So after church today, that is what I did--stretched out on the couch with the afghan pulled up over my face.
I'm not sure how many hours passed before I opened my eyes. The first thing I saw was this--Peace! Stuck there some time ago while trying to figure out where to store it when I took Christmas decorations down, I guess.
When I went to edit the picture, I also noticed the seam on the lampshade where it SHOULDN'T be--uglying up the photo. It reminded me that there's most likely SOMETHING where it shouldn't be in my life--whether it be attitude, a health situation that needs addressed, schedule that needs adjusting, a choice that needs to be made, fear, something I'm procrastinating about, or physical clutter that is bogging me down.
I'm still in a sort of funk but with a little more insight than when I entered it. Mostly, I realize that "Peace" was there all the time. Even if I was unaware of it. Even when I didn't notice.
"I am leaving you with a gift--peace of mind and heart.
And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don't be troubled or afraid."
Jesus in John 14:27