Thursday, June 11, 2009

24



24 hours in a day. It’s funny how we manage to fit everything in. We spend an average of eight hours sleeping. Another eight at work. Where did the other eight go? It’s a question I’ve been asking myself lately. Perhaps the hours spent twittering and perusing the lolcat galleries have started taking their respective tolls. I’m still glued to my spot in front of my laptop trying to make sense of these darn hours.

I’m not who I thought I was 24 hours ago. Still I’m singing Spirit take me up in arms with You.

When life gives you lemons, don’t make lemonade. Bring out the tequila and some salt. I learned this the hard way. Squeezing lemons is way too tough plus it’s a bitch to your skin. Don’t bother fighting the odds. Just find a way to make it past the really big waves and watch your back because that undertow’s another bitch.

24 reasons to admit that I'm wrong. With all my excuses, still 24 strong.

I take comfort in the fact that one day all of this will make sense. It's all I have left.

I wanna see miracles. See the world change. Wrestle the angels for more than a name. For more than a feeling. For more than a cause. I'm singing Spirit take me up in arms with You.

24 hours in a day. I had 24 hours today. How did you spend yours?

Switchfoot
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The Beautiful Letdown

24 comments:

  1. imagine the monks that go 12 years living in a cave meditating -- i know i can't either. commit to a week without the internet (or hybrid-internet activities like twitter) and see if you can't find those other 8 hours. (9.5 on the new profile pic) =P

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  2. I spend my hours trying to hold on to, remind myself of the reasons why I'm worthy of another 24. :-)

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  3. I spend the other 8 hours eating =D

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  4. there's coffee, there's eating, there's poetry and of course there was sleeping... nice tidy little 24 hours

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  5. i spend that "8" hours doing what i do best.... nothing

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  6. learning how to use twitter... would that count as something productive? hehehe

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  7. @LOF thanks! haha i wasn't sure about that picture. I just got tired of the last one. re: monks that's why i'm so glad i'm a protestant. haha this religion doesn't really have practices like that. maybe i just need to find God to understand the whole devotion thing. and no, i can't imagine life without an internet connection.

    @MakMak I think that's a good attitude. we all need to remember sometimes. Yes, i'm glad i have yet another 24. :D

    @Mr. Komplikado furreal? di naman siguro. haha naalala ko tuloy last post mo.

    @LB wow how many hours for poetry? buti ka pa. i can only write in my spare time. :c

    @YJ haha sarap ng buhay bum. enjoy mo na yan. malapit na pasukan.

    @Ewik of course it's productive. i actually found a nice FAQ for twitter over here. it helped a lot. bago lang din ako eh. :D

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  8. i spend 9 hours sleeping, 9 hours at work and the remaining 6 is spent on wishing for more time. and i do that almost everyday, so many things to do, so little time. haha.

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  9. 12 hours of sleep. 12 hours sa ofis. LIFE!

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  10. i spent my...oh my. i try and not think of these things anymore kasi it just makes me sad on how much I waste a few hours of it looking for porn and free tours hahaha

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  11. @Maxwell I wish I had more time, too! :c

    @Acrylique wow grabe naman dedication mo!

    @Herbs tama na yung porn. baka tubuan ng buhok kamay mo. haha

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  12. a curious thought-experiment indeed!

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  13. I'll let you know what happens. I think there's a possibility that I'm gonna have a DSL-free weekend. haha

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  14. hmmm i sleep for ten hours and the rest are spent over tv,internet,and malling LOL!

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  15. wow! buti ka pa nakakapag-mall! :c

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  16. lab your pix..

    burn out

    that's what i feel

    haay

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  17. why do have this feeling na sometimes, 24 hours does not make a day?....

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  18. i spend 8 hours everyday in front of the computer. doing nothing. basically

    love,
    nobe

    www.deariago.com
    www.iamnobe.wordpress.com

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  19. @period thanks! hehe I wanted to show a contrast. not sure if I was succesful. :D

    @The Geek Tama ka! Haha sana we had double the hours. tapos 8 hours parin ang sleep.

    @Nobe thanks for stopping by! haha I wish I could spend more time with my computer. haha

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  20. “Yes, we can't do anything about the length of our lives, but we can do something about its width and depth."

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  21. wow. that's really beautiful. a little speechless. maybe i should focus on my life's width and depth.

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  22. "I’m still glued to my spot in front of my laptop trying to make sense of these darn hours." - Perhaps to better make use of the remaining 8 of the 24 hours, refrain from doing this. ;)

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  23. seriously, i am also thinking the same question... godd contenmplation!

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  24. @Brent what can i do? i'm hooked on the internet. pero nababawasan na naman. i don't bloghop everyday na. btw, welcome to my page. thanks for stopping by!

    @Ewik thanks! at least di nalang ako nag-iisip nito. hehe

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