Demolishing Dread with Mary Southerland RVR 109

Freedom from Dread, Fear, and Panic is Possible

Honestly, all of these send us reeling, but our special guest, Mary Southerland shares a powerful plan to get our lives back on today’s show. Everyone deals with hard emotions on some level….sometimes daily, other times, it’s a season. But, we’ve all experienced depression, anxiety, and overwhelm.

Debilitating Fear Drives Us to the Edge | It’s Time to Demolish All Dread

In this episode, cohosts, Amy Elaine Martinez and LaTan Roland Murphy, have a powerful conversation offering practical steps which help us overcome debilitating fear. With years of experience fighting her own battles with depression, Mary offers a depth of wisdom few can. Over time, Mary experienced victory in this area and believes you can too! We invite you to listen in as we discuss how to cope and learn to experience more joy along the way. In the end, this show proved to be both a little lighthearted and powerful too.

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Connect with Mary to learn how to get a grip on your fear today.

At this time in our nation, dread is on the rise. Cases of depression and suicide are skyrocketing. Due to the threat of illness, loss of jobs, and isolation, most people feel overwhelmed. And, many don’t know how to demolish strongholds. Yet, there are resources available. Without a doubt, Mary has written many helpful books and we want you to know about them.

Get to know more about her at and

Read some amazing devotionals at Girlfriends in God where Mary is one of the founders.

In addition, check out two of our favorite book by Mary.

  1. Sandpaper People: Dealing with The Ones Who Rub You The Wrong Way
  2. Hope in the Midst of Depression.

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Grief Adds to Our Dread

Before you go, here’s an article about grief. Many are experiencing deep levels of sadness. Also, please feel free to share this with your friends and loved ones who need some encouragement.

Soul Food for the Grieving Heart

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About Amy Elaine Martinez

Amy Elaine is an inspirational speaker, former radio show host, and gifted teacher. Her ministry is devoted to helping women with heart-shattered lives become whole again in Christ. She loves to tell the story of how Jesus made her a broken girl made whole through the transforming power of the Holy Spirit. Married to the love of her life, David, Amy Elaine is a mom of two boys now young men, Sidney (25) and Gabriel(22). She also has a daughter-in-love Riley and recently became "Yia Yia" to Raelynn Rose Elaine. Recently she left her beloved Colorado mountains to play on the plains of Historic Guthrie, Oklahoma. Most days you'll find her at a local coffee shop writing or ministering across the table to a friend. Her heart's desire is to see women walk in wholeness and develop an intimate relationship with Jesus Christ. Living the victorious life is one of the major themes of her ministry. She's available to speak at your next women's event. You can connect with her at: