Thursday, October 23, 2008

Just Some Ponderings...

Hey dear reading friends! (and author buddies!)

This is just a random thought: I know for me, I can get so busy about the business of blogging and keeping up with my own writings that I forget there are others out there. They do what I do, and who comments on what offerings they lay at Jesus' and the reader's feet?

A great way to keep up with blogs is through feeders, but then we don't tend to comment on the hard work that goes into features, interviews, and reviews.

Everyone needs a bit of encouragement now and again, and I have some of the best encouragers here at My Bookshelf.

Let's spread encouragement everywhere we go. Do you have a favorite author? Hunt down an email address and send a note (I'll help you if you can't find one). A favorite blogger? Remember to stop by and at least say "Hi!" or "I'm praying for you."

How about us bloggers? Have a favorite publisher or publicist? Don't just ask for books...offer prayers and encouragement.

If we all remember we're not in this alone, it won'd seem so daunting. And a great way for us all to remember is to take the time to comment.

Just some random thoughts from a random thinker:-)

Happy Reading!



BubblesandMoney said...

Thanks for the encouragement.

Rel said...

Love those random thoughts of yours, Deena :)


Anonymous said...

What a great idea, Deena!!

Pamela J said...

How UTTERLY like the Lord, to impress this same thing to me after I met so many authors at the ACFW conference in the halls and the bookstore at the hotel. I have been watching for the opportunity to do some commenting on the posts that are not JUST give aways. Thanks for the confirmation to me that the Lord gave me that message! Have a GREAT DAY!
Pam Williams

shelburns said...

Don't you just love random thoughts? I have all my favorite blogs bookmarked at work and at home. I check in on each of them at least once a day and comment when I read something that "strikes" me. You have encouraged me to comment for the sake of commenting. I was looking for a button yesterday and got one comment on my post...wasn't feeling the love, but it happens. Never thought about visiting authors and publishers, thanks for the tip, Deena!

Anonymous said...

I get so overwhelmed with my own blog sometimes that it's hard to take the time to visit others but I know how much I appreciate the comments so I try to dedicate some time simply for blog hopping.

Anonymous said...

Amen Deena! And thanks for spreading the news about the Christian Book Carnival as well :).

Thanks for dropping by as well!