Friday, July 30, 2010

Crazy busyness!!

I am ready for some much needed structure in my life!
I love being busy and having purpose, truly i do, but I have not done a good job with structure this summer. Can anyone relate to this?? I feel like my days go so fast, almost stolen, and my to-do list just gets longer. You would think that after our vacation I would be refreshed, but to be honest, I'm just not. I've felt like all i've done is try and play catch up after being gone and I spent the week before we left getting ready to go!
So to settle my spirit I'm gonna do 2 things...
#1 set some goals- there i said it now I'll have to do it. I will be sharing my goals with you in the weeks to come and what works for me and what doesn't.
#2 take a walk through my garden and just escape for the moment. Some call this the Scarlet O'Hara syndrome but i call it a breath of much needed fresh air.
The things that nurture my soul are...
Spending time outdoors, enjoying nature
Spending time with loved ones.
Building my relationship with God and His church.
Creating my artwork.

Making a difference.

Just being good to myself by exercising and eating right.

Boy, a little prespective can go a long way. I guess all the things I have to do today are just not that important.

I would love to know what you do to nurture your soul?


  1. Medation is a gret way to calm the spirit. Writing, ethier in a jounal or on a napkin, can help you to release. I like writing non sense verse myself :).

  2. I totally know what you mean about a growing to do list! You are SO brave posting your goals! ;) Your garden is beautiful. I love the photos. Great Mary statue! There is just something so calming and peaceful about spending time in the garden in the middle of God's beauty! :)


  3. I hear ya! It would be nice if time slowed down a bit! Ha! I agree, its all about perspective. Your list of what's important is the same as mine... now if we didn't have all the daily duties to contend with too. :)
    Enjoying the outdoors and creating can be a nice release and relaxing. Staying focused on the most important things in your life helps a lot. Take care Jill!