“Hi! How are you?” We ask this repeatedly-but how often do we receive (or want) an honest answer? Usually, the reply is “fine”, “great” or “ok” when many of us really want to say “exhausted”, “worried”, or “wondering what’s next”. I understand that even though I may be feeling much of the above, I know I am well.
What I am and what I’m feeling are two different things. I am well because I am well in my soul. The rest are feelings. Currently, I am feeling tired from a long weekend and a bit overwhelmed with all I have going on; but my life is blessed and I am well.
Attempting to see the big picture of life, I’ve concluded that big picture is not all my responsibility. My future is secure in the saving grace of Jesus. The rest is managing the “stuff” of this world and my feelings and reactions to said stuff.
This is part of what I’d like to explore in our Fall 12 week Wellness Journey. [Read more…]