The Optimistic 80-Something: Episode 468

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The Optimistic 80-Something: Episode 468

Jan 19, 2017
Guests: Sarah Reeder, Dr. Christine Ryan, Darren Terpstra, Fayrene Clark-Reese and Karl Benzio, M.D.

[61:44] - 

Recapping a year of big changes, plus an 80-something saint teaches us how to trust, and help for a listener with OCD.

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EPISODE SEGMENTS

Lessons Learned Through Big Decisions

Spiritual Growth|Roundtable
Guests: Sarah Reeder, Dr. Christine Ryan and Darren Terpstra

[23:44] - 

Early last year, we caught up with three young adults who had big plans for 2016. In this follow-up discussion, we discover how the year went in light of their life changes and goals. A new job, new marriage, and new challenge (live on $7/day!) proved daunting but worthwhile. Listen in at what our panel learned in the process.

Married at 77

Being Single|Culture
Guests: Fayrene Clark-Reese

[27:55] - 

Fayrene Clark-Reese was happily single for 77 years. Until she met Cecil, fell in love, and married him after almost eight decades of life on her own. But in five short months, Cecil died. Why did God give Fayrene a husband after such a long wait, only to take him away? Now in her 80s, Fayrene has much to say about hope, trusting God, and living life to the fullest. You will not be able to stop smiling as you listen to this “optimistic octogenarian” share her love of life and the Savior.

Struggling With OCD

Dating|Inbox
Guests: Karl Benzio, M.D.

[8:09] - 

Managing life and relationships is difficult under any circumstance; doing so while also grappling with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is seemingly impossible. But there’s hope, beginning with these practical and encouraging suggestions from psychiatrist Karl Benzio.