For more than 30 years, Jan Silvious has helped people find the courage to begin a new way of dealing with the same old situations. Jan is a successful author, speaker, and life coach and has appeared on several radio and television programs. Jan’s life’s work is to encourage people to embrace the truth: “To change your perspective is to change everything.”
Today Colleen speaks with Jan Silvious, author of Courage for the Unknown Season.
How can churches encourage more inter-generational activities and relationships?
How are inter-generational mentor relationships beneficial?
What events caused you to want to develop resilience?
When you resist the temptation to bury your head in the sand, what do you gain?
What do you say to someone who has been afraid to pay attention to the difficult issues in their life?
What is the only true antidote to fear?
How do you use the power of laughter to reframe tough situations?
How has laughter helped you through a difficult time?
When life gets hard, how does Christ become our lifeline?
In times of tragedy, what does our faith say to others about the power of the Gospel?
How do we let go of things we really want when it is clear God wants to give us something else?
How does time help us gain perspective on understanding how God works?
What does it mean to find a "new normal" when we're grieving?
What can you say to the person who is choosing to avoid the grief instead of living through it?
What do we learn about the goodness of God when we enter "the unknown?"