It looks like it’s going to be one of those “blahhh” days. Today we have the Four of Cups. Sometimes when things get overwhelming we want to withdraw into ourselves and hide away from the world until we can get re-centered again. We can’t be much use to others if we don’t take care of ourselves first, so taking time from the business of life to just reflect and process is good therapy, but we don’t want to spend too much time in that space because if we withdraw too far there is a danger that we become a self-absorbed shut in and we will miss out on the blessings that life presents all around us.
So take your break, maybe even feel a little sorry for yourself for a few minutes but remember, the saying goes: “When the going gets tough, the tough get going”… not “When the going gets tough, the tough go have a little cry in the corner”!
If you feel yourself sliding down into that “mode” again, remember Bob Newhart’s advice from September 17’ths reading… just “STOP IT!”