You’re in a boat. The water is warm. If you fall in, at least you won’t freeze. But it’s choppy. And you’re in deep. Beefy waves rise up and lick the top of the boat. It’s scary out here. The land is so far away and shrinking to the degree you feel as if you’re looking at a postcard.
What do you do when your life feels adrift? Especially, when you know that those around you can’t really help. How do you settle your mind so that your body can let go of the built-up energy and tension that has rippled through it?
Normally, you’re a cool-minded person. Levelheaded. Easy to be around. You’re empathic. You get other people. But you’re not getting you; at least, not in this moment.
You recognize that the distance between you and the shore marks your inner separation. Take a moment and intuitively glance within.
How far from shore is your boat?
Instead of keeping your eyes on...