Saturday, July 9, 2011
To Blog or Not to Blog...that is the question
When I started this whole blogging thing back in November...it was an experiment, it was an effort to journal in a way that would keep me accountable and vulnerable yet remind me that my relationships with my Lord and with my family are part of my witness to the world for Christ. So, I was trying to keep it real and keep it true to me and to who God is in His word. It's been cathartic, it's been an encouragement to me whenever anyone responded having felt some sort of relatability (I think I made this word up, because my computer tells me it is NOT a word, however..I think it should be) to whatever I had written. But in this blogging age, I had to wonder..am I just another person jumping on this whole blogging bandwagon with delusions that people actually care to know what is going on in my life, my heart and my mind. This is not meant to sound all pathetic..I don't feel pathetic, I just am wondering is the "blogging" a necessity. Should I just journal like we did back in the old days...on simple paper and with a pen. (Well, I still may journal on the computer, my penmanship is atrocious, truly.) At first I would have like a hundred hits on a post but the last several posts were only read by 15 people...and many of them weren't even commented on, except by my mother -Thank you mommy :) I didn't have any grandiose idea that I would be the next Pioneer Woman or anything, and my motivation wasn't for self glorification. My hope was that I would encourage someone, anyone...really. And maybe to build some camaraderie...
The most successful blogs have a theme, a story to tell or at least a point...I'm not sure I have either . I'm just writing whatever is on my crazy mind on any particular day, just in case you hadn't picked that up in this post. So, I'm wondering....... is there a point...if there is no point?