I woke up this morning feeling better than I have felt in weeks. I have been feeling like crap both physically and emotionally. Today was different. I woke up at 5:30am and went for a run. Just me and Coldplay. I came home and drew myself a bath. As I was soaking, I found myself pondering why I am feeling so good today. What changed? I have been paying more attention to my water intake but there was more to it than that. I realized that in spite of all of my angst I still showed up to cook dinner for the youth on Wednesday night. I knew it would cheer me up to be around my church family. It did. On Thursday I had dinner with some friends that live on my street. I had a lot of fun there too. On Friday, we had some friends over for wine and conversation. We laughed a lot! On Saturday, we got a last minute invitation to a tattoo party. It was really fun hanging out with friends and actually watching them get their ink.
I really think all of this time with friends was tangibly beneficial to both my physical body and my emotions. I am so thankful for the friendships I have. I am truly blessed.
In my previous post you will see random snapshots of people I would call friends.
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