While catching up on Facebook I read two different posts, which stated, “I’m bored!” Really? Bored? To be blatantly honest with you, how can anyone be bored? Life is exciting. It is full of activity. Potential is knocking on every available corner. Bored? I am not relating to this.
One of my favorite lines from the Broadway musical, “Finding Neverland”, is “circus of your mind”. I almost laughed aloud when I heard this. That’s it. That’s what goes on inside of my mind in a daily basis. I am not crazy. I am not delusional. I am enjoying life. At any moment there is a three-ring, or five-ring circus in full swing in my mind. Planning a prayer retreat with colored pencils and Play-doh, imagining my grandson’s arms locked around my neck in full hugging mode, communicating at the UN in five different languages at one time, creating a button that will automatically pack for a camping trip, designing a house that self cleans, and jumping off of a chairlift and skiing down the mountain uninjured. Then the tiger is let loose and I fly from these thoughts to “oh no, I forgot to take the cookies out of the oven”, and that was reality, not part of the circus in my mind.
“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made…” Psalm 139:14a NIV
I have planned, executed, and cleaned up entire parties in my mind. The circus of my mind. Bored? There is absolutely no way. And just imagine, this was just in my mind without books, music, computers, or people.
Some of you can relate to this; it’s the way you are made. I’m not alone. Come clean and admit it. Give a shout out! There is a circus in your mind too.
“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made…”
Psalm 139:14a NIV