Keeping It Real

I was feeling guilty for not having posted before pics for my Lenten cleaning.  I struggle with doing it all.  My home is usually the first to go.  I try to do a quick clean in between nursing, homeschooling, cooking…but my home seldom stays this clean for longer than a few minutes, and it almost never gets this clean for regular company, only special guests.

It’s one of my many crosses. I strive to do better each day but often come up short.  I'm thankful that I have a husband who always lends a hand and lifts me up to try again.
Here it is, my late night act of humility…..
keeping it real

6 comments:

  1. You have blessed me this morning because of your humility! LOL! I struggle with order in my busy home and it is one of the ways in which I have been humbled in my life. I try and try and it still sneaks up so quickly. I am not glad that you sometimes have messes... I am just glad that people I really admire struggle with similar things; it shows me that there is hope for me yet! So, I thank God for your humility because I am renewed in my motivation to work at this in my own house today. :)

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  2. thanks for sharing this post. Now I do not feel as bad for not having the picture perfect home. We all struggle with keeping our homes magazine perfect, specially when we have little one to care for.

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  3. I am constantly comparing myself to other bloggers especially when I see pictures of their clean homes. Thank you for sharing your before pictures. When I first read your Lenten cleaning post, I looked at the beautiful pictures of your home and wishing I could be organized like you. Seeing the before photos showed me that everyone at some time has a messy house! I tend to think that other bloggers live in perfectly immaculate homes based on their after photos and I'm just a disorganized mess who can't get it together.

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  4. Bless you. My name is amanda and I just started reading your blog. My home is ALWAYS a mess. Its something I struggle with daily too. My husband is awesome but I know it would bless him to have a cleaner home. I too am working on this for lent. Thank you for sharing. I will be praying for you and you family.

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  5. Thank you so much for joining me in Keepin it real : )

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  6. Thanks for sharing your humility with us, Lena! These posts are so refreshing! Your pile of laundry, toy areas and kitchen look familiar. What a blessing it is to have our kids AND their messes. :) God bless you.

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