If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you. James 1:5 NIV
Sometimes in life, we find ourselves in situations that appear to be hopeless. We may have ended up there by our actions or circumstances beyond our control. However it happened, we are here without a straightforward way to proceed. In these times of distress, we need sage advice from others. Someone empathetic but removed to help guide us out of our current state.
God stands willing at all times to give us that needed wisdom, and he does so generously, but we must ask. People, even friends, may sometimes judge and scold us--remember Job's friends? But God provides answers despite our faults. Yes, we may have made mistakes, but God extends forgiveness and wisdom in our repentant plea.
Father God, we thank you for your compassion and caring. When we need wisdom, all we need is to ask, and you give it abundantly. Please forgive us our faults and grant us wisdom this day, so we can handle whatever may come. In Jesus' name, we pray. Amen.