I'm thinking of cleanliness today because it's a clean day at my house! Yay! I realized awhile ago after I washed the dog that:
- My house is clean
- I am clean
- My hair is clean
- My dog is clean
- My laundry is clean
- My dishes are clean
- My sheets are clean
On the other hand, when most of our
Taking that inside, cleaning up our act feels good too doesn't it. And once you start, it gets harder to hold onto that one area that still feels dark and dirty. When we begin cleaning up, we inspire ourselves to keep at it.
How good it feels to dump any garbage we've been carrying around. Things we wish we had done differently. Things we wish we hadn't done at all. Coming clean gives us a new start. It is inspiring. It is like a bath for our soul.
My house is clean today because I had help. If I'd had to do it all by myself I'd never finish...not all in one day! Help is good. Even Jesus asked for help. "John, will you baptize me in the water?" "I've come a long way to ask you for your help." John didn't know why in the world Jesus was asking but he helped with the task and Jesus was spotless. He set the example, huh?
We can be too. We just take out our garbage and dump it. Give it up. Start clean and fresh to design our lives and be who we want to be.