The Boundless Show with Lisa Anderson
January 19, 2017

The Optimistic 80-Something: Episode 468

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.

Featured Musical Artist: About a Mile


Episode Segments

The Boundless Show: Roundtable Segment
Roundtable Segment

Lessons Learned Through Big Decisions

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.

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The Boundless Show: Culture Segment
Culture Segment

Married at 77

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.

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The Boundless Show: Inbox Segment
Inbox Segment

Struggling With OCD

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.

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