A Surprising Cause of Many Midlife Issues

By Verdeen Bueckert In the second half of life you may be surprised to find yourself struggling. You haven’t dealt with issues like this before; but here they are, staring you right in the face: Do you struggle with depression, doubt, negativity and anxiety? Has...

Four Benefits of Giving Thanks

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;  his love endures forever.” (1 Chronicles 16:34) The main reason to give thanks is because God is good. It’s good for us to verbalize that. However, there is an additional benefit to giving thanks. As with...

Learn to Dream Again at Midlife

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt My granddaughter stumped me the other day with a simple question, “Who are you?” Well, that was pretty obvious — “I’m your grandpa,” I said. But when she asked the same question again, I realized she was...

Age Backwards

By Verdeen Bueckert Turn Back the Clock 25 Years Would you rather feel 80 or 25 at midlife? The choice might be on your dinner plate. At three, our son liked to tell “Once when I was big” stories. My story is “Once when I was old”: I was so stiff in the morning I...

A Penetrating Question

By Dr. Dan Reinhardt My granddaughter has a vivid imagination. After the initial fun and excitement of seeing each other again, she’ll revert to her favorite game of pretending. “Who are you?” she asks. That’s the signal she’s inviting me...