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…

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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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