Twibble, I chose that one specifically because it seemed the most serious and ritualized one, hoping it would invoke that sense of calm I used to get out of an Episcopal service all those year ago.
My latest Al- Anon workbook post.
There were many times in that one when a memory would come flooding through, a memory involving parts in my life that I had locked away and emotions associated with them. I can even put a name to some of the emotions: shame, fear, humiliation, terror, and overwhelmed. Mind you, when I first started trying to heal, I could identify the 3 major emotions (mad, sad, glad) in myself maybe half the time. Beyond that, I reverted back to one of the major 3.