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Empty Nest Guests

Empty Nest Guests

Welcome to your encore years! They can be your best years yet. Join Charlotte and listen and learn from encouraging guests who are helping others navigate the empty nest phase of life. Charlotte interviews guests (best-selling authors, speakers and leaders) who are blessing people mentally, physically & spiritually Charlotte’s mission and hope, through this podcast and her life, is to encourage others that they have great purpose here and now. Click here https://charlotteguest.com/about/ for more about Charlotte and to reach her regarding this podcast. PRODUCED By: LA PRODUCTIONS

Episodes

  • Episode #37 Mothers, Adult Sons & Empty Nesting (Guest: George Stahnke from Focus on the Family) Episode #37 Mothers, Adult Sons & Empty Nesting (Guest: George Stahnke from Focus on the Family) Play in Edifi Player

    Episode #37 Mothers, Adult Sons & Empty Nesting (Guest: George Stahnke from Focus on the Family)

    Episode #37 Mothers, Adult Sons & Empty Nesting (Guest: George Stahnke from Focus on the Family) As a son grows into a young man, he needs his mother’s love and, now, more than ever, her respect. This respect needs to be unconditional. We need to understand our son’s: * masculine drives. * their desire to achieve, provide and protect. * and his need for friendship with us. Listen in as Charlotte and George Stahnke from Focus on the Family discuss some key points from Dr. Emerson …

  • Episode #36 (Guest: Health and Wellness Coach - Jana Love) Episode #36 (Guest: Health and Wellness Coach - Jana Love) Play in Edifi Player

    Episode #36 (Guest: Health and Wellness Coach - Jana Love)

    Personal trainer and health coach, Jana Love offers inspiration and insight regarding our health and wellness during the empty nest years. Charlotte & Jana discuss what is unique about self-care during this phase of life. More about Jana: \- Certified Whole Food Plant-Based Health Coach \- Married to husband Rich for 30 years \- Mom to two adult sons \- BSF Leader for 5 years \- Youth Mentor \- Women’s Ministry Deacon \- Jana Love, M.S. Exercise Physiologist \- Certified Personal …

  • Episode #35 Let’s Rebuke & Pray: A special message for those dealing with illness Episode #35 Let’s Rebuke & Pray: A special message for those dealing with illness Play in Edifi Player

    Episode #35 Let’s Rebuke & Pray: A special message for those dealing with illness

    Let’s Pray AND Rebuke When times are tough, most of us know about the power of prayer. But… What about when times are REALLY tough? \- What do you do with a health diagnosis that is unexpected? \- How about when you feel oppressed, stressed and sense something bigger is at play? You know what? It probably is. Spiritual warfare is swirling about us all every day. In this video, Charlotte discusses the importance of rebuking illness and dis- ease. Recently diagnosed with RA and a strange …

  • Episode #34: Resting and Writing Episode #34: Resting and Writing Play in Edifi Player

    Episode #34: Resting and Writing

    Let’s Stay Encouraged in These Encore Years & Please Stay In Touch Thank you listeners for joining Charlotte on her podcasting journey! In this episode, Charlotte recaps the key messages shared on her past 33 episodes. She has been so blessed with incredible guests who have shared wisdom and insight for living our best lives now. Charlotte is excited as she will be on a hiatus for a bit and plans to concentrate on some writing. (Please keep her in your prayers as she writes.) She’ll be …

  • Episode #33 (Guest: Carole Jeanne Runnels) Episode #33 (Guest: Carole Jeanne Runnels) Play in Edifi Player

    Episode #33 (Guest: Carole Jeanne Runnels)

    Getting Beyond Burnout When You Are Barely Hanging On As a Caregiver Adult caregivers, you can avoid burnout as you care for your loved one. It’s sure not easy and, often, we forget to care for ourselves in the process. “Honor your father and mother,” in Exodus 20:12 is a commandment with a promise. The Lord shares that if we honor our parents, our days may be long in the land He gives us. Being a caregiver of your own parents or an aging adult is both a labor of love and a …

  • Episode #31 (Guest : Jim Burns) Episode #31 (Guest : Jim Burns) Play in Edifi Player

    Episode #31 (Guest : Jim Burns)

    Finding Joy in the Empty Nest Discover Purpose and Passion in the Next Phase of Life Join best-selling author and President of Home Word, Jim Burns, and Charlotte as they talk about JOY! Sometimes, in the empty nesting years, you need to look for joy to find it, as well as purpose and passion. Jim and Charlotte will discuss some treasures from his latest book: Finding Joy in the Empty Nest, Discover Purpose and Passion in the Next Phase of Life. Whether you've been looking forward to it, or …

  • Episode #32 (Guest: Doris Swift) Episode #32 (Guest: Doris Swift) Play in Edifi Player

    Episode #32 (Guest: Doris Swift)

    You Have a Fierce Calling Yes! Even in the encore years you have a call on your life. God has great purposes for you. Your life has meaning and, each day, He has a mission for you. Why do we forget that as empty nesters? Listen in as Charlotte and Doris Swift, host of the Fierce Calling podcast, talk about: · What having a “call” on your life means (and one that is “fierce”) · Why some empty nesters have lost a calling · How we need to surround ourselves with “dream defenders” · Why …

  • Episode #30 (Guest: Kim and Mike Barnes) Episode #30 (Guest: Kim and Mike Barnes) Play in Edifi Player

    Episode #30 (Guest: Kim and Mike Barnes)

    Parenting Aging Parents Kim & Mike Barnes are former, award-winning TV journalists. They created Parenting Aging Parents for those of us who are: stepping in more to help our parents as they get older. Whether you’re providing hands-on caregiving, helping manage doctor’s appointments, finances, or anything in between, it can be challenging and confusing. It’s easy to feel like you’re the only one going through this. Charlotte, Kim and Mike want adult children and other caregivers to know …

  • Episode #29 (Guest: Misty Phillip) Episode #29 (Guest: Misty Phillip) Play in Edifi Player

    Episode #29 (Guest: Misty Phillip)

    The Struggle is Real, But So Is God. Struggles __are__ real. Thankfully, so is God. Misty Philip knows this, wrote about it, a study that is an award-winning #1 Amazon new release bible study, and shares more on this podcast. Misty is a dreamer and a doer passionate about helping spark your soul message. She encourages people to use their story to give God glory. She is the host of the By His Grace Podcast ranked in the top 1.5 percent of all podcasts. She’s a Sought-after inspirational …

  • Episode #28 (Guest: Marci Seither) Episode #28 (Guest: Marci Seither) Play in Edifi Player

    Episode #28 (Guest: Marci Seither)

    Launch Stragegies and Leaving a Legacy With Marci Seither Listen in as Charlotte and Marci Seither talk about some helpful stragegies for launching children from the nest. The emptying nest and the empty nest have differences. Marci shares valuable insight about a few things that caught her off guard when her own children began to move away. Stress within the nest is a natural process for growing strong. Marci’s suggestions for coping are helpful. She encourages us to begin to …

  • Episode #27 (Guest: Shel Harrington) Episode #27 (Guest: Shel Harrington) Play in Edifi Player

    Episode #27 (Guest: Shel Harrington)

    Avoiding Divorce Court & Aging With Humor Join Charlotte and Shel Harrington, the divorce attorney who does not like divorce. Shel is a family lawyer who truly tries to help her clients avoid divorce. Both adultery and domestic abuse are serious issues that can destroy marriages but neither is the most common reason for divorce. Small behaviors add up to big marital damage. Shel says, once identified, they can be avoided. She also encourages listeners to “Pray, Play and Stay.” Loving, …

  • Episode #26 (Guest: Jim Burns) Episode #26 (Guest: Jim Burns) Play in Edifi Player

    Episode #26 (Guest: Jim Burns)

    My Husband Is Retiring…What Next? Join Charlotte and Jim Burns, President of HomeWord and best-selling author and speaker as they discuss how couples can look at retirement as a rite of passage, something to be celebrated and not feared. Many find the retirement season difficult in the empty nesting years. Couples now must adjust to a new routine as well as doing life with adult children. Retirement is a time to reconnect, reinvent and reboot your life, marriage and your future. It’s NOT …

  • Episode #25 (Guest: Tina konkin) Episode #25 (Guest: Tina konkin) Play in Edifi Player

    Episode #25 (Guest: Tina konkin)

    Affair Repair – How God Used the Other Woman _How God Used the Other Woman_ by Tina __ Konkin __ is an incredible book that shares how Tina and her husband Ron saved their marriage after his affair and fought to make it better than before. When Tina Konkin, renowned marriage expert and speaker finds out her husband Ron, a speaker and marriage expert in his own right, is having an affair with her close friend, God transforms this disaster into one of His promises that what was intended …

  • Episode #24 (Guest: Lisa Bain) Episode #24 (Guest: Lisa Bain) Play in Edifi Player

    Episode #24 (Guest: Lisa Bain)

    Stepping Out of Brokenness Into Purpose with Lisa Bain Join Charlotte and Lisa Bain, from Lisa Bain Ministries. as they talk about fact that breakthroughs can come from being broken. Lisa Bain is an author and speaker who shares about illness, loss and her journey through broken relationships. She is the founder of Lisa Bain Ministries, a non-profit organization that provides encouragement, support, and practical tools for those in broken places. Lisa writes regularly on her blog and …