406 episodes

LOVE GOD + LOVE YOUR BIBLE + LOVE YOUR FAMILY. This is the go-to podcast for Christian moms who are ready to be encouraged and inspired to grow closer to Jesus + love their family well.

If you need more Jesus + joy, press play! If you’re feeling worn down in your motherhood + need a friend to encourage you + help you cling to God and the truths of the Bible, this is the podcast for you!

Tune in to 500 Seconds To Joy for short, encouraging, actionable episodes for your sweet mama heart. I’m Stephanie and I’m here to help you love reading your Bible, grow closer to God + enjoy mom life more!

500 Seconds To Joy - Intentional Living for Christian Moms with a Bible-Loving Catholic Mama Stephanie Clarisse

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 80 Ratings

LOVE GOD + LOVE YOUR BIBLE + LOVE YOUR FAMILY. This is the go-to podcast for Christian moms who are ready to be encouraged and inspired to grow closer to Jesus + love their family well.

If you need more Jesus + joy, press play! If you’re feeling worn down in your motherhood + need a friend to encourage you + help you cling to God and the truths of the Bible, this is the podcast for you!

Tune in to 500 Seconds To Joy for short, encouraging, actionable episodes for your sweet mama heart. I’m Stephanie and I’m here to help you love reading your Bible, grow closer to God + enjoy mom life more!

    261. Hope Does Not Disappoint

    261. Hope Does Not Disappoint

    Hope does not disappoint! Press play to hear more and be encouraged in your mom life today. Connect with me more by emailing me at 500secondstojoy@gmail.com - I would love to hear from you! God bless you and your family! Xoxo Stephanie

    • 6 min
    Bonus #58: Prayer Is A Discipline + How I Need Your Help, Sweet Friend

    Bonus #58: Prayer Is A Discipline + How I Need Your Help, Sweet Friend

    I need your help in a special way today! I also want to encourage you to persevere in prayer. We are fighting a spiritual battle and we need to encourage one another. If you enjoy these episodes, consider rating the podcast and writing a review (it only takes a few minutes and it’s super helpful). Also, if you enjoy these devotionals I’ve been sharing on the podcast, consider signing up for the monthly happy mail where I email a monthly devotional - head to bit.ly/monthlyhappymail and get on the list today! Thank you so much for being here. I value you so much. God bless you and your family! Xoxo Stephanie

    • 8 min
    260. Letting Go Of Distraction

    260. Letting Go Of Distraction

    I know I need a reminder to let go of distraction. Perhaps you need that encouragement too. Today’s meditation is an extra good one and I’m learning so much from this gospel passage! I pray you learn a lot too. We are starting a new series on the podcast and it’s filled with devotionals written for you, sweet mama friend! Press play and be restored by God’s Word. Sending prayers and hugs your way! Xoxo Stephanie // EMAIL STEPH —> 500secondstojoy@gmail.com + GET ON THE MONTHLY HAPPY MAIL LIST —> bit.ly/monthlyhappymail [ Grab your FREE devotional for moms + kids by heading to bit.ly/godiswithyoumama ]

    • 8 min
    259. Letting Go Of Angry Words

    259. Letting Go Of Angry Words

    I yelled again. Man. I need Jesus. How about you, friend? Today we are talking about letting go of angry words. We are starting a new series on the podcast and it’s filled with devotionals written for you, sweet mama friend! Press play and be restored by God’s Word. Sending prayers and hugs your way! Xoxo Stephanie // EMAIL STEPH —> 500secondstojoy@gmail.com + GET ON THE MONTHLY HAPPY MAIL LIST —> bit.ly/monthlyhappymail [ Grab your FREE devotional for moms + kids by heading to bit.ly/godiswithyoumama ]

    • 7 min
    Bonus #57: ADVENTURING With Our Kids + Loving Our Homeschool Life // with Greta Eskridge

    Bonus #57: ADVENTURING With Our Kids + Loving Our Homeschool Life // with Greta Eskridge

    Adventuring with our kids gives us an opportunity to deeply connect with them, which is what we want as parents, right?

    Well my guest today is Greta Eskridge, an author and mom with a passion for homeschooling and adventuring with her kids!

    For years, author Greta Eskridge has inspired homeschoolers across the globe with her innovative ideas and wisdom. Recently, as more families opt in to the homeschooling movement, her expertise is in higher demand than ever before. Whether teaching at home or working to reduce children’s screen time, parents and caregivers can find Eskridge’s new children’s book, 100 Days of Adventure: Nature Activities, Creative Projects, and Field Trips for Every Season, everywhere books are sold!

    Head to www.gretaeskridge.com to learn more about Greta and grab her new book or connect with her on social media at www.Instagram.com/maandpamodern where she shares inspiration and encouragement to chase joy and adventure together!

    Thanks for tuning in today and may your families be blessed by Greta’s new book and may your adventures together draw you closer to each other and also closer to God, the Creator of this beautiful world that we get to explore.

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    • 15 min
    258. Letting Go Of (Unhealthy) Perfectionism and Embracing Love Instead

    258. Letting Go Of (Unhealthy) Perfectionism and Embracing Love Instead

    Press play if you’re ready to let go of your version of perfectionism and embrace God’s instead. We are starting a new series on the podcast and it’s filled with devotionals written for you, sweet mama friend! Press play and be restored by God’s Word. Sending prayers and hugs your way! Xoxo Stephanie // EMAIL STEPH —> 500secondstojoy@gmail.com + GET ON THE MONTHLY HAPPY MAIL LIST —> bit.ly/monthlyhappymail [ Grab your FREE devotional for moms + kids by heading to bit.ly/godiswithyoumama ]

    • 7 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
80 Ratings

80 Ratings

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Needed this today…

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