Thursday, September 27, 2007

A Commitment to Beauty

I have a lot of things that are moving around in my head. There are so many areas that I am overly anxious to commit to learning and growing in experience. So many! I keep telling myself to pick one and get started, but I just have such a hard time deciding on which one is most important and relevant in my life right now. Well, after much thought I have chosen 2 3 to work on extensively this next month. This all intertwines with my Tapestry of Beauty thoughts and my 101 Things to do in 10001 days and of course they all wrap right around my holy calling of being a homemaker, mother and wife. I have decided to make a commitment to a few things every month that will make my home more beautiful and enviting, my family more at peace, our budget a little less maxed out and most importantly to glorify the Lord. I am so excited and pray that I will follow through with this idea. I don't like taking one step at a time when it comes to learning something new, I like to jump in with 2 feet, I don't like to walk, I like to run but in order to master something that I have little to no knowledge about it is absolutely neccessary to take it slow, to walk before I start running otherwise I am likely to burn out, become overwhelmed or get injured.

So in the month of October I really hope, but don't promise, that I will be researching, learning, experiementing and beautifying my life, my home and my family in these areas that I feel are of most importance and most relevant:

1. Sewing
2. Gardening
3. Grocery Shopping

The reason these are most important and most revelant will be examined further in the future. I have really HIGH hopes that I will be enabled to walk through this commitment to beauty and that the Lord will guide me with each step.


Hadassah said...

I have followed your blog for a while and know that you are near the area so I wanted to let you know about this.
I am the coordinator for an awesome event for homeschooling parents.
It will be held in Pineville (central Louisiana)
Here is the link for more info.

According to HIS Power said...

These are some great things to work on, Kelli! I need to work on these as well along with about a thousand other things!lol. But, I believe that these should be a high priority! Right now, I am working on budgeting! We haven't been out to eat in about 2 & 1/2 months, a record for us! I could still slash some costs in the grocery bill though. I am working on that! And, oh! I would love to be able to sew!



Amy said...

This is a great post. What are you going to plant in your garden? I am working on becoming diligent with my couponing - I have really slacked off. I found a good site today that I will share sometime in the next couple of days. BTW,we will not be at the library today because I think I have a cold :o(