after two months of silence
returning to writing at the beginning of the church year
It's been two months since I've posted any original reflections or writings. Two months! Where on earth have I been, and what have I been doing? Great questions.
Though much of October, while still reading the daily lectionary readings as part of morning prayer, I was compiling and editing a new daily prayer book that . . .
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on wanting to write and writing
the battle continues
I want to write. But wanting to write and actually writing are two entirely different things.
Wanting to X and doing X are always different. In reality, wanting something is incredibly easy. Making that thing a reality is oftentimes incredibly difficult.
There are a myriad of reasons why I don't write every day. I . . .
writing is warfare
Words have not come easily of late.
Life has become cluttered and hectic, diverting attention.
Crises have come and gone, stealing time and energy.
Busyness has crept in, establishing a beachhead that it will not concede.
Though my soul has burned to write,
Though my hands have ached to pick up a pen,
Though . . .