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Depression and anxiety are on the rise in society today. How can you help? What comfort does God offer to those who are struggling? Find out more . . .

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Be still

As Pharaoh’s gleaming chariots approached, fear struck the Israelites. Voices clanged like alarm bells: “Why?” “What have you done?” “Didn’t we say . ….

Depression & Anxiety

It’s the virus

I’m a relatively calm and cheery person, but lately I’ve been on edge and even short-tempered. Obviously, quarantine life is affecting me, but I…

Depression & Anxiety

Where do I go with my anxiety?

Are you a planner? Planning is good. It is good to think ahead, to imagine the problems and challenges of tomorrow, to take inventory…

Depression & Anxiety

Blessing #10—Teaching Us Who’s Eternal

There are three words that have changed my life—GOD is here! I love thinking about the presence of GOD. Not some lame, meh, shrug-your-shoulders…

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The ruminators

This one is for all the farm girls and boys out there. Y’all know that cattle are ruminators. Cows kill time lying around chewing…

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The end of anxiety

I should have been anxious. I was about to speak to the biggest audience of my entire life, a crowd of over one thousand…

Depression & Anxiety

Becoming fully alive in the present

Every department store seems to be blasting the Christmas carol “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” But for many of you, that…

Depression & Anxiety

God’s antidepressant

At the time when George Washington was president, over 90 percent of Americans were engaged in agriculture or agriculture-related work. In today’s work life,…

Depression & Anxiety

How to switch from reacting to preventing suicide

I met her at the airport. Within a few minutes, the woman told me, “I’ve been at two funerals in the past two months—and…

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It’s a scam

This summer, a Wisconsin woman answered her phone. A scammer claimed to be from the Social Security Administration and told the woman she would…

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Praying at our wits’ end

We hit our limits by getting ahead of ourselves: stretching, trying, straining, falling, adjusting, and trying again. We gain wisdom from overreaching. We learn…

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When suffering is unbearable

On June 2, 2019, Noa Pothoven died. Her death made the news around the world, all because of the circumstances surrounding it. Noa was…