Sunday, February 14, 2016

So this happened: again.

This hit.
It's chaos inside Briscoes following the earthquake.

Just as I started my Love Your Bible study group.  I was just getting to the "drop cover hold" point when the assistant pastor ran into the room yelling for us to go outside.

Flashbacks to 5 years ago. I sat in the carpark while the building was being checked, trying to concentrate on breathing and explaining to a more recent arrival to this City why I cannot get used to this.

Once the all clear was given we continued our study, but once I got home the emotions hit. I got the the curling up into a small qivering ball stage
I had been getting better.  I am confident I will do so again.  But I will  never  get used to this.

1 comment:

  1. Yes. Just when we feel we are over it, it happens again. The emotions quickly rise to the surface and it's time to help each other to cope, again. You know it will take time to recover. Just when you were fairly confident in a 'normal' life again. There is no easy answer to recovery, but we need to remember to be kind to ourselves and others. I guess talking about earthquakes is going to be the same as talking about the weather in Christchurch for many more years to come.