Are You Holding Your Children Too Tightly? with Tracy Schaller

My guest this week, Tracy Schaller reflects on a time when she was faced with the reality of how tightly she was holding her children. She openly and honestly shares how this took place how she responded.
Tracy has been married to her husband Mark for 34 years. They have 7 children between the ages of 15-30, a 4-year-old grandson and a new grand baby due at the end of February 2024.
Some of Tracy’s favorite things are spending time with family, playing with their dogs, catching up with friends via coffee dates or pie and tea, taking walks, reading, camping, and just chilling at home.

Tracy references the mission organization YWAM, and you can find out more about them here
Youth With A Mission — To know God and to make Him known (

Scripture passages discussed in this episode:
Psalm 56:3-4 – “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?”

Isaiah 35:4 – “Say to those who have an anxious heart, ‘Be strong; fear not! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the recompense of God. He will come and save you.”

Daniel 11:32 – “He shall seduce with flattery those who violate the covenant, but the people who know their God shall stand firm and take action.”

Ephesians 6:10 – “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might.”

*We had a few internet glitches, so there may be a pause here and there, but we do come back. I promise!

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