And no, not the Village People kind of funky, though I have those moods as well.
No, this kind of funky looks like this hypothetical conversation that I had with my wife:
Wife: What's up?
Wife: Okay... What's wrong?
Me: *emphasizing the funk-face* Nothing.
Wife: Are you sure?
Me: Well, no.
Wife: I know what you need. You need to do some dishes. It's therapeutic, you know.
Me: Yeah... right. *extra funky funk-face*
Now, like I said, this actual conversation never happened, but it might as well have. I've just been in a mood these last few days. You know the kind.
I don't want to do anything, but I want to do something.
I'm bored, but if there's something to do, I don't want to do it.
I feel like eating, but I don't want any food.
And the face is undeniable:
|So maybe I overemphasized the fish-lips. But you get the point.|
When I'm in a funk, I'm restless like a 13 year old who's tasted Mountain Dew for the first time.
Somehow, though, I managed to snap out of the funk today. Which is lucky for you, because this post wouldn't exist, otherwise. I'm not sure what did it, though. It could have been...
Getting a new lens and taking pictures around the house.
My wife's concern over the funk-face.
Getting to see the in-laws and celebrate my birthday a little early.
Really, though, I think it was probably a combination of the three, mixed in with some good, old-fashioned rest. Again, I'm thankful for Jen Hatmaker's book, 7, which is teaching me more about pausing and resting every day, and especially during the Sabbath. But more on that later.
For now, I'm looking to you.
First of all, what does your Funk-Face look like?
Secondly, how do you manage to snap out of a funk if you're in one?
I'm legitimately asking, because I'm pretty clueless as to how I can snap myself out of these funks when they happen. Of course, maybe listening to a little Village People would do the trick...
Or maybe not.
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