Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures

Daily Joys and Simple Pleasures


A Colorful Response to Physical Overwhelm

Borrowed from my friends at maryanneradmacher.com this is poster 27043 and it reads,

it’s not a mess.

it’s a physical manifestation of a wonderfully complex ability to

assess & compartmentalize information.

 

I was visiting a store owner in St. Paul, Minnesota some years ago.  She apologized as she walked me into her office by saying, “I’m sorry.  My office is just such a mess.”   My precise reply is shown above.  She dropped everything in her hand on the top of the closest pile and said, “I have to write that down.  I want you to turn that into a poster.”  And I did.  I understand this piece is featured in art studios, craft rooms, sewing rooms and offices far and wide!

 

Mess or a sign of brilliant opportunity?  It really is a  matter of perspective.



Advertisement
Comments Post the First Comment »
post a comment

Post a Comment

By submitting these comments, I agree to the beliefnet.com terms of service, rules of conduct and privacy policy (the "agreements"). I understand and agree that any content I post is licensed to beliefnet.com and may be used by beliefnet.com in accordance with the agreements.



Previous Posts

Do You Hate House Work?
I formalized an approach to house making last year. An approach I'd inadvertently applied (willy nilly) for many years.  I created a set of cards (that I offered in a bundle) titled THREE MINUTES, Seven Minutes and ELEVEN MINUTES.  Those were the most common time frames that various house keeping

posted 3:18:12pm Jan. 25, 2015 | read full post »

Remember and Do What Matters
Remember and Do What Matters Discovery Process with Mary Anne Radmacher, $99 February 1  - 22, 2015 You might not realize it but you do KNOW what matters to you. You really do! In the MUCH of daily living, it’s easy to disconnect from your MUST, the thing that puts wind beneath your wings

posted 6:07:55pm Jan. 20, 2015 | read full post »

What ARE You Waiting For?
There are many practical reasons to wait.  Wait for a more auspicious time. For better funding. Ha! for ANY funding! For broader education or more deepened networked connections.  The temptation is to wait until all of those elements align.  Perfectly.  Which is why there are many people who pon

posted 3:42:24pm Jan. 16, 2015 | read full post »

Grace In Contrasts: Rest and Restoration
It's a short walk between Rest and Restoration. At 4 AM this morning I knew I was not going to be going back to sleep. My first appointment in the day was three hours and fifteen minutes away. I had a couple of choices.  I could just rest. Lay there. Let my body relax.  I didn't choose any of tho

posted 12:06:52pm Jan. 06, 2015 | read full post »

Courage Doesn't Always Roar...sometimes it has to ask for help.

posted 2:36:53pm Oct. 29, 2014 | read full post »




Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.