Jesus’ teaching is that holiness is not to be found apart from everyday life, not in retreat or separation from the world, but in our normal, day-to-day living alongside other people. He gives no instructions on how to live other than loving, forgiving and repenting. It is the simplest and clearest way there is, yet following it consistently, the most demanding. We are, however, not asked to succeed; we are asked to try.
A quick look at the 'blogosphere' shows that the nature of the medium means it is all too easy for a 'blog' to convey the impression that its compiler is, at best, self-indulgent and verbose, and at worst, a narcissistic bore. Religious blogs are by no means immune from this.