By David Rosati
Thank you, Jeremy, for inviting me to contribute to your blog. Hopefully, you will not have cause to regret your decision.
False humility aside, I hope I have something(s) worth saying. When I think of what to blog I am restrained by the remembrance of all the pointless comments, rabbit trails, and silly questions I hear in class each week which add nothing to the discussion. I wish to chime in meaningfully, so if I can’t – I won’t. I hope. Between family, church, school, work, personal study, and Dig-Dug, my time to post is scant, but I’ll try and come around once a week or so.
The internet is a great tool, isn’t it? This blogging thing I’m still up in the air over. Now everyone seems to think their opinion is worthy to be sent around the world. And in my own life I’ve experienced the way surfing blogs and sites can draw me away from more meaningful pursuits. So, I approach blogging with much caution.
Funny, I still remember the cover of Newsweek, dated February 1, 1995. It said: “The Internet: What It Is And How It Will Change Your Life.” I was on my way to serve in Germany and didn’t think much about it. I didn’t send my first email until 1998, and didn’t have my very own internet connection until 2005. I’m not anti-progress. I just like to stand back a bit and watch how things shake out for awhile.
Anyway, thanks again Jeremy.