in another word: scary.
yes, I was nervous to be there in sunny So Cal unsure of who to talk to, how to talk to anyone or take photos or even get the nerve to go up to someone.
and I'm not even that shy of a person... but something about not really knowing anyone, being the only Seattle blogger, a newbie-ish blogger, scared me just a little. (or maybe a lot.)
but I would go again in a heartbeat for the words I heard and the people I met.
Here's what I want to share with you.
- You are unique. No one else has the talents that God has given you and no one else will be the kind of blogger you are. So there's no need to compare-- you are filling the void in the Internet that no one else can fill. absolutely no one.
- And because you are unique, embrace it. Be yourself, be real. Blog from your heart, blog what's real and be the blogger that you would want to connect with, the blog that you would want to read.
It's incredibly freeing to embrace who we are created to be. I am not always good at it-- I doubt a lot, I wonder a lot, and I get scared of what others will think of me.
We, as bloggers, have been given a gift-- a gift of communicating and crafting and whatever else comes with it-- and this is no gift to be taken lightly.
I am incredibly thankful to have the time at blog sugar to be reminded of what's important. I hope that in this post I can remind you who are bloggers of the same thing.
But if you ever need encouragement or anything else, shoot me an email or tweet. :) Turns out its not so scary to talk to (and even meet) other bloggers.
What's been encouraging you lately?