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Unyielding

Pathways To Hope Network

Welcome to Unyielding, a twice-monthly podcast for Pathways to Hope Network. Our goal is to voice the challenges of having a child in the juvenile court system while honoring the unyielding love between a mother and her child.

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Unyielding Love
Oct 8 2021
Unyielding Love
Welcome to Unyielding My name is Angie, and as your host, my goal is to sit with you and meet you right where you are. To pick up on the conversation that is already going on in your head. I'm not afraid of tough conversations, and I'm not shy about giving a voice to the struggles you are facing. Most importantly, I'm here to remind you of all the ways the unyielding love you feel for your child reveals itself.In this space, we show our scars. We don't pretend or hide in shame. We learn to stand together and pick each other up on the hard days. We remind each other what this fight is for. In this space, we face our challenges with courage and learn that shame and isolation are driven out when we are brave enough to share our broken parts. 2,000,000. That's how many podcasts are out there today.  2 million podcasts, and YOU LANDED HERE. I'm so that glad that you did. Today this journey you're on turns a corner. Today we take back some control.  Control, which comes from having choices. Today we are choosing companionship over isolation. We're choosing compassion over shame. Today, we're choosing HOPE.Pathways to Hope Network is a non-profit organization that provides cost-free support and community to parents with youth facing criminal allegations. In Series 1, Into The Unknown, there will be six episodes. In each episode, we walk you through what to expect on this journey and provide you with resources and support.  Learn more about Pathways at our website:  Discover the community and connect by following us on Facebook and Instagram.Facebook:  Private Facebook Community: Support, Email: closedgroup.pathways@gmail.com
When the Challenge Changes You - Blake's Story
Jun 21 2022
When the Challenge Changes You - Blake's Story
When The Challenge Changes You - Blake’s StoryIn this episode, I have the honor of interviewing Blake, who offers us the gift of his perspective on what it was like to be a child who experienced the juvenile justice system. In part one of this two-part interview, Blake openly shares his story of what life was like during his teen years. His experiences, the factors he believes influenced his decisions, his relationship with his mom and siblings, and what he credits as the difference-maker in him changing his course.A few highlights from this episode:5:35    First encounter with law enforcement.9:18    Decision influencers15:00  Promises to change15:30  The difference-maker  17:00   Looking Back: what Blake credits his mom for doing well.23:43  The greatest challenge of detention28:00  Blakes’s relationship with his mom and the role it played30:34  Sibling RelationshipsIf you would like to send a message to Blake letting him know how his interview helped you, OR if you are interested in sharing your own experiences on the show, email afrey.pathways@gmail.com.Resources: Pathways website: (Remember to Subscribe!) Local and national resources:  Blog:  FAQ:   ____________________________________________________________________________Pathways to Hope Network is a non-profit organization that provides cost-free support and community to parents with youth facing criminal allegations. Learn more about Pathways on our website:   Discover the community and connect by following us on Facebook and Instagram. Facebook:  Private Facebook Community: support, email: afrey.pathways@gmail.com
What No One Tells You About Youth Probation
Jun 7 2022
What No One Tells You About Youth Probation
In this episode, I have the honor of interviewing Pete Feliciano. Pete graduated college with a degree in Law and Justice and a Master's degree in counseling. He recently retired from an extensive career working with hundreds of families in Thurston County Juvenile Court as a probation counselor for the last 32 years. Throughout those years, he has been a strong voice advocating for children and families in our community, and I am so grateful that he is on the show to provide us with some insight into the world of probation. Highlights from this episode:5:00    The biggest misconception about probation and probation counselors.13:32  The Us versus Them mentality and the damage created by it.15:51   What is probation, and what purpose does it serve?18:44  What you can do today that will help your child's probation process. 22:47  One thing resilient families do that keeps them moving forward.33:50  The one thing Petehope'ssyou'lll take away from this episode.Resources: Pathways website: (Remember to Subscribe!)Local and national resources:  Blog:  FAQ:   ____________________________________________________________________________Pathways to Hope Network is a non-profit organization that provides cost-free support and community to parents with youth facing criminal allegations. Learn more about Pathways on our website:   Discover the community and connect by following us on Facebook and Instagram. Facebook:  Private Facebook Community: support, email: afrey.pathways@gmail.com
Protecting vs Equipping: How to Get it Right
May 24 2022
Protecting vs Equipping: How to Get it Right
In part two of my podcast interview with Pastor Jim Ladd, we discuss the difference between protecting and equipping our child and learn what could be at risk if we don't get this right.We also discuss the message our children receive when we constantly operate in protection mode and the question you should ask yourself if you find yourself helping a little too much.If you have a child in crisis, we sincerely hope that you find comfort and clarity while listening to his message on the importance of bringing ourselves back to baseline and beginning to examine the bigger picture and opportunity available to us during this time.A few highlights from this episode:7:40    The message our kids may be receiving when we are constantly in protection mode8:21    The difference between protecting and equipping11:45   Everyone can carry some of the load14:50   The question you should ask before rescuingIf you are interested in hearing more from Jim Ladd or connecting with what he's doing, check out the Jim and Jon website to access blogs, books, and the Upstream podcast he co-hosted with his son Jon (It's fantastic). You can also find him on the Evergreen Christian Community Website and Instagram.Resources: Pathways website: (Remember to Subscribe!)Local and national resources:  Blog:  FAQ:  ____________________________________________________________________________Pathways to Hope Network is a non-profit organization that provides cost-free support and community to parents with youth facing criminal allegations. Learn more about Pathways on our website:   Discover the community and connect by following us on Facebook and Instagram. Facebook:  Private Facebook Community: support, email: afrey.pathways@gmail.com
Moving Through the Unknown with Purpose
May 10 2022
Moving Through the Unknown with Purpose
Moving Through the Unknown with PurposeThis episode is the second in a series of interviews with different people offering different perspectives on what to consider as you walk beside your child through the justice system. Questioning what it looks like to parent well through a season we've never had to navigate before is a normal part of this process. In this episode, I have the honor of interviewing my pastor and friend, Jim Ladd. Jim is gifted in his ability to communicate concise, practical information in a way that is encouraging and thought-provoking, and this message is definitely one that will stay with you. If you have a child in crisis, we sincerely hope that you find comfort and clarity while listening to his message on the importance of bringing ourselves back to baseline and beginning to examine the bigger picture and opportunity available to us during this time.A few highlights from this episode:2:35    Our most difficult, panicky, terrifying crisis moments are actually extremely fertile for the activity of God.6:45    How to be loving while battling genuine feelings of anger and disappointment towards your child.14:43   The healthy ability to connect and disconnect.19:35   A parent's most important job when your child is in crisis.26:28   Aligning how we parent with God’s love for us.If you are interested in hearing more from Jim Ladd or connecting with what he's doing, check out the Jim and Jon website to access blogs, books, and the Upstream podcast he co-hosted with his son Jon (It's fantastic). You can also find him on the Evergreen Christian Community Website and Instagram.Resources: Pathways website: (Remember to Subscribe!)Local and national resources:  Blog:  FAQ:  ____________________________________________________________________________Pathways to Hope Network is a non-profit organization that provides cost-free support and community to parents with youth facing criminal allegations. Learn more about Pathways on our website:   Discover the community and connect by following us on Facebook and Instagram. Facebook:  Private Facebook Community: support, email: afrey.pathways@gmail.com
Unyielding Love
Oct 8 2021
Unyielding Love
Welcome to Unyielding My name is Angie, and as your host, my goal is to sit with you and meet you right where you are. To pick up on the conversation that is already going on in your head. I'm not afraid of tough conversations, and I'm not shy about giving a voice to the struggles you are facing. Most importantly, I'm here to remind you of all the ways the unyielding love you feel for your child reveals itself.In this space, we show our scars. We don't pretend or hide in shame. We learn to stand together and pick each other up on the hard days. We remind each other what this fight is for. In this space, we face our challenges with courage and learn that shame and isolation are driven out when we are brave enough to share our broken parts. 2,000,000. That's how many podcasts are out there today.  2 million podcasts, and YOU LANDED HERE. I'm so that glad that you did. Today this journey you're on turns a corner. Today we take back some control.  Control, which comes from having choices. Today we are choosing companionship over isolation. We're choosing compassion over shame. Today, we're choosing HOPE.Pathways to Hope Network is a non-profit organization that provides cost-free support and community to parents with youth facing criminal allegations. In Series 1, Into The Unknown, there will be six episodes. In each episode, we walk you through what to expect on this journey and provide you with resources and support.  Learn more about Pathways at our website:  Discover the community and connect by following us on Facebook and Instagram.Facebook:  Private Facebook Community: Support, Email: closedgroup.pathways@gmail.com