Self-Care Blog Post

Falling Backward

Trust is the essence of feeling safe to allow ourselves to be completely vulnerable.

Several times in the last few days I have come across others writing about ‘falling backwards’.  The repetition is not by accident; of that I am sure.

Falling backwards requires complete trust. Or the possibility of broken wrists.

Facing forward and trusting that whatever – or whomever – is behind us will offer a soft place to land.  And knowing that the falling isn’t what will harm us; resistance to the fall is what creates injury.

A spiritual Nestea plunge.

Am I trusting enough in those moments of free-fall to notice and observe my reaction, and to accept the fall?

Can I enjoy the journey on the way down?

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