I see a lot of people putting up relatively regular blog posts and that’s great. They’re often really inspiring and insightful and I often think that I should blog more regularly. (And I know that I have said that I would)
But here is my problem. I don’t have the inspiration often to write posts. I sometimes think to myself ‘Right! I’m going to write a blog post!’ which is swiftly followed by a thought like ‘What in the world am I going to write about???’ Sometimes I do actually have something interesting to write down but I lack the conviction that I should write it down or l can’t figure out how to write it down. I have all sorts of ideas in my head sometimes but actually putting them to words is a lot harder.
That’s why I don’t blog often. I actually have several posts that I’ve written part of but I lost track of where my brain was going and so I found it hard to make sense of it and then lost the motivation to keep going. Maybe one day I’ll set to finishing them.
So I struggle to blog. That being said, everything that I blog about should always come back to one, undeniable truth. That the God I worship is at work in my life and the lives of those around me for good. If I write about Christmas (which is coming up by the way, just in case you weren’t aware) I will always come back to the truth that Jesus Christ was born in very un-kingly circumstances, grew into a man, taught the truth about God’s word, was killed at the hands of men for a crime he did not commit and rose again on the third day as proof that he was God and so that we can have a living relationship with the creator God.
If I write about my studies, I will always come back to the God I am studying and what he reveals through his word for the benefit of myself and others.
If I write about something I am struggling with, I will always come back to the truth that whatever I am feeling does not change the fact that God is more powerful than what I’m going through, knows what I’m going through, is with me through it and loves me to the point of sending his Son to give his life in place of mine.
Do you want to know why I always come back to those truths? Because the truths about God never go out of date, never lose their power, never change and the God to whom they refer is alive and working in me, through me (I hope) and through those around me for good.
So I may struggle to blog for whatever reason, but I know that, whatever I choose to write about, God should be at the centre, because without him we would have nothing and would be nothing. I thank God for all of you reading this and I pray that he speaks to you and reveals himself to you every day.