Dear You

Dear you,

Yes, you. The intense photographer, the writer, the blogger. The one who wants to take that picture, write that story, publish that post.

But you got family to spend time with. Or friends. Or both. So you try to bring your laptop or camera along, hoping some inspiration will come your way, anyway. And voila! Inspiration comes!

Or you find out that you left your memory card inside your laptop, you left your memory stick in your laptop, you left your laptop on your desk, and you left your desk in your room.

And it’s pretty much a loss. Why even bring your camera if you don’t have the memory card? Or your laptop if your document’s on a different memory stick? Or if there’s no internet?

Meanwhile, you got people waiting who want to connect with you, want to catch up with you, want to know how you’re doing.

Piece of advice. Don’t cry over leaving your important laptop/memory card/ internet/whatever home. (Yeah, I know it was spilled milk, but oh well.) Spend time with those who are important, people.

There will be another sunset to take a picture of, there will be another hour devoted to word sprinting, there will be time to put that post up. But you’re not gonna always have your family and friends around.

And when do you get to take that picture, write that story, publish that post, it will mean more because in doing, you didn’t shut people out. We tend to do that sometimes. It’s not a missed opportunity if you’re spending time with those you love.Β 

We draw inspiration from life, from those around us. Not if we tune them out. Remember that.

Sincerely,

Me

P.S. 4 days til Camp NaNo, my friends. 4 days! Start strong, and end strong. But remember who, and Who, is most important.

Also, if you’re wondering how I’m able to get so much posts in, this is scheduled. XD

 

 

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Published by Jo

If you were to ask Jo what she was about, she'd probably sputter, choke on her French fry, trip on a root, and fall into the Grand Canyon, thus the need for this little digital card. Jo is many things, some of which include Christian, writer, photographer, bookdragon, and fanperson and all of which include the word W E I R D in all caps as shown. In her free time her headphones are blasting all sorts of songs (half of which are from musicals) and in her not free time she tries not to get anything to explode. Her love for God gives everything some order and reason, and that's the whole point of it all. Now, may the Force be with you to the end of the line 3000 cause you'll never know what will happen on an adventure in the Shire!

9 thoughts on “Dear You

  1. “There will be another sunset to take a picture of, there will be another hour devoted to word sprinting, there will be time to put that post up. But you’re not gonna always have your family and friends around.” GIRL this was deep. Thank you so much for writing this, Jo; I needed to read it. ❀

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