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The Dona Watson Show

Hi, I'm Dona. I’m just an average American Patriot who loves God, her family, her country and tries really hard to listen to God’s voice. Oh, and sometimes I write stuff. Come with me and together let's explore this crazy experience we call life.


Transgender to Transformed: An Interview with Laura Perry Smalts
In this episode, I interview Laura Perry Smalts, who lived for nearly a decade as a transgender man named "Jake," before realizing the deception of the transgender lifestyle and leaving it all behind. Now Laura not only embraces her true identity as a woman and shares her story at churches, conferences, and more, but she and her husband have also created a nonprofit ministry, Eden's Redemption, to help others find the same freedom she now has.Find Laura Perry Smalts online at: her book "Transgender to Transformed" at: me online at: for my new nonfiction book coming April 2024: "Be the Warrior Queen: Practical Christian Strategies for Women to Achieve Victory in a Chaotic World"#transgender #redemption #Jesus
34:25 3/9/24
Who's Standing with You?
(Season 2, Episode 8) When the storms of life come, it's important to know who's standing with you. In the midst of his trials, the prophet Jeremiah said, "The LORD stands beside me like a great warrior" (Jer. 20:11). Who is the one standing next to you?
06:28 8/14/23
Even in the Valleys...
(Season 2, Episode 7) When we are down deep in the valleys is often where we see the Lord shine the brightest. Come with me today and let's talk about the valleys.
07:25 4/13/23
Courage in the Face of Danger
(Season 2, Episode 6) Thinking of the Passion of the Christ and talking about courage. 
10:38 3/27/23
How to be a Hero
(Season 2, Episode 5) I want to talk with you today about heroes—and one of the most unlikely heroes of all, Gideon.
07:10 3/23/23
Promises, Promises...Or, Where's My Promise?
(Season 2, Episode 4) Did you know that Caleb had to wait 45 years for his promises to be fulfilled? Let's talk about it!
11:03 2/27/23
What Are You Committed to?
(Season 2, Episode 3) To commit fully to something is to not hold anything back. Let's see what Jesus Christ had to say about commitment.
05:12 2/23/23
Be Fearless!
(Season 2, Episode 2) The world need fearless warriors to fight for what's right. Are you ready to answer the clarion call? Let's talk about it.
08:05 2/13/23
Almighty God Has the Power to Save Us
(Season 2, Episode 1) Today's struggle is a battlefield for the mind. But the Almighty God of Heaven's Armies has not left us weaponless!
07:51 2/6/23
Bedding Down in Prickly Pear
(Episode 35) Does your world feel like you're trying to bed down in a patch of prickly pear cactus? David knew that feeling too. Let's see what he had to say about it.
10:14 3/21/22
Spring is Coming!
(Episode 34) As spring approaches, it's a good time to evaluate and work toward a fresh springtime in our hearts as well. Let's look today at what King David had to say about that.
07:31 3/18/22
Who Has Your Attention? (Or Fear-Mongers vs. The LORD of Armies)
(Episode 33) When it comes to life, whose lens are you looking through? Who has your ear? Today I want to encourage you to not be afraid! The LORD of Armies is in control!
08:21 3/16/22
Peace is a Promise!
(Episode 32) In this crazy life bad things happen. But when they do, are you prepared to weather them with peace and strength? Here's how.
06:32 3/14/22
Just Do the Right Thing
(Episode 31) In this crazy life, we're sometimes faced with decisions. How do you know what's the right thing to do? We're going to talk about that today!
04:30 3/9/22
Does God Have Your Attention?
(Episode 30) There are days when we are so blinded by life's business and stress that we lose our focus. But if needed, God will go to extreme lengths to get your attention, like he did with Elijah! Let's talk about it.
07:00 2/28/22
Making the Impossible Possible
(Episode 29) Are you facing a mountain today that seems impossible to climb? Let's talk today about how to make the impossible possible.
09:08 2/10/22
What's Your Focus?
(Episode 28) In this life, we choose what we focus on. Where is your attention today? Let's talk about it.
05:39 5/14/21
Hello Beautiful!
Episode 27 - Do you realize how beautiful you are in God's eyes? His plans for you are amazing. Let's talk about it. :)
04:15 5/6/21
God Sees You...He Understands You.
Episode 26 - Do you ever find yourself stuck in a dark valley where it seems you have lost your way? Know today that you don't have to go it alone.
06:57 5/5/21
Finding True Rest for Your Soul
Episode 25 - When you think of finding rest, what comes to mind? Completely unplugging from everything? While that might be useful from time to time, consider with me today that there might be a more lasting version of rest that is available to us.
04:52 4/26/21
Do You Hear the Call?
Episode 24 - Sometimes we try to hard to find our destiny. Consider with me today--maybe you're already living it! Let's find out.(Scripture readings from the CSB.)
16:58 4/23/21
Lord, I Believe...Please Help My UnBelief!
Episode 23: God is so much more powerful than our enemy and stands ready and willing to strengthen us in the fight. The question is, do you believe that?
12:59 4/22/21
Impossible? Not with God's Help!
Episode 22: In our world, we are faced with what seems to be one impossible situation after another. But today I want to encourage you that with God all things are possible. Let's talk about it. :)
08:00 4/19/21
Good News for the Tired, Sick and Weary
Episode 21: Our world today is in turmoil. Freedoms are threatened and godly principles are under attack. But take heart! God sees you and he has a plan. Let's talk today about finding peace in the midst of this crazy storm we find ourselves in.
08:27 4/16/21
Developing the Warrior Within
Episode 20: How we handle ourselves in crisis shows who we really are. As we face a daily battle of good versus evil, are you ready for war? Let's talk about it.
08:26 4/15/21
19: Taking Care of Business While We Wait
Who likes waiting? Not me! But it is an important season. Let's learn why and what we can learn from waiting.
11:19 4/14/21
18: What's Your Manna?
To gain the Promised Land, the Israelites had to leave everything behind that was familiar to them. But boy did they know how to grumble! Let's look today at how they--and we--responded to God's blessings.
09:35 4/13/21
17: The Gates of Heaven
If God is Spirit and we are here in the physical world, how can we approach him? Let's talk today about how to open the gates of heaven through praise. 
08:10 4/12/21
16: What's Your Focus?
Even though the disciples were with Jesus every day, they still had doubts when needs arose. Perhaps they were looking at the wrong thing! What do you think?
08:18 4/10/21
15: Walking Through Darkness
Sometimes life presents us with dark valleys where it seems we can barely see clearly enough to put one foot in front of the other. These are times when it seems that no matter what we choose, it will be the wrong choice. What can you do? Let's talk about it.
05:13 4/9/21