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Trying times…

March 26, 2020

These are trying times. No doubt about it. They can also be triggering. It is easy to feel trapped rather than restful. To feel fearful and uncertain rather than resting in the Creator. I am sure some of us have programming that can easily get triggered during times such as these.

It is time to make sure we take good care of ourselves. Know your grounding tools. If you have not already, develop your skills to handle being triggered. Learn to recognize when a trigger might be coming on so you can stop it before it takes full hold.

You can do this. We can do this. This is nothing compared to what you have already survived! Reach out to the people in your life you know are safe. It is OK to be nervous. It is not OK to allow fear to run (and ruin) your life.

My prayers are with all survivors, especially during these times. Use this at home time to read and rest and pray and nurture yourself and those around you. It is still allowable to take walks in most places so long as you keep your distance from others. Enjoy the sunshine and the fresh air. Have a balcony or a back yard? Enjoy them! Listen to music. Sing along! This will not last forever!

2 comments

  1. I have been walking outside of my house ever since my gym shut down several weeks ago. I also started a journal which I hope to add to periodically as news of the Coronavirus continues to grow. I wanted something to pass onto my grandson and granddaughter so that they will know what life was like during what I call the “Shutdown of 2020.”

    I hope to provide an insider’s view of daily life much like Ken Burns did in his epic presentation on the Civil War. He presented diaries and letters from soldiers and their loved ones to show how those trying times effected average individuals and not just those mentioned in the “Great Men of History” stories.



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