Life is often filled with turbulent twists and turns. It seems that if it’s not one thing, it’s another when it comes to challenges. We often struggle with multiple issues—our children, our job, our friendships, our marriage. In all, we need a place of shelter and protection, and thankfully we have that place with God. “I will say of the Lord, He is my refuge and my fortress; my God, in Him will I trust” (Psalm 91:2). Are you letting Him be your refuge? Pray this Psalm when feeling stressed and notice the peace of God in your heart.

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.