To Blog or not to Blog

Having decided that I would become serious about this blogging thing, I have become inundated with reading other blogs (I want to read them all, I really do), advice on blogging (no offense, Jeff), learning that I am a “small” blogger and need to get bigger, I need a twitter account, a FB page for my blog, I need to blog monthly, weekly, daily, twice daily, I should probably monetize, wordpress is better than blogger, but your own site is even better, protect your pictures, they are your intellectual property, do you have an explicit statement about copyright?….


I am now overwhelmed with TMI and at a stalemate. Sort of frozen in place. Forgive me in advance if I’ve caused offense, none is intended. I have been trying to weave my way through all the blogspeak/twitspeak and am now attempting to navigate back to where I was before I stumbled into the larger blogosphere. Think about driving down a nice quiet, tree-lined country lane beside a cool brook that empties out onto the busiest interstate intersection you have ever seen!


I know that the Lord wanted me to do this, otherwise doors would not have been opened and words would not have been given. But frankly, I find I now am having to pull back a bit and re-orient my focus on my Compass. Just so you know, my Compass is Jesus. I am finding that focus by being still. Listening to what He has to say in His Word. To do that I have to close my ears to everything else; and listen to Him alone. 


So, I’ve said all this to find out first if any of the rest of you bloggers out there have experienced this; and to let you know that my blogging will be sketchy for the near future while I regain my bearings and while I attempt to discern whether I’ve the chops to continue to dig for the information I need to do this well and to develop and run my own site (with a little help from my technocrat of a husband).


May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us— yes, establish the work of our hands. Psalm 90:17


“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”  Matthew 11:28-30


They will still bear fruit in old age, they will stay fresh and green, proclaiming, “The Lord is upright; he is my Rock, and there is no wickedness in him. ” Psalm 92:14-15


If you’ve experienced this, let me know when the head spinning thing stops!!!

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