Gretchen Rodriguez

Sometimes, we just need to breathe. To let go of the turmoil in our souls and reconnect with the Source of life—Jesus. The Breathing God Podcast is a place where you can do just that. It’s a safe place for you to slow down and breathe so that you can encounter the presence of God.

Join best-selling devotional author, Gretchen Rodriguez, each week as she shares encouragement from the heart of God that will help you grow in your intimacy with Jesus so that you can live in the peace and joy that defies circumstances.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Is Something Clogging Your Spiritual Pores?

I had a glorious encounter with Jesus a while back. His glory was radiating through me, and all that could be seen was Him. This weekend He asked me a very important question about what could dim that glory in us. Today, I unpack the encounter and what He taught me. This episode is for you!

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Becoming Unshakable

The anointing of the Lord was heavy on me during this episode. He wants us to become unshakable because He is unshakable. Today’s episode went in a completely different direction than I planned, but I’m so glad that He took over.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Finding Perfect Peace

Perfect peace is available to all of us, regardless of our situations. Peace defies circumstances and is as close as the Spirit within us. Let’s lean into the Lord today and say yes to His invitation to a lifestyle of stable, miraculous peace.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: He Restores My Soul

The Lord is leading all of us to a place of inner stillness that completely contradicts what’s happening in the chaos around us. Join me as I share what He put in my heart for you regarding a new level of peace that was designed to be your lifestyle.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: How To See Clearly

We all go through times when we cannot see, feel, or maybe even remember the truth. In this episode, I share something that has helped me in these times. It has been life-changing for me, and I pray it will be for you, as well.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: The Shulamite’s Journey

The Lord wants you to know that just one GLANCE of your worshiping eyes overwhelms His heart. If you’ve had trouble finding His presence, or connecting with Jesus the way you once did, I believe today is going to free your heart in a powerful and precious way.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Captivated

Over the years, I have learned the power of being captivated by the Lord. Looking into His eyes and letting Love hold our gaze has the power to set us free and change our lives forever.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: How to Encounter the Living Word

The Word of God is a doorway that leads to encounter, and you have been invited to step through it so that it becomes alive to you in ways you didn’t know possible. If reading the Bible has become boring, mundane, and religious, or if you want to experience the Living Word in a fresh way, this episode is for you.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Finding God, Right Now

Today we talk about one of the ways you may be hearing or sensing God without realizing it. I also share a word of encouragement from Jesus that is vital for every one of us, regardless of the season we’re in.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Radical Love

I’ll tell you this—if you’ve experienced God’s radical love and want more, this episode is for you. And if He seems distant and mysterious, and you’re dry and weary, this episode is for you, too.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Healing for Anxiety

Today, we go into the presence of God together. I also share an encounter that will help navigate you out of anxiety, fear, and lies of the enemy. Sit back and relax as you engage your heart with the love of God. This is going to be an episode you’ll want to listen to more than once.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: In the Chaos

God is not shocked by your emotions or confessions, and He wants to talk to you about them. He wants to heal you and set you free, not just so you can temporarily feel better but so that you can live free and release healing to others.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Healing for Brokenness

The Lord has a word of hope for you today. He is coming into every broken place of your heart and doing a miraculous work of healing. He is doing a work of Kintsugi in your life and making you stronger and more beautiful than ever before.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: It’s Time To Get Your Peace Back

Have you ever been so bombarded by thoughts that you can’t find your peace? Both truth and lies are after one thing–your heart. Join Gretchen as she walks you through practical ways to stop those spiraling thoughts, guard your heart, and get your peace back.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: An Encounter With The King

You were created to feel God’s love, to encounter Him, and to know Him. You are not insignificant or overlooked by Him. In today’s podcast, we will enter into a vision of the Lord’s incredible love for you and where you fit in the grandeur of creation. Open your heart to encounter the love of God in a fresh new way!

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: When God is Silent

How do we handle those seasons when it seems God isn’t speaking? In today’s episode, Gretchen takes a look at how Moses handled it and we’ll discover the hidden purposes of silent seasons. Plus, she shares a simple but powerful tool to help you quiet your mind so that you can hear from God.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Special Guest, Dr. Brian Simmons

DR. BRIAN SIMMONS is the lead translator of The Passion Translation®. The Passion Translation (TPT) is a heart-level translation that uses Hebrew, Greek, and Aramaic manuscripts to express God’s fiery heart of love to this generation, merging the emotion and life-changing truth of God’s Word.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Just breathe.

We’ve become so addicted to mental stimulation and busyness that we don’t realize how distracted we are until we try to settle down and exhale. We are constantly going. Planning. Working. Shopping. Scrolling. Inhaling every tidbit of information thrown at us through social media, online searches, and news. Today, the Lord invites you to exhale with Him.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: When Our Eyes Adjust to the Light

Today we chat a bit about the vision I shared a couple of episodes ago about stepping into the Light. Everything looks difference once our eyes adjust to the brightness. We see things we never knew were there before. And we find that even in the darkness, God never left our side.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Everything is Changing

The Lord gave me a vision for His beloved bride. A door has opened to us and He is inviting us to step in, baggage and all. This is a life-transforming encounter for us that will change the way we look at everything in our lives.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: A Tidal Wave of Healing

The Lord recently took me into a vision where I saw a tidal wave of healing being released to the body of Christ. Emotional wounds, soul wounds, and places that have held trauma are going to receive profound healing.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: A Prophetic Word Regarding Breakthrough

God is inviting us into a new season. For some, it has to do with natural shifts–jobs, relationships, living situations, etc. It also pertains to a new depth of intimacy with the Lord. Whether you have felt stuck in the mundaneness of life, been overwhelmed with busyness, or are in a time of comfort and peace, this word is for you.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: A One-Minute De-Stressor

Today I share an easy and powerful tool that tunes you back into God’s presence, where He offers perfect peace. This is something you can do throughout the day to help you de-stress. I think you’ll love it!

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Finding His Face in the Darkness

This is part two of living in face-to-face relationship with the Lord. Through an encounter in Exodus 33, I was ushered into a new understanding of the power of His presence in the midst of darkness. I pray this episode will be a blessing to you!

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Living Face-to-Face with God

Recently, I’ve been drawn to an old Don Potter song, “Show me your face, Lord,” and He has recked me in the best possible way. I believe the Lord is inviting us into a lifestyle of living face-to-face. Let’s talk about that today!

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: God’s Coming to Your Rescue!

The Lord wants us free from carrying the heavy burden of trying to be a rescuer because He is the TRUE RESCUER! Today, I unpack an encounter I had with Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, one of the most powerful encounters I’ve ever had.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: God’s Coming to Your Rescue!

The Lord wants us free from carrying the heavy burden of trying to be a rescuer because He is the TRUE RESCUER! Today, I unpack an encounter I had with Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, one of the most powerful encounters I’ve ever had. Love is running to YOU today to rescue you and set your heart free!

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: When the Storms of Life Rage

Today I share two visions the Lord gave me to encourage you. The first has to do with finding hope when the storms of life are raging. The second vision has to do with the people in our lives who have been heavy on our heart. I believe this session is going to help bring a fresh perspective to what you’re going through.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Step into the Light

The Lord gave me a prophetic picture for those who are sitting in the darkness of turmoil, waiting for the Lord to come through. Take a good look at the podcast photo for this episode and then join me as I share what He showed me. I believe it will encourage your heart.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Struggling to Believe?

I saw the Lord erasing our boundary lines concerning faith. He is about to WOW us and do things we wanted to believe He’d do but we’re scared to fully believe because we didn’t want to be disappointed. We are about to rise to a new level of faith because of His great love!

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Who Do You Say that I Am? (An Encounter)

Right there, in the center of your being, is the Lord. He is in you, and you are in Him. You are the merging of divinity and humanity. You are a new creation in Christ, and you have been created to know and experience Him. Today, I lead you into the Word, and as you engage with it, you will encounter the Lord’s holiness, beauty, love, and reality.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: A Full Life

We all want a full life, saturated and overflowing with all God has for us. Today, I unpack what the Lord spoke to my heart for us. He is inviting us into a life so full that we drip with Him wherever we go.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Leaning In and Letting Go

Today I share a portion of a prophetic word and talk more about contemplation. One of the biggest hindrances to silent prayer (contemplation) is our minds. For most of us, it takes time and patience. Stillness comes more naturally as we practice it, and soon it becomes a home we easily return to.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Is Something Clogging Your Spiritual Pores?

I had a glorious encounter with Jesus a while back. His glory was radiating through me, and all that could be seen was Him. This weekend He asked me a very important question about what could dim that glory in us. Today, I unpack the encounter and what He taught me. This episode is for you!

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Becoming Unshakable

The anointing of the Lord was heavy on me during this episode. He wants us to become unshakable because He is unshakable. Today’s episode went in a completely different direction than I planned, but I’m so glad that He took over.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Becoming Unshakable

The anointing of the Lord was heavy on me during this episode. He wants us to become unshakable because He is unshakable. Today’s episode went in a completely different direction than I planned, but I’m so glad that He took over.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Finding Perfect Peace

Perfect peace is available to all of us, regardless of our situations. Peace defies circumstances and is as close as the Spirit within us. Let’s lean into the Lord today and say yes to His invitation to a lifestyle of stable, miraculous peace.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: He Restores My Soul

The Lord is leading all of us to a place of inner stillness that completely contradicts what’s happening in the chaos around us. Join me as I share what He put in my heart for you regarding a new level of peace that was designed to be your lifestyle.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: How To See Clearly

We all go through times when we cannot see, feel, or maybe even remember the truth. In this episode, I share something that has helped me in these times. It has been life-changing for me, and I pray it will be for you, as well.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: The Shulamite’s Journey

The Lord wants you to know that just one GLANCE of your worshiping eyes overwhelms His heart. If you’ve had trouble finding His presence, or connecting with Jesus the way you once did, I believe today is going to free your heart in a powerful and precious way.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: How to Encounter the Living Word

The Word of God is a doorway that leads to encounter, and you have been invited to step through it so that it becomes alive to you in ways you didn’t know possible. If reading the Bible has become boring, mundane, and religious, or if you want to experience the Living Word in a fresh way, this episode is for you.

THE BREATHING GOD PODCAST: Finding God, Right Now

Today we talk about one of the ways you may be hearing or sensing God without realizing it. I also share a word of encouragement from Jesus that is vital for every one of us, regardless of the season we’re in.