All In

And may your hearts be fully committed to the Lord our God, to live by his decrees and obey his commands, as at this time. I Kings 8:61   I’ve been the sole proprietor of Organizing You Ministries for ten years now.  My “elevator pitch” has slowly evolved into this statement: “I help women use organization as a tool […]

Organize Your Photos: Event Albums

Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. James 1:17 I thought I’d share one more Organize Your Photos post. Remember, organizing your photos doesn’t have to be a huge, complicated project.  You can choose to complete a fun […]

Fighting the Post-Project Blues

The righteous person may have many troubles, but the Lord delivers him from them all. Psalm 34:19 Have you ever had the post-project blues? Perhaps you dedicated an entire Saturday to organizing your kitchen—and you did a great job!—but on Monday morning you’re back to business as usual and your kitchen doesn’t seem so great anymore. Maybe […]

Unexpected Organizing: Infrequently Used Items

Welcome back to the Unexpected Organizing series! This is (I think) the last post of the series, and so it’s about the last thing we want to think of when it comes to organizing—the stuff we almost never use, but still want to keep. Conventional wisdom tells us that if we haven’t used it in […]

Countercultural Christianity

And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing out of the ordinary? Matthew 5:47 (HCSB)   We all want to be out of the ordinary.  Jesus called us to be out of the ordinary, in the world but not of it. Interestingly, being countercultural has become very popular, sometimes in good ways, sometimes […]

Organize Your Photos: Photos of Belongings

    …a time to search and a time to give up,     a time to keep and a time to throw away. Ecclesiastes 3:6   As we near the end of the Organizing Your Photos series, it’s time we talk about one of the best things about photos: Photos can replace bulkier stuff. Do you […]

Christian Time Blocking

The Lord foils the plans of the nations; he thwarts the purposes of the peoples.  But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations. Psalm 33:10-11   Do you ever feel like your plans are thwarted by interruptions? Lately, organizers and time management experts have been touting “Time Blocking.” Time blocking is a scheduling technique with […]