I’m a pretty easy-going human, and have a level of patience that mostly serves me well. But as poet John Dryden said, “Beware the fury of the patient man.” For, when my fuse burns out —well— insert all fireworks analogies here.
Actually, I’m not a Screaming Mimi, but when fed up, I mentally hear a sonic boom.
Feelings are messages from our soul to our actionators. I’m not fond of feeling angry, jealous, or disappointed. Yet when I acknowledge these helpers’ presence, I more quickly recognize what does (and doesn’t) work for me.
Today’s message from TUT, a cool, customized, daily, inspiration eblast, felt very personal indeed: “Anger is almost always a sign, Dodie, that you’ve been quiet for too long.”
I sigh with relief from (at last) ending a frustrating relationship, and remind myself to respond next time well before a bottle rocket hits the cinder-shingled roof.
Homework: What have you been resisting that, when you change, will make you soar in bright light, explode with liberation, and sigh to the ground with ooh’s and ah’s? Make today your own Independence Day.