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Last week was the week I nearly died. Literally nearly died. I know that I have a great tendency to lose my grip on things mentally and slip into depression and despair. I also know that since February I have tried to make some progress on this very problem. I have tried to always look … Continue reading There Are Bad Weeks
Some time ago I stopped writing stories entirely. The reason was quite simple, and certainly - or at least so I thought - very logical. I figured that storytellers have been around for a very long time, therefore there is a very large chance that whatever story I dream up in my head to tell … Continue reading Context Is King
Yesterday I went to buy drugs at the pharmacy, as I walked there my thoughts turned - as they so often do these days - to the word trepidation. On this particular occasion I was trying to remember the meaning of the word trepidation, but I couldn't, I couldn't string a couple of words together … Continue reading Trepidation Or How I’m Slowly But Surely Dying
January was a torrid month for me. Most of the problems I hoped and prayed would never affect me again in 2019 showed up. In January! I went on a deep and dark slide I'm still just recovering from. One of the most destabilizing aspects of last month was an intense month long bout of … Continue reading On Coming To Terms With Myself
Last year I read, not because I like reading (which I do) but because I needed to read to survive, quite literally. I was able to survive the numerous low points of last year by turning to literature. Here are the most important things I read last year in no particular order. 1. John Piper's … Continue reading 2018’s Most Important Literature