Did you ever have a parent who, when facing a problem, advised “Sleep on it. You’ll feel better in the morning.” It’s good advice. Taking time away from a problem often helps your brain have the opportunity to reframe your situation in healthier ways. When you’re smack-dab in the middle of the muddle, things can look mighty bleak. But a break from the situation often helps you view things from a different and healthier angle.
And so I did. Surrendering my hurt, my wisdom, and my husband to my Father wasn’t easy, but it was freeing. And healing. Healing for me and our marriage. The more I released my grip, it seemed, the more of God’s power was unleashed within me.