Life After Blogs

Your life without a computer: what does it look like?

Life with a computer would not be good at first.

That would be the end of blogs, Facebook, twitter, emails and everything else connected with the computer. I’d be in trouble trying to go places because I can’t read a map. I guess I’d stay home more.

Letter writing by hand would again become the thing of the present. The sadness in that is I’d have to print the letters because cursive writing is no longer taught in school.

Watching my Sunday worship service via webcast would come to an end. That’s not a good thought.

I would be able to do a lot of things I use to do when I didn’t have a computer and didn’t waste a lot of time playing games. That would be a good thing.

At the end of the day I think I’d survive.

 

 

Quote Me

Do you have a favorite quote that you return to again and again? What is it, and why does it move you?

I don’t know if this qualifies as a quote or just something I return to again and again, but here it is.

Don’t start me to lying

I can’t recall when I first started saying it or where I got it from. I get a laugh out of whoever hears me say it. I get to laugh when people try to say it back to me. They usually say:

Don’t get me to lying

I then correct them.

Six of One, Half a Dozen of the Other – He Knows

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Six of One, Half a Dozen of the Other.”

Write a six-word story about what you think the future holds for you, and then expand on it in a post.

He knows His plan for me

“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.” Jeremiah 29:11 NLT

My future was ordained by the Lord before I was knit in my mother’s womb. It is for good and not evil. He has given me a future although it hasn’t fully unfolded before me. Along with the future came hope. That hope is what I hold on to when I can’t see anything resembling a future. One thing I have to remind myself of is what I see as my future might not look like the future the Lord as put together for me.

For that reason I keep in constant contact with Him through looking and listening and being quite so I can hear the still small voice that’s booming loud and clear.

From the Top

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “From the Top.”

If you had the chance to be reborn, would you choose to return as your present self, or would opt for a fresh start? Tell us about what motivates your choice.

I had a chance to be reborn and I took it. That is what happened when I gave my live to Jesus Christ.

I didn’t have to die and come back to experience being reborn. I became a new creation in Christ by submitting my life to Him and repenting for my sins.

I physically didn’t turn into something else on the outside but the change, transformation and newness of life happened on the inside. I invited Holy Spirit to come live in me and He did.

When I do leave this earth I will go to be with Jesus. That will be such a grand and glorious place and time that the last thing I will be thinking about is coming back here as something else.

Daily Ritual

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Daily Ritual.”

Think about your day. Select one of your daily rituals and explain it to us: why do you do what you do? How did you come to adopt this ritual? What happens on days when you can’t perform it?

I work part-time any three days a week that I want. I usually work Monday through Wednesday. Every once in a while my ritual is changed because I have to change a day or two or maybe three. It’s a real task to make the adjustment but it always works out.

The hours are 9 am to 4 pm but I’ve been blessed to work 7:30 am to 2:30 pm. I don’t have an office. My desk sits in the middle of all the traffic and commotion which is distracting. Going to work earlier is a quiet time and I can get more done.

So far there hasn’t been too many times that I can’t perform my ritual.

“Clean Slate”

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Clean Slate.”

Explore the room you’re in as if you’re seeing it for the first time. Pretend you know nothing. What do you see? Who is the person who lives there?

I stepped into a room that appears to be a bedroom. How do I know? There are twin beds in the  room. They are dressed and waiting to give the next visitors and peaceful rest.

Next to the farthest bed is a writing desk. A little unkept but not overly cluttered. There is still space to search the web on the laptop or write a best-selling novel. Maybe create a great blog.

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The antique dresser is covered with photographic equipment instead of being dressed in period pieces to bring out its beauty. The dresser is probably being used to hold the camera and accessories because there’s no space to put it elsewhere.

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A bookcase nearby has a few books on its shelf, but there is space for more to take up residence with the few.

The walls are a neutral color, rather blah. No pictures hanging to introduce color, or even life to the area. There is a bit of color in the room–a red chair and several colors in the bed coverings. 

The room is calling out ‘don’t judge me yet, I’m far from complete’. Come back again soon and you will see a transformation that you thought couldn’t be. I promise you.