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Spiritual Practices to Experience Decreased Anxiety and Increased Peace

March 26, 2024
00:00 28:35
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While one can experience anxiety from numerous causes, not all of them spiritual, there are spiritual practices we can engage in to experience increased peace. In this episode, author and pastor Alan Fadling shares how he once felt mastered by his anxiety but learned, with God's help, how to take steps toward increased and progress freedom. 

(Scroll down for discussion/reflective questions.)

Resource mentioned: A Non-Anxious Life: Experiencing the Peace of God's Presence

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Discussion/Reflective Questions:

  1. What resonated with you most in this episode?
  2. When have you felt mastered by anxiety?
  3. What were your thoughts when Alan said the point of practicing spiritual disciplines wasn't necessarily to experience decreased anxiety?
  4. What is or has been your experience with spiritual disciplines?
  5. What are some ways you intentionally notice what you're feeling?
  6. What are some ways you invite God's perspective on your emotions?
  7. When have you experienced an experience similar to Alan's in the airport, when he felt his thinking brain going off line?
  8. What is one action step God might be asking you to take having listened to this episode?  


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Jennifer Slattery, founder of Wholly Loved Ministries, is a multi-published author, national speaker, and speaking coach passionate about helping God's children reach their full potential and live fully surrendered to Christ. She is a host on Your Daily Bible Verse and Faith Over Fear. Find her online at
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Carol Ogle McCracken is a fun-loving wedding planner, speaker, Bible teacher, and author who brings to Scripture to inspire a personal, vibrant relationship with Him. Her authentic challenges faced while journeying through alcoholism, raising a child with special needs, and divorce, equip her to teach, entertain and encourage you. Carol currently serves as the Minister of Discipleship at her home church and is a Christian communicator in many different forums, large and small, and especially enjoys teaching at women’s retreats. Her book Wisdom, Where to Find It if You've Lost, Forgotten, or Never Had It was released in November 2020.
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