So, many people have asked me if I've considered hosting blog ads on the CFHusband blog. I did consider it, before Gwyneth was even born, for a few minutes, but decided against it for a few different reasons.
> It doesn't fit with the Purpose Of This Blog. The purpose of this blog has never been to solicit personal financial support for our family. As I've explained before, we'd rather you give to others.
Even if I were to give moneys from blog ads to other people/organizations...
> I think blog ads are usually ugly and distracting. I don't believe I need to say more.
> There aren't many things in this world that I would actually want to advertise for on my blog.
> I sometimes feel used when I visit a blog/website that makes money off of my hit. I don't ever want anyone to feel that way when they visit my blog. Even if nobody did feel that way, I would still feel like I was going against my own character by using blog ads.
> I believe that blessing others is so much more powerful and memorable when you and I do it because we want to, not because we simply visit a blog/website. While we have certainly been blessed by the kindness of others over the past several months, the support of the CFF, organ donation, etc. has been so much bigger and more important. There are literally thousands upon thousands of people who will be affected (now and for years to come) through the ways you have become involved in the things we are passionate about.
Let me be sure to add, if you use ads on your blog/website, more power to you. The above are simply my thoughts and convictions about MY blog, and have nothing to do with you or your site (except that I think they're usually ugly and I might feel used).