lifelong occupation

Writing is a lifelong occupation, an avocation, a battle, and in it we find out what we think and who we are. Learn to practice the habit of writing. Set aside daily writing time and make the lined pad or the desktop screen your regular companion. Let it become your devotional exercise, even if it is the only devotional practice in your life….What you write is a part of who you are, and in that sense every volume of your writing is a piece of autobiography (128). - William Germano’s From Dissertation to Book