Feeling strong or weak – one part physical, one part mental – before we get sick or hurt.
When hurting the physicality of our aches or pains is obvious.
When we aren’t hurt, when we are aren’t sick, do we hurt anyway?
If we aren’t feeling physical pain, might we still be hurting?
I’ve wondered about this lately – not so much from self-analysis, but as by-product of ‘figuring out’ some folks I’ve crossed paths with. Sometimes things don’t add up, don’t make sense.
We see these writ large in headlines but we also them daily in small ways from people who seem ‘just a bit off’. We can’t figure out why. It isn’t that they got frustrated or had a problem – but because of what is revealed when they deal with it. It shows. Always does. If we can figure out THAT something deeper is underlying their behavior, maybe we can help. Not sure there is a universal way HOW we help, but first we need to recognize that we CAN help.