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  • Joey Espinosa

    Yes! Since I started blogging about 4 years ago, I’ve learned that 1) it is a great outlet for me, & 2) it helps me analyze & clarify my own thinking.

  • rabbimoffic

    It is also fun to look back at what we’ve written three or four years ago and finding useful forgotten insights. Occasionally it is surprising, in both a positive and negative way: I wrote that vs. I can’t believe I wrote that!

    • Jon D Harrison

      I’m with you on this one! I found a journal from 15 years ago that made me both proud and cringe.

  • Andrew Budek-Schmeisser

    Not really, for me.

    It’s all about communication. I write books that I hope will reach others, with a message in the context of a story, and blog to try to achieve something similar.

    Joan Didion’s a great writer, and much deeper than me. If I looked inward to that degree I’d go mad.

  • Dionna

    Yes, yes, yes! I write to work things through in my head and heart. To hear God speaking to me in more tangible words, and to let others know they are not alone.


  • Howard J. Hales

    I also write to figure hard things out in my head, for some reason writing seems to make things more clear and easier to understand.