It is so tempting to rush ahead of the Lord. We want things done in our timing. We see a need and want to meet it. We see a change that is needed in our mate and point it out, before being invited to do so. Wait! Slow down. Don’t move forward on a matter until the Lord gives the green light. "They that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength….” (Isaiah 40:31).

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 Twitter