Wordless Wednesday: Spring

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Signs of Spring are all around.  Be blessed and enjoy the beauty of God’s creation!


Giving Up Clutter & Setting Goals for Lent

Many of my friends both Catholic and Protestant “give up” something as a sacrifice during the Lenten season.  In years past, I have chosen not to do something or to sacrifice something during the 40 day period.  As I was thinking about what I was going to do for this year I noticed a pattern emerging.  Earlier this week I was reading a Fly Lady newsletter; she wrote about the blessing of clearing clutter from your life.  Then, I picked up a magazine (from a few months ago) and this was on the cover…


So, do you see where this is going?  Yup, for Lent I’ve decided to give up clutter.  Everywhere in my house and surroundings there are things…stuff I hold on to thinking I will “need” it someday.  So, for the next 40 days, I actually got inspired and started in my car yesterday, I am giving up the physical junk I am holding on to and focusing on the peace and “good stuff” Christ brings into my life in the process.  Below is a list of goals I have for this period.  I’ll return to this idea on the blog after Easter with a report of what I did and did not accomplish on this list during Lent. 
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