I found myself somber today.
The never-ending news of war, and murder, corruption, sickness, climate change, suffering, injustice.... they all got to me and I felt incredibly sad. So sad I didn't find the fuel to go into my writing flow.
Sometimes we are so weighted down, that even an escape to our imagination doesn't quite ease the pain of being a human living in challenging times.
And we all experience challenging times, sometimes.
When I dwell in the depth of that somber feeling, that melancholy if you will... one notion comes again and again as a real suffering catalyst:
*The indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole.
That sums it up, doesn't it?
Indefinite. Progress. Existence. Past. Present. Future. Whole.
That sums up a core element of the human experience. How we move through life is all depending on time. Time is not man made. It's not made up. It's built in in our existence.
We ARE time. And when we think we're not - we suffer.
In April 2020, while experiencing her first ever global pandemic, Tamar Pelzig pledged to write something every day, even if it's only a word, so she welcomed to the world a daily blog to keep her creative writing wheels rolling.
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