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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Spring cleaning


 S P R I N G 

C L E A N I N G

L O V E


 
 pack the mittens
snow pants
gloves
sweaters
cowls

hats
scarves  
  
boots
wool socks
glovies
furs

stow the shovels
stack the sleds
store the ice skates
snow shoes
skis

cover the snowblower
wax the mower
snows a melting 
grass is growing!

beat the rugs
wash the windows
sweep the barn
turn the compost
...
 snow is hiding 
under the hay

bulbs are peaking
worms are moving
birds are nesting
trees are waking
 buds are breaking

dirt is living
grass is remembering
sun is warming
warmer 
warmer 
warmer still

spring is coming

spring is coming

spring is here.




 i LOVE a good culling.
this is how i do it.

1. do i  LOVE  it ?

2. do i  NEED it?

if  the "it" in question does not fall
quickly into one of these categories
then i ponder

THROWING
 DONATING
SELLING
or
GIVING 
(an opportunity to BLESS someone
else' life who needs what you do not.)

i used to just suggest the first
three but over the years
our little family has really
enjoyed learning to ponder
 who could really
use something that we don't want/need anymore...
or we post it on facebook and it is 
snatched up in minutes!
it's really FUN!

all options are good and have their place.

it is good to be able to just 
throw something. 
it is good to be able let things
go and make way for 

S  P  A  C  E 
 

if you do not LOVE a THING . . . 
you are completely FREE to either KEEP it . . or NOT 
KEEP it!

it is your choice! 

isn't that lovely.



this olde girl is reluctant to give up her roaring wood stove




the
B E A U T Y 
of 
C R U M B S



May the God of all Comfort
strengthen and encourage you
to press on. . . 
to keep on. . . 
to keep trying. . . 
to do and continue to do 
what is needful
for yourself
and those around you




 "live simply... 
so that others 
may 
simply
live."
ghandi




in reference to things i am having 
trouble parting with...
when the voice in my head is saying. . .
but...
but it's always BEEN here!
it. . exists
and it's in my life!

i
say


GET.

RID.

OF.

IT.

the  peaceful 

s p a c e 

is so worth it.
 



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1 Comments:

Blogger Ch.D/Rick said...

Wonderful POST... Rach
"Thank you"

May we enjoy the exhilaration of not being
"held hostage by the stuff"
more and more.

LikeItOrNot... there is a day coming when we will part company with ALL of it... ... and ...

by the grace of God
... ... FlyAway ... ...
to a place where "it" cannot follow.

and... in that day
we will be immeasurably Happy!

"... one's life does not consist in the abundance of things which he/she possesses." - Luke 12:15b

April 15, 2015 at 6:33 AM  

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