Monday, March 23, 2009


Lately, I've come to realize how much mental, emotional, and even physical energy I spend dreading certain tasks or events. Most of the time, the things I dread aren't nearly as awful as I think they are going to be. Well except cleaning the toilet - that one is never good. I think my habit of dreading has been worse since I began to think about ordination writing and interviews. Those are big dreads.

I'm working on a "just do it" attitude.

What do you dread? Is dreading a habit for you?

Lord, take away this dread, for I know you do not come in a spirit of fear, but in a Spirit of peace and courage. Amen.


Anonymous said...

mine is more procrastination than dread i think. i wonder if they connect somehow... something new to ponder.

Mary Beth said...

Ooooohhhhh.....that's good. thanks and I'll be pondering it too.

Princess of Everything (and then some) said...

I hate returning calls to certain people. I do not know why but I do.

Anonymous said...

I dread cardiac catheterization procedures. :-D

Seriously, I dread organizing anything. But then, you knew that!

Lifelong Friend

zorra said...

Nothing, and I mean nothing, that I have ever dreaded has been as terrible when it occurred (if in fact it did occur)as I had feared.

I remind myself of that, again and again. Maybe someday it will help.

Sue said...

zorra - can you repeat that in my head every time I dread a doctor's appointment or meeting? That would be good.