Oh hey, right... I guess I do still have a blog don't I?
You kind souls will have to bear with me as I tend to go into hibernation mode while brewing a new baby. More so, I drag my carcass to bed at a deliciously early hour most nights - which has erased that 'golden hour' of blogging from these parts.
My main pursuit lately.
You know, trying to clock it in while I can again here...
Ok. To be honest, another reason for my absence:
I've loved blogging, loved meeting you wonderful readers (many now friends), and loved being inspired to stay creative here.
But, it's a double-edged sword.
The danger is to make the blog your puppet stage... living/performing your life in order to then post it for others to view. Slightly narcissistic no matter how much I try to label it as simply 'creative expression'. I've been liberating our family lately.. by not taking the camera along on every adventure. (Hence, I don't even have much to post pictorially here today).
Also, taking a step back from any thing in life gives a fresh perspective don't you think?
Sometimes you realise life doesn't even need to be so cluttered.
+ We've lived without T.V for years... and I don't miss it at all.
+ Movies are few and far between for us now... and again, it feels refreshing to be unplugged.
I don't really know how to explain it, but I feel freer to just live deeper here.
We're in a culture that promotes being so up-to-date on every.latest.fad and issue... and it just ends up making us spread thin. Trying to click on every new thing.
All the things.
What's the point?
Not stopping to just breathe and know in your heart of hearts you were made for something deeper.
Deeper than what the latest fashion is.
Deeper than what the newest parenting approach is.
Deeper than who's the coolest blogger out there.
Deeper than who can crochet an afghan from recycled cat hair.
Deeper than the latest technology breakthrough to 'simplify' your life.
Deeper than how to be a better wife.
That's where I'm at friends,
I want to go deeper.
By God's grace I'm seeing afresh that ocean of beauty and truth waiting to be plunged into: