Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Spring cleaning


At last.

I'm spring cleaning. I'm starting with decluttering; my house, my mind, my heart and my time.

That's one reason I haven't written on this blog, or read anyone else's, for a while. The other reason is that I wrote what basically amounts to half a book in just two weeks, in preparation for leading a Catholic Engaged Encounter weekend.

I don't think I've ever worked so hard for that length of time before! It's our own fault of course (my husband's and mine), for leaving it all to the last two weeks.

So, back to the decluttering. We all have such limited hours in the day. I'm trying to revise how best to use mine, so that my time is offered in a way which is life-giving for me and for the people I love.

I'm not really sure if this blog will stay or go. I suspect it will stay, but it was interesting having almost two weeks' enforced break from the internet.

I suspect I had become addicted to having the damn thing there to look at all day long, whenever I passed the computer, which is a lot. After a bit of withdrawal, I am feeling a lot better.

So I am really keen to go very, very carefully. Perhaps there will be less blog posts but (hopefully) they will be greater quality. In the meantime, my house, my kids and my marriage need me more (not in that order of course!).

For my blog friends, I've caught up on your blogs tonight, don't have time to comment, but want to say 'hi!'

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1 comment:

  1. I really should be de cluttering too. I started a couple of weeks ago but seem to have stopped. Not really sure why.

    Maybe your post will motivate me again.


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