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Finding Peace This Covid-19 Christmas

December 01, 2020
00:00 29:47
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Many people experience increased depression and anxiety during the holidays. This year, with all the changes we’ve endured and the uncertainty and difficulties that come with weathering a global pandemic, many are struggling to grab hold of any semblance of peace.

With a look at that first Christmas when God pierced our dark and hurting world with light, Jennifer Slattery helps listeners honestly evaluate their emotions and find joy and peace in the middle of all they are and may encounter this Christmas.

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Family Discussion Questions (Jennifer encourages listeners to engage their family in conversation regarding emotions and expectations this Christmas):

1. What are some things you most enjoy about Christmas?
2. What are some traditions you will miss this year?
3. What are some things causing you increased anxiety this year?
4. How can we empathize with one another’s fears and anxieties, even if they are different than ours?
5. How can we empathize with one another’s grief?
6. How does empathizing with one another help strengthen our bonds?
7. What are some eternal gifts God has given you?
8. This holiday season is one way you can deeply experience one of those eternal gifts God has provided?
9. What is one way you can make this Christmas special?
10. What is one person or situation God might be asking you to surrender to Him?

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Jennifer Slattery, founder of Wholly Loved Ministries, is a multi-published author, national speaker, and speaking coach passionate about helping God's children reach their full potential and live fully surrendered to Christ. She is a host on Your Daily Bible Verse and Faith Over Fear. Find her online at
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Carol Ogle McCracken is a fun-loving wedding planner, speaker, Bible teacher, and author who brings to Scripture to inspire a personal, vibrant relationship with Him. Her authentic challenges faced while journeying through alcoholism, raising a child with special needs, and divorce, equip her to teach, entertain and encourage you. Carol currently serves as the Minister of Discipleship at her home church and is a Christian communicator in many different forums, large and small, and especially enjoys teaching at women’s retreats. Her book Wisdom, Where to Find It if You've Lost, Forgotten, or Never Had It was released in November 2020.
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