365 days and 110 posts later, this post from my first month of blogging is still one of my favorites. I’m re-posting a few oldies this week in celebration of my blog’s birthday. Enjoy!

The Love Bungalow

A magazine arrived in my mailbox today with a tagline something like “Keys to Finding Balance–it really is possible!” Another one I read last week discussed tips for “having it all”, since apparently this is a desire we still ascribe to. Yesterday, as I skipped a work meeting to make dessert for small group and then skipped small group to spend time with a friend, I decided that my idea of balance looks much more like a ferris wheel than a seesaw. Life and your responsibilities continue to go round and round and you just decide which seats you want to jump on that day. The wheel will keep going if you skip a seat or stay longer in another or just watch it spin from the gate.

Photo by Fré Sonneveld, Creative Commons Photo by Fré Sonneveld, Creative Commons

I’ve been learning to say “that’s not a priority for me” instead of the exhausted “I don’t…

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3 comments on “Balancing Act

  1. Great way to phrase it– knowing what you value most and where your priorities lie– especially with the schedule you are keeping!! And happy blog birthday!! Looking forward to reading more…

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  2. What a spot on analogy for my own life. Thanks for the Ahhh moment 🙂

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