Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Time to end the blogging sabbatical

As you can see, I've taken a long break from blogging. I took the whole summer off really. I think it's time to start writing again.

There have been some big changes in my life in this time... ok, just one really. I've left Pioneers, and started a new job. This has been one of the reasons that I have been silent on here. Usually I process a lot of my thoughts on this blog, but I didn't feel like it was appropriate for me to share while there was uncertainty and decisions yet unmade.

It's all done now; I started a few days ago at my new company. It's a big adjustment going from "non-profit" to "for-profit", to name just one of many changes.

This whole thing about "leaving the ministry" has been interesting to me as well. I have some thoughts about that which I may process on here one of these days. I really worried a lot about what people would think, but knew I couldn't make my decisions based on a perceived need for the approval of others.

Anyway, I'm back (in the blogging world) and am officially announcing the end of my sabbatical.

6 comments:

Jamie A. Grant said...

I'm fascinated, and look forward to hearing your thoughts on the move from ministry-related work to for-profit work.

rk said...

welcome back! for a moment i thought you won't be coming back. i'm also looking forward to hear your thoughts on leaving the ministry.

btw, i've moved my blog to wordpress. just follow the link at my old blogsite.

glad you're back. :-))

Andrea said...

welcome back!! I look forward to hearing your stories and insights again.

solnechko said...

yay... maybe i should end mine too...

Mark Petersen said...

Jen - both your positions are places to serve God wholeheartedly and completely. One is not better than the other. Except perhaps in for-profit work you get better takehome pay!

solnechko said...

hmm... i heard you've been inspired to write since watching becoming jane. that's cool. i'm glad that was the result of the movie on you and not... like... near suicide or crying on mom's lap. mmm... we should hang out soon.