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Read thoughtful responses to a wide assortment of questions from Billy Graham’s My Answer column and other resources.

Time moves so fast that there is little chance to rest from one activity before having to prepare for another, with no time for reflection. Is chasing time a normal cycle of life?

Time moves so fast that there is little chance to rest from one activity before having to prepare for another, with no time for reflection. Is chasing time a normal cycle of life?

Several months ago I was convinced God wanted me to quit my old job and take a different one, but it hasn’t worked out. In fact, I just got fired from my new one. Where did I go wrong? Or did God change His mind?

Several months ago I was convinced God wanted me to quit my old job and take a different one, but it hasn't worked out. In fact, I just got fired from my new one. Where did I go wrong? Or did God change His mind?

I’ve always had physical problems that limit my ability to walk or do most of the things that normal people do. As a result I have very few friends, and sometimes I wish I’d never been born. Why did God let this happen to me? Does God hate me?

I've always had physical problems that limit my ability to walk or do most of the things that normal people do. As a result I have very few friends, and sometimes I wish I'd never been born. Why did God let this happen to me? Does God hate me?

If you had to put the heart of what you believe about God into just one sentence, what would you say? Or is that possible?

If you had to put the heart of what you believe about God into just one sentence, what would you say? Or is that possible?

Seeking Gods will when making decisions

My sister and her husband are always praying about decisions they have to make, but I think they just need to use their brains to decide what to do. After all, why did God give us a brain if He didn't expect us to use it?

How can I decide what to do with my life?

I'll be graduating from college in a few months, and I'm getting panicky because I don't have any idea what I'm going to do. How can I decide what to do with my life?

I am a new Christian; why is the bible so hard to understand?

I am a new Christian and I try to read the Bible but I get discouraged because there are many parts of it I don't understand. Is this a futile exercise?

My biggest struggle as a Christian is to know God’s will and the purpose of my life. The more people I talk to about it, the more confused I get. Is it difficult to know God’s will?

My biggest struggle as a Christian is to know God's will and the purpose of my life. The more people I talk to about it, the more confused I get. Is it difficult to know God's will?

Parenting in today’s world is harder than it used to be. What is the key to being a good parent?

Parenting in today's world is harder than it used to be. What is the key to being a good parent?

When we get to heaven, will we know what’s happening on earth?

When we get to heaven, will we know what's happening on earth? If so, how can we be happy? There's so much misery in the world that I'd think it would just make us sad.

Our son came home from college and doesn’t believe in God anymore. What should we do?

We're in shock because our son came home from college for Thanksgiving and announced he didn't believe in God anymore. He even refused to go to church with us. Where did we go wrong? What can we do?

How do I avoid temptations at school?

By the time you get this I'll be in college, and I'm nervous about school. It'll be my first time away from home, and I know I'll face lots of temptations. I'm not sure I'm strong enough to resist them. I guess I've lived kind of a sheltered life. What if I can't handle the pressures at school? Pray for me.