As the weekend came to an end I needed to get things done around the house. The usual of washing clothes, dishes, and taking the trash out as always. My oldest daughter was cleaning up the living room. My desk was a mess and needed to be cleaned up. I had stuff just piled on it. I told her that I did not want to clean it up today that I would do it later. As I was in the kitchen cleaning the dishes up, she started putting stuff on the kitchen table… She was moving everything off the desk to the table… I for one did not want to start that project of cleaning up the desk and all that was in it.
I did sit down at the table and I began to go through the stuff. Soon I had it organized and straighten. Trash had been thrown away and the desk is now clean and easy to find what is needed. I also was blessed with finding $6 cash in my purse that had been sitting on the floor by my desk for at least 2 to 3 months.
As I sat there going through the stuff that was piled on the table I began to thing about our christian walk with God. We do the necessary chores to get by in life. We go to church, we pray, we even at times pray for others. We make like look like we are doing the right thing. I know that I am not perfect, but on the outside to others they don’t always see the messiness inside.
I had clean clothes, dishes, and the trash was taken out… At least the trash that was in the trash can. Never mind the trash piled on, in, and around my desk. Now just to be frank it was not horribly messy but it was not clean either.
You see we as Christians like to go through our lives just tiding up little here and a little there. But there are things that we need to not leave for another day. We need to address it in the now. We need to get things cleaned up and organized. Don’t leave it for another day that which can be addressed today.
My daughter did something that made me have to sit down and go through my mess I was letting pile up.
In life we get comfortable with leaving stuff alone to pile up. But after time it starts to affect others around us. They start to notice. Some will just add to your pile of mess and allow it to continue to be messy. Others will move things and make it uncomfortable to continue to live with the mess.
Don’t wait to clean your mess up. Don’t allow it to sit and build up. Don’t make excuses to do it later or next weekend… Just do it. Keep it clean and tidy.
Keep your mess out of your house. For there is no reason or room for it. Don’t allow the mess of this world to pile up in your house again. Keep it clean and in order.