Happy New Year! The upcoming days will, for all of us I’m sure, be filled with stereotypical goal-setting, resolution-making, and self-evaluation. There’s nothing wrong with it, as long as you don’t over-post on social media (especially if you’re determined to spend more time in the gym…no more #gymflow posts, leave those in 2013). This is my resolution. Like millions of other Americans, I’m returning to my blog. If you do a quick scroll down, you’ll see my last post was a whole two years ago – in 2011! I had a strong urge to start a whole new blog and leave this one drop lower and lower in Google search pages. It’s pretty embarrassing, my long absence. I mean, It’s not like I’ve been locked up or anything.
Well, if the time since my last post and this post was a baby, he/she would be walking right now. It’s been about eighteen months since I disciplined myself to sit down and post something…how’s that for dedication, eh?
Actually I did start a tumblr a few months ago, and I blog there on a semi-regular basis. It’s just not the vision I had for my blog. I think I have a blogpress floating out there somewhere too lol. That’s the downside to having so many doggone blogsite options. You start up a blog, don’t really get any followers…move to another site, set up camp, still no followers…head em up and move em out to yet another site – and with each move, your artistic focus weakens and stretches beyond recognition.
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So I decided to be artsy and get a blog. I love to write, I’m working towards my BA in Creative Writing – but I really hav no idea what I should write about. Since I’m a Christian, shouldn’t my writing be some sort of mini-sermon? Leave the reader with a deeper sense of who they are, and a hard-to-find verse for inspiration? My pride would love for that to happen…the amazing thing about the internet is I can create a personality that is way better than I am in real life. Thanks to biblegateway.com, I can always have a scripture on deck – and blow you away with my scriptural mastery. Would you benefit from that? Possibly. When talking about those who preached Christ out of strife, Paul was thankful that Christ was being preached regardless (no biblegateway here, this is thanks to Thursday night Bible study at my church). So, I can build myself up as an e-scholar of the Word – and perchance inspire someone to hope, or live better, or love…Or I can be myself, flaws and all, and in that seemingly simple act, proclaim Christ’s awesome power to change.
I choose the latter. Not because I feel that my life is so awesome, or deep; but because I know that I have been miraculously changed through Jesus alone – and I refuse to pretend like I have not received grace countless times before. So I live my life out for Christ…and I’ll let you take a peek. As Paul said, “follow me, as I follow Christ”!