Do you wonder how you would handle a harsh medical diagnosis like Parkinson’s before you turned 50? How do you keep pressing on and find the faith to believe?
In this episode, I interview Ray Edwards, the copywriter, author, and podcaster from RayEdwards.com. We explore his personal faith journey, how he’s dealt with Parkinsons Disease and many other places along the way. Fasten your seatbelt for this show is full of surprise antidotes and even some mild disagreements.
Episode 001: How to Overcome LIfe’s Curve Balls with Ray Edwards
About the show
- Learn how to view all of life as ministry
- How to deal with a life-altering illness
- How to help others facing Parkinson’s or other diseases
Time Stamp Show Notes
00:7:00 – How to integrate ministry in your everyday
00:8:30 – Blog Post – The True Secret of Today
00:10:42 – How to Listen to the Holy Spirit throughout the day
00:11:45 – Seeking out presence, people, and profits
00:12:58 – Overcoming adversity and life’s obstacles
00:14:02 – Rays life with Parkinson’s
00:17:00 – Healing and miracles
00:19:00 – Why me
00:21:00 – If we give our anxieties to the lord we will have the peace that passes understanding.
00:23:30 – Praising the Goodness of God even in the midst of something not understood
00:26:00 – Adversity and God’s plan for it
00:27:31 – God’s will in adversity
00:28:25 – Everything that is good comes from God and everything bad comes from Satan
00:28:53 – Hebrews Chapter 13 – Using adverse times to shape us
00:29:30 – Advice about dealing with difficult times from Ray
00:30:40 – Depression and victim thinking
00:31:06 – Depression
00:31:36 – Galatians – It is not I who lives it is Christ who lives in me.
00:31:50 – Move out of victim thinking
00:32:30 – Do it with Grace and love
00:33:50 – Grace
00:36:20 – Empathy
00:36:30 – Podcast – How to Overcome Depression – Episode 145
00:39:15 – Meet them with compassion
00:40:10 – Blessed are the merciful for they will receive mercy.
00:41:00 – Dealing with his illness today
00:43:30 – Don’t Waste your Dark Valley – by Dick Kaufman
00:46:00 – www.rayedwards.com