The Psalmist encourages us, repeatedly, to be quiet. “Be still and know that I am God” (Psalm 46:10). Notice that he doesn’t encourage us to rush around and in our hurried state to notice God’s majesty around us. No, he advises us to slow down and in fact, be still. In the quietness of the morning, before you busy yourself with the tasks of the day, reflect on the movement of God in your life. Reflect on his glory, how majesty, and on what He may be saying to you in your life’s circumstances.

Dr. David Hawkins is the director of the Marriage Recover Center where he counsels couples in distress. He is the author of over 30 books, including Dealing With the CrazyMakers in Your Life90 Days to a Fantastic Marriage, and When Pleasing Others is Hurting You. Dr. Hawkins grew up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and lives with his wife on the South Puget Sound where he enjoys sailing, biking, and skiing. He has active practices in two Washington cities. You can also find Dr. Hawkins on Facebook and TwitterDr. Hawkins offers a free, 20 minute consultation, with requests sent to his email address at Also, remember his guarantee at The Marriage Recovery Center: 3 Days To A New Marriage, Guaranteed!