I’m Enough (mental illness) – Part 1

With Bernadette Speakes
Air Date: January 21, 2021 7:00 pm ET
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Today’s episode will touch on what I think is a tender spot for quite a few people. If you’ve ever felt shame, doubted your abilities or had distorted self image you’ll take comfort in hearing this transparent interview with my friend and special guest director, actress, mother wife and chief Warrior Woman Bernadette Speakes. She reminds us of exactly why we are enough.

Bernadette Speakes is an actor and director with 20+ years in the industry.  As an actor, Bernadette has performed in theatres throughout the country; the Los Angeles Metropolitan area, the Kennedy Center in Washington, D. C. and Chicago’s The Goodman and Steppenwolf Theatres. Her TV and film credits include performing in the Emmy Nominated show, A Stage of our Own, with James Earl Jones, and in To Sir With Love II with Sidney Poitier. She was also a Recurring Guest Star in CW’s All American, Seal Team, Heroes, and Parenthood. In 2017, the ABFF Awards honored Bernadette as a member of the ensemble cast, for the cinematic classic in African-American films, Love Jones.

Bernadette Speakes’ directorial credits include theatre and film.  In February 2020, The Bluest Eye was Bernadette’s second directorial endeavor with All The Way West Productions, Inc., as a six-weeks sold out production. The Hollywood Fringe Festival honored Bernadette as a “Female Director of Distinction,” for the production of Villain: An American Story. Bernadette has had the privilege directing other theatre productions, staged readings, and short films such as The Watsons Go To Birmingham – 1963 (The Hudson Theatre – Backstage), CUT (Humanitas Play Festival), Queen of Los Angeles (The Robey Theatre’s 25th Anniversary Celebration). Bernadette’s film short, Emerald King, has been accepted into several festivals and she’s currently in post-production on two other film shorts, Imaginist, and WITH.

Bernadette is a member of Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Sorority Zeta Psi Chapter of University of Georgia; she is married, with two children and resides in California.

 

 

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“Just Own it” (Personal Accountability)

With Special Guest Benetta Perry
Air Date: June 17, 2021 7:00 pm ET
Maura’s guest Benetta Perry shares simplistic nuggets to help listeners get to the center of God’s will. She breaks down why Christians lie and gives great examples on how to increase integrity in all areas of your life. Thank you for tuning in!
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Why. Now. (Part 1)

With Dona McCullough-Eiland
Air Date: June 3, 2021 7:00 pm ET
ENCORE! Maura can’t wait for you to eavesdrop on her conversation with Dona McCullough-Eiland. We’re unpacking how to go from revelation to activation. We’re going to help you step out and become who you want to be. There’s an urgency to NOW, don’t delay listen in and learn why today.
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Style, Loss and MUSIC

With Special Guests Scherrie, Susaye & Joyce, Former Motown Artist (Supremes and Tony Orlando & Dawn) formerly "The Supremes"
Air Date: May 13, 2021 7:00 pm ET
SPECIAL ENCORE – In this episode Host Maura welcomes Special Guests Scherrie, Susaye and Joyce formerly of The Supremes to the OMG conversation. They talk about their songs, style, loss and the music! A conversation with some of Motown’s sensational artists, 2 who were a part of the iconic Supremes (Sherrie Payne & Susaye Greene ) and rounding out the trio is Joyce Vincent of the legendary group Tony Orlando and Dawn! They also discuss the struggles they’ve endured like loss and depression, as well and their UNCONDITIONAL LOVE of self, life and of course the MUSIC!
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Let’s Leap (Letting everything appear possible)

With D'Shaun Booker
Air Date: April 29, 2021 7:00 pm ET
ENCORE! During today’s show we’re unpacking the 5 success steps to LEAP-into 2021! My guest D’Shaun has an exciting and engaging way of disseminating information proven techniques. We’re unpacking the role your mind, the past, as well as the lack of belief in your future can play in your success. You don’t want to miss this energetic conversation had between two friends so tune in, lean in, and listen up!
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Beating the “Quarantine 15” with Faith, Food & Fitness!

With Charlie Jordan Brookins, Certified Health Coach, Author & Trainer
Air Date: April 1, 2021 7:00 pm ET
ENCORE – A friend and favorite of OMG Oh Maura Gale Radio Show is back with tips to help us not only survive our “new norm” but she’s going to help up thrive! Charlie Jordan Brookins will be spoon feeding us nuggets on how to beat the “Quarantine 15” and reduce stress at the same time.
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Hope is Calling (Will You Answer?)

With Pastor Jerald January Sr.
Air Date: March 25, 2021 7:00 pm ET
ENCORE – As we begin a new chapter full of “what if’s” let us cast our gaze upon HOPE. In this episode join the conversation between host Maura Gale and her husband Pastor Jerald January as they pore over the pages of the powerful 4 letter word HOPE. Please pause, look and listen…perhaps this is the perfect time to answer the call. Alfred Lord Tennyson said, “Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering ‘it will be happier.’
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Three Keys to Unlock Your Greatness to Live on Purpose.

Wth RJ Jackson
Air Date: March 18, 2021 7:00 pm ET
During today’s conversation we learn how RJ Jackson has made it through insurmountable obstacles. She shares the keys to unlocking your greatness and so much more! Tune in lean in and listen up and my girlfriend and I share our scars, bruises and experiences in order to shed some light on resilience.
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Goal Setter- Encore

With Sheréa VéJauan, Entreprenuer, Podcast Host & Workshop Presenter
Air Date: March 11, 2021 7:00 pm ET
ENCORE! In this episode Maura is excited to introduce you to one of her longtime girlfriends, Sherea VeJauan. She is skilled at helping people take their “goal game” to the next level. We’ll explore the seven steps to setting goals, how to overcome obstacles and distractions and dive into how some of the best lessons you can learn are available and free for you to glean. So tune in, lean in and listen up!
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Why. Now. (Part 2)

With Dona McCullough-Eiland
Air Date: February 25, 2021 7:00 pm ET
Maura’s conversation with Dona during Part 1 really afforded you an opportunity to see what her motivating force was to propel her forward. In part 2 we pick it up with her sharing step four to staying in step and also we unpack how we invest in the wrong things.
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Vulnerability & Shame – Part 2

With Tosha Jackson, Monica Miller, Sharyn Dyer, Crystal January, Rhonda Fleming and Avis Denise Files
Air Date: February 11, 2021 7:00 pm ET
Part 2 of the conversation with 6 of her friends about vulnerability and shame being uncovered and the difference between how men and women handle this Vulnerability. Also, we’re going deeper into our personal lives, workplace limits, as well as the internal dialogue we have with ourselves and how being vulnerable is actually courageous and freeing!
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Vulnerability – Part 1

With Tosha Jackson, Monica Miller, Sharyn Dyer, Crystal January, Rhonda Fleming & Avis Denise Files
Air Date: February 4, 2021 7:00 pm ET
Maura and 6 of her friends have a whole conversation about vulnerability and shame with introspection, and transparency. We’re discussing topics that are normally too taboo to talk about. What age do you think you first started wearing a mask? Find out how they shape and color everything in your life.
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I’m Enough – Part 2 (God doesn’t waste one drop)

With Bernadette Speakes
Air Date: January 28, 2021 7:00 pm ET
In this Part 2 episode we will touch on what I think is a tender spot for quite a few people. If you’ve ever felt shame, doubted your abilities or had distorted self image you’ll take comfort in hearing this transparent interview with my friend and special guest director, actress, mother wife and chief Warrior Woman Bernadette Speakes. She reminds us of exactly why we are enough.
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“I’m still here and full of HOPE”

With Special Guest Nancy Knight-Brown
Air Date: December 10, 2020 12:00 am ET
This episode of OMG Oh Maura Gale Radio Show/Podcast is entitled “I’m still here and full of HOPE” this interview will encourage you as well as challenge you to trust God in all things especially when they don’t make sense. The story my personal friend Nancy Knight-Brown lived to tell you about is a true testimony of how God is able and how your attitude can be the rallying cry to your recovery. Allow her story to infuse you with HOPE for the holidays!
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“The Anecdote” (Answers in the midst of uncertainty)

With Pastor Jerald January Sr.
Air Date: December 3, 2020 10:00 am ET
This conversation with Pastor J and Lady Maura will focus on the intangibles, like breathing, and the hope and truth of Gods word. Where we focus our feet will follow. Let’s ensure our compass is facing a future and the Father…especially now. Join this husband and wife duo for what is sure to be a wonderful, helpful perspective heading into the holidays.
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Harmony

With Your Host Maura Gale
Air Date: October 22, 2020 7:00 pm ET
In this episode and Open Air conversation with host Maura Gale she’s giving Harmony a loud speaker. This is sure to get you thinking about some of those mini projects you’ve been procrastinating about or perhaps spark an opportunity to save some money. She explores the many rooms we’ve all been walking in and out of lately, as well as the many hats we’ve been wearing…but one thing is for sure, you CAN have HARMONY in the midst of it all.
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“How limits increased HIS Reach”

With Pastor Jerald January Sr.
Air Date: October 8, 2020 7:00 pm ET
In this episode and conversation Pastor J and Lady Maura will explore the realities of doing ministry differently with the same God. How even when we have limited access to one another we still have full access to the giver of life. Join us for what is sure to be a rich reminder of what’s really important.
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“Grace to Embrace the Shift”

With Pastor Jonathan "Jonno" Strickland
Air Date: October 1, 2020 7:00 pm ET
We are so excited to have one of our repeat contributors to OMG Oh Maura Gale Radio Show. Pastor Jonathan “Jonno” Strickling. Pastor Jonno is currently working on the formation of GRACE STEPS, A MOVEMENT GROUP, and today he’s here to share some rich insights into “GRACE” as only he can. Let’s explore how God gives us “Grace to Embrace the Shift.”
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COVID 19 Positive (The Grateful Gaines’s story)

With the Gaines Family
Air Date: July 30, 2020 7:00 pm ET
In this episode we’re going to pull back the curtains in the home of the Gaines family. Allow their painstakingly personal story of Dr. Frederick, Jamie and Tiger to teach you a lesson about love, life and leadership. We’ll find out how the virus was contracted, what the emotional toll was on the family and why it could have turned out completely different. Find out what their 18 year old son would like others to know and why. Tune in lean in listen up!
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