Monday, September 21, 2009

Ahhhh!!!! It's already September 21! and I've only written two posts for September. I think there are a couple of problems: it takes a long time to establish a habit and I have not made blogging a habit yet, I don't have lots of brilliant and/or funny things to write about, when I do think of something brilliant and/or funny I think about how it would make a great blog post, but then I don't actually write it.

I am currently working on decluttering at my sweet husband's pushing uhhhmmmm I meant to say encouraging! Most of my books are together on the school shelves. I still have stuff sitting out that I took off the school shelves, but haven't found a home for yet. I'm going to put those things away, clean out the cabinets under the window seat and clean out the medicine cabinet (most of which has been out on the counter for the last two weeks because I was tired of stuff falling out when I opened the cabinet door!!)

Decluttering is hard for me. I get so overwhelmed by all my junk. The more I look, the more I see and I know I can't do it all--not today, not this week, and probably not this month. I can only handle small bites.

What do you need to clean out?

Monday, September 7, 2009

Labor Day

Even though I told the kids last night that we would be schooling today, they seemed shocked when I broke out the books. "But it's a holiday" "It's not fair" It's interesting, they don't complain when it isn't a holiday and we get to take a day off.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

A New Beginning

Wow! September 1 already. I've always loved fall: sweltering days of summer become merely hot and hot nights become cool, back to school, new school supplies, back to Bible study, fall decorations--colorful leaves and scarecrows, then the cool crisp days, warmer more snuggly clothes. Blogging again! Ok, I don't normally associate blogging with fall, but since I fell off the blogging wagon and want to get back on this seems like the time.

This morning in my prayer journal I confessed to God that I was struggling with believing that He could desire relationship with me. It seems like I've been walking with Him long enough that doubt would never be an issue for me, huh? God answered me with a couple of Bible verses instantly--including my blog verse--He who dwells in the secret place of the most High shall abide in the shadow of the Almighty. Psalm 91:1. Then while I was checking out a few Proverbs 31 blogs, Tracie Miles had an awesome video. It was perfect for me today. Go check it out!