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Monday, August 09, 2010Embracing Your Second Calling Host(s): Lynne Ford

Do you ever wonder if the best of life is in the past? Are you longing for more passion and purpose in the second half of your life? Then take a deep breath and prepare for a great adventure. Dale Hanson Bourke, author of "Embracing Your Second Calling" (Nelson, ISBN # 0-8499-4697-4), says midlife is not only a time for reflection but also a time for action. She shares her own midlife journey and offers insights to help you discover your second calling-one that isn't about something you do but about someone you become.
 
Friday, August 07, 2009What To Do When You're Scared to Death Host(s): Char Binkley
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Are you living with fear on a daily basis? Fear and anxiety can be debilitating and even have paralyzing effects. Pat Palau and PeggySue Wells co-authors of, "What to Do When You're Scared to Death" (Monarch, ISBN# 978-0-8254-629-1), unpack tangible ways for you to overcome fear and the two ladies provide scriptural encouragement for your journey toward freedom.
 
Tuesday, June 09, 2009Gardening Eden Host(s): Lynne Ford

Before the snake, the apple, and the Ten Commandments, God created a garden, declared it good, and entrusted it to a man and a woman. In "Gardening Eden" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 0-30744-499-8), Michael Abbate boldly and winsomely reissues God's charge to take care of the world He created, one that Christ-followers gratefully and obediently embrace as an act of worship.
 
Wednesday, February 11, 2009Radical Recovery Host(s): Lynne Ford

Suzy Brown was so devastated by an unwanted, midlife divorce, that just climbing out of bed took courage and strength. Today she's a survivor on a mission to help others transform the despair of a divorce into an unexpected good. If divorce has left you feeling unloved, unwanted and undone, embrace a "Radical Recovery" - Rising Above Divorce In Confidence and Love - from someone who's been where you are, and can confidently point you to a better future.
 
Wednesday, September 10, 2008For Your Information Host(s): Char Binkley

If it seems like Lynne and Char know everything that is going on, it's because you the listeners are so terrific about passing information on to us about the great things happening in our area. Join Char Wednesday on Mid-Morning to learn about scholarship opportunities for your tweener, a new movie soon to be released by the makers of "Facing the Giants" and an opportunity for those of you in our Adrian listening area to get involved with the local Care Pregnancy Center. All that and more coming your way on Wednesday's Mid-Morning.
 
Friday, September 05, 2008Caring for the Geriatric Population Host(s): Char Binkley

America is growing older at an unprecedented rate. The number of people 65 and older is larger than ever before, and those 85 and older constitute the fastest growing segment of the population. As we face a "graying of America," perhaps you find yourself in a new role of being a caregiver and you're seeking the best options for taking care of your aging parents. Whether you're the caregiver or the one being cared for, Dr. Ann Moore, a board certified geriatrician from St. Joseph Medical Group, answers your questions and provides helpful information about geriatric care.
 
Monday, September 01, 2008Meet Me At the Well Host(s): Lynne Ford

Ever wanted to crawl into a hole and die? Virelle Kidder has been there. A grueling year of crises for her children and parents left her exhausted and spent. That's when God stepped in. The author of "Meet Me at the Well" (Moody, ISBN# 0-8024-4861-3) shares nuggets of truth that will resuscitate a life deflated by worry, problems and stress during Monday's encore Mid-Morning.
 
Tuesday, August 26, 2008Running Scared Host(s): Lynne Ford

What are you afraid of? People and their judgments? The loss of security? Chances are your fear has a ruling role in your life. In his new release, "Running Scared" (New Growth Press, ISBN# 978-0-9785567-5-4), Ed Welch investigates the roots and ramifications of fear. And then, with the sweet and mighty assurance of God's words, offers thoughtful encouragement for life-saving rescue in the midst of the heart and mind battlefield of rampant panic-stricken responses. Join Ed and Lynne during Tuesday's encore Mid-Morning.
 
Friday, June 27, 2008Summer Skin Care Host(s): Char Binkley

The summer sun works magic in turning our pale winter skin to a golden brown. But is there more than just a color change happening beneath the surface? During today's Mid-Morning, Dr. Eastlund and Dr. Severinac discuss skin care, skin cancer, reconstructive surgery, and numerous matters of the skin.
 
Tags: tan, skin care, skin, cancer, resconstructive surgery Categories: n/a
Tuesday, April 29, 2008Raising Moms Host(s): Lynne Ford

The mother-daughter relationship is one of life's most treasured bonds and caring for an aging mom is a great blessing. But this reversal of roles can be an overwhelming challenge. Dr. Robin Kelley, author of "Raising Moms" (New Hope, ISBN # 1-56309-992-6), points the way to effective, nurturing caregiving that includes creating routines, establishing communication, seeking outside help, and ministering to the emotional realities.
 
Friday, April 25, 2008Dupont Resource Center Host(s): Char Binkley

In 1900 the average life span was 47 years. Only one out of 25 adults lived beyond age 65. Today age 65 is no longer considered "old" and most everyone reaches their 65th birthday. Those who reach 65 can expect to live into their eighties. As the population ages, the responsibility for their care and well-being falls on the shoulders of the adult children. Join Char and a panel from Dupont Resource Center Friday on Mid-Morning to discuss the challenges that face sons and daughters as this role reversal takes place.
 
Tags: caring, elderly, aging, parents, care Categories: n/a
Wednesday, February 13, 2008Spots and Spotlights Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

The word multi-talented isn't big enough to describe comedian/storyteller/juggler/unicyclist Lance Weirick. He shares his unique story on February's "Spots and Spotlights." True Life Choices' Janelle Taylor has the details about this year's Purity Ball. And learn about Project Greencare, a service that connects contractors and volunteers with families of armed forces personnel.
 
Friday, December 14, 2007Reaching Out to Others Host(s): Char Binkley

Jesus tells us to love others, to care for the needy, and to share our blessings. Don't miss the stories of two organizations doing just that. On today's Mid-Morning, you'll hear how the ministries of Matthew 25 and Wings of Hope are giving a cup of cold water and more in Jesus name. Join Char and find your heart encouraged and challenged.
 
Tuesday, November 13, 2007Caring for Your Infant, Toddler and Preschooler Host(s): Lynne Ford

As on-call nurses for a busy pediatric practice, Laura Hunter and Jennifer Walker have answered just about every conceivable question a mom could ask about her little one. The co-authors of "The Moms on Call Guide to Basic Baby Care" (Revell, ISBN # 0-8007-3188-3) - and mothers of eight children - return to Mid-Morning with advice that will put your mommy mind at rest.
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2007Sending Holiday Joy to Military Families Host(s): Char Binkley, Lynne Ford

Mid-Morning is preparing a second wave of care packages for military families to arrive just in time for Christmas. If you'd like your spouse or child serving in Iraq or Afghanistan to receive one, call in during today's Mid-Morning that also features advice for strengthening military marriages and families from Dr. Gary and Barbara Rosberg and Military Families Editor Stacey Abler.
 
Tuesday, October 30, 2007Author! Author! Host(s): Lynne Ford

America's best-selling inspirational author, Karen Kingsbury, returns to Author! Author! to discuss "Sunrise" (Tyndale, ISBN # 0-8423-8747-1), her continuing Baxter Family saga. Robert Elmer shares the real-life drama that inspired his novel "Like Always" (WaterBrook, ISBN # 1-4000-7165-4). Catherine Martin leads you on a 30-day journey to hope in "Walking with the God Who Cares" (Harvest House, ISBN # 0-7369-1754-4). And Valerie Hess introduces you to the core spiritual practices of the Christian faith in "Spiritual Disciplines Devotional" (Formatio, ISBN # 0-8308-35-304).
 
Monday, October 29, 2007Mental Illness's Multicultural Barrier Host(s): Lynne Ford

While the stigma of mental illness has lessened overall in the U.S., it remains an unspoken shame among African Americans and other ethnic groups. Kathy Bayes, James Williams and Bessie Woods unpack the reasons why, and discuss proactive ways mental health agencies and churches can break through the barriers to bring help and healing.
 
Thursday, October 18, 2007Soul Care Host(s): Char Binkley

Char and Mindy have spent the last nine months bringing you topics for keeping your soul healthy. Our 2007 Soul Care series wraps up Thursday as Char, Mindy and special guest, Gwen DeSelm discuss those agonizing times that one might call "the dark night of the soul."
 
Thursday, September 27, 2007Soul Care Reunion Host(s): Char Binkley

During 2005, six panel members and Mindy Caliguire met monthly to talk about how to care for their souls. Many of you purchased that series and grew spiritually along with them. Now two years later, Mindy and the panel members enjoy an on-air reunion to share what's been happening in their souls since they were together in December of 2005.
 
Friday, September 14, 2007Dupont Resource Center - Men's Health Host(s): Char Binkley

There are certain health problems that are unique to men. By watching TV ads, we would assume men primarily deal with prostate problems and erectile dysfunction. However, there are a wide range of health issues common to men and Dr. Rhys Rudolph and Dr. Don Urban from Fort Wayne Urology will address these issues and answer your questions.
 
Tags: men's health, healthcare, Dr. Rhys, Dr. Don, Urology Categories: n/a
Tuesday, July 31, 2007Grace-Filled Caregiving Host(s): Lynne Ford

Caring for an elderly parent, ailing spouse or chronically ill friend can be overwhelming. Let authors and pastors Lois Knutson and Michael Barry come alongside you with encouragement and practical ways for discovering caregiving as a calling from God. (Knutson's book is "Compassionate Caregiving", published by Bethany House. The ISBN # is 0-7642-0371-1. Barry's book is "The Art of Caregiving", published by Life Journey. The ISBN # is 978-0-7814-4430-9.)
 
Tags: caregiving, elderly, parents Categories: Mid-Mornings
Friday, July 27, 2007Dupont Resource Center Host(s): Char Binkley

The summer sun works magic transforming pale winter skin to a golden brown. But is there something sinister happening beneath the bronze? Dr. Marvin Eastlund and Dr. Robert Severinac explain why there's no such thing as a "safe" tan and offer advice for caring for your body's largest organ.
 
Thursday, July 26, 2007Soul Care Host(s): Char Binkley

The interest in journaling continues to thrive. At a recent conference; Soul Care specialist, Mindy Caliguire found people eager to know more about journaling and its benefits. Join Mindy and Char during today's Mid-Morning and call in to share the benefits you receive from journaling.
 
Tags: spiritual growth, journaling, soul care Categories: n/a
Monday, July 23, 2007The Moms on Call Guide to Basic Baby Care Host(s): Lynne Ford

If only babies came with instructions. But since they don't, pediatric nurses (and moms) Laura Hunter and Jennifer Walker, co-authors of "The Moms on Call Guide to Basic Baby Care" (Revell, ISBN # 0-8007-3188-3), come to the rescue with the info you need to care for and enjoy your precious new little one.
 
Thursday, July 19, 2007Gloria Gaither Host(s): Char Binkley

Char Binkley and Gloria Gaither turn to Marjorie Thompson's classic "Soul Feast" (Westminster John Knox, ISBN # 0-664-22947-6) for an inviting call to care for the soul during Thursday's encore Mid-Morning. The two explore the spiritual disciplines as a means of being available to God, and offer suggestions for making them a natural way of life.
 
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