Today is a day to be gentle with myself. I’m missing Sean and keepthinking about the day we found out he was killed in action and the ones that followed. It is a day of being slightly overwhelmed with memories of the pain of that time.
Recognizing that I need to be gentle with myself is one step. The next step is fighting the old thinking of “just power through it”. That is so much harder. In the past I would always fight this whole situation. That only leads to sinking deeper in to it. So today I will attempt to let the day be as it is. Not wallow in it, but not fight it.
Do you recognize when you need to be gentle with yourself and do you honor that need? If so, how? If not, why?
Peace and blessings my friends.