(1) It’s another new day full of unique hope and promise, even if I didn’t sleep a wink last night. God’s morning is still made up of beauty and full of wonder.
(2) My friend Holly called from California, and we had a nice catch-up. I like Sunday evening conversations, and I think we might make it a regular thing.
(3) On Saturday I had an amazing four mile run out of the blue, though I’d not run for three weeks. Thankful for the gift of long distance running. It’s a large part of the reason why I’m still alive.
(4) I was kinda down last night when I suddenly got an email from a retired columnist whom I’ve known for many years, someone whom I admire. We shared ideas as to what to do with our respective retirements. It was lovely, and my spirits were lifted thereafter.
(5) By the way, I’m retired now. I was “disabled” and deemed “legally incompetent” for a few years prior to my 66th birthday; but once I turned 66, I got a letter saying I was now “retired” and could therefore work all I want. Nice to know that my entire incompetence vanished overnight. (I even got twenty five more bucks a month out of the deal.)
(6) To each their own. Some people take the pills. Some people run the miles. I prefer the latter myself. Neurodivergent and PROUD.
(7) You wanna see my antidepressant of choice? Voilà :
(8) On suspicion I might have morphed into an Extrovert, I took a personality test that showed these results:
Introvert 38% Moderate preference of Introversion over Extraversion
iNtuitive 22% Slight preference of Intuition over Sensing
Feeling 34% Moderate preference of Feeling over Thinking
Judging 9% Slight preference of Judging over Perceiving
Looks like I’m coming out of my shell a little bit, and I’m glad. I can be a social butterfly for a season before I give up and climb back into it.
(9) I keep noticing that wonderful things tend to happen unexpectedly whenever my mind takes me to a new low.
(10) For all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. There’s a lot of wonder out there — we just need to look for it in the right places. God is Wonderful.
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