I really want to take care of myself. But I feel as if I was absent when “they” taught Emotional Hygiene. Sigh, does anyone teach that? You say it is mentioned in the Bible — You call it speaking the Truth in Love. Hm. I just never thought about speaking the truth in love to myself! That sounds so obvious.
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, Emotional Hygiene
, personal responsibility
, speaking the truth in love
Posted in being heard into speaking
, compassion to care for myself
, courage to see myself
, Growth Opportunities
, hearing myself
, Helpful Hards
In Your Universe, God, Joy does not preclude Sorrow. Joy is there to undergird and carry us through our Sorrows.
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, New Year
Posted in a hand up
, asking for help for myself
, going THROUGH the sorrow
, hearing myself
Give Sorrow Words, the Grief that Does Not Speak,
Whispers to the Or’ Fraught Heart and Bids it Break.
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, Expand my Heart
, processing on deeper levels
I’m not sure our society or our scientists understand the Physical Cellular Connection between Momthers and Daughters. We share mitochondria. We share the deepest possible physical connection.
I have been taken by surprise at the grief flowing through me. It’s very primal, God. I guess grief always is. But because my husband Kit and I had been “assisting” mom daily the last few years, playing games and talking — part of me sees her as my baby. So it’s a sort of double whammy.
My mind churned most of the night as I thought back to where I could have lost it. Churning is a kind word for what my mind was doing. I was miserable! Self recrimination, regret, grief, and anger are only a few of the emotions storming around inside me.
Give sorrow words. The grief that does not speak Whispers the o’erfraught heart and bids it break.
Good Morning, God! Last night the moon was full and we went with friends from out of towm to The Shack on Koko Marina. It has long been one of my favorite views. And, somehow, the almost Black and White…