There are times when we feel in such distress that the best we can do is simply cry out for help. The Psalmist did it repeatedly when in trouble. “I cry out to God most high, to God, who vindicates me” (Psalm 57:2). Certainly there were many times when David was in trouble, feeling so defeated by life. In those times he, like us, turned his thoughts and prayers toward heaven. He sought the Lord and always found strength. Certainly we can and should do the same.

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! He is also excited to continue offering his special eBook, A Love Life of Your Dreams free for you to download.