What exactly is our sulking soak time? Is there a time limit? No. Some of us need more time than others to sulk-- soaking in hurt, disappointment, anger, frustration, jealousy, envy, betrayal, and an assortment of other ill-tempered, mood-altering things. Sometimes, we may need to take a minute while we're "soaking" to determine just how long the process (this time) needs to be--like really. 😫 The longer we soak in the tub of misery, the more time it takes to recover from it. Escaping starts with crawling out of those self-absorbed "salty" suds to focus on healing, the management process, and moving on. It's called stepping into the exhale of surrendering to God---being reminded to trust Him. He can carry everything, even the emotional trauma that we think we are the sole proprietor of...
For me, grief is tough! So tough! I can't imagine ever healing from it, but I pray to manage it better--day-to-day; year-to-year. I pray to minimize the "soak" stay each time I'm thrown lower into that painful grief tub, and try harder to soak myself in memories, solitude, people who feel my heart, and prayer.
"The Drip" of Coffee Thoughts ☕️
Peace & Blessings,