It is true that our selves do need care. We are not invincible. We are not infinite. We are not indefatigable. However, more than our bodies need care because we are more than our bodies.
When you feel the need for rest and renewal, remember that both come not by indulgence or through merely physical means. When we forget that we are souls, spiritual beings in need of spiritual things, we go looking in all the wrong places for the restoration we know we need.
January’s podcasts are all about what is popularly called self-care, especially self-care for stay at home moms. Now, self-care used to mean your ability to do basic things like brush your teeth and use the bathroom by yourself. But when the internet tells you that you need self-care, that’s not usually what they mean. In fact, a CNN article about trends for 2020 outright said that self-care on social media means pampering yourself.
You don’t need to treat yourself or indulge in luxuries to be happy with your life. Let’s get a grip and a game face on and find not only contentment but also joy in our real life home duties.
The care and restoration you do need might not be what you think it is. It might not be the easy, fun, self-indulgence you were hoping for.
Today’s episode is all about how the self-care you actually need is spiritual, not material.
Let’s dig in.
Episode #121: Spiritual Self-Care (and self-discipline, too)
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