It is a very weird feeling to have someone you don’t know read something you have written. For me anyway.
Earlier this week I wrote a post on abortion over at Twisted Christian. A touchy subject at the best of times, but an article I recently read touched a vein so I decided to write on it. What better way to start off a blog about Christians that don’t fit the mold then to write about a topic like abortion.
So wrote a little post on the subject, and the article, and tried to remain composed and semi-intelligent about the subject. I wavered a bit at the end when I let some emotion spill over, but otherwise I think it is pretty decent. I look at it and think about all the things that I would change, like keeping a consistent theme, and maybe splitting it into two parts, one being about the blessing, and one being about love. And I think about how I would have reworded it and whatnot. I can be a bit of a perfectionist at times, which I don’t think is necessarily a bad thing.
So after I posted it, someone who reads my blog linked to it in her blog. This resulted in someone else linking to it from yet another blog; each with their own story or comments. When I saw that other people were reading what I wrote I instantly got butterflies in my stomach. REAL PEOPLE are reading what I wrote. Not that people that normally read my stuff aren’t real, but this is what I wanted. I wanted to write things that would cause others to think and also write about it.