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A bad day and the moon, an ice cream cone, and praise music

Yesterday I had a bad day.  It was just one of  “those” days. When I sat down at my office desk to work on my new mini-training, Conquer the 3 P’s, I began having “techie” trouble with my laptop.

So being the mature, Christian woman that I am (haha!), I had a meltdown. I confess that at one point, I literally SCREAMED because I was so frustrated! Ray and I were broke. (We’re between paydays right now!). And there’s other “life stuff” going on that is stressing me out right now. 


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I finally got the tech trouble resolved. Then last night I spontaneously went to get an ice cream cone from Sonic. It just sounded good!

I drove to park in a closed store’s empty parking lot, staring up at the bright, beautiful moon, and listened to praise music on K-Love radio station as I slowly ate my ice cream cone. The praise music uplifted my spirit. I could breathe again, and exhaled….finally feeling peace after the turbulent day. 

ice cream cone

ice cream cone
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It didn’t solve the world’s problems, or even mine really. But it helped my stress (at least temporarily!).

“Ice cream is happiness condensed.” –Jessie Lane Adams

woman worshipping

Woman worshipping God

Yes, I know sugar isn’t the answer and if too often indulged in, it can do much more harm than good, so please don’t lecture me on this, lol. I do believe that it was just getting away a moment and the praise music which refilled me. But ice cream once in a while doesn’t hurt!

What do you do when you’re having a bad day?



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