Sunday, July 17, 2005

things i am NOT good at

(in response to a comment from a friend)

...sports of ANY kind... gardening... cooking... cleaning... dusting... keeping my car clean... keeping my car full of gas... higher math... physics... science... returning phone calls... giving people grace... pretending to be someone I'm not... losing weight... keeping it off... living with discipline... daily quiet time... walking and drinking at the same time... walking and doing ANYTHING else at the same time... driving and talking on the phone... dealing with pain... dealing with adversity... dealing with people who've hurt me... dealing with temper tantrums... quieting the self-conscious thoughts in my head... painting... playing the piano... or the guitar... playing pretend with my daughter... reading with her... balancing my time... reaching out past my walls when it's uncomfortable... reaching out past my walls when it's moderately comfortable... forgiving... forgetting... computer programming (despite my father's best efforts)... sewing (despite my mother's best efforts)... listening without distraction... listening without interrupting... patience... the rubix cube... pretending I'm not hurt or offended... humility... being in the background... being unnoticed... not being bossy... not being compulsive... ending lists...

1 comment:

Cynthia said...

You're funny. Look at it this way, you're good at not being good at these things. Heh heh. ;-P