I hit the Publish button on my first ever blog post a year ago today. Well, a year and about two hours ago. Immediately afterwards, I wrote my second ever blog post, which was much more to the point (and even now, it more accurately describes my blog than anything else). I was going to say that I still don’t have a theme, but I guess the theme is me, just what I think or feel, what’s going on in my life, a few triumphs and many, many foibles. I’ve written about God, snakes, friends and family, cutting the grass, my hometown, and depression. I’ve shared my journals, my poetry, and my photos, a little bit of comedy and a lot of truth. I’ve asked some questions. I’ve contemplated art and infinity, thankfulness and being nice. You know what? I feel like a lot has happened in a year. continue reading…
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Last Friday, I wrote about how disappointed I was with myself for some bad behavior, and that post has been on my mind all week. Which is not a bad thing. I want to change my behavior, so it’s kind of important that I put some focus on it. As I was thinking about all this, it occurred to me that were it not for this blog, I probably would have abandoned my pursuit of Thankful long ago.
That’s not an astounding revelation, it’s simply a matter of accountability. Still, this was not one of the expectations I had when I started blogging six months ago. Other than working on my writing skills, I certainly had no idea of using my blog as a means of self-improvement. But then, I had no calculated intentions of divulging anything as personal as I find myself sometimes doing. Who knew a blog could be such a good listener? It coaxes things out of me that I didn’t know I needed to talk about. And then it gives me excellent advice.
Wow. Blogging is my Life Coach. continue reading…