Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Blahginess!

What it means to be alone.

Right now my wife and daughter are away at her parents house. I haven’t had much time to appreciate the fact that I’m home all alone. And I do value that time as much as I can. But I have been working by myself at the office lately. And now that I am going home by myself the loneliness is starting to creep in. What has been your lonelest moment? How do you deal with loneliness?

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5 responses

  1. WOO! you’re bloggin!!!

    June 5, 2008 at 1:15 am

  2. jimmy paravane

    Loneliest moment? You mean there are moments?

    June 5, 2008 at 2:21 pm

  3. kenyongerbrandt

    Anne–yes I have plunged headlong and you are one of the few who have inspired me and shown me by example of what a blog should be. Thanks!

    Jimmy–This is a pretty sad statement…you feel lonely all the time? or maybe just most of the time?

    June 5, 2008 at 3:38 pm

  4. Karen

    I do not think I could pick one loneliest moment; rather a type of moment when the loneliness seems worst. When my world falls apart or I am struggling with something and feel that I have nowhere, no one to turn to. It could be a normal thing in life – like a death. But because I feel I have nowhere safe to go with the pains and the tears I keep them inside and I just end up feeling worse and it last longer. This in itself makes me feel isolated and even more lonely….which makes it hurt more…. a circle of loneliness. More and more I am learning to take these pains and tears to my Father in trust, in prayer. I have learned to experience His arms about me. Yet, I still cannot stop suppressing the pain and increasing the loneliness. Sorry for the heavy answer to the question.

    June 5, 2008 at 4:41 pm

  5. kenyongerbrandt

    Karen–Dude (sorry Dudette), thanks for the honesty. I love it so much when complete strangers can just open up and show me what it means to walk in authenticity through life. That is exactly why I am here doing this whole thing! Thanks for sharing. I look forward to hearing more from you in the future.

    June 5, 2008 at 6:44 pm

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