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How faith in God provides hope and comfort during hard times The Christian Minute

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In this episode of The Christian Minute podcast, host Anne Markey sits down with Colleen Faul, a remarkable woman who has faced the challenges of raising a child with special needs. Colleen shares her background as a missionary with Net Ministries and her current role as a stay-at-home wife and mother of two toddlers. 

Together, we discuss the importance of sharing each other's burdens and how faith in God can provide hope and comfort during difficult times.
As we delve into Colleen's personal journey, we discuss the struggles of raising a child with infantile spasms and tuber sclerosis complex, both rare conditions that have caused health issues and developmental delays. 

Colleen's vulnerability in sharing her experiences highlights the importance of Christians coming together to support one another, as the Bible tells us to do.
Whether you're facing your own challenges or simply seeking inspiration, this episode offers uplifting and inspiring messages for listeners to take away.

Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insight from Colleen's journey and the power of faith in overcoming adversity.


Timestamps
00:00:00- Reflections on Faith and Life Journeys
00:08:02- Parenting a Child with Special Needs
00:10:11- The Unexpected Diagnosis of a Child's Neurological Disorder
00:13:51- Heading: Infantile Spasms Diagnosis: A Mother's Story
00:19:23- Grieving the Loss of a Future
00:23:33- Detaching from Materialism and Finding Comfort in God's Love
00:33:41- Accepting a Child's Autism Diagnosis
00:39:57- Parenting a Child with ADHD and Dyslexia
00:41:51- Parenting Special Needs Children and Finding Strength in Faith
00:48:46- God's Love and Acceptance of Special Needs
00:51:21-  Practicality of the Christian Faith in Today's World


Click here to read the Blog post, watch the video or get the transcripts


Resources: 
Join my FREE facebook group: a community of similarly minded women who want to grow in their faith.5 simple things you can do to experience peaceHow to put your hope in The LordHow to come to Jesus like a child10 essential prayers for your children11 ways to connect with God on the go

About Colleen: 

Colleen Keefe Faul is the author of God’s Precious Gift: A Special Needs Child. At 6 months old, Colleen’s daughter, Grace,  was diagnosed with Infantile Spasms and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.
The experience pulled Colleen deeper into her faith, where she found consolation in the form of creativity. She was inspired to write a faith-based children’s book for the special needs community that was as much for the parents as it was for the children.
Her mission is to help members of the special needs community, their loved ones, and their caretakers find peace in God’s Will.
Check out her book 
Connect on Instagram
Connect on Facebook
Support the show

In this episode of The Christian Minute podcast, host Anne Markey sits down with Colleen Faul, a remarkable woman who has faced the challenges of raising a child with special needs. Colleen shares her background as a missionary with Net Ministries and her current role as a stay-at-home wife and mother of two toddlers. 

Together, we discuss the importance of sharing each other's burdens and how faith in God can provide hope and comfort during difficult times.
As we delve into Colleen's personal journey, we discuss the struggles of raising a child with infantile spasms and tuber sclerosis complex, both rare conditions that have caused health issues and developmental delays. 

Colleen's vulnerability in sharing her experiences highlights the importance of Christians coming together to support one another, as the Bible tells us to do.
Whether you're facing your own challenges or simply seeking inspiration, this episode offers uplifting and inspiring messages for listeners to take away.

Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable insight from Colleen's journey and the power of faith in overcoming adversity.


Timestamps
00:00:00- Reflections on Faith and Life Journeys
00:08:02- Parenting a Child with Special Needs
00:10:11- The Unexpected Diagnosis of a Child's Neurological Disorder
00:13:51- Heading: Infantile Spasms Diagnosis: A Mother's Story
00:19:23- Grieving the Loss of a Future
00:23:33- Detaching from Materialism and Finding Comfort in God's Love
00:33:41- Accepting a Child's Autism Diagnosis
00:39:57- Parenting a Child with ADHD and Dyslexia
00:41:51- Parenting Special Needs Children and Finding Strength in Faith
00:48:46- God's Love and Acceptance of Special Needs
00:51:21-  Practicality of the Christian Faith in Today's World


Click here to read the Blog post, watch the video or get the transcripts


Resources: 
Join my FREE facebook group: a community of similarly minded women who want to grow in their faith.5 simple things you can do to experience peaceHow to put your hope in The LordHow to come to Jesus like a child10 essential prayers for your children11 ways to connect with God on the go

About Colleen: 

Colleen Keefe Faul is the author of God’s Precious Gift: A Special Needs Child. At 6 months old, Colleen’s daughter, Grace,  was diagnosed with Infantile Spasms and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.
The experience pulled Colleen deeper into her faith, where she found consolation in the form of creativity. She was inspired to write a faith-based children’s book for the special needs community that was as much for the parents as it was for the children.
Her mission is to help members of the special needs community, their loved ones, and their caretakers find peace in God’s Will.
Check out her book 
Connect on Instagram
Connect on Facebook
Support the show

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