OK. I’ve officially started the day. Not when I got up. Not when I had breakfast. Not even when I powered up the computer. The day started when I set my timer for twenty minutes which was my signal to start keeping track of what I was doing. And to start typing. I don’t knowContinue reading “My timer is my best writing buddy”
After a long period of not posting to my blog or Medium.com, I was inspired to write again by stumbling across a website called 200 Words a Day. I actually would have preferred stumbling across a website called “50 Words a Day,” but I’ll take inspiration where I find it.
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Sometimes, all it takesIs rounding a cornerTo come face-to-face with yourself,Face to face with your future,Face to face with your potentials,Face to face with your truest self. And you realizeThat you’ve been there all alongWaiting for you to drop the maskAnd discover yourself anew.
Folks who follow me may be surprised to see that I’m writing reflections again under the title of “Faith seeking understanding.” Although I swore off the series and thought I was bringing it to a close in #072: “Goodbye to “Faith seeking understanding”? I couldn’t envision an umbrella for another series that “felt” as rightContinue reading “Faith seeking understanding #075: A return, a recommittal, a new resolve”
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“Nothing succeeds like success.” This is what we are led to believe by Sir Arthur Helps, who wrote these words in his book Realmah, published in 1868. For a long time, I had been inclined to agree with this sentiment. Then a minor success happened to me, and it really shut me down.
Life is short. I think that’s true for everyone, but especially for some who aren’t “supposed” to die as soon as they do—as if we had a choice or a say in the matter. One of those persons who I don’t believe was “supposed” to die was Rachel Held Evans who died early Saturday morning,Continue reading “Faith seeking understanding: #073: Will my life even matter?”
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