Welcome to Open Your Treasures Podcast with host Karyn Almendarez.

This podcast is about finding faith and hope in the midst of life-changing circumstances.

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OYT:011 Powerful Promises

Are you feeling stressed or anxious? Do you have an obstacle or tough problem you don't know how to work through? We all experience dilemmas in our lives. Some we can control, and many we cannot. Where do we find the peace, strength, help,...

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OYT:010 Where Is God in My Cancer?

“God didn’t promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, or sun without rain, but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears, and light for the way.”–Unknown I’m pretty sure anyone who has heard the words, “It is...

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OYT:009 You Are Not Alone

Do You Ever Feel Alone? When was the last time a close friend reminded you that you are not alone? When hearing bad news, especially, “You have cancer,” do you feel as if you are on a desert island with nowhere to turn? What will happen...

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OYT:008 Overcoming Doubt

Doubts...We All Have Them. To doubt is to feel uncertain, uneasy, unbelieving, fearful, or insecure. Since we all have them, how do we overcome our doubts and keep them from stealing our peace, joy, and hope? As Christians, we sometimes try...

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OYT 007: Freedom from Fear

Albert Einstein once said, “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” How do we live for today and hope for tomorrow? How do we find freedom from fear? Luke 12:25 says, “Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your...

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OYT 006: Finding Peace

Where do we look for inner peace that spills over into our relationships, attitudes, and actions? We’re all in the midst of troubled times. The Coronavirus is affecting people from every continent and every walk of life. It’s easy to panic!...

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OYT 005: Peace Over Panic

With all the changes, illness, and challenges this pandemic has caused, Do you find yourself asking, "Is God on my side? Is He protecting me during this pandemic? What about all the political and cultural unrest? Is He protecting our...

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OYT 004: Building Hope

What is your hope built on? Is it built on a foundation that can’t be blown away when events or people threaten its existence? Does your hope persevere through good and bad times? I love this quote by John Calvin:  “The word hope I take for...

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