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Tuesday’s Temptation: Relitigating

Tuesday’s Temptation: Relitigating

prayer, Prayer Practice, spirit, spiritual growth, spiritual practice
Relitigating. Well, that's what I call it. That moment when you replay an event or conversation over-and-over-and-over again in your mind. As if you could find some escape clause that didn't exist! I have a tendency to get caught in these loops. I am not sure why, but I think it has to do with being shamed. By myself or by others or both. I have always been "that" student at school. Straight A student, over-achiever, even working ahead in some grade level activities.  I don't exactly where the shame comes in but I distinctly remember a few shaping activities: In elementary school, third grade, our reading books were dispersed. Our teacher wrote our names on masking tape and stuck them to the front of the book. My teacher wrote "Terrible Terri" on mine. I could not believe it. I did,