Monday, April 26, 2010

A Year and Counting

"Do not grow weary in doing good."
2 Thessalonians 3:13

Today I am celebrating the first year anniversary of Musings From the Feet. As I look back on the past year I am discouraged at how easily I have become distracted, and how quickly I grew "weary" of what I believed was a good thing when I started writing here a year ago.

When I began this blog I had visions of twenty or more followers, maybe they would only be family and friends, but everyone has to start somewhere, right? As time went by and I continued to have only a few followers I grew downhearted, and over time I have all but stopped posting here. I kept asking myself what reason was there to write when no one ever reads it?

Life has gotten a might busier and blogging is hard to fit into my days now. I would love to promise a post everyday, or at the least a post every week, but I will not make a promise I cannot keep. I have been thinking about it, and have decided that I have had it all wrong. It is not that if I write no one will read it, but rather, if I do not write then no one can read it. Yes, I may not have a huge following right now, in fact, I do not even know if anyone will read this, but if I do not write then they surely will not.

Everyone has a testimony, a life story if you will. Mine is of God's faithfulness, and mercy. Even if my halting words should encourage just one soul, then this time spent writing is not a waste of time.

So in the year ahead I am committing to try my best to write twice a month, hopefully more. I want to not grow weary in doing that which God has impressed upon my heart for me to do.

It is time to refocus, and walk in faith that when I have no ideas about which to write, God will provide. I must trust that God will show the way, and that He will use my little efforts here for His glory.

In Him,

Kaomi

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Anonymous said...

Hello Kaomi,

A whole year (and a month or so) now - how exciting! Congratulations for continuing with this blog for an entire year! I have often been encouraged by your writing, and I pray God would continue to work through you in amazing ways!

Hold fast,
AK girl

Kathryn said...

AK girl,

You are probably my biggest fan. It is so encouraging to know that my ramblings are an encouragement to you. Thanks for sticking with me, even when I haven't written much. :)

Yours truly,
Kathryn* (Kaomi)
See blog post "Changes" May 3,2010*