Shakin' The Salt

Shakin' The Salt
Television/radio host and author Dr. Debra Peppers, shares how she overcame her own personal struggles of being 100 pounds overweight, depressed, and even suicidal, so that you too can be equipped and prepared to receive God‘s love, forgiveness, streng?

40 What’s Your Story?
Oct 18 • 11 min
Whether you admit it or not, we all have a “story” – a past that we wouldn’t want to share with anyone.
39 Welcome to My Pity Party
Oct 11 • 12 min
Have you every hated your life badly enough that you just want to stay home and wallow in your self-pity?
38 Overcoming Discouragement Depression and Defeat
Oct 4 • 12 min
I went through a serious depression when I was young, and today depression in America has skyrocketed.
37 Depressed and Discouraged
Sep 27 • 13 min
It is easy during this time of Covid to just give up…but don’t – help is on the way!
36 Help! I’m Drowning!
Sep 20 • 10 min
As a teacher with a “Cultural Pass” to visit Cuba, I never thought I would almost die there!
35 What Next?
Sep 13 • 10 min
What on earth could possibly happen next? If we could only have an answer, or at least a time frame to know how long all of this will last!
34 Liar!
Sep 6 • 9 min
My family and friends knew what a little “tease” I was; but when does it become a lie?
33 Back to School Help
Aug 30 • 12 min
For the first time in history it seems, back to school does not really mean back to school!
32 Good Grief!
Aug 23 • 12 min
Doesn’t it seem like we all are facing the death of loved ones, friends or family these days?
31 How Much Does God Control?
Aug 16 • 11 min
We could debate this philosophically, theologically or many others ways. But what does that change?
30 SOS
Aug 9 • 9 min
When you are in trouble what do you scream, cry out or even whisper??
29 I Can Only Imagine
Aug 2 • 9 min
Whether you have heard this song about Heaven or not, none of us really know what Heaven will be like.
28 I Lost My Underwear
Jul 26 • 11 min
Do you have a signature true story that everyone laughs at? I do: I lost my underwear on my first date!
27 Your Worst Nightmare
Jul 19 • 10 min
Some people are truly living their worst nightmare, right now!
26 The Secret Weapon
Jul 12 • 9 min
What if you were in the middle of a horrible dilemma where you thought you were sure to lose, and then someone gives you a secret weapon?
25 I Give Up!
Jul 5 • 12 min
How do you decide whether to fight or to just give up on something?
24 Oh Say Can You See
Jun 28 • 9 min
I am no longer sure what I can see and what I can’t see in America anymore!
23 I’m Not Old!
Jun 21 • 9 min
I had a birthday this week and because of the coronavirus, it was NOT what we had planned - but such is life! Man may plan his way but God directs his steps.
22 Where is God?
Jun 14 • 14 min
I have always lived an “integrated” life so I can’t possibly be prejudiced.
21 Sick and Tired
Jun 7 • 10 min
Have you ever gotten so fed up with a situation that you just wanted to scream?
20 I Need A Friend
May 31 • 9 min
you ever just needed a good friend to talk to or cry with and no one was there?
19 Don’t Use That Tone With Me!
May 24 • 11 min
Don’t use that tone with me! I hate it when you talk like that and disrespect me! And don’t roll your eyes either! I hate that even worse!
18 I Need Some Peace!
May 17 • 12 min
I need some peace! Can’t I have just one minute of peace?
17 I Hate Mother’s Day
May 10 • 9 min
There are many who never look forward to Mothers Day.
16 Tragedy To Triumph
May 3 • 10 min
Can anything good come out of this whole corona mess?
15 Don’t Quit
Apr 26 • 12 min
We all need encouragement and inspiration from time to time – so why not daily?
14 I’ve Lost My Mind
Apr 19 • 12 min
Of all the things I ever lost, I miss my mind the most!
13 This Too Shall Passover
Apr 9 • 17 min
Why do Jews and Christians all celebrate this time of year and what do Easter and Passover have in common?
12 I’ll Be Seeing You
Apr 5 • 9 min
When all of life is turned upside down, the scariest part is not knowing the future!
When is this Over?
Mar 29 • 9 min
I just want this to be over with and get back to life as we knew it!
10 We Were Not Ready For This!
Mar 22 • 10 min
No one could have predicted this worldwide crisis.
09 The Real Saint Patty
Mar 17 • 9 min
1)What do we do when our whole world is turned upside down? St. Patrick found out!
08 Hang in There!
Mar 1 • 9 min
This sounds like a nice farewell for one going through trials. But who wants to spend their time “hanging”?
07 Addicted
Feb 16 • 8 min
Drugs, alcohol, cigarettes and other substances often are considered items of addiction. But what about food, sex, pornography, video games, and anything else that consumes most of our time, thought and even money? Why are we humans so vulnerable to…
06 Unconditional
Feb 9 • 9 min
Do 70 years or 50 years or any number of years in a relationship represent unconditional love? Although we celebrate years of marriage, I have seen too many that often stayed together for the wrong reasons and often wish they hadn’t. True unconditional…
05 Created for Love
Feb 2 • 8 min
From the time we are born until the day we take our last breath, we are all searching for or yearning for love.
04 I Hate You!
Jan 26 • 9 min
Hate is an emotion that can eat you from the inside out!
03 We’re All In This Together
Jan 19 • 8 min
Life is sweeter when we help each other through the trials of life.
02 Roller Coaster Thinking
Jan 12 • 11 min
Yes you CAN change the extreme cycle of high and low roller coaster thinking!
01 Hating Religion
Jan 5 • 10 min
Having a religion and having a relationship are two completely different things. So much war, and hatred and harm have been done in the name of religion, hopefully not in the name of the One whom we worship.
26 Mean Old Lady
Dec 29, 2019 • 8 min
Most of us can remember the mean old person who lived in our neighborhood when we were young. Now, let’s pray we are not that mean old person!
25 My Own Worst Enemy
Dec 22, 2019 • 9 min
In this world we will have trials and tribulations…many are through circumstances or people beyond our control. But often we commit “self sabotage.”
24 I Surrender!
Dec 15, 2019 • 9 min
How scary is it to surrender without knowing what will happen next?
23 Confidence
Dec 8, 2019 • 8 min
Surveys show that one of the most admired traits in people, no matter what their “walk of life” is confidence.
22 Change Your Mind
Dec 1, 2019 • 9 min
What are you thinking about? Is it uplifting and positive or negative and degrading?
21 My Mama Bootsie
Nov 24, 2019 • 10 min
Who has a 94 yr. old mother who paints her house purple and wears only the color purple?
20 Before The Fall
Nov 17, 2019 • 11 min
As the Proverb really says “Pride goes before destruction; destruction before the fall.”
19 Taking Risks
Nov 10, 2019 • 9 min
From dangerous risks to phenomenal “around the world” adventures
18 Depression
Nov 3, 2019 • 10 min
Depression affects most of us at some time in our lives.
Oct 27, 2019 • 9 min
Psychologist Carl Jung introduced the P I E S chart for living a balanced life!
Oct 20, 2019 • 9 min
Can something broken really become something even better? Yes!
15 Big Bully!
Oct 13, 2019 • 8 min
Most of our schools have developed anti-bullying campaigns for our children, but what about adult bullies in the workplace, the neighborhood or in the political arena?
14 Loneliness
Oct 6, 2019 • 9 min
Since loneliness is listed as the third highest contributing factor to attempted suicide, how can we get help when we or someone we know feels perpetually lonely?
13 Daddy
Sep 29, 2019 • 7 min
He was a WWII Navy Pilot and successful business man, but I was his Baby Girl.
12 Busy, Busy, Busy!
Sep 22, 2019 • 8 min
I don’t have time for my own family – much less time with God!
11 Heart Sisters
Sep 15, 2019 • 8 min
Deep friendships can be born from deep tragedies.
10 MO MO
Sep 12, 2019 • 7 min
As radio hosts, we see our share of fans – and stalkers.
09 I Don’t Have Time!
Sep 8, 2019 • 8 min
Time is one thing no one can buy. As long as we are alive, we all have the same 24 hours. If we want our day to be meaningful and fulfilled, we must make time for God.
08 The Sky Is Falling!
Sep 4, 2019 • 7 min
When the real storms are predicted or the “storms of life” come our way, there are things we can do to be prepared of course, but sometimes we are blindsided. There is still an answer!
07 Happiness
Aug 23, 2019 • 7 min
How to link in to the secret of finding joy in the midst of trials!
06 Prejudice
Aug 12, 2019 • 8 min
Prejudice in today’s world and how to combat it.
03 The Gift of Hope
Aug 3, 2019 • 7 min
Dr. Peppers explains how to tap into hope through faith for a better, happier future.
05 What Can I Do With My WORRY, WORRY WORRY?
Aug 3, 2019 • 7 min
God says not to worry about anything! So how do I do that? Glad you asked!
04 Suicide is a Permanent End to a Temporary Problem
Aug 3, 2019 • 7 min
Suicide is a permanent answer to a temporary problem. God has better answers!
02 Trusting God With Your Future
Aug 3, 2019 • 7 min
When you don’t have an answer for your future, guess what! God does!
01 Finding Your Joy
Aug 2, 2019 • 8 min
From Hall of Shame to Hall of Fame, Dr. Peppers want you to experience the same joy!