Tuesday, December 13, 2011

What if...


What if I start blogging about controversial things, will you still read?
What if what I says rocks your world, or makes you mad, or makes you wanna slap me, or makes you wanna cry, or does nothing for you?
What if what I say is true? What if it isn't? Will you call me out on it? Will you?

I read blogs...not a lot, but some in particular. And some people have no problem laying it all out there. You know, saying exactly what they believe, and why. I know I do this some. But I'm not gonna claim that I've ever rocked your world, and that's not the point either. (of course really in truly, I hope Jesus rocks your world, and that's about it.) And I don't know if anyone else has ever rocked my world either. But I've definitely been challenged and encouraged, and that's good.

I think my heart is testing the waters, wondering how much I can write on these public spaces. Other people seem to have no problem, and sometimes their content offends me--but that's okay, right? At least they have guts to sort of "lay it on the line," come what may (although I'm not so sure some who do this are ready for the other side of the issue).

So, all this rambling to say...
What if I get more real with you? Will you still be my friend?

I'm just starting to think we need some reality checks. I need some reality checks.

But I want to remember,

"Let your speech always be with grace, as though seasoned with salt, so that you will know how you should respond to each person," Colossians 4:6

7 comments:

Kelly Hickman said...

I'll still be your friend! Lay it out there!

naomi said...

oh baby! you KNOW I would read! I would check your blog daily to be challenged and(if really quite necessary . . . )to challenge back!!!
:)
do it! do it! do it!

Denise said...

TOTALLY! Yes, I would be your friend! (I would likely love you more for it!) Yes, I would feel comfortable to call you out, though I doubt that will be frequently necessary... and I hope you would feel free to do the same... and I already check you blog daily... even when you don't update for months at a time... :)

mrsdestroyer said...

I would still be your friend. I've been thinking of resurrecting my blog, but the only "deep thinking" I've been doing lately seems to be about controversial topics. Hmm, maybe I will do that.

darcie said...

of course, and now I'm curious- what's percolating?

Anonymous said...

I'm with Denise. I already check your blog daily, even when you don't update for a while. I love how you write already, because it HAS def. challenged me before in my thinking, so I am excited to see what is to come. :) I need a good challenge, and I love blogs that make me walk away, and I continue to think and let it soak into my heart the challenges that they bring! :)

me said...

Thanks friends--you all are sooo encouraging!