The Empty Nest Guest Podcast
With Michelle Van Loon author of Becoming Sage, Cultivating Maturity, Purpose, and Spirituality in Midlife, published by Moody Publishers.
On this episode, Charlotte talks with Michelle Van Loon, author of Becoming Sage,
Cultivating Maturity, Purpose, and Spirituality in Midlife, published by Moody Publishers.
In Chapter 8 of her book, Michelle shares her own journey through the valley of depression.
(Charlotte’s been there too as she experienced post-partum depression years ago.)
Most empty-nesters experience bouts of the blues.
How do you know where mid-life malaise ends and depression begins?
Michelle also shares about spiritual apathy, also known as acedia.
Sometimes our soul is weary as we empty nest.
Thankfully, God is at work through our emotions.
In Him and with Him, There is hope!
Listen in and learn more. You’ll be glad you did.
For an emergency, dial 911
The National Suicide Prevention Line – 1-800-273-8255
Focus on the Family’s helpline: tel://1-855-771-4357/
The Hope Line – https://www.thehopeline.com
(Recommended by Focus on the Family)
National Alliance for Mental Illness (nami.org),
To reach Michelle: https://michellevanloon.com/
To reach Charlotte: https://charlotteguest.com