There are many reasons why we let go of things we love to do, it may be time for some to make a comeback. When you are working hard, planning for the future, taking care of others, it's easy to let the luxury activities go... but here's the thing- maybe they are not luxury activities. Maybe you are unique and have unique interests. Maybe you can plan better and take care of others better if you are taking the time to let passion breathe life into you.
What if you're a better friend when you are who you were created to be...
I've been examining my passions and reflecting on how they slipped through my daily rhythms. I'll admit, it has not been easy. I realized most of these passions took a leave of absence because of FEAR... which means I had to face the fear (or at lease acknowledge it) before enjoying the activity.
Working out & food
I currently have 8 unfinished blog drafts... This month's blog: Stop Hiding in Community- it's about creating fruitful rhythms even if you don't feel like it. Ironically, I didn't feel like posting that blog...
I've been exploring the meaning of rest and self-care. I actually had someomone this week hold me like a baby and pray over me (essential oils included) -- I was shocked. I realized I don't know how to be taken care of, or accept help, or rest at all without feeling guilty. So, in honor of rest and restful things: here are a few things I am loving right now--one for every unfinished blog.
Happy stories, sad stories, dramatic, sorrowful, and joyous stories- every story is a love story... and here are some of mine.