Wednesday, November 23, 2011

step back - breathe

I'm thankful that for the most part, even through crazy pregnancy hormones, I can see when I'm being unreasonable or getting angry over nothing.  That doesn't necessarily change my feelings in the moment.  But I can recognize that I need to take a step back, keep my mouth shut, and approach the subject again when I've had time to cool off and think rationally.  Sometimes I can see it but don't care.  I'm thankful for forgiveness in those instances.  Today I am thankful that I kept my instant anger and disappointment to myself, because in the end it wasn't a big deal and not worth getting into an argument over. 

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