Christmas is officially over. That’s always a little sad.
We enjoyed time with family, played outside in the freezing cold with new toys, and ate way too much.
We also got the rare treat of an afternoon movie while someone watched the kids. We saw It’s Complicated. We really enjoyed it. It made me laugh a lot and cry a little. I don’t want to give away the plot, but it made me think about the stages of life. Each stage has its good and bad, but as a whole, each stage has beauty. Enjoy each stage, and live it well, so you don’t lose the opportunity to enjoy the next one to its fullest.
I try to be very honest and even blunt about myself on this blog. My goal is to view my very real slob issues without sugar coating them so I can make real changes. I get quite down about it sometimes.
But I want to be clear that although there is so much room for change and improvement in the home-organization area, I absolutely love the life that God has given me. I am amazed at the privilege I have to watch and nurture and guide and love three souls. I am incredibly grateful for a husband who is my perfect match.
Yes, being organized and purging clutter are important. They are things that will enhance our lives and add peace and joy to our family. They are things that I can no longer ignore.
I’ve been thinking a lot in the past few days about my goals for the coming year. Of course, most have to do with the same things I’ve been working on. But mostly, right now, I’m just spending my time being thankful for and enjoying the family I have.