So Why Am I So Lazy?

The truth is, I don't think I am particularly Lazy.  My sin, if I have to choose one of the seven deadlies, is not Sloth, but Wrath.  I was an angry embryo, an angry foutus, and by the time I was fifteen, I was positively enraged.

The problem is, I've found I have talents I have no opportunity to use.  I know I could make the opportunities, and in the past, from time to time, I've played the dilletante for a while, beginning a few steps on the ladder before falling off again.

The problem is, I'm too busy earning a living, raising a family, making sure we all have a roof above our heads, preferably with walls holding it up, oh yes and a floor would be nice too.  There's no time to step back and begin building a career doing the things I'm good at and love doing.

You see, if I didn't have to work, I'd still work but at the other things.  It's not the work I object to, it's the element of coercion and I have begun to take it as a personal insult.

Alcuin Alcuin
46-50
1 Response Mar 1, 2009

i hear you.