Uncategorized

How to Fight Anxiety & Depression

The gut-drop feeling hits when I least expect it. My throat starts to tighten. My head pounds. Anything good about the day is forgotten. Sometimes it’s a big thing that triggers me into a downward spiral. Sometimes it’s a bunch of little things. What starts your downward spiral? Some of my triggers for my anxiety… Continue reading How to Fight Anxiety & Depression

guest post

Why It’s Important to Know Our History

Guest Post By Tina Siemens In June of 2019, I joined a group on a tour through six European countries. We started in the Netherlands where Menno Simons became the leader of a group of Anabaptist believers who later became known as Mennonites, from Mennos first name. There were so many sobering moments standing where… Continue reading Why It’s Important to Know Our History

Uncategorized

3 Problems in Our Friendships + How to Fix Them

“I have to be honest with you. I just don’t trust you. I don’t trust that you will come through when you say you will,” I said with a wavering voice. “Fair enough. I understand,” she replied. I shivered from my own honesty. I thought she was going to be defensive and reactionary, but she… Continue reading 3 Problems in Our Friendships + How to Fix Them

Uncategorized

2 Prayers to Propel You into Christmas & 2021

Sometimes we need to stop and really reflect on the previous season before we can move forward in our current and/or approaching season. Maybe you feel exhausted, burnt out, and drained like me? As excited I am for what’s around the corner, I also am worn out from what felt like a long year we’ve… Continue reading 2 Prayers to Propel You into Christmas & 2021

Uncategorized

A Forgotten Factor in Overcoming Anxiety

My mind was shouting “you’re a failure.” “Everyone is only tolerating you.” “You don’t belong.”  I waited till I was in my car. Then my emotions broke through. My throat tightening, tears rolling, and my mind saying I wasn’t enough.  It’s okay to experience emotion, but we need to get to a place where we… Continue reading A Forgotten Factor in Overcoming Anxiety