I Don't Tickle Tigers.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The past couple of weeks I have been intentionally limiting my time on social media.  I had started to feel a bit drowned.  A bit tired.  A bit mindless, really.  I have had a gentle nudging to take a step away for quite some time.  It was really hard.  Harder than I care to admit.  I had this overwhelming feeling that I was missing out.  What I realized, though, is that I kind of already was. 
I know social media has its' place in the world and in my life.  I think I just needed a little perspective on it all.  Away from the scrolling, I found that I opened my eyes to really, like really, see.  I have been given four hearts (four hearts!) to care for.  Stepping away gave me those extra moments to spend focused on those precious hearts and the very One who gifted me with them.  I am being careful introducing it back into my days.  I haven't quite figured out what it looks like for me.  For some reason, this photo seems to tell my tale.
There is something about the anticipation, the lack of fear in the presence of ferocity.  And the reality that without that protective glass, perhaps you're dead.  I don't want to miss out, but Lord help this momma see what that thick, safe glass looks like in my life.  I learned something about myself.  I don't tickle tigers.  I don't want to be that unprotected, again. 

I don't know for sure what social media should look like in my life, but this practice taught me much about time.  And that those four hearts of mine are much, much too precious, period.


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