#32: Overcoming Father Wounds with Kia Stephens

36m | Mar 24, 2023

With vulnerable honesty Kia Stephens, author of Overcoming Father Wounds: Exchanging Your Pain for God's Perfect Love shares her personal story, along with tips, tools, and strategies for healing from father wounds. If you’ve been hurt, rejected, or abandoned by your father, join Dr. Jasmine and Kia for a conversation about healing, overcoming, and the restorative love of God.  

Kia Stephens is the founder of Entrusted Women, which she created to equip Christian women communicators of color. A contributing writer for, Beloved Women, Proverbs 31 Ministries, and Crosswalk, she is a recurring speaker at She Speaks, the Beloved Women's Conference, and the Entrusted Women's Conference. Kia's writing has been featured on (in)courage and Ann Voskamp's blog. She has also been a featured guest on the Proverbs 31 Ministries Podcast, Chrystal's Chronicles with Chrystal Evans Hurst, Better Together with Barb Roose, and The Dream of You Podcast with Jo Saxton.

Episode Quotes

  • “Hope does exist after you process your father wounds.” 
  • “I believe God is saying . . . now is the time for us to start talking about father wounds.”
  • “God is intimately concerned about our father wounds.”
  • “The best place to begin healing from father wounds is on your knees.” 


Dr. Jasmine is a multi-talented author, educator, award-winning community leader, and founder of JLM Global Consulting, LLC and Girl Go Global, a community for purpose-driven women. For 20+ years, Dr. Jasmine has used her unique skills as an educator, professional writer, and communications strategist to build a career that allows her to serve small business owners, in academia, and at all levels of government. Whether she is mentoring women and girls, engaging students during university lectures, speaking as keynote, or serving at all levels of government, she is driven by providing support to others to meet needs, equip, and train. In addition to making the Daily Record’s Successful by 40 Very Important Professionals list, she is a President’s Management Council Fellow, entrepreneur, and writer with interests in topics that concern women.

To learn more about Dr. Jasmine, visit or follow @girlgoglobal_ on IG. You can also visit @drjasmineleighmorse IG and FB.

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