About the Show

How do we address the deepest issues in life? Join us on Women Lead Radio as Dianne Callahan, your host of The Lighthearted Life, has a conversation with Richard Collins, former BBC broadcast journalist and author of “House of Souls“, a story in which the characters are invited to address the deepest questions of life. They will talk through some big questions: What is freedom? Justice? Beauty? Why so much pain? And they will look at our greatest need – to love and be loved.

About Your Guest

Richard Thor Collins is a former freelance journalist with the BBC, filing stories for BBC Radio Four and BBC World Service in the 1990s. He now lives in the U.K. and works with Living Leadership, a charity which supports church leaders around the U.K. He has a Masters in Christian Apologetics from Biola University in Southern California, and blogs at www.stardust-books.com. His first novel, HOUSE OF SOULS, was published by Stardust Books in November 2022. A narrative theodicy, it’s a story in which characters are invited to address the deepest questions of life. He lived for twelve years in Southern California with his wife, Bettina. He has three grown children.

About Your Host

Dianne Callahan is your host for The Lighthearted Life, a show that explores how people choose to live in joy and purpose during the sunny times and even during the stormiest times. Join us for inspirational conversations with authors and thought leaders on creating a meaningful life by doing good work that matters, investing in relationships, building resilience, stepping out in courage, and having fun in love and work and life! Dianne Callahan is a 3-time cancer survivor, author, high performance coach, philanthropist, and founder of Lighthearted Life.

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Thank you to our partner and show sponsor, National University!


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