... when you blog or interact in other ways online, you can appear much different than you actually are. You can appear one way, but live another. You can say nice things, but your life... may not match them.
Same with people you only barely know... you could appear very nice and wonderful and impressive to them in the brief time you saw them...
Even people you see often, like at church, may think you are really sweet and nice.
It's easy to be a sweet, patient, thoughtful person online... all you have to do is know how to write like that... ;)
But just because you come across well in these various places doesn't necessarily mean that you are like that at home.
At home... that's where we "let our hair down". That is where the dreaded "other side" of us comes out.
Now of course I am not like that. I am actually really as perfect as I sound on here...
I have many, many shortcomings and sinful habits... I get angry with my siblings, I don't obey my parents like I should, I am prideful, I seek my own glory, I entertain wrong thoughts, I waste time, I am sometimes deceitful... and the list goes on and on. If you want to know what I am really like, apply to my parents or siblings. :)
*smiles at my sister Cheryl who is watching me write this* (hehe, she just said, are you sure you want them to apply to your parents and siblings? :D)
This blog is about what I am learning. I can write all day about nice sounding stuff... but it's what I do that really counts. I am very, very thankful for God's work in my life thus far, but, please remember, I have a long way to go. :)