Are you a problem solver? While that can be a good thing, it comes with a downside.
Reflecting on his work as a psychiatrist, Carl Jung discovered a fascinating truth about seemingly insurmountable problems. They can’t be solved. They can only be outgrown.
We all have problems that cannot be solved. For me that includes bad cardiovascular genes, an undying loyalty to the Houston Texans football team, and this thing called aging. Yep, in 12 days, I will flip another calendar. That is a problem that knows no solution.
Surrender is key to recovery. But you can never live in surrender until you learn to release some of your problems, rather than solve them.
Recovery Step: If you want to walk in freedom, focus not on problems, but on God. Do what the prophet did 2,700 years ago: “I will take hold of your right hand; I will help you” (Isaiah 41:13).