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Alive and Wells with Lorna and Tauren Wells

Ep 9: A Messy Marriage

1/25/2023 00:58:42
Ep 9: A Messy Marriage
How do you navigate a messy marriage with grace? 

In this week's episode Lorna and Tauren have a very honest conversation about lessons they've learned from marriage. Through talking about some very personal struggles with communication and even the process of getting freedom from pornography, they remind us that it's always best to respond in grace over condemnation, and the importance of coming alongside your spouse in prayer and encouragement.

In this episode they cover: 

Lorna & Tauren's first fight (0:32)

Dealing with expectations in marriage (8:04)

How women communicate (16:04)

How men communicate (23:11)

How Tauren found freedom in confession (27:21)

The power of responding with grace over condemnation (34:46)

The importance of honest communication when you feel like trust is lost (41:17)

Why you shouldn't give up on your marriage (48:30)

Spiritual issues require spiritual solutions (53:42)

New episodes drop on Wednesday's so be sure to subscribe so you never miss one! 

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Check out Lorna's blog on Aliveandwells.com

Check out Tauren Wells's new album "Joy in the Morning" on taurenwells.com

Ep 8: A Christ Centered Home

1/11/2023 00:38:02
Ep 8: A Christ Centered Home
What are some practical and spiritual ways you can establish a home built on Christ? 

In this week's episode Lorna and Tauren share the adventures and aspirations of raising their family in a Christ-centered home. Through sharing practical tips like being intentional with time and habits, creating family values, and the importance of attending church, they remind us that when Jesus is the priority in your own personal life, everything else will flow from that to your family. 

In this episode they cover: 

The importance of keeping life revolving around Jesus (0:38)

Intentionality with time and habits (7:42)

Creating rhythms of prayer with your kids every day (8:07)

The importance of preparation (14:48)

How to reinforce an atmosphere of worship (19:35)

Value of the month (21:42)

Why you should make attending church a priority (22:40)

Individual relationship with God (24:42)

Why you should make Jesus the priority (29:12)

Lorna's "Her House Co" Announcement (31:57)

A word of encouragement from Lorna and Tauren (35:56)

New episodes drop on Wednesday's so be sure to subscribe so you never miss one! 

Follow Tauren Wells on Instagram @TaurenWells 

Follow Lorna Wells on Instagram @LornaBrittany 

Check out Lorna's blog on Aliveandwells.com 

Check out Tauren Wells's new album "Joy in the Morning" on taurenwells.com

Ep 7: Resolving Conflict

12/28/2022 00:42:46
Ep 7: Resolving Conflict
In what areas do you need help resolving conflict? 

In this week's episode Lorna and Tauren have an honest conversation about conflict. From their own experiences of navigating conflict in marriage, leadership, and in relationships, they will remind you that it's important to have hard conversations and see the value in creating a safe space for people to be honest and open. 

In this episode they cover: 

Tauren's car conflict (1:25)

Different ways to handle conflict (7:35)

Leading your friends (13:53)

Conflict vs. combat (19:30)

Understanding that the presence of conflict isn't always bad (22:23)

Timing in conflict (24:53)

Resolving conflict (35:03) 

New episodes drop on Wednesday's so be sure to subscribe so you never miss one!

Follow Tauren Wells on Instagram @TaurenWells 

Follow Lorna Wells on Instagram @LornaBrittany 

Check out Lorna's blog on Aliveandwells.com 

Check out Tauren Wells's new album "Joy in the Morning" on taurenwells.com

Ep 6: 6 Keys to a Happy Home

12/14/2022 00:26:17
Ep 6: 6 Keys to a Happy Home
How do you cultivate a home that is peaceful even in the midst of chaos? 

In this week's episode Lorna and Tauren talk about the 6 keys to a happy home. They lay out intentional practices that make them feel comfort in their home as a family, showing us that it's all about staying connected to Jesus and cultivating an atmosphere of grace. 

In this episode they cover: 

Organization and order (1:36)

Why it's important to have clear expectations (7:19)

Prioritizing family time (11:00)

Making Jesus the center of your home (14:37)

Living in gratitude and generosity (16:22)

Cultivating a culture of grace and forgiveness (21:48)

New episodes drop on Wednesday's so be sure to subscribe so you never miss one! 

Follow Tauren Wells on Instagram @TaurenWells 

Follow Lorna Wells on Instagram @LornaBrittany 

Check out Lorna's blog on Aliveandwells.com 

Check out Tauren Wells's new album "Joy in the Morning" on taurenwells.com

Ep 5: Rest

11/30/2022 00:42:50
Ep 5: Rest
As a Christian, why should we prioritize rest in our lives? 

In this week's episode Lorna and Tauren have an honest conversation about the power of rest and share their own struggles with slowing down, encouraging us to see that God created rest to be a rhythm of our lives that we should be living from, not working from. 

In this episode they cover: 

Lorna and Tauren's upbringing and exposure to work (1:30)

Why it's important to understand how God created us (3:17)

How Tauren's work ethic was built (4:42) 

How Lorna's work ethic was built (9:57) 

Why women feel guilt in resting (13:25)

The pattern and principle of rest (14:47)

Understanding that rest was a part of God's creative process (16:52)

How to rest even if the house is messy (19:19)

Knowing that God does way more when we step back (20:46)

The importance of having a good work ethic AND a good rest ethic (23:48)

Breaking down seed, time and harvest (29:15)

Spiritual rest (36:53)

The power of resting in God (39:25) 

New episodes drop on Wednesday's so be sure to subscribe so you never miss one! 

Follow Tauren Wells on Instagram @TaurenWells 

Follow Lorna Wells on Instagram @LornaBrittany 

Check out Lorna's blog on Aliveandwells.com 

Check out Tauren Wells's new album "Joy in the Morning" on taurenwells.com

Check out the "Breathe" book by Priscilla Shirer here

Alive and Wells with Lorna and Tauren Wells

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Welcome into the Wells family! Listen as Lorna & Tauren share their lessons, struggles and some of the inspiring things that God has given them through their marriage, four boys and careers. In each episode of this podcast they tackle topics like marriage, parenting, careers, callings, enneagrams, rest, generosity and many more things that are core to them. Through their transparency you'll know that you're not alone in your struggles. We all know this life isn't perfect, but it can be exciting because God's in it, this is Alive and Wells! 

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