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064 How to Overcome Grumbling, Complaining, and General Negativity

Your Hope-Filled Perspective with Dr. Michelle Bengtson podcast

Release Date: 07/02/2020

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Episode Summary:

  • In this episode, we talk about how to overcome grumbling, complaining, and general negativity. Think that’s impossible? Our guest, Tricia Goyer, shares how she and her family pursued the grumble-free year!
  • Join us for a candid conversation about how grumbling and complaining is unhealthy for us, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. We see plenty of examples in the Bible of people grumbling and complaining, and we also see that God plainly punished grumbling.
  • No one likes to be around those who grumble and complain. But we can learn to defeat grumbling, complaining, and negativity, and Tricia Goyer teaches us how in this episode!

Quotables from the episode:

  • Grumbling essentially boils down to telling God, “You aren’t doing enough, God.” ~ Tricia Goyer
  • The root of grumbling is typically unmet expectations. ~ Tricia Goyer
  • Gratitude is one of our best tactics to defeat grumbling. ~ Tricia Goyer

Scripture References:

  • Psalm 106:25 “But grumbled in their tents; They did not listen to the voice of the Lord.”
  • Philippians 2:14 “Do all things without grumbling of disputing.”
  • 1 Peter 4:9 “Be hospitable to one another without complaint.”

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Guest:

Tricia Goyer is author of more than 70 books, she writes both fiction and nonfiction related to family and parenting. This USA-Today Best-selling Author has also won a two Carol Awards and a Retailer’s Best Award. She was also an ECPA Gold-Medallion Nominee and a Christy Award Nominee and won Writer of the Year from the Mt. Hermon Christian Writers Conference.

A beloved author of Amish fiction, as well, having written the Big Sky and Seven Brides for Seven Bachelors series. She has spoken at events such as MomCon, Raising Generations, and Teach Them Diligently conferences and is host of the podcast, Walk It Out.

 

Hosted By: Dr. Michelle Bengtson

Audio Technical Support: Bryce Bengtson