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Posted on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009 under Life | No comments

As of late, I have found myself lacking focus … where normally I would be proud to be among the American populace that can successfully multi-task and achieve much in limited moments and timeframes, right now I relate much more to Tolkien’s disheartened Bilbo Baggins:

”… I know I don’t look it, but I’m beginning to feel it in my heart. I feel… thin. Sort of stretched, like… butter scraped over too much bread.”

Thus … the Supertones and The Waiting are playing much louder … I’m ignoring most unessential media and online distractions … I’m waking up, working, counting calories & sleeping … I haven’t drawn anything in weeks … Illustrative isn’t taking on new projects … and I am seeking hard.

“O LORD, hear my prayer,
listen to my cry for mercy;
in your faithfulness and righteousness
come to my relief.”

“Do not bring your servant into judgment,
for no one living is righteous before you.”

“The enemy pursues me,
he crushes me to the ground;
he makes me dwell in darkness
like those long dead.”

“So my spirit grows faint within me;
my heart within me is dismayed.”

“I remember the days of long ago;
I meditate on all your works
and consider what your hands have done.”

“I spread out my hands to you;
my soul thirsts for you like a parched land. ”
– Psalms 143:1-6

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