For all those whose minds are restless
Blank slates searching for words of meaning to fill them
Idle hands searching for distraction to occupy them
Struggling with not needing, not being needed, not having something, ANYTHING to do
Angry, disinterested, neutral, or lonely
We pray that you would find a way to live into not doing, but being, not acting, but feeling.
Sit with yourself, and be satisifed. You are good. You are enough. You don’t need anything else to live and be joyful.
Find the things of interest lying in your own heart and mind, your own reflections on the state of the world. Think of others. Love them Pray for them.
We pray that you would find meaning where you need it, activity where it is satisfying, friendship and curiosity and wonder in the infinite places where they are.
But for now, in your boredom, we pray that you would remember that nothing lasts forever. That there is always more. That the seed of intention in your heart for the world would be fed by the next thing to come your way, and provoke a question that begets a practice that nourishes a love, leading you on towards a world where interest and meaning are easy – but where you are never afraid to do nothing, because in times of rest you have no fear of who you are.