Lost in dead week

Journey on the mythic river of Acheron to the land of the dead… at least for a week. Dead week is here, and while the destination of Finals is not Hades, it sure feels like it. The timing, following a holiday weekend of travel, is harsh. The pressure, building with the growing list of what’s due, is setting in.

This is enough to 1. keep me up at night, and contrastingly pose a problem as it 2. makes me crave sleep to get through the amount of work I have to do.

This just means the pressures aren’t close enough to forgo the necessity of shut-eye completely (although I’m hoping this is an undergrad habit of days gone by – we’ll see). Right now, I’m in a painful pace where my brain juices seem to be either flowing intently in paper production mode, or … not flowing at all. In class this morning, the discipline to focus and filter lecture content in coherent notes was tremendous. Ironically the topic was apocalyptic prophetic literature.

Oh, the end is so so near. Give me hope oh Lord, that this quarter will pass and usher me out of the wilderness and trial of finals and into the victory of winter break!

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: