In today’s Ask Dr. B column, a reader asks how to survive a friend’s betrayal. Read more to see how Dr. Bengtson responded.
Mother’s Day is hard for many. See how a simple letter can heal those dark places in our hearts that are set free when we bring them into the light.
In our times of difficulty, we often want to know why we are suffering, or have someone to blame. I believe more damage is done by trying to place blame rather than looking for the good to come out of our storms.
God does not call us to a life of perfection. He desires us to have a willing heart. It’s not about perfection, it’s about progress. When you are tempted to give up because you have tried and fallen short of the goal or the expectations of yourself or others, take a moment to take a deep breath, assess the situation, course-correct the situation and your thoughts and attitude about the situation, and try again. Remember, it’s not about perfection…it’s about progress.