Love What Matters Presents: Your Story with Colin Balfe

Love What Matters Presents: Your Story with Colin Balfe

In today’s world of continuous negative news coverage, it can be hard to remember there is a lot of good in life. Love What Matters Presents: Your Story with Colin Balfe brings inspiring stories from real people far & wide to share love, kindness and compassion, and to remind us that good things don’t happen by default – they’re a daily choice that we make.... Show More

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March 12, 2020 18 min

Looking after numerous nieces and nephews and working in daycare centers made Treka a natural caregiver, and she always knew she was called to motherhood. Once she was able to become a foster parent, she did not hesitate to welcome any child into her home. Fostering eventually lead to adoption, a transition that required Treka and her children to rely on each other above all else. Listen to hear how Treka spreads love to those in n...

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Shay is proud of her daughter’s self-confidence. A dedicated athlete with an optimistic personality, Liv is an emotionally and physically strong twelve-year-old. When a short doctor’s visit threatened her vibrant spirit, Shay was horrified by how quickly words can hurt a person. In Love What Matters final episode of the season, listen to Shay’s story to learn why both mother and daughter started speaking out against bullying. 

 

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When Katie’s home was destroyed in a fire, she didn’t dwell on everything she lost. Instead, she saw an opportunity for her and her family to start a smaller, better life. Listen to Katie’s story to understand why she turned to minimalism to live a more satisfying life. 

 

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Peter had all the odds stacked against him. He was born into poverty and suffered at the hands of an abusive father. The kindness of strangers ultimately led him to a brighter future, and he has dedicated his life to returning the favor. Listen to this inspiring story of how compassion has driven Peter to help other struggling children.  

 

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December 26, 2019 16 min

Does a Kitten BnB sound like your dream getaway? Well it’s possible all because of the kindness a woman who turned her idea to foster kittens into a business that helps both the animals and human visitors. In Jess’s story, you’ll hear about a journey that’s just as important as it is adorable.  

 

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The bond of mother and child isn’t always biological. At 25 years old, Casey was called to motherhood when she heard that there was a 16 year old male who needed a home. In this episode, she opens up about the struggles and joys of starting a family in an unconventional way. 

 

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What would it take for you to turn your life around? When Hanss got suspended from school during his first year of college, making his parents proud became his motivation to prioritize education over everything else. Listen to hear his story of how he surprised both his family and himself on the road to graduation. 

 

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Sometimes it’s our differences that bring us together. In this heart-warming pet adoption story, Crystal reminds us to celebrate the things that make us unique, and how important it is to be welcoming and kind to those who are different than us.

 

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Families form in all kinds of ways. In a moving story about how to help provide for children trapped in a flawed system, Caroline tells us about her journey transitioning from mom to foster mom, and ultimately adoptive mom, a change which turned her family of four into a family of nine.

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It’s hard to ask for help, but sometimes it can be the key to saving your life. When Michael found a lump on his chest, he went to the doctor immediately to seek the care he needed. Michael teaches us how putting his health before his pride helped him survive male breast cancer.

 

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A life-changing call makes a young couple parents overnight after dealing with infertility for two years. In our very first episode, prepare to be inspired by the love and perseverance shown in Sadie’s story.

 

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