Friday, April 5, 2013

Busy-ness the drug

I came across this blog post today and I really enjoyed it.  Partially because it went along with what I was talking about yesterday. 

Is Busy-ness a Drug - Shauna Niequist

Busy is both my drug and my defense. By that I mean that I use busy-ness to make me feel numb and safe, the way you use a drug, and I use busy-ness as a way of explaining all the things I dropped, didn’t do well, couldn’t pull together, as a defense.

And I’m telling you this because I want to stop. I want to drop the drug and the defense, one from each hand, letting them fall with heavy thunks, and I want to live a new way.

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