Untangling Life with Rachel Wojo

Untangling Life with Rachel Wojo

Author Rachel Wojo helps you clear your head and calm your heart on tough topics Christians face today.

Episodes

June 8, 2022 15 min

Struggling with worry, fret, and fear, oh my!? Learn how to combat worry with prayer. 

In this episode of the series, "Why Pray," Rachel Wojo shares:

  • 7 strategies to pray AGAINST worry
  • a personal story of how God answered her prayer against worry

  • 1 Peter 5:6
    Psalm 118:6
    2 Timothy 1:7
    Psalm 37:7

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    31 Days of Prayers for the Heart prayer cards
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    As a mother who has lost a child, Rachel shares Psalm 55 and a prayer of declaration for those grieving the Uvalde, Texas school shooting.

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    May 18, 2022 15 min

    Why pray when it seems like there is no time to pray? If busyness seems to get the better of your prayer time, then take a few minutes to be encouraged by the sixth episode in the series, "Why Pray?" 

    In this episode of the series, "Why Pray," Rachel Wojo shares:

  • four ways the psalmist found to pray  
  • how pain is the prompt to prioritize prayer

  • Psalm 119:145-152

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    May 14, 2022 17 min

    Struggling with waiting on God to answer prayer? You're not alone! Enjoy the fifth episode in the series, "Why Pray?" Check out the four actions God is taking while we are in the waiting room.

    In this episode of the series, "Why Pray," Rachel Wojo shares:

  • four actions God is taking during the wait
  • a personal answered prayer and unanswered prayer
  • how to pray during the wait
  • Exodus 2:23-25

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    April 27, 2022 11 min

    Does God hear the prayers you pray when written by someone else? And do those prayers "work?" Enjoy the fourth episode in the series, "Why Pray?" and enjoy a prayer-filled teaching on why yes, borrowed prayers are sometimes the most perfect prayers for your heart.

    In this episode of the series, "Why Pray," Rachel Wojo shares:

  • Bible passages to remind you what God wants in prayer
  • why borrowed prayers work
  • how God...
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    April 20, 2022 13 min

    Does it feel like God is nowhere to be found? Is the universe too big for God to know where you are?  Enjoy the  third episode in the series, "Why Pray?" Tune in to episode 29 for the beautiful reminder that your prayers are precious to the God of the universe.

    In this episode of the series, "Why Pray," Rachel Wojo shares:

  • how prayer is the opportunity to enjoy relationship with our Creator
  • Bible passages to remind you...
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    April 13, 2022 12 min

    Are you feeling a void in your prayer life?  Are you wondering if God is even hearing your prayer when it goes unanswered for so long? Enjoy the second episode in a BRAND NEW series, "Why Pray?" Tune in to episode 28 for a fresh perspective on the purpose of prayer. 

    In this episode of the series, "Why Pray," Rachel Wojo shares:

  • how to fuel your faith when it feels like God isn't listening
  • Bible passages to remind ...
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    April 6, 2022 12 min

    Struggling with why you should even pray? Embrace the first episode in a BRAND NEW series, "Why should you pray?" Tune in to episode 27 for a fresh perspective on the purpose of prayer. 

    In this episode of the series, "Why should you pray?" Rachel Wojo answers the questions:

  • Why should you pray?
  • How should you pray?
  • When should you pray?
  • I Chronicles 5:18-22

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    March 30, 2022 15 min

    If you have ever doubted your value in this world, then don't miss Episode 26, What You Need to Know by Heart, Part 7. Tune in to the final episode of this series on what Moses wanted the children of Israel to remember and what we today need to know by heart.

    In this episode of the series, "What You Need to Know by Heart," Rachel Wojo shares:

  • how important it is to recall the stories of the generations beyond us
  • a reflecti...
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    March 23, 2022 13 min

    If you feel forgotten and maybe even unloved, then don't miss Episode 25, What You Need to Know by Heart, Part 6. Listen in on Moses' Super Bowl pep talk to the children of Israel and you'll be reminded of how much God loves you.

    In this episode of the series, "What You Need to Know by Heart," Rachel Wojo shares:

  • how the repetition of words or phrases in the Bible should encourage a closer look at the Scripture
  • the...
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    March 16, 2022 14 min

    Are you on the edge of a wilderness journey, only to find there are giants in the land? Listen in on Moses' Super Bowl pep talk to the children of Israel and you'll discover what you need to remember when enormous issues overwhelm your heart. 

    In this episode of the series, "What You Need to Know by Heart," Rachel Wojo shares:

  • empathy for the giants you are facing
  • hope in the promises of God
  • a powerful prayer tip you wo...
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    If you wish you could know the why behind your wilderness, then this podcast episode will help you remember God does have a purpose in the journey!

    In this episode of the series, "What You Need to Know by Heart," Rachel Wojo shares:

  • the why for your wilderness
  • an honest vulnerability about her own wilderness
  • the purpose of God's plan for the wilderness
  • Deuteronomy 8

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    If the wilderness seems it will never end and you are feeling stuck in discouragement, despair or defeat, then this podcast episode will help you remember what it's so easy to forget. 

    In this episode of series, "What You Need to Know by Heart," Rachel Wojo shares:

  • the only way to get through the wilderness
  • one of the best options when you're in the thick of an experience
  • what God wants you to remember in the wilderness
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    February 23, 2022 13 min

    If the battle you are facing is just too big for you, there is something God wants you to remember. 

    In this series, "What You Need to Know by Heart," Rachel Wojo shares:

  • why the enemy wants you to forget what God has done
  • why God longs for us to remember HE IS BIGGER than any circumstance we face
  • how to create memories of your God stories
  • Deuteronomy 7:17-21

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    February 16, 2022 15 min

    Do you struggle to remember what you know to be true about God? 

    Do his power and protection feel far away?

    Author Rachel Wojo shares how to put your spiritual memory lapse into check.

    Refresh your faith with the 4 points Moses told his people to REMEMBER: 

  • the bondage that held you
  • the boundaries that limited you
  • the strength that freed you
  • the security that protected you
  • Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits. Psalm 1...

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    How do you recognize when and where God is moving? What does it look like to actually live in the Spirit? If the answers to these questions are ones you'd love to know, then check out episode 19 in the series, Learning to Pray from Women in the Bible. Learn how this prophetess received her words from the Lord!

    Author Rachel Wojo teaches how to nurture your ability to hear the Spirit speaking to your heart. 

    If you want to:

  • become ...
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    Are you longing for an answer to prayer? Don't miss this episode in the series, Learning to Pray from Women in the Bible. Fortify your faith with fresh teaching on the Canaanite Woman and her short, but fervent prayer!

    Author Rachel Wojo shares how to persist when your prayers go unanswered.

    If you need:

  • bright inspiration to persist in your prayer life
  • the encouragement that God is always at work
  • a beautiful example of daring faith...
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    What does Mary, the mother of Jesus, teach us about prayer? Don't miss this series, Learning to Pray from Women in the Bible. If you feel like your prayers are going unanswered, then this lesson will strengthen your heart!

    Author Rachel Wojo shares how Mary chose her belief stance in a pivotal moment.

    If you need:

  • to understand your choices in prayer
  • to be reminded that all God's promises are true
  • to remember that God still answ...
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    Struggling to foster a vibrant prayer life? Learn what the stories of 6 women of the Bible teach us about prayer in this series, Learning to Pray from Women in the Bible. Need the courage to face any outcome in life? Check out Esther's prayer example!

    Author Rachel Wojo teaches how Esther's life exhibits the value of a committed prayer life. 

    If you need:

  • encouragement to remember that God is in control
  • fresh courage to face di...
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    Striving for a stronger prayer life? Learn what the stories of 6 women of the Bible tell us about their prayer lives in this series, Learning to Pray from Women in the Bible. This episode is a full exam on the first recorded prayer of Hannah, the mother of Samuel.

    Author Rachel Wojo uncovers Hannah's deep heartache and shares the clues we can use in Hannah's prayer life that will help us in ours today.

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