Rhett Smith Podcast 23: The Over-Scheduling of Kid’s Lives, the One Activity, Per Kid, Per Grading Period, and the Importance of Cultivating a Listening Relationship with Your Kids Early On — with Psychologist Dr. Neil Stafford

I know it’s a cliche and commonplace to say that you are “busy” when someone asks how you are doing. I find myself saying that a lot, and more recently I’ve tried to correct that by questioning why am I so busy? And do I like being busy and do...

Making Friends With Your Anxiety

How do you befriend your anxiety? This is a question that I have been wrestling with for a while. Befriending my anxiety has been something that has changed my life and I see it change the lives of those I have the privilege of working with. I even finished up a...

Transforming Your Anxiety: Getting Intentional

Intentional = done on purpose; deliberate. On the first morning of The Hideaway Experience four-day marriage intensive we start off with a devotional from John 5:1-9. The passage of scripture reads like this: Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for one of the...

Transforming Your Anxiety: Wrestling with God

“In many circumstances, as we experience anxiety, we may be tempted not to face it. We may be tempted to turn the other way and not acknowledge that it is there. But if God uses anxiety in our lives as a way to help us grow, then we must not turn away from it....

Transforming Your Anxiety: Embrace Your Anxiety

“Anxiety has been a part of our human condition from the earliest beginnings. When we experience anxiety we are in that space where a world of freedom and possibility is opened up before us by God. And in that space we have the choice to run and hide, covering...