Feelings can become too much for anyone.
This post was supposed to be done a month ago. It was actually finished and ready to share two days after Part 1 but then life happened and I felt like a hypocrite. I had all this great stuff written about how we should handle emotional overload in light of our Christian faith but I couldn’t bring myself to click “publish” due to the realization that I wasn’t actually doing it myself.
Regardless of if you are in ministry or not, everyone can hit that point where they are emotionally overwhelmed. That “full” line on our inner emotion tank is closer than we realize and if one is not careful it can spill over – like it did for me. It can spill over and affect other areas of our lives and the lives of others if we are not mindful.
Examining our habits can be uncomfortable because we tend to realize in those moments of clarity that we don’t actually have it all together like we thought! I shared in Part 1 how a few Christian leaders in my life have handled their emotional overload but now it’s time to bring it full circle – how do I handle my emotional overflow? How do you?
Want to make yourself squirm? Ask yourself what you do when you’re overwhelmed: Continue reading