Questions & Answers
I sometimes worry that I’m not making progress fast enough in my life. How should I re-think this concern?
- Worried About How I’m Doing
Dear Worried About How I’m doing
If you worry about not coming in first in whatever race you’re in, remember that often the most important thing people do or have to say - either with courage or guile - is the last thing they say!”
What should I tell myself when I wake up concerned about growing older?
- Concerned About Growing Older
Dear Concerned About Growing Older,
I’ll keep this brief. What grows never grows old!
I’ve been wrestling with addiction for a long time in my life.
I’m so angry with myself.
- Angry With Myself And My Addiction
Dear Angry With Myself And My Addiction,
Too many of us were raised to think that beating ourselves up is an act of character. It isn’t!
The best attitude to beat addiction is not to be self-abusive but self-accountable.
I often feel that my husband is not the same man I fell in love with so many years ago.
- Wondering Who Is The Man I Married
Dear Wondering Who Is The Man I Married,
The question isn’t why the man you married isn’t the same man he once was. The real question is whether you’re prepared to accept him for the man he still might become. And to do that you have to be prepared to accept yourself for the person you might yet become. God only gave you two arms. If you’re busy hugging past you won’t be able to embrace the future.
I often feel so alone. Even when I’m around other people.
- Often I Feel So Alone
Dear Often I Feel So Alone,
We are all alone. But, we are all alone together. And when we know that no one else knows what we’re feeling, we know how everyone else is also feeling. In our feeling of isolation is our companionship with others. And oh, by the way, God is never so with you as when you feel alone.
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