God will never leave of forsake you.
His word is a light unto your path.
Confide in a friend
Seek comfort and counsel in local resources.
Take an inventory of your feelings.
Journal your thoughts, ideas and progress.
Look for truth
Gather information and research your options.
Often natural inclinations are in opposition to God's ways.
Resist the temptation to change others.
Change what you can, accept what you cannot.
Look for balance
Take care of yourself.
Get enough rest, eat healthy,attempt to simplify life.
Look for laughter
A cheerful heart is like good medicine.
Choose joyful music, uplifting books, optimistic friends.
Look for hope
This too shall pass.
Dwell on what is good and worthy of praise.
Look for comfort
Read the Psalms.
Let others encourage you and find ways to encourage others.
Look for God's purpose.
Every experience has spiritual significance.
Press closer to God and allow him to deepen your faith.
Professor of Home Economics, Masters College