Yesterday the post was about my love-hate relationship with blogging. I received such wonderful comments, I decided to revise it. My hope is that whoever reads it will offer some genuine thoughts about your experiences with blogging, anecdotes, or insights into what feeds your blogging needs. Anything you might offer will help raise the level of inspiration for all.
Consider this a formal invitation to respond....RSVP.
June 29, 2010
"I have a love-hate relationship to blogging. I love to peruse the great blogs out there, but sometimes it eats up my time. I love to think I have a place to validate my accomplishments, but then I feel pressure to keep it up. I love to read the comments people are kind enough to leave, but I always wish there were more. I sometimes love to "step outside myself" and watch how I might express something on a blog, but then I feel narcissistic. I think I have valid and valuable insights, but then I wonder who on earth would care. It's the old tug and pull of trying to define self. Who do I want to be, and why? And does it matter to anyone else? Or should it, even? "
[A good soul sent me the following email. I'm adding the comments here, because every viewpoint adds to the whole....]
"I am sad, I hope this break doesn't take long.
.... my joy comes from sharing, not in the end result of what people do with what I share. Maybe that's how blogging is..... it's about a desire to share. The downside is caring about what others do with what you share. Maybe blogging is like Karma...... the more goodness you put out there the more goodness makes its way back. You definitely send out a lot of good karma.... have faith that it will make it back to you."