Someone just wrote this on Facebook (hi “H”!):
“Yay, look how right I am!”
~ (almost) EVERYONE ON SOCIAL MEDIA
I get it. People are fed up with political posts.
The truth of it is, at least from what I’ve seen, people aren’t changing their minds about what they think is right or wrong. So many don’t really dialogue. They merely spout. I do it. I know that for sure.
In addition, it all is just so very sad at the moment. The hate is strong. It often looks like it’s winning. In the long run I don’t believe that to be true, but “in time”? Well, hate is ahead. Sigh.
But what about me? What should I do? What can I do? I’m not sure, aside from praying (which most of my friend think is pointless, but oh well).
Well, I have a plan now. I will soon take a break from social media. Our daughter did it and never returned. My sister-in-law did it and never returned. I wonder … will I be back if I leave?
So here’s my experiment. I will call it the August Experiment. Come August 1 I am off social media for a month. Yes. One. Full. Month. That’s not to say people on social media won’t see me: I have auto-posts set up for all my blogs, so sadly some people will read what I write and see my photos even though I won’t see responses at all. If you want to really respond to me comment at the site or send me an email. I will look at those!
I’m going so far as to remove the social media apps from my devices so I won’t even be tempted.
So I’ll be gone for at least that month. Will anyone miss me? I really don’t know.