Yesterday I unloaded a trunk and backseat full of bags of clothing and miscellaneous
items to Goodwill. I am determined to unburden my home and life from having
so much stuff. To be honest, my closet is quite bare but to me, it is gorgeous.
Instead of a crammed full line-up of every shape and color of apparel, it now
has space to exhale. I mean. if clothes were to take a breath, it would be easy.
I however am breathing a welcome sigh of relief.
So I have been keeping my house and suddenly remembered,
I wrote this post more than a week ago and never finished
the editing or posting it, which from the title, it is easy to see
this topic has been on my mind.
It’s a new year for A Work of Heart.
I have enjoyed blogging in this space for the past 8 years
and although many speculate the future of blogs,
I plan to continue until I am obsolete!
That being said, I have been thinking a lot
about the look and feel of this blog.
I have been reading a book about tidying up
and one of the many principles as it relates
to the “things” in our lives is to consider what
Here is my attempt to tidy up my blog:
- My hope is to add new content once a week.
Unless I feel an undeniable nudge to
post a blog series, expect to see one
post at the most each week.
- I love and appreciate your comments
here on the blog and on Facebook. Please
do check back if you have left a comment
as I do reply.
- Occasionally a friend will email me and tell
me about ads appearing below a given post which
are offensive. This bothers me on many fronts
but especially since I have a few young readers.
I will be changing my site soon.
I have wanted to move away from a free site
for years but haven’t taken the plunge mainly
due to some of the nightmares I have heard
other bloggers experience…mainly losing
- One of the ways I hope to not lose any one
of you precious followers is to
begin a quarterly newsletter. If my blog site
change was not seamless and I lost anyone
in the transition, I could easily contact you
My newsletter would contain material not
found on the blog so it would be special 🙂
Would you be interested?
Be on the lookout for sign-up information
soon. Don’t you love the vagueness of the
- I continue to be extremely grateful for each person
who reads this blog.
I appreciate those who have faithfully read
for years and the new readers who
have recently starting following this blog.
I am closing this post with several
posts newer readers may have missed
and some of the most read posts of the
past year you might want to revisit.
A Work of Heart history
(grab a cup of something hot and
learn what makes me and this blog tick.
If you read nothing else of this series,
read the last post…it’s my heart cry
for this blog.)
Wherever the clutter resides in
may you find courage to hold
onto what brings joy and release
what brings you grief.
Releasing clutter from your life
may be as
simple as changing your