In the ancient world of personal journals being held captive under lock and key, just the opposite has taken the internet by storm. What’s that? Blogging. Online journals for the whole world to see. With one swipe of the key, our words are published, critiqued, and analyzed.
Some may say blogging is narcissistic; definition: excessively preoccupied with personal adequacy, power, prestige, and vanity. Anti-blogging activists flood the threshold and throw their arrows often.
My answer? Sure, like with anything, vanity could be the motive. Or it can sneak in there and subtly and cannily turn the good motives into prideful ones. Sure, there may be some people that use blogging for their own campaign of personal hierarchy and fame. But what about all the positives that outweigh the negative?
What do I see in the christian blogging community?
Women proclaiming the name of the Lord, Jesus.
Women banding together and encouraging the heart of Mama.
Women lifting up feeble wives and teaching them how to respect their husbands.
Women boldly proclaiming God’s Word.
To me that isn’t narcissistic.
To me that is glorifying God.
To me that is art.
To me that is creativity, just as knitting, scrapbooking, and sewing are for you, non-blogger.
To me it’s just what I need some days… (as a writer and a reader of your blog). What do you think?
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