks about how to help. People that are going through that so listen to this episode. It really is tough for some people to talk about it so we truly appreciate hope being willing to open her mouth and her life and share some really difficult things but you can. You can tell that she wants to help other people as she goes through her own journey. A truly we appreciate the opportunity. We had to speak with her. We wish that you could see the before. And after we record with people we have some amazing interaction with our guests and hope was no different. We just really appreciate that. She's now part of our family. We also want to tell you each we truly appreciate you. You're you are so valuable We honestly couldn't do this without you. And so thank you so much for your love and support and we share that love for each one of you and hope you're doing well also. I just want to mention that. If you know somebody who's going through the grieving process right now. Please share this with them. So hopefully that will help them to kind of get through this situation or to to find techniques and things that will help them to comfort them and she also has a peer group that you could be a part of that could help you in that grieving process so.
"hope" Discussed on Hope Discovered
"Who have serious conditions, all of a sudden they're in large groups, people don't have masks on. They're talking roll out. It's a time of anxiety. So we're concerned about that. That's something that we have to pay attention to as mental health providers. So it's a scary time for a lot of people and a lot of people are here again, even with this going on are still battling their addictions and so on and so forth. Their anxieties, what to wrap things up here, what would be? We always end on a message of hope with all that society in general has been through over the last 18 months and two years has been a lot of hardships, a lot of financial hardships. A lot of people have had to drastically change their lifestyle. And we're another time of transition again, addiction is still a problem overdoses are still a problem. What message of hope would you have for people in general, whether it be people in the community or people who have someone in their family who is struggling during these times with addiction? Well, you know, first of all, I'll say there's resources, the need to reach out and get help. I know, let's say you're a family member of a loved one that's struggling with addiction. We have a support group that we do on Tuesday night, the family education support group at 5 30 at market avenue, it's a dynamic group of people that come to that and we support encourage one another share our experiences, that's one thing. I alluded to it earlier. There's a program called celebrate recovery. It's a 12 step program that's based on biblical principles, Jesus Christ is the higher power, but it's for anybody who has a hurt habit or a hang up. It's a very it's a very loving group. In churches throughout the world, actually, they're all around here. You can feel free to call me. If you want to get pointed in that direction. But the ultimate hope, again, is for me as if there's a God that can turn a crucifixion into a resurrection. And that he loves us that much, and he can do that, and he can free somebody like me from the bondage of various addictions. And I believe that if we really pursue him and if we surrender to the one who surrendered his life first to us for us, and he did lord Jesus Christ on that cross, and I believe there's going to be hope for all of us because his hope and his health has no limits or no boundaries. And what's impossible with man is truly possible with him? You know, I'm thankful, you know, my prayer, even when I was coming over here that somebody would hear this message reach out, get the hope that they need or maybe somebody's listening to know somebody that needs help in this area. And it would ignite the passion inside of them to reach out to somebody, reach out to me, reach out to calm quest, a pastor, whatever. And get the help that they need is the resources are there. And God wants to be able to help you as only he can. And I'm just thankful to have this opportunity to share my story and my continuous journey. Thank you so much. We so appreciate you being here. You're so valued at this organization. Thank you very, very much for being here. At this time, I would like to say that if you want more information about what we do here at conquest, I would direct you direct you to Tom quest dot org. Once again, that's calm quest dot org. We are conquest services, incorporated and there's lots of information on our website. The various services that we offer, there's numbers there that you can call for help for resources a great place for information. Gill again, thank you so much for being here. Thank you for being on the hope discovered podcast by conquest. Thank you so much. Really, really truly appreciate it..
"hope" Discussed on Hope Discovered
"Way to live my life. I thought you'd never ask. Actually, first I'd have to say my wife. I met my wife a few years before that. And my wife, she had faith, just and I'm very emotional. So it's hard. Sometimes she's a very beautiful person and so many ways. She's my best friend. I'm so thankful that the lord put her in my life. So I started to look at myself different. I started to do things different people places and things. And she was very instrumental in helping me get my life turned around just by the beautiful person that she is. But I had a defining moment in my life. And God put an unlikely hero in my life by the name bob forman. I affectionately called him. It came to know him as brother bob. And he wasn't somebody that was successful in terms of finances. He didn't have, you know, a lot of education. Any type of power I met him in the church, but he wasn't a pastor or an elder or a deacon. He was actually the custodian of the church at the Parma park church of God. And believe me, that's no, I'm not looking at that profession down at downward way. It was wonderful. He was just an incredible person. And he had everything that I didn't have. I had education. I had money and based on the world standards. I think in a lot of ways, people would look at me and thought I was the success. But he had peace. He had joy. He had purpose in his life, and he didn't want what I had, but I wanted what he had. And bob loved me and met me at my point of need and first he put a face on God for me. And then he began to share God's love for me began to share what we talk about in the church. God's plan of Salvation that the God that created you is the same God that loved you so much that he was willing to die for you. And quite frankly, I wanted what bob had. I wanted that piece and that joy and that purpose that he had at the time it didn't know that he was actually dying of cancer. When he was sharing God with me and I didn't know that because you wouldn't have known it in the life he lived because he was a very godly individual that had asked Jesus into his heart and he was walking in his faith and that's what I wanted. I was very driven very intense, very addicted. And I wanted that in my life. I wanted what he had and at the age of 27, that's what I did. You know, what we call in the church, I gave my life to the lord Jesus Christ I asked Jesus come into it into my heart to be my lord my savior and my life changed immediately. With these addictions, having taken a leap of faith as it were, as we hear so often, you have to take a leap of faith. And that came the point for you. When you found your spirituality, you found Jesus. Were there other aspects of your recovery? Did you need like for example assistance medically with recovery and so on? Did other things come into play once you realize that you had to change? You know, I never, you know, it's kind of interesting a footnote. My mom and I actually have the exact same sobriety date. We had our last strike together on May 6th. 1985, we've both been sober now. Over 36 years, she went to a place called Edwin Shaw. She went through AA had a sponsor, the whole bit after I gave my life to God. I just really began to pursue the lord with all my heart, soul mind and strength and I'll never forget what bob shared with me then. He shared what we call spiritual disciplines. And what would help me even to this day maintain my recovery is that I had to hear from God. I had to talk to God and I had to worship God and what that looks like is hearing from God is the number one way I believe that we hear from God today is through the Bible through his word and I picked up the Bible started reading, reading at 35 years ago and I've never put it down. I read it every single day, because I need to hear from God. That's part of my faith journey. I pray all day long. There's a scripture verse and first estonians 5, 17. It says prey without ceasing. So I had the prey, especially early on in my recovery because there'd be temptations and struggles and through prayer and hearing from God and picking up his word. I would be able to replace that thought of temptation. I would be able to remove that thought and replace it with a God taught and very scripture versus and passes it really spoke to me made a difference in my recovery one day at a time. And then to worship God and know that it's not about me, it's about God and what he did for me and how much he loves me. And, you know, to think that the guy that created me love me so much that he was going to die for me changed my life. And so I want that intimacy. Christianity is not a religion. It's a relationship. It's an intimate relationship with the living God and to have any kind of relationship you have to communicate. You have to listen. God gave us two errors and as a pastor, sometimes I struggle with that. Because I like to talk, but he gave us two ears and a mouth so that we would that we would listen and talk and communicate communicate to him and with him, but also worship him. And that's where the church comes in and bob talked about that, that you need a place, even though the church isn't it's not a building or four walls. It's the people and in some respects we're doing church right now. But there needs to be a place where you can gather and fellowship together and worship together because our lives, we worship with our lives, but there needs to be a place where we can gather in those three things made a big difference in my life along with accountability. And if I can just add to that, went to a promise keepers convention in Pittsburgh of all places. I'm a big browns fan. God's got a great sense of humor. Pittsburgh stadium. Organization called promise keepers. And it's a Christian men's conference. And it was just that it was a powerful, three day experience. Where I really felt God's presence through a spirit flowing and I knew that I needed not only to confess my sit in turn from my sand, but I really need to follow God and get help in my recovery and get other men involved in my life that I could really confess the things that I struggled with. And that's what I did. It's called accountability. And so to this day, 35 years later, I meet with three other men in an accountability group, so they can really share life with we can sharpen one another confess one to confess to one another and just really share with one another to keep me on the right path. That's interesting. 35 years, that's quite an accomplishment, but it's impressive to me that after 35 years, you still don't let your guard down. And there's two things that I want to follow up with here for our listeners. The first one would be. You mentioned accountability and that kind of folds into its one thing to recover. It's another thing to maintain your recovery. So let's talk about that first. What is important for someone.
"hope" Discussed on Sprinkled with Hope
"I have a few quotes. We love to quote. My first one is anonymous. It says a flower doesn't think of competing with the flower next to it. It just blooms. And i thought that's the same thing with with us as humans. We don't have to compare ourselves to the person sitting next to us. We have to compete with that person. We have to compete with ourselves. That's the only one or we just bloom. We do whatever we want in life and the same thing with confidence. Weaken confidence comes from within each one of us. And i think as we look back on little children. I believe that children start to develop confidence And maybe they're taught that and then as we get. Older confidences is taught out of us. So we start to listen to what the world is telling us and rethink. Oh we're not as confident as we should be and that's where we get into trouble. We need to get out of our comfort zone and push past that fear. Sometimes that hold us back of competence. So that leads me to the second quote that i wanted to share from mark twain and he says courage is resistance to fear mastery. Fear not absence of fear. So wanna keep that in mind as you think about people that you might view as confident people that they're just brimming with confidence. It's not that they have that they have no fear. Everyone has fear they just have found ways to push through that to control that more than the fear controlling itself. I honestly believe fear holds people back in a lot of things and confidence is also one thing
"hope" Discussed on Hope Discovered
"hope" Discussed on Sprinkled with Hope
"I wanna talk a little bit about The human will and drive and how that comes into play with heart because there's also that side to right like those that know me know i love football and we we. Shane and i love sports. And we love going to sporting events. And so you know when you're in a football game or something or you hear somebody talking about these man got heart. He just he goes after he tries. Really hard and i think that's the other side of heart too because you can have compassionate love and then you have also this will and this human will to want to drive yourself forward towards whatever goals it is that you have that you want to accomplish this. Let me give you an example. So for instance in my life you know. I love my family. I love my wife. I love my children. And so i work. Really hard to provide that for them The things that they need And so i have a job. And i work hard for them so that they can have the things that they want. Because i love them. So you know that's why we do things that we do because that human will drives us to want to do things for the people we love so you can kind of see a little connection there So creating an environment where you and your children to not only survive but thrive is really important. And i'm not sure that we've talked about a survive and thrive in kind of mentioned it here and there but Kinda what's that difference in in so the human will is what can help you to run another mile or try a little harder. So how does having heart. What does that mean. So having heart is the motivation to keep going areas strength and conditioning coach. Said this human will is what gets us to start a diet or get into the jim. Hart is what gets us to stay there. And so i think that's like a really good example so we have this human. Will this drive to wanna do things. But then having heart keeps us in. That moment keeps us in that particular. Time helps us to continue to move forward. I have one more quote in. Its from an unknown source But it says this. And i really liked distant. Said always help someone. You might be the only one that does anything that kind of goes back to. What chain was saying is serving others helping others You know serving the people that you love the most will help bring that heart and love and compassion to others and not just to yourself. It is important to take care of yourself. I totally agree but as.
"hope" Discussed on S.H.E.Talks | Spreading Hope Everywhere Talks
"Have to keep reminding yourself when you're praying without ceasing as the word says you are constantly talking to god. Reminding yourself and meditating on has with the guy on my side. So whom should i- lanky got your god. I think you gotta have thanksgiving as well. You gotta keep praising god through the storm because you can't get the storm without do the storm without praising him that's right your praises him. Say i'm coming from a place of victory. I may look like undefeated but by jesus shed blown across. I am more than overcome. I overcame already. The west has jesus overcame the world. So you will overcome the situation and you just keep laying entrusting on god. Keep talking to him. He's heard you and he wanted to send me here to tell you that he's heard you. What kind of prison you're in You're still hoping to guy keep on hoping that's wrong. That hopeless will not be in vain. Let's go back to burst in on with looking at pin davis premises. Though my father and mother for sake me the lord will receive me so let me say this. There comes a point in your life when you realize the guy that your everything. Yes jesus you're everything and His love is unconditional but the love of man is conditional. So as long as you're doing what may and want you to do. They're good with you as soon as you step out and want to do something different. Especially you know you're going inside right. Yes then they are against you but you have to remember. The guy is for you guys for you. That love is unconditional. he loves you. And even let's think about it while we were still centers. He's still sent his son. Jesus yes hey. The punishment on the cross for the central were for all the people that will receive him salvation through. It gives jesus that he gets people that chance to choose him as saying because we were raggedy. We were right. We call up even before we were born. Jesus had already down across the take away are seeing. How have to see that salvation through him a sample one of make it more difficult than that and wanna push Performance yes nothing you can perform in due to ever stand up to the righteousness of god. That's right to to speak for yourself as you are. Righteous are due to to show that you are righteous receiving. Jesus shows that. Jesus you took on the salvation. The jesus offered across the shedding of his blood..
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"He will keep me save a man and his dwelling he will high me the shoulder of sacred tint and set me up on war aplenty rock. That sounds. i saw night one. Dry on know he's just a reiteration psalm. Wanted this guy. When you look to god to be your shelter to be your safe dwelling place you are you. Are you a safe in that. Satan came to buy cannabis coming into it. Now i try but one thing about god is always going to be your son. He's gonna fight for you and you will win a guard. Because i can't nobody gets moga. So you know so here again. David is remembering god's faithfulness being that rock for him. So let's get verse six says then my head will be exalted above the enemies who surround me at his sacred tent. Our will sacrifice Shouts of joy our saying immig music to the war. So here you know you you you gotta you gotta know you've got to by even when you got enemies common against you people faucet using you know in christ you already have the jets right every believer in jesus christ has the victory and then you are as the work calls you more than a conqueror. Conqueror is a great thing. But when you more than conrad high man you have someone. That's definitely undefeated that's rhyme. So you got to remember the and under undefeated With this you carry. More than a conqueror comes from being in christ. Jesus that's right okay. So let's look at here. We're here comes a prayer where david is saying from versus seven through twelve here. 'cause his prayer he says hear my voice. When i call lord be merciful to me an answer me my heart says of six face your face lord i will seek so in other words you gotta stable forgotten prayer. Keep that communication with the guy because it is vital to your sanity. To your safety to your. Deliverance is vital to you succeeding. M being victorious prayer posture That does not mean that you have to be down on the floor on your knees. Which your face in an appeal or somewhere. You can pray you while washing dishes. You can pray where you're driving your car on your way to work. Prayer is just communication with da constant communication with him and his not posture. So i had to say that because some for may be thinking will. I don't have time to be down on my knees all the time. No you don't have to be that on your knee You want to do that. That's fine if you want to lay prostrate before the lord and lay flat on your fate that's fine but communication with guy you can communicate. You can pray with him anywhere anytime. And that's true. Because god hears you hears again when you cry. I remember when i was younger. In my twenties it had. It was a snowstorm and it was ice enroll and it was a black on black. Patches is that was on the role. That course i say you don't see black ice on the and driving and i'm just driving along in speeding. Anything and i go through this curve. And i hit this patch of is in the vehicle that i was driving was top heavy because it was a it was a chevy blazer and so it was top heavy so when i hit the patch of is before i knew if it's like the vehicle was airborne and that's i'm telling you what the a witness said the solve the accident the vehicle dissect hydroplane airborne and it slammed. The only thing was that it was close. My eyes and say lord help Lord hill that was the prayer lower. Volna the hands. That was the quickest prior to act to ever pray..
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"Numerous people speaking Ill against you are conspiring against you. But when the lord is for you guys for you you do not have to worry because he will fight that battle for you. That's right came out the victory and you can be confident in there okay. So bliss for rich force is one thing. I ask from the lord. This only do i seek. I love that. This only sick his there i may dwell as is the i dwell in the house of the lord holidays of my life to gaze on the beauty of the lord and to seek him and his temple. Now david hat are obvious. Heart worship guy and for him to want to dwell hustle. I will go back to psalm. Ninety one he was in the secret place in the most in the shadow of the almighty you dwell in the secret. Place you off of guy if you make him your house your interest no evil campbell fall you. That's right no evil so no it. Don't mean it ain't gonna come against you. Try to knock on on the walls and it cannot penetrate the fortress of who got is so you have to remember that when you are in christ. Jesus you're in christ you believe the lord. Jesus you have an advocate in god in the holy spirit and you are protected under the shadow of the almighty god. That's right but it's like you said lady you have to remember that you have to believe that more important to believe that if you don't believe that It's not that's not gonna work. You have to believe you have the word of god and you have to be a good student of the word of god. Although david didn't know jesus as we know jesus he's steel. New god goddess his lord and his as the one that he can take refuge in the one the house he can go into shut the door and nobody can penetrate that door. That's right because people will try to deceive people. They'll try to come out the people they'll try to speak ill against a falsely accused that news all the time during the newest how people are accusing people of different things and it's not simply not true. That's right there are people that will believe that. But if you wait a little longer guy will will reveal what the truth is and truth will come to allowed times when that truth comes to light. Whoever the accusers are are the ones that will be left and shane. Okay so let's go back to the scripture on where I love how davis says he wants to be in the house of the lord off his days to gaze on the beauty of the law. I mean he said he wants to keep his eyes on guy put his keep alan the law because the law is the one that will get you through. Whatever you're going through. He will keep your mind will keep in mind. If you keep your thoughts stale him. So david definitely had his thoughts on god as verse. Five is is for the in the day or trouble..
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"If it's not of immediate family member or friend is someone who knows someone who knows someone so now you know if you go to your employer and you ask for help. They're more that will probably pay for it. You know so there is. There's no reason you know. Unfortunately there's people out there that are lost that Don't realize they have a problem or don't care but then there's people out there like i was that you know. They know they have a problem. They wanna stop and they just can't do so yeah. Yummy seeking help is always the best thing and even put your life on pause for six months the quality of life. You're going to have over after six months if you you. The fetus thing is so much better than would ever could possibly been one of the things that i try to address during these interviews. One of the reasons why a lot of people are hesitant to come. Forward is because of stigma. They're afraid that People are going to judge them and so on and unfortunately it. That's one of the reasons why people don't come for on the subject of stigma. What would be your advice to someone who may be listening to this. And and This is gonna sound pretty brutal but as as a representative of this organization. I've been confronted with when i greet the public. I've been confronted in all my daughter or son didn't choose to have diabetes and they put addiction and other things surrounding it in the light of it was a choice and I'm not going to go into a lot of detail here. But i always point out. A few basic things at the road to addiction is different for everyone a lot of times. It's compounded with mental health issues People battling depression than other things they try to self medicate. You have other people who have been victims of abuse. You have other people who have been indoctrinated into the lifestyle and not the least of which are people who Through pain medications and so on and so forth have have gone down this road So there's a lot of different ways that those addictions begin and those addictions do change your composition in your mind and physical changes begin and once that starts happening. It's very hard to undo and at that point one of the counselors. I was talking to here recently. Said the people aren't at that point once they're addicted they're not they're not taking those drugs to feel good. They're taking those drugs not to be sick right So on the subject of stigma. Since you've been through that journey what would you say to people who still have it in their head Let's say a very dismissive attitude towards addiction. Like like you say it's it's the people don't start out saying. Hey you know. My goal is being alcoholic to be controlled by simpson's you know I guess those are the people that really haven't been touched personally by this disease. Yeah and and i see it every day. It was their choice. Sure i mean you know what the people that say. It's their choice. You know what it was their choice to to have a beer maybe get high. We're it just fortunately. It wasn't in their genetic makeup to grab them like it doesn't you know other pedia charts so there's no no one has no one's choi i didn't i didn't it wasn't my choice to you. Know when i had a couple of years of my friends starting out for me to become an alcoholic. Or i mean look. I mean i'm i'm fifty years old. I should be way ahead of the game than one. I am right now. But i'm not. I'm starting over again now this age so no one really. Has that choice so anybody. That looks at says yes. Their choice shirt was their choice to get higher but it wasn't their choice to get become an it. You know. I don't see. I don't know of anyone who's goal in life was to be an addict. Yes you know what i mean so i just think that the people that i personally think it. Maybe maybe it's because i was an addict and maybe i feel a little anger towards that is just because you know people. I want somebody to judge me. I wouldn't judge someone else over that because those you know those people obviously just haven't been touched by it. And and you know. I i it really i i really do believe is it is it is a disease because like like they taught one hundred wells holiday on what they taught. Everybody had. They had those jeans and everybody just like cancer. Okay everybody has has has it okay. Everybody has the gene ford. So whatever it was that will cause a twenty or the get it or seventy-five-year-old in that gene wasn't turned on until the or whatever it is they did on. You know some people don't have it. Dak- drank in their whole life and never never become addicted. Some people you know like me. It hit me early laying my mother and prime my uncle and my grandfather you know though there were controlled by so for someone to say as a choice sure was a choice to drink and use but it wasn't a choice to become an it. Yeah and I would only add that whether it's over eating or whether it's sweets or or enabling gambling right you know. A lot of people can enjoy themselves for a weekend. Not worry about it for a while other people that they're back the next weekend in the next weekend soon every day. Well it's funny. You say that. Because i've been in vegas a few times my life in atlantic city. I enjoy it by. I don't i'm not. I never play scratch tickets. I never played. Ohio lottery is something that never grabbed me but alcohol was. Yep so you know it could be an overeating. I mean i like to eat by the overeat short answer. My only point is at any one of those things can grab some money and and it's just by the grace of god is as they always say. Well you know it's funny thing. Is i always while i was watching a video on facebook of a guy. Who's he's a professional when it comes to addiction and it doesn't matter what the addiction is. It's just it's it's something that people are looking towards to make them feel better about whatever it is if if it's if overeating makes them feel better because as wizar- gambling makes them feel better or drugs is something that makes them feel better about themselves with gone through alive. You know sure so my last question. We always end on our slogan here. Conquest is hope happens here. So i always ask you know. You've mentioned the the problems in the community And you know an epidemic A lot of people out there are not only suffering directly from these issues but they have family members are going through the journey Being that almost everyone either directly or indirectly is being touched. By what what message of hope would you have for someone. for people in general Looking towards the future if it's in their family it's in their community in it's causing them grief. What message of hope would you have about recovery. But you know being that now that it's such a An epidemic and that now society is not looking at it as that person is an outcast. Now they're looking at it like hey you know this can happen to meters. Could happen to my family. And it's not always as accepted. But now they're looking at it more as a disease and that there's so much more help out there like wilson hall like you folks. Conquest you know even even private a rehabilitation centers. You know my sobriety group. I have a little bit over. Two hundred fifty five members on it and there's people internet or loss and they reach out to you know me and my girl. She's one in an admin and there's others in there that have been sobered. There's one guy's been in there since he's been sources two thousand eleven and he's he's there every time somebody says i need help. He's there so there's so many people out there to offer help and there's so many programs now and and you know we're talking before before the program about About insurance you know the these. There's if they don't have a way to pay for it. You know There's ways that these like wilson halls and these guys. They'll get insurance for you there. There's help out there. They're not shunned upon like it used to be. And so that's not an economic. Just never give up man. You know what you give up. It's over a never give up as low as long as you're trying and as long as you're aware you have a problem which is an important part of the puzzle. There is hope for you and there's people that can help you. We are conquest services incorporated. But by frankly no matter where you may be listening to this. There are agencies all over. Now it's just a matter of doing a few google searches Picking up the phone calling some community centers and finding out what resources or are available for you now. The awareness is there. We've been talking to chris. Chris thank you so much for sharing your story. This has been a hope discovered. Podcast if you want more information about conquest please go to. Conquest dot org once again. That's com dot org oregon listening to the hope. Discover podcast. my name is bill. Thank you very much for listening to our program today..
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"To do something. Well maybe i'll cocaine self-aware off. Well you know. I started losing jobs. I started giving away clothes. I started giving away everything. I have watches. You name all on material things now. I don't have anything guy. Look at my closet everyday. And i see ready t shirts. I see radhi shoes and jeans holes in dust my daily wardrobe. And if i had a job i'll be lucky i'm living with my father and i'm laying on a recliner on a daily basis and him and i are arguing because you know he's looking at me like you know what kind of sun do i have. You know what i mean. And that's still wasn't even enough at that point in time but then there was a point in time from the time i was forty eight until about well. I went into wilson hall in december of two thousand nineteen for a year and a half before. That is when i really needed to stop and i couldn't and i knew how to hold me. I didn't know what to do so finally my son started. He said that's it he was he turned eighteen years old seventeen eighteen years old and that went from the cool dad who drank and everybody liked to the outcasts and now i'm embarrassing him. So he started to distance himself from me along with my father and it was either. I'm going to end up living under a bridge or have to do something and i was on probation. I was in trouble. I had a doubts. my Third or four felony house on probation here in can and I was found drug test. Left it right. It was so bad that i knew. I had to go and see him on a wednesday. And i'm getting high on tuesday night on. I had a drug test. I didn't care. But i'd i went in. I asked him. I said hey you know. This is what i'm doing. You know failing drug test either. Put me prisoner. Put me in rehab. And the way. I didn't care at that point in time because hey audit took prison because if i was off the streets for a couple of years lease i'm not getting any more. So he put me. Wilson honda changed my life. That was my next question. Was how you reached out for help. So it really was. Was that choice probation officer. Yeah yeah okay As you were recovering One of the questions that. I always have people. Often mentioned relapses they feel like they don't wanna go through recovery. Once they start to feel a little better than we wanna give up on it. I know i got this under control. Now everything's cool. I got it now. Not did you have any problems sticking with the program. What when i got. I got outta wilson hall in february of two thousand nineteen. And i never touched drugs again which i thought in personally i wanna i wanna battle here. I won the war. But i kept drinking and that was just as what i realized was an alcoholic with a drug problem. I wasn't a drug addict with an alcohol problems. Alcohol was to be it. Was there from the beginning. And it's the was a lasting ago. So even though i didn't touch drugs since i think the last time last time i use cocaine would have been february. Twenty third two thousand nineteen and i went into rawson hall of twenty fifth of november in december. I'm sorry i haven't touched it since then but i kept drinking And it was it was just as bad. You know i was still i would. I would have a job. And if i didn't want to go to work i would call off get drunk and i call off before they lose a job or if i i had the job and i got paid lunchtime comes. I don't wanna be here. I leave and get drunk. And then i got my fourth. Dui so what here again. What's the benefit of hindsight. You know what you went through. You know what you try to convince yourself about Maybe some people tried to reach you. I don't know but you probably were kind of the feeling. I got this under control and so many times i hear again. I've talked to people and they indicate that unfortunately the elevator just has to go to the bottom floor. When i'm on the second or third on the way down things that i'm hearing aren't helping me. Is there a way. Is there something that you would want to say as your own bid with vice for somebody who's listening to this and i said yeah i use drugs but i'm not. I'm not like that. I got it under control. What would you say to that person. You'll never have it under control. I mean like like me and my twenties in my thirties. I was using an still functional but eventually it overtook me. It will eventually overtake a person. There's no way can stay in control of it because you know even even if you do you still work you know you might not have your full potential. You might not have a nice car. You might not have close you might be. You're getting paid and you're blowing your money you might. You might still pay your rent. You might not have money for food because you went out. Bought drugs it will. It will overcome you eventually. Eventually it will. Because i didn't. I never thought that it would me. I thought i had under control shoot. It took me from the time. I was in my mid late teens until i was in my mid forties until it actually overcome me. Well maybe overcame before that. But i didn't realize until then what's the best way you feel knowing what you know. You've you've been through The program with the people. I'm sure you've shared stories. What would be the best way for someone who may be as having that realization. You know one of the things we always say is. There's never when it comes to mental health when it comes to addiction when it comes to a lot of other things. There's never a bad time to ask for help. Writing today is always the best always now as always the best time sure. What is the best way that you could tell someone To get the courage that it's better to face this than to deny what what is. What would you have something in yourself. Now that gives you you you would advise to somebody that you gotta find that inner strength. You've gotta find that truth. Yeah well you know I'm a member of a lot of Sobriety us on facebook and a lot of people say hey you know i wanna go rehab it. I'm scared around. gonna rehabbing. zakaria okay. There's nothing to be scared of because if you're afraid you're gonna lose your job because you're going to rehab review. Afraid we're going to look bad at you. Look at you and think you're bad because all you rehab. You know what they already are. They know you're an addict you're gonna lose out eventually. They're already seeing this. Your parents your friends people. They already know so you really have. You have nothing to lose nothing really to be afraid of Just i i mean you know everybody's recovery's different will work for me now. I worked for the next person you know. But i just i just tell you what i mean. The best thing i ever did was ask for help. I was at my my rock. Bottom was my son telling me that he wanted more. I couldn't have anymore as much as i've lost in my life. Him telling me so. I knew i had to do is gone. I've been. sr triple see. It didn't work. So i was kind of skeptical about rehab. What i've always heard about wilson hall. I asked to put me there in early work for me. that's fantastic. Yeah so. I mean like you know if you're afraid to go to rehab if because you're afraid you're gonna lose jobs or or friends or family man you're going to lose them anyway or you haven't already so you really have nothing to lose. And they always said when. I was in rehab. Your sobriety or recovery comes before anything and everything comes over. A job comes over your kids. It comes over your everything. Because how are you going to be ineffective parent husband wife employees..
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"Name is bill if you are new to the program. What we do. Here is showcase stories of hope and a lot of times. This can be from providers or a lot of times it can be from people who have actually gone on the journey and today. That's the case. We are talking to chris today. How are you doing chris. I'm doing well bill. How are you pleasure to be here absolutely. Thank you so much for being here. Just a little background on you. Are you from stark county. Yes i was born in maslin. Doctors hospital one thousand nine hundred twenty. Four th christmas eve. As a matter of fact Grew up in canton with the score. Canton baxter sours mckinley. Pretty much up. Can't my whole life awesome doctors hospital. That's been gone for a while. It's sitting still sitting vacant in the last time. I was out that way. I saw a vacant building. Yeah that's that's a shame because that was such a staple for so many years there when you're trying to relax and enjoy yourself. You're a sports fan. Absolutely cleveland browns. All the way to go. Browns cleveland indians fan. Yes i i played sports my whole life growing up in the south west end mighty mites To play football it's ours. play football baseball mckinley. Great what how would you describe your life. Now you're you obviously are are on the right path with what's going on. How would you describe your life now. You're what are you doing with your life while at my life right now is better than what is ever has been even before i was an addict Was i really can't remember as far back as always drinking or drugs really didn't income in the plans in my thirties. I was side by but now yeah I since i've i've turned my life around i've i have a new appreciation of more of an appreciation for the things that i took advantage of. And anything from you know waking up in the morning and having a cup of coffee talking with my dad and morning before i go to work to on my days off gone out here in birds chirping so in that fresh air just things like that. I took for granted him sunset. Sunrises i take it all in. Yeah i talked to a young lady here about a year ago in does she said the sound of the rain. The sound of the rain was something that was very important to her. Now you had mentioned Your problems sort of began very early. we will you a good student. How was i just want to get a feel for kind of maybe. What led you into this. Did you have a lot of friends. Yeah gr- grown up. I had. I have my own circle of friends. I wouldn't say. I was real popular. But i was popular You know i As as a student. I was up and down. Yeah i was always. If i was interested in something i would take to it if i wasn't. I didn't care anything about it. If it wasn't for being eligible to play play sports. I probably never would've graduated. 'cause you know at school really wasn't a big thing wasn't my thing now. It's a different story. You know and i find interesting stuff but you know back then it was more about it about. I guess you'd say having fun in playing sports and being with my friends and not really taking things. Serious as i got older and i look back. I kind of regret some things i've done. When did you you mentioned that. Alcohol came i I went when did looking back on it with the benefit of hice hindsight. When did you start to realize what age in what circumstances where things starting to escalate. Well my family was i. Everybody was a drinker Some people like my mother and my grandfather and my uncle they. They took a hold of them. They're alcoholics but like my dad and my grandmother would drink but they can always put it down my My grandmother was one to stay up late watching movies. And you go to bed at two o'clock in the morning. I was raised by my grandparents. I'd wait for her to go to bed. She always had a bottle of vodka or clue around. I was sneak into the cabinet. And that was like my. I really experienced the drinking. I mean i was always run it when i was a little kid. You know. and everybody's having a good time around may not thinking that was fun you know and then i was thinking you know this is when i get old enough to drink. This is going to be fun. This is what i'm gonna do. I never had thought of the consequences. Are that it will take a hold of me i. I'm not going to be that person. They say it's hereditary. I believe y'all could could be like any other disease really. Yes there are some people that when it comes to alcohol their body chemistry certainly leads them to to become addicted. You had mentioned your thirties. We're things stepped up a notch during that ten years during your twenties. Was it like a constant progression with alcohol. You felt a need that you needed to go to the next level What caused the the big step in your thirties to get into more what we might call drugs for for lack of a better word even though alcohol is a drug while i was always the type of person that you know if i seen something you know they would always say these. These are the consequences of this drug are. These are the consequences of what happened. Why would never look at it. As a sign of of you know i'd always look at it lay. Hey you know. I wonder if that's what the effect homeless does like cocaine. Heroin you know. I mean. I've tried everything in my twenties. You know i. I always drank. I had a friend of mine. He passed away back nine but he was. He's when he got me smoking pot and it was cool. You know what i mean. I did you know and we were drinking. It was it just became enough but it never really stopped me from working and never stopped me from you know having a social life and then i started selling cars at the age of twenty nine years old and in carbon. This i started meeting more. People started going to parties. I was introduced to cocaine. And that was that was it. I mean it when it took a hold of me bill. I'm telling you took a hold of me. It did let go. And then i started getting in trouble with the prison a few times on one of the times. Sr triple c. When i got out i had to go to met a girl in there. She was a heroin addicts. I ended up hanging around with her for a few years and got on that. Thank god it didn't grab me heroin. And opiates never. I was always like i was like you. Know the the speed the cocaine meth stuff like that. So thank god. Heroin is stuff in the dopey houston grammy but neither here nor there. It's up still still addicted to cocaine. I was still ticket to speed still digit alcohol. And at that point it starts spouting out of control and really. I didn't even really realize it. Until i was in my forties so for ten years ten fifteen years i was doing it and i was hiding it. Maybe i was hiding it. Well maybe i wasn't. Maybe people just looked at me and said they knew i was on it or didn't say anything but i thought i was doing but i still job and i still but then in my forties came a time that i didn't even care anymore and all i really cared about. Was you know. I go to work for a couple for a month. Save a few paychecks. Just you just to get high. And i've quit and outgoing vendor and and it just started becoming just a crazy out of control experience. I always ask and for everybody. It's it's a little different but there comes a point. I guess when when the light comes on there there's a a a lot of people have described it to me as when you finally hit. Rock bottom right is when you realize either have to do something or this is going to end very badly. How did that happen for you while i'm fifty now just turned fifty in december. Probably from from the time. I was about forty five years old. I knew something had to be done. But between years from thomas from forty eight thousand from forty five dollars forty eight and three years. I knew something had to be done. But i still. I guess you would say didn't care or was kind of hoping. Maybe i will come out of it because when i smoked pot. The last time i smoked pot was fifteen years ago and i never had a desire.
"hope" Discussed on Ignited by Hope
"Through deciding which program to take. I was given the choice between the nutritional coaching specialty or the spiritual coaching specialty my love for debating all things God philosophical scripture right from wrong drew me into the spiritual coaching program. And I remember when I first talked to the admissions counselor about everything she shared that we had the opportunity to get ordained at the end of the process and birth. Laughed so hysterically at her because the thought of me becoming a minister was just I mean insane thought there was no way that somebody like me could be a minister as time went on and I really started getting into the meat and bones of the classes this huge shift started to happen within my heart. It felt like the entire Foundation that I had based. My entire life on was tumbling down and I was standing in the middle of this precipice where I had to make the decision to go down with these old values or take a huge risk and off. I didn't know if I was going to fall. I didn't know if I was going to fly. I did not know what I was doing. That was scary. That was really really scary for me because I was just exiting a time in my life where I felt like I didn't know who I was I constantly had that question in my heart of aside from being Mom and aside from being wife. What is my purpose? What am I meant to be doing here on this Earth sort of then be pushed back into those same types of questions, but from just a slightly different perspective was really really hard for me. I had this plan. I was going to go back to school become a life coach. I knew what I wanted the business to be named. I had it all figured out. And slowly, but surely that plan disintegrated absolutely fell apart. Through that falling apart process is where ignited by Hope was born when I stopped fighting my higher self. May I started to develop that true relationship with spirit? I no longer with standing in that precipice. My Foundation is Shannon simply shifted. It was almost like I was picked up and carried to secure ground. I had my offering back. I knew what I was meant to be doing everything felt. So right and I was able to look back at all my past experiences and connect the dots on how each one of those moments led to this exact moment in time off. I have a friend that often will say that through the breakdown comes the Breakthrough and the creation of igniting. I hope was absolutely proof of that sentiment when we take the time to just be with our higher self and our boat body and focus on that entire mind-body-spirit integration. We come to these beautiful places of understand they were able to create these New Foundations in which we live our life and from there were able to design took the life of our dreams when we have the tools and we have the resources and we have the support system that we need our lives remove. Medically change you can look back and realize that the person you were yesterday is not the person that you have to be today. And as we all walks through all of our different Journeys, we eat you're going to come to different moments that are transformative for us and allowing everybody the office space to experience that growth in a place of compassion in a place of support is what we strive to provide for people. We want to give people the perspectives that we have but also learn from their perspectives. This is not a minister of that is founded on religion. This is a Ministry that is founded on people and cultivating relationships we strived. But to truly listen to people when they come to us and have those hard conversations and we're not afraid to say that we don't have the answer because there is simply no way to know how this universe really works. As soon as you think you have it all figured out something comes into your space. That just makes you stop and pause and really think about what you currently believe in relationship to this new evidence on a new opinion. So we constantly are learning and growing and adapting our belief system this ability to hack have that growth and being able to change our beliefs I believe is so beautiful and profound because dead Gives us the room to be perfectly imperfect. None of us have this life all figured out none of us know exactly how things are not play out exactly what's going to happen. There's always these amazing experiences that seem to randomly just happen or in some cases. They're kind of shity, you know, but that's just that's life and we Embrace Life we embrace the people that come from both religions from all walks of life. We want you to be a part of our family. We want to grow with you. We want to learn with you because when we come together in love and solidarity that is when we will change the world. Thank you so much for taking the time to listen today. 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