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:: Saturday, February 28, 2004 ::

Music Fasting

One of my Lenten disciplines this year is a fast from "background music". This evening, it's getting difficult.

I realized how much time I spend listening to music, just to fill the silence of my time. And I also realized how much music I think about on a daily basis that is stuff that's ok, and all, but I don't want it in the forefront of my mind.

So I've resolved not to turn on music or "talk radio" for the "background" noise element. So now, when I'm cleaning my room (which is a time I usually crank the music), there isn't any. So it's hard to want to clean my room.

Disciplines are supposed to make you realize things. I guess I'm dependent on the radio?

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