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Why Do I Blog?

“Writing makes a person very vulnerable.

It opens you to public criticism,

to ridicule, to rejection.

but it also opens conversation and thought.

It stirs minds, and touches hearts.

It brings us into contact with our souls.

So how can it possibly be a waste of time,

an idle act, a mistake,

a betrayal of truth?

Who can possibly tell us not to do it?”


Sr. Joan Chittister

Called to Question

p. 7


And, beyond that, it’s what I do.



3 responses to “Why Do I Blog?

  1. Blogtheinternet July 15, 2006 at 4:43 pm

    That was a pretty cool post.. enjoyed reading it!

  2. Owen July 17, 2006 at 10:51 am

    Oh yes, perfect. I’ll be adding this gem to my rotating quotes in the sidebar. Thanks for posting it.

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