Discover more from time spent offline
Chasing the dragon
No, not drugs
Why stop at the wolves?
Five things to share:
Today I thought about the internet, back in the days, back in all its glory, and I missed it dearly. I fondly remembered chasing all the corners of the internet, intoxicated with discovering new ideas, things, people, places; the laughs I shared with the computer, the terror, too- how naughty some things felt, kind of wrong, very wrong, as I quickly exited the page, justifying it to myself as simply an accident, hoping to never stumble upon such a thing again, wondering if anyone was watching me, reasoning with God- surely He can see what I just saw- and promising I’d never allow the internet to make me see something like that again. But I still loved it, despite the terror, despite hell threatening me, because it felt good too. It was a new world, for me to discover, all by myself. And I hoped God would forgive me; for my curiosity, wonder, delight.
Funny thing. I started thinking about doing things just so I have a list of “few things from my time spent offline this week” to share with you. And, uh, I did not quit social media so doing-things-to-post-about-it-online can live rent free in my head again. Nuh uh.
Instead. The photo in this post is from around Christmas time and I completely forgot I even took it. I was looking for a photo to use for today’s post when I stumbled upon it and figured why not. I prefer it this way.
A quote I want to share with you:
Life will pay any price you ask of it.
— Tony Robinson
What price are you asking for?
3x podcast episodes that pair well with chores; while gently reminding us why it’s important to be curious and critical about our relationship with technology and the digital space.
A question for you: What did you do/enjoy offline this past week?
Since I’m not talking about myself I can pay attention.
That’s all for this week!
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