Thoughts for the Day

I had my morning devos this morning. I am so thankful that that is becoming more of a normal thing again. Having a cup of coffee and a quiet morning time in The Word is my favorite way to start the day. It really puts me at peace and centered for the rest of the day. I realize on the days I have spent time in the morning I am less critical and less stressed out at work or just in general. Whereas the days that I have not spent time in the morning, I am more critical of people around me and more on edge. So, getting that time is so necessary. This morning I was reading in my devotional book and came across this quote.

How you spend your time is more important than how you spend your money. Money mistakes can be corrected but time is gone forever.

David B. Norris

This was something I really started realizing this year. I was more focused on making money to pay off debt or what have you and not focusing on how I was spending my time. My relationships were not wonderful and my relationship with the Lord was definitely not great. I think that played a huge part in why I made resolutions this year. I want to make sure I am focusing on the right things in life. There is more to life than work and money.

I have still been keeping up with my de-cluttering in February. I went through my shirts which I realized I have a lot of. I got rid of a bunch and then started a “second chance pile” of shirts I had worn but it had been a while so I was willing to give them another chance. So far, 2 out of 3 have made it back into the drawer. I actually looked really good in those two lol! I have gotten some stuff out of my closet and my pantry and bedroom in general. I started tackling the mend pile next to my bed. So, it is going slowly but surely.

See ya!

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  1. I think you could right a devotion about your ‘second chance’ shirts. I would love to read it! ‘…Money mistakes can be corrected but time is gone forever.’ I have witnessed this in my father-in-law who is in endstage congestive heart failure. The real focus of life should be loved ones and not dollar signs. Loved ones surround you at the end. The latter pays for your funeral.

  2. Loved this post! One of my favorite yet. What a great quote! I’ve never thought of “second chance” clothes. That’s a fun idea too. I feel motivated to get my desk finished after reading your post. I just have one inbox with old papers in it, all the drawers and piles are done, but I’ve been procrastinating on the inbox.

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