The “Quiet Time” Never Surfaced

February 5, 2008 at 8:19 am 2 comments

…but God spoke. 

When I got done posting yesterday, God actually told me to not sit down today, but to keep moving and not stop.

I said, “What do I do?” 

He said, “Do what you know to do.” 

And so I did.  I’m not sure my thoughts would have ever been lucid yesterday…to keep going seems the safest and most productive route.

It was very refreshing. 

I got a linen closet cleaned out that has been so stuffed you have to push the door to close it!  Meds from 2002 were pitched (I know, that’s insane).

It felt good to be productive doing something I’ve been putting off.

Sometimes when you feel highly irritated, getting productive is a great cure!

Entry filed under: Everyday.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Dori  |  February 5, 2008 at 8:53 am


    –my closet is clean
    –coat closet is clean, light installed and shelf for recharging batteries is mounted.
    –school/homework supplies organized into a little rolling cart
    –bathroom cabinet organized
    –daughter’s closet is clean and Goodwill bags ready to go
    –son’s closet is emptied and Goodwill bags ready to go

    Now — on to that refrigerator and pantry!! 🙂

    But still need that quiet time today — so far behind in Bible reading. Must. get. caught. up. today!

    Blessings, friend!

  • 2. velma96  |  February 5, 2008 at 11:40 am

    OK…so now I’m feeling a little motivated to work on my own closets!! 🙂 We got the rest of our house clean last week…but now need to work on the master bedroom and closets!

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