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Each episode of the Integrity Restored Podcast will equip you with the knowledge and resources you need to live a porn free life and to help others do the same.

Episode 48: Love and Lust with Keith Nester

February 8, 2021

Jim is joined by Keith Nester founder of Down 2 Earth Ministry to break down the real struggle between love and lust and how we are all impacted by it. Key takeaways: 1. Lust takes…Love gives 2. There are many types of love, but only one word in the English language that doesn’t do it […]

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Episode 47: Why You Do What You Do and how to change it with Devin Schadt

February 1, 2021

  In this episode, Jim is joined by Devin Schadt founder of Fathers of Saint Joseph (www.fosj.org) to discuss Devin’s new book “Why You Do What You Do and how to change it”. We examine how our innate desire to be significant can draw us into other not so desired behaviors. 3 fundamental causes that […]

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Episode 46: The Validation Struggle

January 26, 2021

In this episode, Jim talks about the normal human desire for validation and how that can impact our struggle with pornography and relationships. To know ourselves and our near-constant desire for validation of image, opinions, successes, and impact is an important part of being able to finally recognize ourselves as beloved sons and daughters of […]

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Episode 45: All Things New… Self Kindness

January 19, 2021

In this episode, Jim continues with the theme of a new year/new beginnings and examines the role of self-kindness in being made new. As 2 Corinthians tells us: ” Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.” This year let’s focus on becoming the person that God […]

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Episode 44: New Year’s Resolutions Pt 2

January 12, 2021

  What are the five areas of self-care you need to pay attention to? Dr. Peter Kleponis and Fr. Allen Hoffa tell us about each one to help us make meaningful resolutions for 2021! Learn these five areas of healthy self-care and tips to improve in each area.  Takeaways: All of us can make a […]

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Episode 43: New Year’s Resolutions

January 5, 2021

With Jim on vacation, Dr. Peter Kleponis and Fr. Allen Hoffa take over the show to help us create meaningful resolutions for 2021! Takeaways: All of us can make a resolution to break free of shame and use healthy guilt to heal We should resolve to make a commitment to recognize our rightful place as […]

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Episode 42: 2020 – A Year We Needed Faith, Hope and Love

December 29, 2020

2020 was a challenging year for so many, and pornography addiction was just one of the many challenges faced by individuals, spouses, families and our clergy who tries to help. Yet, through it all our Lord is with us. In this episode, Jim looks back on 2020 and shares valuable clips from guests on the […]

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Episode 41: Christmas Technology Protection with Kristen Jenson

December 22, 2020

This year like most recent years,  many parents will be purchasing some form of technology for their kids to excitedly unwrap on Christmas morning! Are you prepared to “open” the pandora’s box of internet threats too? In this episode, Jim is joined by award-winning author of “Good Pictures Bad Pictures”, Kristen Jenson to discuss what […]

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Episode 40: Fogiveness with Tom McCabe

December 15, 2020

In this episode, Tom and Jim explore the importance of forgiveness, not only for our emotional well being but our spiritual life as well. Forgiveness both for ourselves and for those who have wronged us is an important component of our own healing journeys.

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Episode 39: From Desperation to Diaconate with Deacon Tim Kennedy

December 8, 2020

In this wide ranging discussion Jim explores the path Deacon Kennedy took from a life of desperation as a successful law enforcement officer, businessman and husband to the joy of healing from alcoholism, pornography addiction and ultimately led to the diaconate. The discussion covers many healing topics of 12 steps, prayer, sacraments, spirituality and hard […]

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Jim is joined by Keith Nester founder of Down 2 Earth Ministry to break down the real struggle between love and lust and how we are all impacted by it.

Key takeaways:

1. Lust takes…Love gives

2. There are many types of love, but only one word in the English language that doesn’t do it justice

3. Lust is selfishly focused, love is other person focused

 

In this episode, Jim is joined by Devin Schadt founder of Fathers of Saint Joseph (www.fosj.org) to discuss Devin’s new book “Why You Do What You Do and how to change it”. We examine how our innate desire to be significant can draw us into other not so desired behaviors.

  1. 3 fundamental causes that condition our decision making:
    1. Survival
    2. Sloth and sensuality
    3. Significance
  2. Your worth is much greater than another persons definition of your significance
  3. Even in the midst of the struggle, God gives us the means to overcome

In this episode, Jim talks about the normal human desire for validation and how that can impact our struggle with pornography and relationships.

To know ourselves and our near-constant desire for validation of image, opinions, successes, and impact is an important part of being able to finally recognize ourselves as beloved sons and daughters of a merciful God.

In this episode, Jim continues with the theme of a new year/new beginnings and examines the role of self-kindness in being made new.

As 2 Corinthians tells us: ” Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new.”

This year let’s focus on becoming the person that God wants us to be as His beloved son or daughter and incorporate deliberate self-kindness into our day to help our healing journey.

 

 

What are the five areas of self-care you need to pay attention to? Dr. Peter Kleponis and Fr. Allen Hoffa tell us about each one to help us make meaningful resolutions for 2021! Learn these five areas of healthy self-care and tips to improve in each area. 

Takeaways:

  1. All of us can make a resolution to break free of shame and use healthy guilt to heal
  2. We should resolve to make a commitment to recognize our rightful place as beloved sons and daughters of a merciful God
  3. Resolutions can be more effective with a support system.

With Jim on vacation, Dr. Peter Kleponis and Fr. Allen Hoffa take over the show to help us create meaningful resolutions for 2021!

Takeaways:

  1. All of us can make a resolution to break free of shame and use healthy guilt to heal
  2. We should resolve to make a commitment to recognize our rightful place as beloved sons and daughters of a merciful God
  3. Resolutions can be more effective with a support system

2020 was a challenging year for so many, and pornography addiction was just one of the many challenges faced by individuals, spouses, families and our clergy who tries to help. Yet, through it all our Lord is with us. In this episode, Jim looks back on 2020 and shares valuable clips from guests on the foundational virtues of Faith, Hope and Love.

 

This year like most recent years,  many parents will be purchasing some form of technology for their kids to excitedly unwrap on Christmas morning! Are you prepared to “open” the pandora’s box of internet threats too? In this episode, Jim is joined by award-winning author of “Good Pictures Bad Pictures”, Kristen Jenson to discuss what parents can do to share the value of technology with their kids while protecting them from the threats of pornography, cyber-bullying, sexting, etc. Let’s unwrap these conversations together in this episode as we prepare for the gift-giving season!

 

In this episode, Tom and Jim explore the importance of forgiveness, not only for our emotional well being but our spiritual life as well. Forgiveness both for ourselves and for those who have wronged us is an important component of our own healing journeys.

In this wide ranging discussion Jim explores the path Deacon Kennedy took from a life of desperation as a successful law enforcement officer, businessman and husband to the joy of healing from alcoholism, pornography addiction and ultimately led to the diaconate. The discussion covers many healing topics of 12 steps, prayer, sacraments, spirituality and hard work where redemption is lived in everyday life!