I know not everyone is totally familiar with the Myers-Briggs personality typing system but, for those who are, you may understand me when I tell you that I am a great big NF. This is me to-a-T: “Idealists tend to come by their best ideas through a combination of intuition and feeling, so they may have difficulty explaining how they reached their conclusions…“
Being straightforward and concise are not my strong points (I have, in fact, edited and re-edited this post down to about 1/10th of its original length). As Hannah said recently, “Sometimes it feels like everyone else uses words and I am the only one who draws.”
I can’t tell you how often someone asks me ‘Why Orthodoxy?’ – or lately, ‘Why Austin?’ – and I don’t really know what to say, or how to say it. I could tell them about Orthodoxy, but that’s not what they’re asking. What they really want to know is ‘WHY?’ Why did the Protestant chick cross the road?
And what I really want to tell them is a story: my story. Because the answer, I think, is somewhere in there…
(to be continued)