Thanks to My Fellow Hubbers
Writing on Hub-Pages, is Awesome!
There is so much to say, it is hard to know where to begin?
The start of my life on hubpages began September 2009! I had taken a computer class from a man, teaching us how to make money through blogging and forum sites. There was allot of information covered and I took lots of notes. Things sounded so exciting, I thought I'd be able to establish a residual income in a short amount of time. Well, I have to say that didn't happen. So many responsibilities, trials and challenges of life...it was all I could do to get through each day. Back to the journal I went, writing about things as I was going through them...it was very theraputic! Somehow last year, when I was searching for ways to start writing on the net...I stumbled upon hubpages?
Just before this I had typed out a few things that had been heavy on my heart, dealing with the rejections of life! These writings I felt were my voice, I wanted to speak out and connect with others. To relate to someones heart, and soothe their pain! Just by relating to an area, that was real in my life. At the time trying to figure out, how to get some healing with the hurts in my own life...as I mentioned above. I found journaling, then sketching my feelings on paper, was a good outlet for me.
You know there comes a time, a person tries to figure things out...why this happened? Why didn't my life turn out different? Looking at where you are today and how you got there? It was when I was searching for answers, life became even more difficult to understand. Writing, drawing and trying to explain my feelings to someone, just wasn't the same; unless it was someone who had been where I was at, and they too, could feel my pain. They gave me compassion, and I feel inner healing...for taking the time to be a part of my life! Some crossed my path for a brief moment in time yet...they made a difference! So I, wanted to make a difference in others, to help ease their pain, to show I too can relate:)
The words on the paper, began being transferred onto hubpages. My first hubs were I feel, not so good...as far as my writing capabilities. Like many of you when you first start, it is hard to put your feelings, experiences, trials of life for the whole world to see? So many years I wrote out my dreams, my hurts, and prayers...sketching the idea and concepts to come back to. More for me to just, be able to look back and see where I was, and where I came to now:)
My first hupages writings were:
"Should I Take The Bible Literal?" http://hubpages.com/hub/heart4theword
"Dreams Our Real To Me!" http://hubpages.com/hub/Tru-Memories
These first 3 hubs, were the start of my voice here on hubpages, really nothing to write home about. In fact, I was used to not sharing what was written in my journal. I felt for along time the things I had pictured, wrote or experienced were for my benefit only. Realization hit me hard one day! That there are times, we need to share with others what we've been shown. What has surfaced, that you kept buried for so long. Such healing and relief came, of sharing your soul:) It did usually have to start with strangers, after-all they don't know you from Adam, even if you can relate to them:)
Writing on hubpages was no longer about money, but about having a voice! To my surprise there were actually people who wanted to listen to what I had to say...and to what was on my heart! Heavy or Light, it didn't seem to matter. So many of you, I can't begin to list...gave me such encouragement, and the comments...that you spoke to my heart! I so appreciate you all and the friendship we have developed here! Hubpages, has become a community...I just love reading what you have to say! My fellow hubbers, you fill my heart too, with your words, and for this I thank you...from the bottom of my heart:)
The next months hubpages written were:
Are You a Bag Lady, is the second most viewed hub out of this set of hubs, even though I didn't get many comments on this page. It was still a fun and catchy title, to write a hub about! http://hubpages.com/hub/Are-You-a-Bag-Lady
This next hub page, was I'd say...one of the hardest ones for me to publish! I have thought many times about changing the wording to make it more respectful to my parents...yet these were real feelings, I was dealing with when this was written. (It was a writing in my journal, prior to writing on hubpages.) I was thankful for skye2day's compassion and because of Lamme I decided maybe I should leave this writing...just how it came out! "Dreaming of a Father"
Would you believe...that this page is the second, most viewed hubpage I have listed! It runs neck in neck with "Bumper Cars"...http://hubpages.com/hub/Holiday-Table-Decorating
I encourage you to write what's on your heart, what is the most pressing issues on your mind. For the most part this community watches what they say and how they say it...as far as I can tell. There are a few, who seem to just want to banter. In my time here on hubpages, it is those who want to argue allot of times, who get their feelings hurt, or hurt others. Then, next thing you know someone has left hubpages...by pulling off their writings. (Of course some do stay and stand their ground...because they like to argue.) This makes me sad, when people get hurt, because people are real here and have real feelings. Those who pull their writings, are missed in this community...and the friendship they built with others. I think we all have to be careful how we say things, even when we are speaking out...about something we believe.
When I first started writing, I was welcomed by Gicky Soriano! He was my hero at first on hubpages, I liked his writings and he always commented on my hubpages:) Also he had a high writing score, that I wanted to follow and hoped one day, I could accomplish? James A Watkins, he was up on his score too, so I did feel privileged, when he would respond to my hubpages. When a persons writing score gets down, it is not because they are not a good writer. It is because they haven't had time to spend on hubpages. Commenting on others sites, writing new hubpages, and modifying your own...all help your score! Thank you both for making me feel welcomed here:)
A sweet lady, christalluna 1124...talked to me allot here on hubpages, in my first days. I so appreciated her, sharing from her heart!
Feed page:I do like the feed page, sometimes I find new people to follow, and writings to read on the feed page! It gives a gist of what the hub is about, by reading peoples recent comments:) Hubpages is so great about, always changing and adding new features to make things not seem so hum drum around here:) Thank you Hub-Pages, for the freedom to write and the abilities you make so easy for us to add video, pictures, polls, etc...You are Awesome!
Again I am thankful too, for this outlet of communication, and the friends I have made here. It would take pages and pages, to write the list of people who follow my writings and comment on them...and those I read that I enjoy so much. Keep on Hubbing...you hubber fans out there:)
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Additional thanks goes to:
There are some I have to mention that referred to my hubs...just wanted to thank them for the credit they gave to the heart4theword sites:) Thank you:
jill of alltrades, she has some great photography too she does:)
Cagsil and how I so appreciate you, boulady!