This morning I was all flustered because I had to pay bills.  Gosh, those expenses are high!  It’s an exercise in stretching, moving money from one place to another, shuffling, leaping and moving forward.  Kind of like dancing: you stretch, and move, leap, shuffle and move forward.

So I paid some, stretched a bit, and moved the finances forward. I was not in a good mood.  I felt stressed, stiff, and weak from the experience, especially in these financially difficult times.

Thankfully, it was the day for my dance aerobics class.  I almost skipped it because I was so busy, but I just had to get there.  I’m so glad I did.

It felt so good to get out of my head, away from the stress, and get back entirely into my body.  I loved stretching, flowing, leaping, making my ends meet from head to toe.  Every time my thoughts went to the bank account and the bills, I reined it in and put attention back into my body and just moved to the beat.

After an hour I was feeling completely alive and invigorated.  I really needed some stress management, and God gave it to me in the form of dancing.

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