Friday, February 5, 2010

Friday Goals

Welcome Company Girls and whoever else may wander this way!  All are welcome!  I have hot vanilla chai tea from a lovely recipe I found here.  Or if you prefer, I can make some fresh coffee.  Have a seat and relax for a few.

I have so much to do around here.  Please forgive the mess.  In all honesty, it has been laziness on my part.  If I can't do it all perfectly, then none of it tends to get done.  That's not very useful is it?  I am learning to focus on the small things (thank you Rachel Anne).  All of those small things add up to big things ... and a cleaner house that provides sanctuary for my family.

Today's goal is to clean the living and dining rooms.  Neither room is very big and I started this yesterday.  So it's a doable project.  I'm going to use my timer and do 15 minutes at a time.  Who knows?  Maybe I'll finish the kitchen as well.  Oh, and I am going to make time to work on my Bible studies.  I bit off a little more than I can chew, but I'm sticking with it.  An Isaiah precept and a Revelation precept isn't too much, is it?  I know that I'm not likely giving either the appropriate attention they deserve, but I am learning a lot!  And I love Kay Arthur's approach!

So, I've set some lofty goals for today.  I'm going to do my best to achieve them, 15 minutes at a time.  And in my breaks, I look forward to having coffee with the other Company Girls.  I pray that each of you has a truly blessed weekend!


  1. Good luck! Wow, two precept studies at a time that is a LOT! Don't think I could do it but I am sure you will learn a ton!

  2. I am the exact same way where if it can't be done perfectly, I don't do it at all. Don't you hate it??

  3. I really must work out when Kay Arthur is on God TV now that we have a V+ plus box for recording live tv.

  4. It's always good to start with big goals, that way if you can't get to them all, you at least know you've accomplished someong on the "to-do" list. That's my theory at least.

    Have a great weekend!

  5. Thanks for stopping by! Goals are helpful to me too, as long as I keep my focus more on God than on what I can (or can't) accomplish.

  6. Good luck on getting your two rooms done!

  7. Thanks for stopping by for a visit this morning, I so appreciated your sweet comment. WOW, you are a go getter, digging into Isaiah and Revelation at the same time. Kudos to you! I'm facilitating the Beth Moore study, "Living Beyond Ourselves" right now and what a rich, rich blessing it has been in my life. Now, don't forget to "root for those Saints!"

  8. I love the 15 minute timer approach--I use it for everything all the time! Hope your day went well.

  9. Oh sweetie you are not alone. You sound just like me. I tend to lean toward wanting things jsut so and then nothing gets done. I get overwhelmed. Rachel Anne's simple things do help so much. Minimal maintenance has helped me so much. I didn't get to get a coffee post up today but I wanted to visit everyone anyway.
    btw I have a giveway going on over at my other blog. Go over there and leave a comment.
    Have a Blessed weekend.

  10. I totally know what you mean about it being perfect, but I have learned to let a lot of things go because I'd rather not stress about a few things and spend more time with my family. But good for you for doing the 15 minutes. A little goes a long way sometime. Hope you got a few things done.

  11. Thank you for stopping in this weekend! I really meant to get around to coffee this week but Friday got away from me, and then yesterday I decided to take a break from my laundry room and spend the morning with my best friend and the afternoon making Valentines with my kids. :)

    You've got the right idea to take it 15 minutes at a time. If you haven't read Rachel's "Pockets of Time" post, you should go to the archives and find it. Or maybe I'll ask her to re-visit it sometime this month. :)

    Have a great upcoming week!

  12. I'm exactly like you when it comes to the perfection thing=nothing done. BUT small things have helped me so much. Your goals sound great and very attainable. I'm pulling for you! YOU CAN DO IT!
    Your bible studies sound great too.
    Have a blessed week!