21 episodes

True stories of those who have been through hell but kept moving forward. Stories that inspire faith, hope and courage. Stories from average, ordinary, everyday people with extraordinary strength.

Reflections From The Fire Joseph

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 33 Ratings

True stories of those who have been through hell but kept moving forward. Stories that inspire faith, hope and courage. Stories from average, ordinary, everyday people with extraordinary strength.

    3 Years Podcasting! Update

    3 Years Podcasting! Update

    Reflections from the Fire has hit 3 years of podcasting! Here's a quick update and a little background into how we prepare for the interviews. Thank you for all of the support!

    • 11 min
    Joe Policarpo's Story

    Joe Policarpo's Story

    Warrior, Husband, Father, Man of Faith, Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient, friends lost, friends wounded, suicide, and more. This story has it all. Joe Policarpo shares his story of enlisting in the military, serving multiple tours oversees, pushing through the unknown of improvised explosive devices and overhead bombs, being injured and helping friends in a time of need. These experiences take a heavy toll and even the strongest warriors experience lasting impacts. Joe shares how he worked through them all with his beautiful family enduring the struggle and providing support all along the way. 

    • 3 hr 23 min
    Troy and Deedra's Story

    Troy and Deedra's Story

    In 2015, Troy accidentally runs over his 9 year old son Austen, killing him. The grief and loss are overwhelming for the family. For years they struggle to carry-on living. In 2021, just as life was starting to resume for the family, Deedra, Austen's mom, suffers life threatening injuries by an impaired driver traveling in the wrong direction. She spends 136 days in the hospital and undergoes countless surgeries. To this day she continues to struggle with the permanent damage of many of her injuries. This is a story of enduring to the end. This is a story filled with pain, sorrow, grief, and most of all, this is a story of a family buoyed up and led by faith, hope, love, and courage. 

    • 2 hr 49 min
    Greg, Cammy and Brooke Wilberger

    Greg, Cammy and Brooke Wilberger

    Greg and Cammy share the heartbreaking story of losing their daughter Brooke. At 19 years old, she was abducted, assaulted and murdered. Their story is what any parent fears, but their message is filled with hope, faith, forgiveness, love and kindness. 

    • 3 hr 21 min
    Ashley & Trevor

    Ashley & Trevor

    While serving a mission in Mongolia, Ashley begins having health troubles. Chronic pain develops and nobody seems to be able to figure out what's wrong. Her story travels the road of self doubt, faith in crisis, college, marriage, depression, eventual diagnosis, surgery, miscarriages, miracles, a new perspective, and so much more.

    • 3 hr 3 min
    Ashley's Story

    Ashley's Story

    In our previous episode we heard from Bryce about his struggles with abuse, addiction and infidelity. Today we hear from Ashley, Bryce's wife. Ashley shares her side of the story and how Bryce's actions impacted her. But Ashley's story is so much more than just "the other side" of someone else's story. She has a powerful, hard-earned story of her own. Ashley struggled with feelings of worthlessness, doubts in her faith, battling cancer, and more. Her strength today comes from a lifetime of experiences. 

    • 2 hr 33 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

Family 03 ,

Can't stop listening!

I love stories about perseverance and this podcast gives me all the feels. I love hearing true stories of hope, strength, difficulty and faith.

boy mom Britt ,

Amazing podcast

I love reflections from the fire. It is so interesting to listen to all the different trials people go through and how they are able to get through them with help from the savior.

GWginn ,

Reflections from the Fire

These are very well done and can give you some insight and courage to just keep going

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