Sunday, May 08, 2005

Raw again

Just finished reading a couple chapters of "Searching For God Knows What," by Donald Miller. He's the same guy who wrote "Blue Like Jazz." I don't know if I posted after reading that book, but I'm feeling much of the same after reading this one.

I just feel raw. Emotionally bare...like someone just pulled apart all the B.S. the fakeness, all the religion, activities, responsibilities, and just said things for what they are.

I think the best part of this is that I feel like the sense of wonder has been restored again. The wonder of living, that God reached down 2000 years ago and sent His Son to restore a relationship that was so messed. I don't know why I'm posting, I just feel that I have to say something, somehow attempt to put words to something that will never be adequately described by an arrangement of letters.

After reading stuff like this, I think I need to write more. Not necessarily here, but just in general. This quote seems to identify it:

Moonstone Mick: it is important that you can put what u feel in words
Moonstone Mick: truly identify what you're feeling or else it will just turn into frustration

Word.

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I find that I don't post here as often anymore, other than putting down what I'm reading. I don't think readers mind too much...after all, there are much more interesting people to hear from on a variety of topics than myself spouting off. :) But to go off what sanachan articulated much better, I think just need an uninterrupted place to babble on and know that there are people crazy enough to read it.

2 comments:

  1. i've almost finished reading blue like jazz, and it's been so good and so fresh. don miller is really good at just saying it how it is.

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    recently i've found myself trying to articulate my cluttered thoughts...it's been a really good discipline in seeing where my heart really is.

    i think i've been struggling with how to translate those thoughts into the public realm, learning how to express freely without fear of judgment and whatnot.

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  2. i've almost finished reading blue like jazz, and it's been so good and so fresh. don miller is really good at just saying it how it is.

    ...

    recently i've found myself trying to articulate my cluttered thoughts...it's been a really good discipline in seeing where my heart really is.

    i think i've been struggling with how to translate those thoughts into the public realm, learning how to express freely without fear of judgment and whatnot.

    ReplyDelete