Pat has given us kick-back Friday Five:
Our Friday Five is very simple today. Share five ways you've learned to care for yourself when life becomes overwhelming. What does the pastor do after a rough day in the office, or at meetings, or at a bedside, or even, in the pulpit? Share your best five self-care strategies, and, with any luck, we all will learn at least one or two new ones.
3. Reading: Whether it was a novel , Scripture, or something that I 'needed to read', reading would take my mind off what I was thinking or issues in the parish so I could just relax.
4. Meditative Prayer: Centering prayer or breathing prayer. It has always been the way that I dealt with being anxious, troubled or hassled.
5. Driving in the country: I am the daughter of a man