In this episode, host Bridget Richardson takes us through the ups and downs of being self-aware in our relationships. Catholic Speaker and Author Leah Darrow stops by to explain the nugget of wisdom about self-awareness that was given to her when she was single and dating. She explains how it has carried her through her life and how it calls us to mission in bringing forth the kingdom of God. We also hear from Larry Freeney with the Rejoice Counseling Apostolate who helps us understand why it's important to love who we are and what we have to offer others.
In this special, Leah Darrow shares her thoughts about self-awareness and how it impacts our view of ourselves and, more importantly, the Church in the world. She discusses her own journey and lessons she has learned through her work of self-awareness.
About Leah (from her website):
A former model on reality TV, I experienced a life-changing conversion back to the Catholic faith. I have a driving passion to lead and inspire women to embrace the mercy of Christ in their lives. Through speaking engagements, my book, the Lux App & Lux University, I have created a beautiful sisterhood of incredible women who are striving to be a light in this world.
In this Agape & Eros Short, we hear directly from Rejoice Counseling Apostolate Counselor Larry Freeney about awkward small talk. He gives us some tips about how to make small talk less awkward and dive into more rich conversation.
In this Agape & Eros Short, we hear directly from Rejoice Counseling Apostolate Counselor Larry Freeney about first impressions. He shows us how we can interpret first impressions and how we evaluate them cognitively later.
First dates can be tricky and dating culture in the United States leaves people unsatisfied and longing for true connection. Host Bridget Richardson dives into a reflection on dating through the eyes of Kayla Garza, who shares an experience of a blind date gone wrong. Rejoice Counselor Larry Freeney offers some helpful advice to help people have better dates while intentionally seeking someone to enjoy life with for the long haul.
Welcome to the first episode of Agape & Eros, the show about romance, relationships and religion. Today's topic is "How We First Met." Three of our MAX Studios contributors, Nicole Labadie, Max Linnville and Alex Yemeck, will share the story of how they each met their spouse. We'll also have some great commentary and advice about relationship identity from Larry Freeney with Rejoice Counseling.