18 June 2013

30x30: day 18. comfort

Today is Day 18 of the Our Lost Jungle Thirty-By-Thirty Challenge, a challenge designed to help writers and artists foster the habit of engaging in creativity regularly. Whether you are an artist, musician, writer, or other creative type, this challenge is for you.

Each day in June will feature a prompt to help inspire you. Take on the prompt, or follow your own creative path! Please feel free to share your work here, post links to your work on your own blog or website, or just follow along (and share your progress)!

day 18. comfort

I really need some comfort food right now. I’ve been progressing from a mild to an annoying stomach bug or something, and today all I want is chicken soup or mac and cheese. I saw an old commercial for Southern Comfort the other day. On Father’s Day I was missing my dad, who lives across the country from me, so to comfort myself I bought some old albums he used to play all the time so I could play them, too. I have a favorite sweater that’s the most comfortable piece of clothing ever made. Comfort comes from everywhere: from our words, from art, from music … food, color, clothing, and more can all be extremely comforting or comfortable. Sometimes comfort is a bad thing: we’re always being told to “get out of our comfort zones.” Today, experiment with comfort. What makes you comfortable? What brings you comfort? What is an area of your life in which you are too comfortable and need to shake things up?

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Inspirational Quote: “When someone is crying, of course, the noble thing to do is to comfort them. But if someone is trying to hide their tears, it may also be noble to pretend you do not notice them.” ~Lemony Snicket


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3 comments:

  1. http://dianaterrill.wordpress.com/2013/06/18/comfort/

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  2. A twist on an oldie, but a goodie!

    http://wojisme.wordpress.com/2013/06/18/omars-rubaiyat-revisited/

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  3. http://whimsygizmo.wordpress.com/2013/06/20/fragile-fallings/

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