When in Trouble, Pray
- 2018 8 Aug
If you are anything like me, when I’m feeling anxious I tend to do, do, do. I act, sometimes erratically, though this rarely solves my problems. The Psalmist tended to do the opposite-“When I am in trouble, I pray...” (Psalm 120:1). Next time you are in trouble, consider slowing down instead of speeding up. Sit quietly, and pray for guidance. Listen for guidance. Notice the difference in how things work out.
Dr. David Hawkins, MBA, MSW, MA, PhD, is a Christian Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Marriage Recovery Center. He has helped bring healing to thousands of marriages and individuals and is passionate about working with couples in crisis. If you need help, please reach out to his Client Care Team at 206.219.0145 or through their website. Dr. Hawkins is also a speaker & trainer for the American Association of Christian Counselors and is a best-selling author of over thirty books including Never Fight Again, Gauranteed and When Loving Him is Hurting You. He has two grown sons, is happily married to Christie Hawkins, and lives on Bainbridge Island, outside Seattle, WA.