The Boy Mom Podcast with Monica Swanson and Friends

October 20, 2021

Ep. 128 : God has Good Plans for You, with Megan Fate Marshman

When life is difficult, it can be hard to believe that God is for you – that He is truly working all things together for your good. If you have ev er wrestled with these thoughts, then this interview with Megan Fate Marshmann -- gifted Bible teacher, storyteller, and writer is just for you. I recorded this interview in early 2021 to talk about the message in her incredible book, Meant for Good, but days before the interview was scheduled to release, Megan’s husband Randy had a sudden heart attack and departed for heaven. The message from Megan’s book suddenly became even more timely and profound. I held on to the interview for many months but am so grateful for Megan’s blessing to share it now. Her words moved me deeply and I think you’ll find this interview significant as well -- whether you’re currently in a good season, or a hard one. We all need reminders that God is trustworthy, and that His plans for us are always good. Regardless of our circumstances. Perhaps you know someone who needs to hear this message now (please pass it along!) Find all of the links in show notes… Read More

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Monica Swanson, author of the Boy Mom book, and blogger at, shares encouragement and inspiration for raising boys in today's world. Monica shares practical advice and Biblical wisdom through honest conversations, interviews with other boy moms, and light-hearted humor.

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About Monica Swanson

Monica and her husband Dave raise boys and tropical fruit on the North Shore of Oahu.  Monica has homeschooled their four sons (two who are currently in college in Southern California.)  Monica is the author of Boy Mom: What Your Son Needs Most from You, and host of the Boy Mom Podcast. Monica has been blogging for over 10 years and has encouraged over 10 million visitors to her website with articles on parenting and family, healthy living, and (mostly) healthy recipes. The Swanson boys are all surfers, (Luke, who is 17,  surfs professionally) which keeps Monica on her knees. Monica loves good coffee, running trails with her husband and dog, Thor, the Word of God, and connecting with women all over the world through the crazy gift of the internet. 


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