Day 10 #LintonReflections 2016

I need noise.

I’m not a particularly outgoing person, but I need to be around people.

I’m not good at being alone with myself. I am naturally reflective but enjoy contemplation in busy settings or when I’m with others (which ends up coming off like I’m ignoring people or stand-offish).

Lent challenges me to find the courage to embrace solitude, to welcome quietness. It’s also pushing me to think deeply about the reasons I have such difficulty with these things. I don’t have any real thoughts about it right now other than to say I’m starting to appreciate the questions these Lenten reflections are forcing me to ask myself.

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One thought on “Day 10 #LintonReflections 2016

  1. Fred Turner says:

    You are not alone, Josh. Describes me to a T, especially as a beginning pastor. I’ve had to push myself to be more outgoing and social. But still I find myself working mostly “from the office.” Yet, when I find myself in a funk of some sort, getting out and about with small groups or visiting sick etc recharges me. So, I ask, why is an introvert a “people person”???

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