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Nettie Fitzenpitley, of Moments With Nettie, is a You Tube and Facebook humorist. A delightful combination of Life Coach, Spiritual Director, and Comedian, Netties mission is to bring love and joy to a hurting world. With a positive (mostly) outlook, Nettie reflects on everyday situations with a se… read more

73 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

A Mighty Wind - A Mighty Fire - A YEAR LATER

September 5th, 2021


It's been a year since Nettie and Fred were evacuated from their home for 4 days as a mighty wind caused a mighty fire to threaten their home. Nettie …


August 29th, 2021


In a world where nothing seems to stay the same, Nettie shares her upcoming transition and focuses on how we make the inevitable transitions in our life lessons for being First Responders in Love.

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Spiritual Asthma

August 22nd, 2021


Don't have Asthma?  You are blessed. There is one kind of Asthma we all suffer from.  Spiritual Asthma.  Nettie shares some very practical tips for the times you find yourself not able to breathe in the midst of chaos.


August 15th, 2021


It's hard to be kind in today's world, when hate and unkindness is so prevalent.  What do we do?  We be kind anyway.

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Judge NOT!

August 8th, 2021


Are you judging others and not looking at yourself first?  Nettie has a way to learn to respond to the negativity of others from compassion rather than judgement.  

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"Sabbathical" - Joyfully Exhausted

August 1st, 2021


Finding herself a bit "Joyfully Exhausted," after months of wonderful family events, Nettie shares her thoughts on rest and restoration and how to …


July 25th, 2021


As First Responders in Love, we are here to respond to those who live in fear from a place of love. We fight fear with love, because Love Always Wins!

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Divine Spark - 1st Anniversary

July 18th, 2021


One year ago, our nation grieved the loss of John Lewis. Some of us grieved with an enlightened respect towards his work as documentary and tributes flooded the airways. Today, many of our nation have done a 180 turn …

America the Beautiful - Holiday Rerun

July 4th, 2021


Nettie and Fred are off to a wedding, so please enjoy this re-run from last 4th of July, where Nettie introduces her first guest, Fred.

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Everything's Gonna Be All Right

June 27th, 2021


A series of things go wrong for Nettie, but she remembers when times were worse and everything turned out all right.  She reminds us that we can make things better with just a little possibility thinking.

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June 20th, 2021


An encore presentation, Nettie shares sweet memories about her father and just how much she appreciates all of his qualities and the evidence of the same qualities in herself and her children.  Despite tough beginnings …


June 13th, 2021


How do you know what God wants you to do?  When do you throw in the towel and retire?  Many themes ran through Netties head this week and motivated her to take a look at what to do with her passion to serve.

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How To Be Happy

June 6th, 2021


Nettie expands on the poem, How To Be Happy, by Robert Louis Stevenson.   First Responders in Love must be the Light with a Joyful heart.  How do we …


May 30th, 2021


On holiday. Nettie replays a SermoNettie from Episode 3, Season 1. We all have heroes who have influenced and changed our lives. Who are those heroes …

Tears of Love

May 23rd, 2021


Nettie reflects on the tears of love we spill when participating in life events, both happy and sad.

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It's Joy Time!

May 16th, 2021


Now what do we do? As vaccinations increase and Covid-19 numbers come down, the country is emerging from the stay-at-home routines we’ve endured for over a year. Nettie encourages kindness and to be First Responders in …

Wisdom of the Mothers

May 9th, 2021


Holding and rocking her brand-new grandson to sleep, Nettie ponders the ancient practice of Women passing on Wisdom to their children. 

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May 2nd, 2021


Nettie awaits the imminent birth of daughters first child.  Realizing she is now the matriarch in this situation, she recalls all her Mother and father passed on to her and what she in turn passes on to her daughter. 

Shotgun Syndrome

April 25th, 2021


In a world where toxic language and judging of others is viral, Nettie encourages First Responders in Love to first respond with a listening heart instead of reacting with repetitive shots of judgment regarding both the …

Scars and Stripes Forever

April 18th, 2021


A popular Re-run while Nettie is on vacation: Nettie recalls Fall 1965, and the painful  experience for her and her two new friends from across town. …


April 12th, 2021


It's Season 2 and Nettie and Fred are on the road, safely traveling in their little trailer.  Nettie poses some questions on how we might be going forth as we ready for the post-covid world?  What are the best things …

New Beginnings

April 4th, 2021


Today, Easter, marks Nettie's one year anniversary of her podcast, SermoNetties. In celebration she shares her wonder at  Easter time and compares …


March 28th, 2021


In a world of bullies and meanies, Nettie calls us to not only be First Responders in Love but to Kindle Kindness in others by employing the Fruits …

Be Light to Be The Light

March 21st, 2021


It's Spring! The world and our communities are slowly emerging from our year-long Covid 19 lockdown.  Nettie visits the varied emotions one feels and helps us find ways to prepare for our emergence.

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March 14th, 2021


Nettie looks at letting go of things, practices and chaos in order to find some peace i her Lenten practices this year.  Where do you find your peace ad how can you facilitate the process of being at peace in today's …


March 7th, 2021


There are a lot of messages, true and untrue flying around social media.  What we choose to believe, share or deny depends on where we find our own truths.  Nettie shares her feelings about this past week's flurry of …


February 28th, 2021


Nettie interviews Millie on her Sunday Podcast, SermoNettie’s.  Who is Millie?  Well, who is Nettie.? Nettie and Millie belong to a comedy troupe called the SonnySide Gang and lead weekend Joy Retreats for women. …

What's Another Year

February 21st, 2021


It's Nettie's Birthday Week and is reflecting on embarking on the last trip around the sun in her 60's.  Many things goes through one/s heart and …


February 14th, 2021


Celebrating love on Valentine's Day isn't just about romantic love but honoring love for one another and choosing to rise up every morning with love …

Lighten Up!

February 7th, 2021


Nettie learns wonderful lessons from having her toddler grandchildren around for 10 days.  Lighten up, let go and don't be stuck in your ways. …

Joy Train - Spread Joy!

January 31st, 2021


As First Responders in Love, our response can be teaching others how to find Joy in the challenges.  Share joy by giving simple gifts of love.

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Numbers and Journeys - Holy Bread Crumbs

January 24th, 2021


Nettie shares stories of her journeys inspired by the Holy Bread crumbs she receives when she focuses and listens for directions from the Holy and …

Remember the Children

January 17th, 2021


Nettie finds herself in  discernment during our nations crisis and wonders how our children are dealing with all the the changes they are working through and how they may be dealing with the fear.  She calls us into …

Epiphany - Star of Wonder

January 10th, 2021


Epiphany 2021 - Nettie calls all First Responders in Love to claim the Epiphany of Love and the call to action to be healers of light in a time of crisis in our Nation. It is not an accident that Epiphany and our …

Reset and Rejoice - Happy 2021

January 3rd, 2021


It's a New Year!  What do we do about last year?  What do we leave behind -- what do we take forward?  Nettie shares some pearls of wisdom to tuck away on the new journey in 2021.

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Hope For The World

December 27th, 2020


Appreciating the gentle peace of a simple Christmas this year, Nettie recognizes the pain that makes itself known in the midst of the season.  Nettie proclaims the Joy of being present in the presence -- the presence of …


December 20th, 2020


Nettie, recovering from cornea transplant surgery, reflects on Covid 19, Christmas and the opportunity it brings for us to embrace the peace of Christmas

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December 13th, 2020


This is the 3rd week of Advent - the Candle of Joy is lit.  Time to be Joyful!!  Are you kidding me?  It's going to be a Covid Christmas!  How can we …

The Season of Love

December 6th, 2020


Nettie continues her reflection on Advent and the lighting of the Love candle.

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November 29th, 2020


Today is the first day of Advent, a time of preparing for the holy celebration of Christmas.  Our preparations will be oh, so different this year …


November 22nd, 2020


Thanksgiving is the foundation of the Holiday season.  But this year it's all different.  For most of us, we will be celebrating the holiday alone at …

Flaming the Fire

November 15th, 2020


Inspired by an old high school friend who called himself "Flaming," Nettie speaks to the fact that we all flame in some way and how we can use the …

Healing the Great divide

November 8th, 2020


The election is over, but the winner is yet to be announced.  In a parking lot, on the way home from getting stitches removed from her eye, Nettie is …

Gratitude and Joy ...Anyway!

November 1st, 2020


In all things be grateful.  There you will find your Joy.  Is it really that easy?  In sharing an update of her Corneal transplant, Nettie shares how …


October 25th, 2020


Nettie Combines the words Sabbath and Sabbatical, to choose "Sabbathical" to describe the time we need to heal as she goes into surgery for a cornea transplant.

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Goodness and Joy

October 18th, 2020


Embracing the Fruits of the Spirit and using those gifts we have received help us to be First Responders in love. Today we visit Goodness and Joy as offerings of Love.

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Truth - One Day At A Time

October 11th, 2020


Nettie continues her message on Truth and light and encourages you to weather the storm in our nation by living in your core truth.

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Truth and Light

October 4th, 2020


Nettie views this time of darkness, physical and spiritual and time to find your center, your truth and your light.

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Empowered By The Light

September 27th, 2020


Nettie explains and teaches how she fills herself with holy light during times of despair in order to be the light to others.

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Tending the Holy

September 20th, 2020


Nettie shares the two tools she uses on herself first before tending to others. and how it helps during times of crisis, trauma and confusion. …

A Mighty Wind - A Mighty Fire

September 13th, 2020


Nettie is nudged to record her SermoNettie early in the week during a once-in-a-century windstorm, leaving the last segment for the end of the week. …

Love Wisdom

September 6th, 2020


Nettie presents the audio from an inspired video she created while on vacation in Mexico last fall of 2019.  Nettie's response to all the negative of the world, including Covid-19 is simply returning to Love Wisdom.

Comfort and Joy

August 30th, 2020


Letting go of things we cannot control is for our own good, but it is uncomfortable. Letting go, or giving it over to Love brings us both comfort and …

Love Wins

August 23rd, 2020


Nettie encourages us to choose love over fear and reminds us that throughout history, through the roughest of times, Love Always Wins!

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I See the Light

August 16th, 2020


A change of plans.  Nettie sets aside her planned podcast to share the news of a diagnosis that has helped her embrace gratitude and joy.

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Mighty But Gentle

August 9th, 2020


Nettie explains how gentle is mighty and how so many of our spiritual leaders and prophets have led from kindness, gentleness, love, to reach the hearts of all.

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Divine Spark - A Tribute to John Lewis

August 2nd, 2020


Nettie shares several John Lewsi Quotes and applies them to what we can do going forward.  Rest in perfect peace, John Lewis.  Well done, good and …

Claiming Joy!

July 26th, 2020


In a time where there doesn't seem to be much to be joyful about, Nettie shares ways to put away old messages, heal old wounds, and find ways to be …


July 19th, 2020


We get to choose what to do with the lemons we are handed by others;  Sit around and suck on the sourness, or add a little sweetener and make lemonade.  This is just another way to re-visit, "Do What You Can, Not What …

Perseverance and Resurrection

July 12th, 2020


Perseverance and Resurrection in the time of Covid?  Nettie explains this pairing as we live "Ground Hog's Day everyday.  

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America The Beautiful-Is it?

July 5th, 2020


Nettie welcomes her first guest interview when she brings in Fred, her husband, to talk about the Fourth of July.  Is there much to be grateful for …


June 28th, 2020


Today, Nettie proclaims she is a WEIRDO! She has come to a new understanding that God has called her, and wants that weirdo as His witness.  Finding herself all boxed in by the expectations of others and self on her …

My Dad - I love him so...

June 21st, 2020


Nettie shares sweet memories about her father and just how much she appreciates all of his qualities and the evidence of the same qualities in her and her children.  Despite tough beginnings and horrific experiences …

Evolution and Grief

June 14th, 2020


Nettie walks through the 5 stages of grief as it applies to where we are with Covid-19 and makes some interesting insights as to where we are with our grief regarding the death of George Floyd.

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Scars and Stripes Forever

June 7th, 2020


Nettie recalls Fall 1965, and the painful  experience for her and her two new friends from across town.  It was the first year of desegregation and …

Patience, Balance, Expectations and Grace

May 31st, 2020


Balancing life in general is not the easiest thing, but throw in Covid-19 and we are even more challenged to meet the needs of others as well as our own.  It's time to be willing to let go of some of the good things we …

Do What You Can

May 24th, 2020


We are not helpless nor alone during Covid - 19.  In Episode 7, Nettie talks about how to do what you can, not what you can't.

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Episode 6 - A Time For Gentleness

May 17th, 2020


Being gentle to self during Covid-19 means more than bubble baths and meditation.  Learn how to become viral with love, hope, peace and gentleness.  Be the Light.  Be the First Responder in Love.

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Boomer Mom on Mother's Day

May 10th, 2020


There is a chasm of difference between the Mother's Day celebrations of yesterday and the long distance and often truncated celebrations of our …

StayCations and COVID19

May 3rd, 2020


Why would want to do a StayCation when they are already isolated?  Do you find yourself feeling antsy?  Are you responding to stay-at-home process by …


April 26th, 2020


We all have heroes who have influenced and changed our lives. Who are those heroes and how do we honor what we have learned from them? What does it take to be a hero in someone else's life?

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Who Am I?

April 19th, 2020


Nettie answers 3 questions as asked by Andy Richter on his podcast with celebrities.  Appreciating the depth of his questions, and knowing she may never be interviewed by him, she answers from a place of discernment. …

Introducing SermoNetties

April 16th, 2020


What's a SermoNettie?  Just little tidbits and advice to learn how to become a First Responder in Love.  Moments With Nettie  A way to connect w

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