A Time of Rest

A Time of Rest

I was home visiting my family this past weekend for the Easter holiday. My school is gracious enough to give its students a few extra days off, so I got to have a long weekend back home.

I didn’t do much during that time. Well, if “doing things” means being productive. I worked on my Camp NaNoWriMo project, did some homework here and there, but I mostly did things that I enjoyed, like reading and gaming and spending time with my family.

It was a quiet, relaxing weekend. I didn’t pressure myself to do much.

Sometimes, it seems like a lot of people make a big deal about their “social media fast” or taking a “Sabbath” or what have you, and I, being cynical by nature, see those sorts of mentions as attention grabbing. But in hindsight, after a weekend where I didn’t do much and didn’t talk to many people, I gotta say that there’s some truth to it. Sometimes it’s nice to spend a morning just reading a book instead of texting people or scrolling through feeds.

It’s not something for everyone, but maybe it’s worth a try. Enjoy quiet moments and quiet days. You often don’t realize how much you need them until they’re passed.


How do you like to spend quiet moments? What do you do to rest your mind and body? I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments!

Until next time!

Week In Review: Nov 11

Welcome to another Friday morning, readers! First of all, I want to thank all of you for your encouragement after last Friday’s WIR post – it means the world to me, and I really appreciate it. And for those who were wondering, the life-size clue at the library went great last week! There were 18 teams total, and our team was one of 8 that solved the mystery. We didn’t win any of the prizes, but we had a great time anyway!

Like last week, this week had its ups and downs too, but in light of some negativity I’ve seen going around, I want to keep this week’s wrap-up on the encouraging side. Without further ado, my week in review!

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