Friday, October 8, 2010

A step back

I think I need to take a step back and re-evaluate some things.  I don't want to rush into this so fast that I loose my footing and 'bif' it completely and everyone stands around you laughing and saying 'I could see it coming'.
I want to start off my telling you why I started this blog.   I love being a Christian, I love to save money, I love being a mommy, wife, friend, sister, encourager, help-mate, listener, etc.
I have been following numerous blogs over the past couple months and would like to give a ‘shout-out’ if you will to them.  Below are my regular blogs that I visit once sometimes twice a day and why I enjoy them.
Hip2save – she’s got the best Rite-Aid and CVS posts
Moneysavingmom – they paid for their first home with CASH!
Lifeasmom – she’s got great advice all around on many different topics
Ohcherrypicker – her Giant Eagle post are amazing!
Myblessedlife – she’s an amazing Christian that I love reading – and her name is the name we had picked out for our 2nd child! ha
Heart&home – I don’t remember how I stumbled upon her blog but she’s a mom of two young boys while her husband is serving overseas
Creekbedthreads – this lady is an amazing photographer and creative beyond words
Heavenlyhomemakers – I have learned some amazing homemaking tips from her and her advice is very biblically based
Likeawarmcupofcoffee – her story is fascinating
ElizabethEsther – my heart breaks for her and her story
I want this blog to succeed.  I want to enjoy it.  I need to realize that success is not going to happen overnight.  It just doesn’t.  Things like this (my blog) take time, effort, creativity. And I need help from others.
If at anytime I find that this is not what God called me to do.  If He reveals something else to me that I feel he is leading me towards, I’ll have to close up shop here.  It makes me sad but something that I must remember at all times – if God is not in this, it may succeed but without God’s name in it and with His glory attached to it.  Then it’s not what I need to be doing at this time.
With all that said… I would ask that you help spread the word about me and this blog.  It also won’t succeed without YOU!  All of you make this happen too. I’ve created a new email – andtheycallherblessed (at) gmail (dot) com  Send me an email sometime – ideas of posts you’d like to see, tips you want me to share, promotions, your story, advertising, you name it – I’d love to hear it.

1 comment:

  1. I know what you mean. It is really hard to wait and be patient for people to discover your blog! You want so much to make a difference, but it takes FOREVER to get the word out about your blog. Just be patient and do your best, that is all you can do. And they will come!

    I also know what you mean about God's will. If the blog is not meant to succeed, it won't. Or if you get a different calling, time to stop! I feel the same about mine. I am really excited to get reviewing diapers and help other mommies out there just like so many helped me with my journey. But if at any point I do not enjoy it, it doesn't seem to be the right thing, or it is taking away from time with my daughter, I am closing up too.

    Listen. He will guide you.