This is a wonderful post with Julie writing about how to deal with life when obstacles keep getting in the way. There are always going to be situations and/or people disrupt our own little worlds, so we need to learn how to handle those disruptions in our day to day lives.
I love the analogy of waiting for the “other shoe to drop”, because it always does. I think if we acknowledge that up front, we are move equipped to roll with the punches.
I had a rough day this week. It came out of nowhere, really. I woke up and knew within a few minutes that an old familiar cloud was hanging over me…Churchhill’s black dog that used to hound me on a regular basis had come for an unexpected visit.
I hardly ever get depressed anymore. It’s such a sweet relief after years and years of a cycling battle against despair and anxiety. When days come like the one I had a few days ago, I am made so much more grateful for the hope that has learned to float in me.
The thing about these days when I do get depressed is that it’s usually not rational; I can sit there and tell myself all day long that I’m not being rational, and that all is well, but it’s not always possible to talk myself out of places with logic and…
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