Life in the Silence

My guest blogger today shares a story that some of my readers can relate to. Others haven’t been through the heartbreaking loss that she has experienced, but they can imagine the pain. There is purpose, even if a life lived only inside the womb. I hope you’ll take a moment to read how Kristine has found blessings in her pain. And remember Infant Loss Awareness Month in October! Life in the Silence Infant Loss Awareness Month by Kristine Zimmer Orkin Jacob entered the world silently. There was no collaborative gasp of joy with the final push that announced his arrival. […]

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Walking in Your Own Shoes: Finding Purpose, Passion and Power

  My guest blogger today is Kolleen Lucariello. I remember borrowing shoes from a friend or my mother, and they never felt right on my feet. Thank you, Kolleen, for the reminder to say yes to my own purpose, passion and power! Walking in Your Own Shoes By Kolleen Lucariello Here in my home state of New York, October ushers in the fun of pumpkins, apple picking and salmon fishing season. There’s also the beauty of leaves peaking, apple cider and cozy sweaters. Among the many things October has to offer, it has also been designated as Women Walking in […]

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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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