Is it possible to be so steeped in the environment around you that you no longer notice it? So desensitized that certain elements no longer register? This happens at home, when I become so used to seeing a piece of fruit — a mango for example — sitting on the counter, not yet ripe. The … Continue reading The Defeat of Normalization
Author: Amy Burritt
Writer. Avid reader. Dog mom. Spartan. Jesus follower. Coffee lover. Traveler.
Waiting for the Sun
I waited a long time to see the sunrise this morning. I sat atop my car, on the top of a six-floor concrete parking deck in downtown Austin, Texas, braving the 57-degree temperature in jeans and a gray sweater. The metal of the car’s roof felt cold through my jeans, an even more acute sensation … Continue reading Waiting for the Sun
All You Have to Do is Write
I consider myself a writer. Not because I have published a book, though that may help validate my claim in others' minds, but because I write. My first book was published when I was 15 years old. My second book, a journal with some inspirational commentary, was also published when I was 15. My third … Continue reading All You Have to Do is Write