Krystal Ribble and Katheryn Notestine talk about the Advent season from a new book from Dexterity, "Dwell- Celebrating the Arrival of Advent". The book puts a new light on how your family can celebrate Advent in your homes.
Author, Frances Marshall shares her life’s journey through her book, “Who Gave the Last Slap”? The book explores the themes of love, hate, loss, healing, and forgiveness. Frances grew up on a farm in Arkansas and witnessed the domestic violence her father took out against her mother. At twelve years of age, Frances convinced her mother to leave the trap of being verbally and physically abused. Moving to Memphis, Frances and her mother set out to rebuild their lives. Frances recalls being promoted to manager at a local Krystal Restaurant at the age of thirteen, after only working at the establishment for two weeks. Frances discovered through God, she was able to have the home she dreamed of when she met Bill Marshall and had a wonderful marriage together for fifty-three years. She hopes to encourage other women and men who are caught in an abusive relationship.
Delvit Rogers with Youth Villages will discuss National Adoption Month and often overlooked teenagers in the adoption process. If you’ve ever considered adoption as an option listen to this show. Youth Villages is a national leader in children’s mental and behavioral health committed to building strong families, delivering effective services, and significantly improving outcomes for children, families and young people involved in child welfare and juvenile justice systems across the country. Founded in 1986, the organization’s 4,000 employees help more than 39,000 children annually across the U.S.
World War Two Army/Air-Force Veteran Luke McLaurine is our guest. Luke was part of the 464 Bomb Group on B-24 as a Bombardier and Navigator. His crew was shot down after flying over 20 bombing missions in Germany where he became a POW and was listed as MIA. At the time we recorded this show Luke was only 93 years old. His parents started McLaurine’s Bakery in Memphis back in 1922.
Our 4th and final 2023 Christmas Vacation show from Branson with co-host Lisa Rau, (Back-up Quarterback for Lynn Berry @ExploreBranson) Director of Communications at the City of Branson. Our guests include Kortney Neal from Sight & Sound Theatres, Steve Hartley co-owner of Dick's 5 & 10, and a special tribute in memory of the “King of Branson” Shoji Tabuchi.