We Need to be Gentle with Ourselves
Tonight I was reflecting back on the day and wondering why I felt such a strong desire to be quiet and away from people and at the same time, felt the need to be in contact with everyone and talk, talk, talk.
I had an interesting awareness that hadn’t occurred to me. Three billion people tuned in to the royal wedding on Friday and over a million people were in attendance on the grounds. Our hearts were full of love for this adorable young couple, a real life prince and princess. Most of us stayed in the glow of that beautiful wedding throughout the week-end and on Sunday night we were informed that a man who most people despised for orchestrating the death of thousands of people, had finally been killed by the United States.
Talk about a range of emotions. No wonder most of us felt drained and out of sorts today. We just went through an entire gambit of emotions this week end.
I have nothing to say about it other than that I think we need to be gentle with ourselves right now. Our hearts were still open from the wedding when we got the news about bin Laden and it can take a while for us to process that kind of emotional hit. Sleep and exercise are the two thoughts that come to me as I type this up. We need a balance of both of those things right now.
I’m going to head to bed but I wanted to share those thoughts with you in case you’re wondering why you’re feeling off center. We’ll get back on track. We always do. But we sure have been through one heck of a roller coaster ride.
Take good care of yourself.