“Writing has so much to give, so much to teach, so many surprises. That thing you had to force yourself to do–the actual act of writing–turns out to be the best part. It’s like discovering that while you thought you needed the tea ceremony for the caffeine, what you really needed was the tea ceremony. The act of writing turns out to be its own reward.”
from the introduction in Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life
I found myself eager to return to my office today, eager to get through all the other stuff I had to get through, and eager to write again. Cherish the moment while it’s here!