Five Minute Friday: Focus

It’s Friday again.  Check out Five Minute Friday, for a fun, just 5 minutes of writing exercise.  No over-thinking, no over-editing.  Do join me 🙂

This week’s prompt :
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GO.

Just one month into year 2016 and I’m embarrassed to admit that I’ve totally lost focus. Things happen.  Many things happen, without warning.  They just sweep into life like a tornado, knocking me off balance and pushing me into places that I’m not comfortable with.

It’s like someone up there has been conspiring against me, and hit me with a swoop from all areas at exactly the same minute.  All of a sudden, there are so many fires to fight, so many issues to settle…  I wish to focus, but I have trouble adjusting my lenses to get a crystal clear vision.  I wish to focus but I do not know where, what and how.

So it’s back to the drawing block.  Laying out everything on the table.  Taking all issues apart one by one.  Picking what I can manage.  Choosing one to focus on.  And walk from there.

STOP.

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4 Comments

  1. Hello Siew. Must confess I’m guilty of the same problem: losing focus from time to time and then having to assess, reset, and focus on what’s most important and work through the list one task at a time. Have a fabulous Friday, and courage as you continue to focus! [FMF #22]

  2. Stopping by from FMF. Like you, way too often I feel as if I’ve lost focus of what’s important way too much. I am just so thankful that I have a Heavenly Father who is full of grace, and will set me back on track if need be. Blessings to you.

    Lynette
    ~#8 on linkup

    1. I’m grateful that I join FMF. While I’m from a totally different part of the world as you ladies (I’m in Singapore), I get so much encouragement from wonderful people like you! It brings me so much comfort to know that I’m not the only one to feel how I feel, to be going through what I’m going through.

      I’ve been thinking about this and I start to feel that maybe that’s what makes life interesting. A never ending journey of steering out of track and re-gaining our sense of direction to get back on track again. We just need faith, and beautiful friends in real life and in cyber space, to keep us going.

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