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On Sharing my Summer Stories

Right now, life is just a bunch of scattered thoughts. If I had lengthy content to go with all of my big ideas, you would have enough blog posts to read for the next six months. But, I don't. Instead my brain jumps from thought to thought without fleshing out an idea completely. Something happens every day that I think I could or should write about, but the thoughts pass with my chaotic life and never manifest as solid content.

I don't like that.

I want to do life, make mistakes, and learn enough to teach others. God has caused me to realize certain things about him and about life--I can't help but think it's sort of wrong to not let others know about all He's done. I think of Psalm 145:4-7, where it says,

"One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts. On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate. They shall speak of the night of your awesome deeds, and I will declare your greatness. They shall pour forth the fame of your abundant goodness and shall sing aloud of your righteousness."

Writing and coming up with blog posts shouldn't be about listing semi-interesting facts about my life. It's about sharing the magnificent works of my big God. It's about His story, not mine. I am merely the undeserving vessel He uses on occasion to bring Himself glory. When God is my focus, sharing all that's been happening seems to mean so much more to me, because it does. And, I hope it means more to you too.

~ Aly


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