01.21 | So it’s not a trite saying after all.

He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. (Jim Elliot)


3 thoughts on “01.21 | So it’s not a trite saying after all.

  1. The “Mock 10” Signs of Blog Addiction
    At Bloggers Anonymous—we normally frown upon spreading propaganda that minimizes the serious nature of our cause. However, in the name of education and awareness, we would like to point to the this juvenile “Top 10” list of “symptoms” which indicate you may be a addicted to blogging. We will not reveal the authors as to not credit them in any way. Please be aware that this ignorance is out there—and defeating the spirit of our cause.

    10. You check your blog stats a LOT. You occasionally get up in the middle of the night and sneak a peak.

    9. Your significant other suspects you are having an affair with your blog. Even when you’re alone with your special person, you do find yourself thinking what your blog might be doing right then…

    8. You “mental blog” while driving or on the train, and sometimes even when you are alone in the shower.

    7. You filter everything through your post-writing. You can’t watch a movie, see a play, read an article, or share a sweet moment with your child without thinking of whether it’s blog-worthy.

    6. You suffer from “blog envy” when another blogger posts something juicy before you do. You suffer “comment envy” when said post gets 40-something comments – the jerk!

    5. You “binge blog” 3 or 4 posts at once—only to feel guilty and empty afterward.

    4. You ditched all your real friends for blog friends, because, well, “they understand.” You bypass Bowling Alone at the bookstore (who really cares?) while you reach for Naked Conversations.

    3. You think, “I can stop at any time.”

    2. Your lunch hour has become your “blog hour.” You keep a few posts tucked in your desk in case you need them during the day.

    1. After 5 minutes of meeting someone really interesting you ask, “So – do you blog?”

  2. Thanks Brian. Not sure how your comment has anything to do with actual post, but I’m glad to see you’re commenting again. Maybe YOU are the one who is addicted to blogging – and just HAD to find a place to make a comment today…


  3. 😛

    I saw that my favorite blogger (you) hadn’t blogged anything in a few days, so I thought you were in the hospital, or maybe even dead… So I left you a courtesy comment to see if you were still breathing.

    That last comment was a rip of an article that I read today and I thought about you.

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