Somewhere here, amongst our many boxes of cards and stacks of decks, there’s one which says, “don’t give up before your miracle occurs” or a similar sentiment.
This idea has been on my mind lately, as I work every day at not losing faith. (Faith over fear, faith over fear, faithoverfear!)
I know that everything happens just when it needs to happen; I know that we are right where we should be; I am not floundering, there is no fear.
But, still. The doubts can creep in. Stealthy and silent. They erode our sense of stability. They rot our foundations.
Truthfully, I am not in a panic, nor am I currently freaking out. The nagging, back of my mind feeling though, it’s
In order to regain our equilibrium, and banish the creeping dread; to breathe through our stress, we’re being reminded of how important Self-Care always is.
Whether it’s that Quick 3 Minutes we just reach out and cling to, wrestling it from our already overpacked day, or a full afternoon off, with no errands, no chores, no tasks to complete. Take what is ours, that’s the key.
It is never selfish to honour our own needs. It is always healthy for us to be well, so that we can care for others.
In order to validate our message to its fullest, I was directed to preciously the proper place.
Listen to your life.
The right path will reveal itself.”
Self-Care Oracle Cards by Cheryl Richardson
is to show you where I go, when I’m not here. For those who might be curious, here’s the “day” job website.
As you look at those views of my Front Desk, keep in mind, I was sitting just out of camera-range, chatting with the photographer (when my phone wasn’t ringing, that is). The only shot which wasn’t taken in our building is the smiley lady and her dog.