Yesterday I had a horrible day. I cried literally all day. I looked awful! LOL It was just a bad day, a sad day, and it all had to come out.
So this morning, I sat down to have my time and I read today's reading....
"Learn to relate to others through My Love rather than yours. Your human love is ever so limited, full of flaws and manipulation. My loving Presence, which always enfolds you, is available to bless others as well as you. Instead of trying harder (the co-dependent mantra...my words) to help people through your own paltry supplies, become aware of My unlimited supply, which is accessible to you continually. Let My Love envelop your outreach to other people.
Many of My precious children have fallen prey to burnout. A better description of their condition might be "drainout." Countless interactions with needy people have drained them, without their conscious awareness. You are among these weary ones, who are like wounded soldiers needing R & R. Take time to rest in the Love-Light of My Presence. I will gradually restore to you the energy that you have lost over the years."
"Come to Me, all who are weary and burdened, and you will find rest for your souls."
To my mom readers, I know that we all are serving many others in our lives. Our families, friends, other hurting moms, if we have active addiction intertwining through our lives, that is a whole other dynamic that requires so much thought and decision making and work of the heart. Today, I am choosing to pace myself, even in my thoughts...I am choosing to focus on things that are happy and bring me peace. Today is a day of self care as I go about fulfilling my responsibilities. If you are in the position of needing a minute, give that gift to yourself. Best case scenario would be before you become a sobbing mess. Be still.
Much love and prayers.....