Ever had a writer’s bump? A callus on your (probably) middle finger where your pen rests when you write? I’ve had one for years and years. Except mine is on my ring finger (of my left hand, because, well, I’m left-handed) because I hold my pen like a weirdo.
Depending on how much time I’m spending writing by hand vs. typing on my laptop, it gets better, then worse, then the skin rubs off, and yeah. It’s really pretty. And sore.
You might have noticed I haven’t been blogging much. Which means that my writer’s bump has been out of control.
And I even added a second one (at the base of my thumb) for the first time ever (as far as I can remember).
This means I’ve been writing a lot lot lot. This is a good thing but also tiring. And I’ve been vacillating between being oh-so-thankful that God has provided opportunities for me to hustle (work hard on good things, not hustle in a bad way) for my family and being really overwhelmed by it all.
I’m just praying for God’s Spirit to fill me, that I won’t take on more than I can handle, and that I’ll rest in him. (And that my children will stop bickering.)
Speaking of, my husband just shocked the pants off of me by announcing, “The four of us are going disc-golfing. Two hours for you to be alone and do whatever you want.”
MY LOVE LANGUAGE.
I have a mental list. Write this blog post. Finish a blog post I started about some books I read recently. Cut up/freeze bananas for smoothies. Load of laundry. Get 3 packages ready to mail. Make 2 prayer bracelets. Work on an e-book. Make a phone call. Return some e-mails.
I’d better get cracking.
Question for You: Do you have a writer’s bump? Or perhaps a knitter’s bump? A lawn-mower’s bump? A baby bump? 🙂