Episode 2

Emotional Needs

Nov 23, 2018 | Emotional Needs, Podcast | 0 comments

The guys talk about Thanksgiving eats, Emotional Needs, and bad drivers.

Hosts & Guests

Jay Mitlo

Brian Herr

Eric Hammond

Show Notes

  • Turkey
  • Favorite Thanksgiving side dish
  • NOT Black Friday
  • NBC’s 2018 Dog Show
  • The movie “Best In Show”
  • Emotional needs
  • How to start emotional needs healing with those who are close to us
  • Our “Do Better” segment featuring “Drive Better People!”

Emotional Needs

  • Acceptance: Receiving another person willingly and unconditionally, even when the other’s behavior has been imperfect. Loving another in spite of differences or failures. (Romans 15:7)
  • Affection: Expressing care and closeness through physical touch; saying “I love you” or “I care about you.” (Romans 16:16; Mark 10:16)
  • Appreciation: Expressing thanks, praise or commendation. Recognizing accomplishment or effort particularly for what someone does. (Colossians 3:15b; 1 Corinthians 11:2)
  • Attention: Conveying appropriate interest, concern, and care; taking thought of another; entering another’s world. (1 Corinthians 12:25)
  • Comfort: Responding to a hurting person with words, feelings, and touch; to hurt with and for another’s grief or pain. (Romans 12:15b; Matthew 5:4; 2 Corinthians 1:3-4; John 11:35)
  • Encouragement: Urging another to persist and persevere toward a goal; stimulating toward love and good deeds, particularly when someone is weary. (I Thessalonians 5:11; Hebrews 10:24)
  • Respect: Valuing and regarding one another highly; treating one another as important; honoring one another. (Romans 12:10)
  • Security (Peace): Ensuring harmony in relationships even as conflicts are resolved, trust is deepened and vulnerability is expressed; Providing freedom from fear or threat of harm. (Romans 12:16, 18)  
  • Support: Coming alongside and gently helping with a problem or struggle; providing appropriate assistance. (Galatians 6:2)

Southwestern Sweet Potato Gratin Recipe


  • 4 sweet potatoes
  • 2 poblano peppers
  • 1 medium onion
  • Mexican cheese (cojita, pepper jack, queso fresco, whatever)
  • Tortilla chips
  • Sour cream ½ cup
  • Cream
  • Southwest spice mix (recipe below)
  • Southwest spice mix (T tablespoon, t teaspoon)
  • 1T chili powder
  • 1T paprika
  • 1T garlic
  • 1T salt
  • 1T pepper
  • 1t cumin
  • 1t dried oregano
  • 1t onion powder


  1. Slice the sweet potatoes/onion/peppers to 1/8” on a mandolin (be careful).
  2. Butter or spray a 9×11 baking dish.
  3. Make layers of the sweet potatoes, onion, peppers, cheese and spices until the dish is full.
  4. Cover the top with a combination of cheese and sour cream.
  5. Pour the cream around the edges
  6. Bake at 350 for an hour (or so) uncovered.
  7. Crumble the tortilla chips and spread over the top.
  8. Continue baking uncovered for 15/20 minutes.


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