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Measuring Up

  • 2014 8 Jul
Measuring Up

How often do you find yourself struggling to measure up? This is such a fruitless endeavor. In fact, we will never measure up to people’s expectations, no matter how hard we try. Because we are human, and other’s are too, we will never fully measure up. When we fully realize this we are freed from a tremendous burden. There will always be greater and lesser people from us. Making comparisons, to see if we measure up, is very taxing. Scripture tells us, “Know that a person is not justified by the works of the law, but by faith in Jesus Christ. So, we, too have put our faith in Christ Jesus that we may be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the law” (Galatians 2:16).

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