I started blogging in 2009.
Back then, I wrote about things like my mother’s decline through early onset Alzheimer’s and my fear of developing the disease. I didn’t worry too much about things like content or site layout or page views because my only readers were people close to me.
Is Jesus part of your story, or are you part of His?
Yet my blog quickly became a place to share the transformation that God was bringing about in my heart in the midst of my struggles. And putting those words on paper–or on screen, if you will–became a healing balm for my soul and a way to connect with and minister to others who were hurting.
As my platform continued to grow, however, I began to agonize over every blog post, every headline score, and every social media share.
I constantly asked myself: Is this good enough? Am I good enough? Is what I have to share–as an author, artist, and advocate–good enough? Every decision I made about what, how, and when to share what God was doing in my life was now motivated by fear of failure and rejection.
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