One of the most frustrating things about Facebook is the way so many people on my contact list go to it for a quick read and a quick click of the “like” button, but very few offer any written feedback and there is little to no communication.
When I deactivate my Facebook account, the absence of its accessibility is refreshing. I am then not tempted to click to open it and see if anyone is initiating conversation. I can’t be disappointed if it’s not there for people to ignore.
I am better off writing here in WordPress, where it is already expected, at least for me, that there will be little to no communication.
Sometimes I feel like going out to my incomplete writing shed, taking a pen and notebook, and writing in big scrawling letters about how much I love God, obliterating the thoughts of how frustrated I am with everything else in the world.
Yes, focusing on my love for Him (“We love him, because he first loved us.” 1 John 4:19). and what I know from His Word about His love for me, throwing in some imagination and inferences about how heaven is going to be, is what I need to do, and perhaps I will find that for those few moments, nothing else will matter.
If I could do it in crayon on large sheets of newsprint, all the better.
“Could we with ink the ocean fill, And were the skies of parchment made, Were every stalk on earth a quill, And every man a scribe by trade; To write the love of God above Would drain the ocean dry; Nor could the scroll contain the whole, Though stretched from sky to sky.” *
*Taken from Frederick M. Lehman’s “The Love Of God”
(Of note, “scrawling” is not considered a proper word. Right now, I do not care.)
Today I noticed that Gmail Chat has changed horribly. I can no longer look up a specific chat and see the conversation with one transmit after the other. It shows every comment in an individual “document” or whatever, so I can’t read it without having to click on the next post.
Does anyone have any idea how to fix this? It is horrible and useless as far as keeping a record this way. I am going to have to start using Yahoo Messenger until a solution is found.
Edited to add:
As of today, January 8, 2014, Gmail Chat is still terribly messed up. A huge thread of complaints has been ongoing at this link.
Despite all the complaining, Google has done nothing to fix the problem. Why is that? Will they ever fix it? I do hope so.