So, while I have been wanting to start a blog for a few years, it seems quite daunting now that I am actually doing it. Where do I even begin? How do I start? And what is my goal for even having a blog? Is it a journal for my own thoughts; a digital diary? Is it an easy way to share personal events with extended family and friends? Should it be a place to share advice to other individuals out there that are seeking to live a simpler, calmer, more loving and honest life? (That is actually assuming that I have advice to give. Not so sure on that one.)
Speaking honestly, I don’t know yet. Maybe those answers will come over time. Meanwhile, I am going to take a recommendation from some of the more experienced bloggers out there and just start writing. I can’t promise that my chicken scratch will turn into beautiful prose like Ann Voskamp’s or send people into fits of laughter like Jen Hatmaker’s, (In fact, I can pretty much promise that it WON’T do those things) but my writing here will be true and from the heart. It will be real and probably messy. I will post a lot of pictures because I am a very visual person. At some point I might add music so it may even get cheesy. (I’ll just go ahead and apologize for that right here and now, but in my defense, my blog name does have a musical instrument in it.) It might even get personal. Actually, it will definitely be personal. That is really the only kind of writing I can or want to do right now.