One side effect of fasting from Facebook I've noticed is my blogging has been more consistent, and I haven't been suffering from writers block. I've been considering the reason behind this surge in blogging and have come to this conclusion. Whereas I would post daily events as a status update on Facebook immediately after they had occurred, when it comes to posting daily events on my blog, I tend to ponder these things, mulling them over for hours or even days before turning these happenings into a post here. I'm truly beginning to wonder if this fast paced world we live in, where we can tweet or post in immediacy, gives us enough time and distance to really consider our daily struggles and blessings.
When we have finally passed through the desert of Lent, I will likely go back to using Facebook, but my hope is to consider more carefully what I post as status updates, and whether I might better express my thoughts, feelings, ideas, and conclusions in this space.
As Holy Week approaches, I will not be posting here as often. I may leave pictures or scripture passages here as reflections. May you have a most holy and blessed week as the celebration of our Lord's passion, death, and resurrection draw near.