Whatever the cause, internal turmoil is the natural result of external instability. A tumultuous storm at sea picks up the ocean floor and tosses it about, making the water murky, dark, and foreboding. So likewise, the unpredictable circumstances of life unsettle us and cause us to feel tossed around. In those times, every manner of worry seems to rise to the surface of our souls. We often feel entangled in emotional seaweed and in danger of drowning in the murky waters of instability.
Have you ever felt like at any moment the other shoe was going to drop? As though you weren't safe to feel happy or be at peace? Feeling this way makes it hard to feel joy. It makes us wrap ourselves in blankets of anxiety, as if we could keep ourselves safe from disappointment and... Continue Reading →