Tuesday, October 07, 2008

Cool Thoughts on Blogging

This post is one of the best word pictures I have ever read of why blogging and reading blogs is such a wonderful thing! To fully appreciate her words, you need to know that Linds has been laid up for months, thanks to an injured knee and the British health care system. (Her blog is a testimonial to why we shouldn't entertain a microseconds' thought of bringing socialized medicine to the US of A!)

But I digress. Here is a sample from Linds:

I have been thinking about just what I would have done without this blog in recent days/weeks/months. I may well have been in a padded cell by now. But, even though I have been stuck here, I have been transported all over the world into your lives, and my mental world has expanded as far as my fingers will take it. All I have to do, is click the mouse and I enter yet another world. So very many out there. There is no reason to bemoan the fact that I don't have any books to read when I have a world at my fingertips. Millions of worlds. Of words.

...I am sitting here wondering why our parents and grandparents don't do this more....

And you want to finish that thought, don't you? If you blog, enjoy reading blogs or have ever thought about blogging yourself, you must go and read the rest!

4 comments:

Linds said...

You are so sweet, my friend. Thank you. The post says it all, and I am so thankful that I have been blessed with so many wonderful blogging friends! I hope we are all still here when we are old and grey(-er) and wizened too!

Earthmommy said...

I can't even tell you what blogging has done for me. It's brought me wonderful new friends, many Christian ladies whose words inspire and uplift me, places on the web where I have learned new recipes and new home making methods, and the enjoyment of friends all over the world. Your blog is one of my favorites.

At A Hen's Pace said...

Linds--Thank YOU!

And Earthmommy, thanks for telling me. You are so sweet!

~Jeanne

Jena said...

I agree. Blogging and the Internet in general has really changed things. I didn't realize it until I got into it myself. We can so easily find the information and the fellowship we need in whatever area we choose. I know my son took full advantage of it in high school and learned more than I could ever teach him. He even listened to college lectures all over the world.