I REALLY dislike the Word - BLOG
, In 2009, as my heart was being transformed in ways I had never dreamed through a 'reversion' to the Catholic Church; so was a desire to share that newfound joy with others. Although blogging was already a 'thing' in 2009, my pure disdain for the word kept me from launching my own until April 2012.
Why this second change of heart. I saw how powerfully moved one could be when reading about the spiritual journey of others, particularly as it related to their every day ordinary life. My first post was short and sweet, no images and no hyperlinks (lack of technology and know how):
NEW To Reconciled to You -- a blog about Living the Sacraments in our daily lives. This blog will cover reflections on actual sacramental events and the occasional informative post on the Sacraments themselves. These blog entries will come not just from me, but from various sources - since we all make up the body of Christ, it makes only sense that I span out to bring you the broadest picture of Life in the Sacraments.
My How Times Change
Five years later, and I AM amazed at how the ministry and this blog has evolved. The Lord has opened up so many doors - starting in June of 2012, with an opportunity to write for Catholicmom.com. This allowed me to share my love of the Catholic faith, my family and writing with even more people like me searching to find God among the hustle and bustle.
My blog has grown to include:
Hate the Word, but LOVE the Action
While I still dislike the word - BLOG (bleck). I have come to absolutely adore blogging. The ability to share how the Holy Spirit continues to inspire me in my prayer life; participation in the Sacraments and through my exploration of Scripture - is such an amazing gift! In addition, the wonderful people God has introduced to me through this and the other blogs I've been blessed to contribute to - has made putting up with this stupid word - absolutely WORTH IT!! I guess, I can't deny what is in my heart - The Blog Life is definitely for me!
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