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An Open Letter to the Addicts Community…

I blame boredom.  I’ve never done well without a million things on my plate.  I thrive in chaos.  I always have.  It’s why my family calls me in an emergency.  It’s also why I used to write papers at 4am when they were due at 8am.  I’d always get an A on those papers.  Like I said, I thrive in chaos.

I’ve never been someone who does well with a quiet mind.  Mostly because I don’t know how to quiet my mind. I was a hyperactive kid and in a lot of ways I’m still a hyperactive adult.  I just never learned how to shut off.  Even when I was on my honeymoon 7ish years ago I couldn’t get my mind to shut off.  I’d be lying on a beach in Jamaica with a drink in my hand, listening to the ocean, and wondering if an update hit TSTO.

Yes, I am that crazy.

So at this point, I blame boredom.  I mean we are on day 360 of 15 days to slow the spread. Perhaps I’ve simply run out of things to keep my mind otherwise occupied.  So I think it was boredom that caused me to take a trip down memory lane.  Maybe boredom, maybe some personal issues I’ve been dealing with for the last couple of years, maybe a push from the big guy upstairs, maybe an all of the above situation.  All I know is I saw a religious talk from someone I follow on Instagram and it sent me spiraling down a path of memories.

I know this isn’t a site about religion. We write about The Simpsons.  I know that. But as any of you who have been following this site for a while know…my faith and relationship with God are extremely important to me.  So when I saw that talk, coupled with the madness that is my mind I went for a stroll through history.

There’s a point to all this, I promise, so stick with me.

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