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Why do we often remain silent before God when we are in distress? Andrews explores some of the common reasons for our silence and encourages us to speak to God about our troubles. She shows how the road to holiness, wisdom, and maturity passes directly through honest, godward lament. Jesus cries out to his Father, so shouldn’t we cry out to him, as well? This article equips you to share these truths with counselees who hesitate to bring their complaints to God.