jabberings, jottings, and jumbled thoughts
I like to be alone to hear my own thoughts, read, and write. Sometimes we need to be alone to refocus and be more ready to be with others.
I agree with both of those, Annie, they certainly are true for me. I write best when I have quiet around me... except for purring! I love to connect with people, but it is also very tiring and then I crave some down time by myself to recharge.
A "feets up" with a crossword puzzle all by myself is one of my favorite restoratives!
That sounds lovely to me Mimi! We need a time to relax and something that takes our mind off the stresses of the day! I play Words With Friends as my "mini-escapes" throughout the day, and it helps. Word games are great brain exercise too!
I love my alone time for reading. I am never really alone though, there is always a cat with me.
Nothing beats curling up with a good book and a purring cat or two or four, Ellen! :-)
It is hard for me to imagine being uncomfortable being alone. It is in solitude I am given strength and peace that fortifies my faith and I am made ready for the next steps of the journey.
I am the same way, Patricia, I have always loved my alone time as much or even more than I enjoy my time with others. I don't understand people who never want to be alone. Just as you say, it is restorative. In silence we cannot hide from ourselves!
Amen!! How do you expect anyone else to enjoy your company -- if you don't!? I think learning to be alone is a valuable tool.
I agree with you, being alone helps us discover ourselves and our relationship to others, that makes the coming together sweet!
Your comments are always appreciated... they make me smile! :-)