Angie's Leap

My dive into blogging: music, technology, saving money


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Still here

Never thought I’d let so much time slip away between posts. All is well, I am happy to report. My dive into blogging has been a tremendous asset in my latest work assignment. As I blogged in a previous post, I can really relate to the lyrics in that Stevie Wonder song “As,” where Stevie sings about God knowing exactly where he wants you to be placed.

I have been placed in some very challenging places since my “downsizing” at the Chicago Sun-Times, and I know I have grown in ways I would not have had I remained there. Sure, I’ve picked up some job skills. Doubt I would have squeezed in going back to school while I was at the paper. But my biggest growth has been spiritual. And it’s made me re-evaluate what I want to blog about.

Yep, I’m thinking of starting up a new blog about my spiritual journey. So as not to pull a bait-and-switch on those interested in my passion for music, tech and saving money, it’s only fitting that I talk about my walk with God in another forum.

I’m mulling over how I’ll approach the new blog now, and I’m not abandoning this one. I just feel called to devote what little free time I find myself with lately to something that may help people in a more meaningful way.

Just wanted everyone to know I’m good, and looking forward to more blessings.

Peace,

Angie


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