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Jennifer E. Thomas
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It's almost like there are these periods where our relationship is smooth and steady, and then there are times when it's like standing on the edge of this gorgeous, wonderful waterfall and just letting yourself drop, knowing that there's a safe pool of water ready to catch you at bottom. You take the plunge and you're in wayyyy over your head, but oh man, it's exhilarating, it's breathtaking, it's just incredible and you feel better than you ever have before and the water is cool and refreshing and exactly what you needed.

Sam is my waterfall.

- LJ entry from 8/2005


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Searching for meaning

I've discovered a few really amazing blogs lately, blogs that captivate me, that intrigue me, that make me think.

And then I look here at my LJ, and I think, you know, THOSE blogs are what I wanted my LJ to be, but.. well. It just isn't. It's full of boring life details, quizzes, memes, and assorted garbage like that, with the occasional "meaty" post, but mostly it's really fluff.

I want to write something MEANINGFUL and the fact that I never do is driving me buggo.

I think about the things that matter to me. My faith. My family. My friends. Disability issues. Politics.

Disability blogs are done all over the place, and my God, some of them are just incredible. I don't think I have much to add to that discussion other than "Hey, see what THIS guy wrote".

Politics, I'm not going to write about politics. It matters to me, but I'm poorly informed, although I read the news like a junkie shoots smack.

My friends and my family are not of universal interest to the world.

Which leaves my faith. And my main issue about blogging faith stuff? Well, there are several.

1) SO many of my friends are pagan/atheist/agnostic and not interested in reading about Christianity.

2) If I managed to keep up with a religious themed blog in another account or at blogspot or whatever, it would invariably draw the kinds of Christians that give the rest of us a bad name. The minute I posted something about loving gay folks, for example, I'd end up being slow roasted over a pit of coals.

So instead, I give you Jenn's Journal. It is what it is. And I'm not happy about it.

Borderline symptom of the day: depressedmeh

I took "Live Journal" literally when I signed up... My journal, just online. I don't write it to be witty or informative, I write it for me. And if others want to look in, that's ok. But if they don't like it, I don't care either. :)

Now my blog where I tried to write about the stuff I was making, THAT was supposed to be enlightening, entertaining, and make people go, OOOH. Notice I don't keep that one up. :)

I like your journal the way it is!