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Slow by Choice

Slow by Choice

Every afternoon, before I turn my laptop on to get an early start on my tasks for my work in the evening, I make a full stop. Since I work at night, I guess you can call this time of the day my “early morning”. I value this time because it helps me get focused on the day (or night) ahead. I recently noticed how this block of time in the day feels like a happy kind of twilight zone. Things just slow down. I set my phone on do not disturb mode, lay out my pens, notebooks and Bible. I check to see if any of my pens need refilling and put away pens that need to be cleaned later. I make coffee and completely lose myself, locked up in my room for hours until I need to resurface and rejoin the world, so to speak. Recently my coffee habit has changed too, and it takes a lot longer to prepare, but it’s fascinating how I have grown to love the little rituals as much as I love the little things about my finicky writing habits.  Continue reading “Slow by Choice”