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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…

Life’s Challenges

Not safer at home

Not everyone is safer at home. In the U.S. more than 10 million people are victims of intimate partner physical violence each year—an average…

Life’s Challenges

Three quarantine insights

We’ve been “stuck at home/safer at home” for over a month now, and it feels a lot longer than that. And here are a…

Life’s Challenges

Finding purpose in the pandemic

One reason that this global crisis is so challenging is that, for many of us, we have never experienced anything like it. Yes, we…

Life’s Challenges

During corona, your pastor needs you

The other day, the pastors at our congregation wanted to make sure our church was making it through the new world that the coronavirus…

Life’s Challenges

Sitting with you

This is not what I intended to write. For a month now, I’ve had a topic chosen, and it’s been rattling around my mind…

Life’s Challenges

Coronavirus: The marathon you didn’t sign up for

The Corona 5K officially turned into a marathon. I could almost see the finish line of my 14-day, post-Israel self-quarantine when the news dropped….

Life’s Challenges

Overcoming personal baggage

Some children show up for school each day with some pretty heavy life baggage: depression, sexual abuse, parental conflict, poverty, inadequate sleep and nutrition,…

Living My Faith

3 words that will change your Valentine’s Day (especially if you’re single)

In my almost 40 years on the earth, I’ve experienced the four emotions of Valentine’s Day—loneliness, euphoria, pressure, and apathy. From puberty through my…

Life’s Challenges

The best way to begin your day

Each morning our bodies instinctively strive for harmony. Psychologists call this homeostasis, or equilibrium. For example, if we wake up tired, we reach for…

Depression & Anxiety

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…

Living My Faith

New Year, new you?

New Year’s resolutions can be good. They motivate. They’re a plan for doing better in the future. They can be a great way to…