- Category: Alison Marshall's Column
- Created: Sunday, 07 May 2006 19:52
- Published: Sunday, 07 May 2006 19:52
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Dear loyal readers,
My blog has been going for just over a year now and it has been a great success. But I have decided that I need to cut back on the amount of writing I am doing. I pushed myself too hard last year and have suffered for it. I began to get serious RSI in my arms and now I find it difficult to put my heart into writing any one thing because I am spread too thin. In addition to the writing I do for the Faith, I write for a living and so I am writing all the time. I have therefore decided to cut back, so that I can put energy into the important things I want to develop.
What does this mean? Firstly, it means that I can no longer sustain writing a blog. I do plan to keep writing about the revelation and producing podcasts, but this won't be as often as it has been. I have decided that future meditations will go on Steve's site, Bahais Online: bahaisonline.net. My first contribution to Bahais Online has already gone up, with my short article about the Gospel of Judas.
In the long term, I plan to move the archives of this site to the area on my personal site that contains my writings: whoisbahaullah.com/Alison/meditations.html. But that is not a priority, so if you have links to this site, there is no rush to change them.
The project that I want to develop has already begun with the introductions I have been writing to the tablets of Baha'u'llah. I want to keep writing these as well as background material for them, in order to develop a comprehensive online study site. The site will cater for a wide audience: Baha'i, non-Baha'i, the complete novice and people knowledgable about the Faith. I feel strongly that good-quality study materials should be provided for the Baha'is and anyone wanting to learn about the Faith without getting entangled in the unpleasantness of the Baha'i community.
Cheers, AlisonGo to the original blog entry...