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Truth and Tea

I’m making a wise-way choice and drinking hot tea before bed. I’d much rather pour the red wine, but tonight my body and heart need care. I will sleep better and feel better in the morning this way.

Caring for myself is hard these days. My heart feels restless, and my body is tired. At least I am learning to listen to it before I pitch over the cliff of sickness.

I can think of all kinds of reasons. As I wake to October and feel Journey breezes in the air, I am reminded of all the work I have done on my great big story. I feel wistful and long for that beautiful space to process in, but it’s not the season for it this year. What a gift the past two years have been.

This season is about transitions and long days and full schedules and the reminder that I still feel this way on Monday mornings.

I’m trusting that God is at work in this. My head knows it. My heart needs some convincing.

This song by JJ Heller has been running through my head. 


I’m trusting that the wreckage of my soul will one day be healed.

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Thanks for heart-composting with me! I appreciate your words.