I’ve changed this site to use WordPress rather than being static HTML and CSS. This enables easier distribution via RSS and a mailing list, along with participation in the principles of the IndieWeb. It also frees my efforts to focus on writing rather that problem solving.
This page is an ongoing record of the evolution of my website. I began keeping this ‘site journal’ in March, 2017 when I decided to ditch WordPress as the software powering my personal blog and instead learn how to code a website for myself, but the story has evolved since then. Getting philosophical 4 December, […]
There are many, many days that I question why I blog. I read the blogs of some very talented people – great writers, who lead more interesting lives and seem to walk much closer to Jesus than I do. Many of these folks have suffered much, travelled, served Christ and overcome obstacles beyond my comprehension. […]
Blogging is dead, why blog? From my perspective, the short answer is, ‘because I want to’. As a longer answer I will give some backstory and explain why I am starting a personal blog. Over the years since the end of 2009, I’ve had a number of blogs on various platforms (WordPress.com, WordPress.org, Squarespace and […]
Over the last few weeks I’ve been doing some research to work out where I want to go with this blog and some strategies to get there. The research is ongoing, and what I find will help to refine the scope of what I write about here. Until now my blogging has mostly been about me. […]
Learning to dig for the bedrock of Christ and writing from that foundation about the messy details of life.
The primary goal of this blog is to be an encouragement.
There are many, many days that I question why I blog. I read the blogs of some very talented people – great writers who lead busy lives and seem to walk much closer to Jesus than I do. Many of these folks have suffered much, travelled, served Christ and overcome obstacles beyond my comprehension. Whereas […]