I have been very, very stressed recently. There are a lot of things going on right now and I’m not dealing with it very well. I feel stressed, overwhelmed and completely stretched to my limit. Have you ever felt like just running away? Well, that is exactly how I feel. Not really because of anything my family has done – they are absolutely wonderful. I just feel like I can’t handle all the different things that are going on right now.
Obviously, I’m not going to run away. I love my husband and daughter with all my heart. They mean the world to me. I have a good life. I’m blessed and would never turn my back on everything that God has given me. Realistically running away is not an option.
But, what if I run away in my imagination? What if I could temporarily transport myself to another place in time, or another situation, or with different people? That would be great and would probably help me relax some. Reading is the perfect solution to my problems. If I can find a really good book to sink my teeth into it will enable me to “run away” without really leaving everyone I love.
So, do any of you have any suggestions for a good book to read? I like “gentle fiction”, I suppose that is the best way to describe it. Christian fiction or Chick Lit type books. Although it might be nice to stretch my reading muscles and try something new instead. Maybe a mystery or even a historical fiction book. Hmmm…..ideas?