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Emmy nominated actor, author Roma Downey on finding blessings and inspiration

Today, we talk about finding blessings, gratitude, and inspiration – whether in everyday life or in times of crisis.

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You never know what's going on in other people's lives.

They could be dealing with illness, divorce, depression, or other personal crises.

How do we stay positive when confronted by difficulty?

Today, we talk about how to find comfort, gratitude, and encouragement in today's difficult world.

We talk with Emmy-nominated actor Roma Downey, known for her role in the hit TV show "Touched by an Angel."

Her new book is Unexpected Blessings: 90 Inspirations to Nourish Your Soul and Open Your Heart.

Local faith leader Ben Young, with decades of experience helping families and individuals, is also here to talk about finding strength when coping with harsh realities.

How have you gotten through tough times?

What unexpected blessings came your way, just when you needed them?

Guests:

Roma Downey

Ben Young

  • Pastor at Second Baptist Church
  • Author of Survive the Day: Thriving in the Midst of Life’s Storms

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