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Face the Facts

  • 2013 24 Jun
Face the Facts

It is extremely tempting to avoid facing facts—and this is called denial. Most of us have ingenious ways of doing this, from distracting ourselves, lying to ourselves, twisting truths and even facing something but telling ourselves it is not what it is. Yes, these are all patterns of thinking that keep us trapped in our old ways of living. The solution, as you know, is to have our minds transformed-“Be transformed by the renewing of your mind,” says the Apostle Paul (Romans 12: 2). As our minds are transformed we can more easily see how we have been deceiving ourselves and others. 

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 [email protected]. Also, remember his guarantee at The Marriage Recovery Center: 3 Days To A New Marriage, Guaranteed!