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How should a godly woman and mother live in a chaotic world? Cynthia L Simmons gets right to the heart of issues a mother needs and combines history with Scripture to offer God's timeless wisdom

Heart of the Matter Radio/Podcast Cynthia L Simmons

    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

How should a godly woman and mother live in a chaotic world? Cynthia L Simmons gets right to the heart of issues a mother needs and combines history with Scripture to offer God's timeless wisdom

    • video
    Bloom in Your Winter Season

    Bloom in Your Winter Season

    Heart of the Matter Radio returns after a short vacation. In this episode Cynthia chats with Author Deborah Malone. Deborah just completed a book called, Bloom in Your Winter Season which covers women of the Bible who excelled once their kids were grown. 
    Deborah quoted Babbie Mason who said "God doesn't stamp an expiration date on you." Join us as we discuss creative ways to continue serving God. 

    • 1 min
    • video
    Uncovering Women's History: The Story of Katie Luther

    Uncovering Women's History: The Story of Katie Luther

    In this special episode for Women's History Month, we offer a snippet on the life of a remarkable woman from the Reformation: Katrina von Bora who married Martin Luther, the Reformer.
    Cynthia has written more about Katie's life in the book, Women Who Overcame.

    • 2 min
    When Children Stray: A Mother's Journey Then and Now

    When Children Stray: A Mother's Journey Then and Now

    In this riveting podcast, Cynthia explores the problem of the wayward child. As Cynthia opened the interview, she related the story of Susannah Wesley and her prodigal child. Afterward, she asked her guest, Deborah Crawford to share the struggles she faced when her daughter made poor choices. The ladies discussed the gut-wrenching pain of letting go and trusting God. Join Cynthia and Deborah as they shared how they found hope in the middle of pain.

    • 20 min
    President's Day: John Quincy Adams and the Courage of Convictions

    President's Day: John Quincy Adams and the Courage of Convictions

    In this President's Day podcast, Cynthia and Rebecca Price Janney, author and historian, discuss intriguing stories. Discover how John Quincy Adams made an impact by refusing to accept a gag order on slavery. From enduring marriages and diplomacy, this episode makes history live and sheds light on our lives today.  

    • 22 min
    Beyond Romance: Sacrificial Love of Susannah and Charles Haddon Spurgeon

    Beyond Romance: Sacrificial Love of Susannah and Charles Haddon Spurgeon

    Welcome to another episode of Heart of the Matter Radio Podcast. We all enjoy a love story, and this week Cynthia shared a tidbitt from the courtship of Charles Haddon Spurgeon and his wife Susannah.
    Susie was very shy, but Spurgeon had set London ablaze when he came to New Park Street Chapel. The church had to hire a new auditorium to handle the crowds he attracted. However, he tended to forget everything when he started speaking. Once he even forgot Susie. Listen for a snippet of their story.
    You can find more on the book by Cynthia called Women Who Overcame. 

    • 5 min
    Red Lipstick and God's Love

    Red Lipstick and God's Love

    In this podcast episode,  hostess Cynthia L Simmons discussed the connection of red lipstick, World War 2, and patriotism. She explored how American women expressed their femininity and kept their spirits up during a pivotal time in history. Drawing parallels to the idea of love, Cynthia also discussed the idea of agape love as we launch into the month of February. 

    Join us as we dive into history and consider how to improve the present.

    • 3 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

Lori Ann Wood ,

Beautiful conversations

You’ll be drawn in by Cynthia’s engaging style as she shares her insights and uncovers helpful gems in the experiences of her guests. Wonderful wisdom is shared with a perfect blend of humor and hope!

Mslazurek ,

her heart is gold

i had the privilege of knowing Cynthia not only as an author but as a woman. She is passionate about history and instilling Christian values into our children. Her podcast allows listeners to do exactly what the title implies- get to the heart of the things that after to her listener, and she addresses them with grace and class.

khvhufx ,

Very inspiring and interesting!

I enjoy listening to Cynthia’s wisdom and encouragement. Her show helps to clear a path through the chaos we are facing in the world, giving women the courage to go forth in faith. Her topics cover many issues and subjects, allowing all to benefit in whatever area they need guidance or courage.

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