Mindfulness and the Car Radio

Love this song by Twenty One Pilots. Love this blog by Nicole. Love the connection. Love to rest and breathe and contemplate, though harder to do when things seem to be terrifying within…

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writing-is-lonely

Writing can be a very lonely vocation. The struggle to craft words that faithfully describe thoughts, an epiphany, musings, a deeply formulated conviction . . . and effectively communicate even an approximation of the idea to the reader . . . well, it can be excruciating and exhausting. The process does not even begin to cover the vulnerability exposed of the words just lain in wireless space; that space where the radio waves of Wi-Fi tech make all information—good or bad—available anytime anywhere.

A writer has to write. Thoughts and ideas must get written and dispersed. But those thoughts and ideas are a part of the person who writes—they are a part of what makes me, me. So if the reader flippantly comments with a criticism, replies out of anger, or (even worse) doesn’t like my writing, it hurts. Here is where I must engage the mindfulness practice of holy…

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About howie snyder

Love Jesus, love my family, love meeting new people and sharing life with them!
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