There's something peculiar about the piling up of a collection of stuff in the folks basement over time. We have only a promise that it won't remain there indefinitely.
This time of year, many parents of college students
(and beyond) are dealing with this same issue.
She wrote that "in Vatican II, the laity was invited to explore the Evangelical Counsels of poverty, chastity and obedience, as they apply to their, to mine and to your, daily life...."
Who will take the Nordic Track? by Nancy Feeman
So, for the past two weeks I have been a bit of a madwoman cleaning everything out in view of moving into a much smaller place. I have been digging up garden plants, cleaning out the basement, cleaning out the closets, the clothes, the books, especially the books! Things are under control now and I really feel that I am well on the way to the end, especially after this weekend.
~I haven't had the time to clean out the basement YET...but, it will happen soon.
And apparently moving works.
8/26 Nancy wrote "He may never clean up that mess in the basement!"
Thanks for the warning.