Are you living in CHAOS?

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Are you living in CHAOS (Can’t Have Anybody Over Syndrome)?
You know, when a friend casually says, “I’ll just bring the book to your house” ever so friendly-like and your heart stops because NO ONE can just stop over without at least a days notice to give you time to “pick up” (translation: grab everything that doesn’t belong in the front room and shove it in a closet or spare bedroom)? The shame you have when you open the front door and don’t invite someone in because you can’t bear to have them see how you REALLY live? The dishes in the sink, the crumbs and dried up spaghetti sauce on the counter, the tumbleweeds of dog hair drifting along the floor, the coat of dust on your furniture which wouldn’t be so bad if one of the kids hadn’t grabbed the edge of the TV stand and highlighted the clean vs. dustiness, the small mountain of folded and unfolded laundry on the couch, and the dirty cups and toys scattered about the living room….. does this sound like you?

Don’t worry, you are not alone. Been there. Done that. But not anymore! Even though I had been turned on to FLYLADY many years ago, I couldn’t implement the plan because I kept getting stuck at the sink that was supposed to be clean. (FLY stands for ” Finally Loving Yourself). My family just would not cooperate! I was such a perfectionist that I couldn’t really move on until that step was accomplished and every day I just felt discouraged. Well… fast forward 12 years and I’m pretty organized and my house is mostly clean. It doesn’t have to take you that long – it just took me that long to finally love myself and good grief, learn to relax. I don’t get stuck anymore, even if my family doesn’t cooperate! But I didn’t have any help back then. No one to help get me to a clean slate so I could stop treading the waters of house clutter. It’s a terrible way to live, and I’d really like to help you get that clean slate because maintaining is SO MUCH EASIER! And you’d be surprised how much being free from shame can help you love yourself enough to never want to go back there. I believe your home should be a place of harmony and peace, not chaos.

There is HOPE – We bring order to chaos!

P.S. Learn more about FLYLADY here: www.flylady.net
P.P.S. Here’s a great devotional on the subject: https://www.crosswalk.com/blogs/debbie-mcdaniel/finding-god-in-the-chaos-13-verses-of-peace-to-guard-our-hearts-and-minds-in-him.html

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