7 Tips for Handling Anxiety

I’m wrapping up my September guest posts with guest blogger, Michelle Bengston. Here Michelle shares some biblical wisdom for handling anxiety.   7 Tips for Handling Anxiety by Dr. Michelle Bengtson   Worry, fear, and anxiety are epidemic. Anxiety disorders are the most common class of mental health disorders.[i] It started in Genesis, when Adam and Eve developed an unhealthy fear of God, prompting them to hide in the garden after realizing their nakedness. God commands us not to worry or fear over 300 times, because He knew we would. Scripture Gives 7 Tips for Handling Anxiety: Recognize it exists. […]

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One Proposal for an Improved Marriage

Today’s guest blogger is Lori Lipsky. She shares how she and her husband have had some great conversations about books. She also figured out a solution for when their tastes differ. Love this! Mr. Repurposed and Upcycled Life doesn’t love books like I do. In fact, he would rank books at the bottom of his list of loves. But, we have had some wonderful discussions over audio books that we have listened to together. It isn’t always a picture-perfect experience, but we flex.   One Proposal for An Improved Marriage by Lori Lipsky For the first time in our marriage, we […]

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Set a Goal for Improving Yourself this Fall

Today’s guest blogger is Gail Goolsby who wants to help us kick off fall with excellent plans for self-improvement. Today is the official start of fall. What will you do to improve yourself? Kick Off Fall with September Self-Improvement Month by Gail Goolsby   Goodbye to lazy days of summer and vacation leisure. Hello to set schedules for kids and adults. Time for school and daily routines. Fall is here. Freshly sharpened pencils. New clothes and unscuffed shoes. Sports teams with unblemished records. Blank report cards ready to register best grades ever. Fall presents new opportunities. Make the most of […]

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Sweet in the Middle: She Loves Her Sandwich-Cookie Life

Today’s guest blogger is Robin Steinweg. I love how she has found sweetness in the midst of her life experience as a caregiver and then after losing her parents. She shares some helpful tips if you feel stuck in the middle. Stuck Sweet in the Middle by Robin Steinweg Do you ever feel you’re in that awkward, in-between stage? I sure do! I recently spent years stuck in a crushing middle. Round and round I turned from the growing needs of aging parents to those of growing sons to those of work. I’d carve hours from sleepless nights to write, compose, […]

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