Here’s the discouraging truth: You may not be as healthy as you think.
According to a long line of psychological studies, we tend to see ourselves as better than we are. Social scientists call it the Better Than Average Effect. We are forced to put our best face forward and curb our shortcomings. Mura mig kuyog2 on the outside even though not on the inside.
The past year and a half has shown how important it is to take care of ourselves emotionally, physically, relationships, and spiritually. How? First Peter 5: 7 says to cast “all your worries on him, because he cares for you.”
Here at Focus on the Family we want to pour your life into goodness and restoration through trustworthy Christian perspectives. For that purpose, we invite author Debra Fileta to be our guest on our Family Broadcast Focus ”What To Do If You Are Not Okay”To help you better understand your emotions; to assess your mental, physical, and spiritual health; and to give you a path to healing and perfection.
To achieve those things, you need the right vision of who you are and who God has called you to be. Galatians 5: 22-23 is an excellent barometer for spiritual health. It says, “The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. ”
This is one of our “Best of 2021” broadcasts. Listen to yours local radio station, online, sa iTunes, by Podcast, or our free phone app.
If you’re not okay and want to talk to someone about it, call one of our counselors at 1-800-A-FAMILY (232-6459). They are there to listen and pray with you and to provide tools to help.
If Focus on the Family has helped you in the past and you want to pay for it, now is a good time to donate to our ministry. Generous friends make your donation to Focus possible doubled. Which means your gift will even double to save a painful marriage, equip parents, and give families hope. So please give now. For a gift of any amount, we will send you a copy of Debra Fileta’s book Are You OK ?: Be Real About Who You Are, How You Do It, and Why It’s Important. Visit our website for more information.