Saving your kids’ memories – reluctantentertainer.com
As a former scrapbooker turned digital media user, I don’t actually do a lot of scrabooking anymore, but I still want to create a physical space for my kids’ memories. This idea seems to take the time-intensive creative road blocks out of making these memory books, and is actually something I can sit down and do while watching American Idol in my dark basement.
Do you have a clutter cemetary? – clutterdietblog.com
Yeah. It’s the tiny spare room off the kitchen – the room we never use and I wish to be part of my kitchen! I think knocking down that wall would really solve my “clutter graveyard” problem, don’t you?
Eff It – Schmutzie.com
What an awesome post about finally letting go of all those unrealistic expectations we hold ourselves to!
Tell Stories – The Rabbit Room
A friend sent me this article. Stephen Lamb posits that while pulpit preaching has its place, God is often met through experience and story, therefor we all need to be aware of how we “preach” the gospel through the living of our lives.
Re the essay excerpt from Wangerin, Bryan says, “That essay by Wangerin is one of my favorites of all time on crafting a life of incarnational Gospel — always surprised by how little circulation it gets — and then am conversely surprised when I run into instances where folks think of it as important.”
Most Powerful Words: I need help – difficultseasons.com
It’s not difficult for me to ask for help – I do it all the time. I also love to help other people, but have learned that not everyone finds it as easy as I do to ask for help. So now I go looking for ways to help, knowing that not everyone will initiate with their need. But I love this article on asking for help – for those who find it difficult to ask, Jim gives you this awesome script:
Here’s a script where you can just fill in the blanks: “Hi. My name is ______ and I need your help. What I need help with is ______________. Can you help me with that?”