My Answer

From the writings of the

Rev. Billy Graham

Q: I dread nighttime because going to sleep is not pleasant—it is a chore. Why can’t I turn my mind off and rest?

A: Many people have trouble falling asleep at night. Some take over-the-counter drugs or sleeping pills; others require prescription medication to sleep.

Often sleeplessness is a restless spirit and not a chemical imbalance that keeps us from what our bodies and minds need. It is good for us to remember that the Bible instructs us to lay down in sleep and dwell in safety (Psalm 4:8). One of the best ways we can help ourselves at the close...