Missed marking the 200th Post


Yesterday's post was the 200th published on this blog. So this is number 201. Not many in 2 years and 5 months - not compared with people who regularly blog daily. But more than I thought I'd manage when I cautiously began blogging back in May 2009.  


I'm annoyed I missed marking the 200th post in some celebratory way yesterday. I blame my house keys - they decided to get lost. (Yes, it must be their fault. It couldn't possibly be mine, could it?) So I blogged about lost keys instead. A comment on that post suggested I should change the blog name to 'Finder' but I'm sticking to Seeker. The reason I chose that name is still important to me. You can find the explanation on my 'About' Page. To save you time, here is what I wrote there:


"Why is this blog called Seeker?I chose the name when I started blogging as a complete novice in 2009. I've stuck with it. It fits. A saying of Jesus I find challenging is "Seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness" (Matthew 6: 33). 'Seek' in this context means 'strive for', not just a leisurely exploration. So I'm sticking with the name because it challenges me. I hope some of my posts may challenge you. On the other hand (you can tell I'm an Anglican) I am comforted by belief that the true 'Seeker' is God who reaches out in love to 'seek and save that which is lost'. So even when I mess up, which I do, I know there's a way back which God has prepared. I hope you will also find that Way and that Love."


Tomorrow I hope to do a round-up of other bloggers who have helped me on my way, challenged or amused me. Watch this space...

Comments

  1. Belated congratulations Nancy. Keep em coming!

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  2. Thank you Ray. Have you any suggestions for improving how I do this blog? Or how it looks?

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  3. Keep on blogging for the sake of us all!

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  4. Nancy, it looks absolutely fine, and the content is always worth waiting for.
    You certainly don't need my advice.
    Blessings

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  5. Digitalnun - you are so kind.
    Ray - I'm never satisfied, always wanting to tweak it here, tweak it there. You probably do have good advice.

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  6. Sorry to be late with my congratulations, Nancy. Well done and keep blogging. I haven't even reached 40 yet :-)

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  7. Thanks Perpetua. I hope you will keep blogging too. I love your recent post with photos of Prague.

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