Is your morning routine life-giving? Or soul-sucking?
What’s the very first thing you do after you wake up?
Whatever it is, does it fill your mind with all the things that happened in the world when you weren’t looking? Does it point your soul toward the darkness that matches the lack of light outside? Does it point your mind toward all the things on your calendar, all the things you need to do that can’t be done in the next 24 hours?
Does it remind you of a lack, a sorrow, a worry that you were blissfully unaware of in your unconscious state, but exactly one second after you open your eyes, you remember that thing, and immediately you are catapulted into stress or anxiety or busyness that dogs you all day long?
Whoa. Not so good.
Would you consider adopting a life-giving ritual or a habit to practice before life as you know it body-slams into your soul?
Here’s some help for that in this episode…
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Warren, Tish. Liturgy of the Ordinary. Intervarsity Press, 2016.