You know how when you look directly at one of those annoying eye floaters in your peripheral vision it will go away? That’s what I tried to do a few days ago. But when I turned to my left, the “floater” turned out to be a small spider dangling right in front of my face!
Whether our problems are real or imagined (or something that is real but much different than what we imagined!) they rarely go away until we have faced them.
The Israelite army was afraid to deal with the giant problem (pun intended) they faced in Goliath (1 Samuel 17). However, it wasn’t until David directly addressed the situation that the problem was resolved.
You can’t go through life ignoring your problems.