Why I Am Starting to Blog and How I’m Going to Do It

Two words come to mind when I think about writing my own blog: “the reader”. I’m most concerned about you. You are giving me a sliver of time in your day to share thoughts that I believe are valuable. Primarily I want to say thank you and I hope as you continue to follow and read you find it worth the investment.

I desire two things for you from my writing. First, spiritual growth, but not in a traditional teacher – student role. After all, this is just a blog and I am just a young man. I want you to grow in wisdom and understanding with me as we process thoughts together. I hope that I will be able to point out things in God’s Word that you didn’t know were there, and you do likewise in the comments. Additionally, I plan on discussing hobbies, travel, and the legitimate joy that can be derived from every day. Second, let’s have fun! I desire my writing to be uplifting, enjoyable, and full of life! I so loathe the blogs and Facebook posts that are burdensome and heavy. I am committed to “keeping it light” and sparking introspection within you.

Three Ways I’m Going to Do It

1.     In 500 words are less.

Your time is your most valuable asset. I want to honor that. You can expect to give my blog five minutes of your time (or more, but no more than five if you don’t want to). Just enough to inspire, encourage, and challenge you.

2.     Twice a week.

Expect to see my post on Tuesday mornings and Saturday afternoons. Subscribing will take care of the issue of keeping up, but I won’t get greedy!

3.     By focusing on your needs and wants as readers.

That means you can request that I cover a topic you find interesting (biblical or “secular”), or maybe just get really involved in the comments. Any feedback is appreciated and all ideas are respected.

That’s it! Thanks for reading this initial post. I look forward to sharing with all of you what the Lord lays on my heart. Also, be ready to hear from other people in my life who are gifted writers and thinkers. Y’all have a blessed day!

Note: This post is obviously off schedule. I will start my traditional posting schedule on Tuesday, February 23rd.

Photograph taken by Startup Stock Photos





2 thoughts on “Why I Am Starting to Blog and How I’m Going to Do It”

  1. Hi Stephen,
    I will look forward to connecting with you on this new level.
    Wishing you success with your blog. Your starting on Great Grandpa’s birthday.
    Good omen. He is one of the kindest and most caring people I have ever known. You Stephen are also very kind and gentle with many God given qualities.. I feel this is perhaps your gift.
    I’ll look forward to following your blog.
    Love Grammy

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