. Mother Never Did Anything About It
I heard this words from a good friend the other day. You see, some misbehavior that she exhibited as a teenager is repeating itself in her daughter and now she is stuck. She has no precedence with which to cope, nor to correct.
So because I know its so important and so lasting in its consequence, is to encourage you to change one place in your life where you are now only getting “upset” but not doing anything about it past that.
Order is more than putting washcloths neatly folded in the drawer, it is more than having the family room cleaned, and it is much, much more than having dinner on the table on time. It is also about resolving, solving, and managing stewardships.
For myself, I know I have some things to change. I know I have things which I must not only get upset about, but must also do “something” about. So my gift to the world this week, and my suggestion to you this week, is to resolve upon a problem which needs addressing, solve the problem in your own mind, and then to do something about it.
Fix it, get rid of it, say “no,” say “not now,” and say “yes, I know I am a mean mom, (or a mean wife or aunt or grandma), but enough is enough, this will not continue.”
Doing so, being strong in the stewardships in your life, standing for the right, and remaining stalwart in your stand, always, always will bring more order to your life.
I know I am speaking personally. I am speaking about everything and anything in your life that you are just letting go “for now.” You cannot change everything right away, but change something. It is a good beginning for this week and will make all the weeks ahead easier. You will not be popular, but you will have done something past just getting upset about it. In the end, it will matter!
Find more helpful ideas in the House of Order Handbook.
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