Seems like people change email addresses as often as they do socks, or so I’m told! 🙂
This morning, I deleted two email addresses. Both of them were assigned to me when I came to work for IMB. One was to be used for correspondence within the company and the other for all other writing. With our re-org, it was decided to do away with those and do something differently.
Several years ago, my Everyheart account went through a period of being down or up often, that I decided to get a gmail account. Since then I have used it exclusively and plan to do so always until gmail stops existing or I do. This way, if my computer ever crashes, my emails will still be found on the gmail server.
I know some people use their internet provider’s email address, however, if you ever change providers (and many people do OFTEN), then you have to get a new address. With gmail, yahoo, and others, there is no need.
However, as I deleted my accounts this morning, it did bring a moment of remembrance of when I got those addresses and what it meant for me to have them. It meant that I was working for one of the best mission agencies in the world and for that, I don’t take it lightly. I love what I do, and thank God for the opportunities He has given me since surrendering to His Will.
For that, I am grateful for those 2 email addresses, and what they represented.