The Anti-Stressor

Breathe. Don't let the day overwhelm you before you even begin. Even if today is really difficult, don't let it steal from who you are. Focusing on the fear of failing to perform well enough for all the expectations on you is self-defeating and exhausting. It may seem weird, even backwards, but your main focus …

Cultivating Awe

Recently I found myself getting stressed about, well, everything. Through the clamor of thoughts telling me everything that could go wrong, and pointing out every failure I've ever had as proof, I heard God say to my heart, "Rob, your awe of Me needs to be bigger than your fear of anything else." The thought/feeling …

Refocus

Think about all the things you're facing right now. Describe your circumstances with the first three words that come to mind. Are they positive, encouraging, and do they agree with God's word? Or are they are more negative, draining, and rooted in fear? Most people give so much attention to their difficult situations that their …