Remember the song...gimme a break, gimme a break, break me off a piece of that Kit Kat Bar?
I actually don't care for Kit Kat candy bars.
But I do need a break.
And by break, I don't mean BREAKING MY PHONE, which I did today.
Yes, my iPhone. Which doesn't come with insurance. Which according to my research online tonight, costs a lot to replace.
I feel like an idiot. A failure. I was just trying to put it back into my purse after taking a call. And somehow it slipped out of my hand, but not into my purse. Whatever angle it hit, although in a case, cracked the screen. Amazingly, the phone itself works. There is just a spider web through the screen.
I've already decided that if I have to replace it, this will be the only replacement I purchase. After that, it's back to a normal phone. No matter how much I love the iPhone. I lead a busy, active life and when I get frazzled, I lose and break things. It's just a fact.
I need a break. Not an actual one. I just need a break from stress and stressful situations. I need a break from the fast pace of life. From the problems of life.
Let's be realistic though, problems and stress are a part of life. In fact, I'm pretty confident that God is using this stuff to mold me and to create something new in my life. But it hurts. And it's not pretty. And sometimes I'm rather resistant. I see glimpses of what he wants to do. But I'm afraid of the pain of actually experiencing the emotions that should be attached. I'd rather not cry, you know....no crying over spilled milk.
Just when I think I've reached my breaking point (today was one of those days and the phone was the last straw) I get a bit of a repreive. I have the opportunity to take a few steps back from that meltdown, that panic attack. Whether it's time with friends, or my hubby encouraging me to attend an Israel & New Breed concert (tonight) God pulls me back from my breaking point.
I welcome the day when I feel like I'm miles away from a breaking point. In the meantime, I'm welcoming what God's doing in my life. Even though it's not easy. I know it's worth it. And he's in control. And he has a plan. And he is FOR ME.
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