“Boredom” in Beyond Words: Daily Readings in the ABC’S of Faith

Buechner, Frederick

HarperSanFrancisco, 2004

p. 49

To be bored is to turn down cold whatever life happens to be offering you at the moment.  It is to cast a jaundiced eye at life in general, including most of your own life.  You feel nothing is worth getting excited about because you yourself are not worth getting excited about.

To be bored is a way of making the least of things you have a sneaking suspicion you need the most.”