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 […]

Unexpected Organizing for Kids’ Crafts

Welcome back to the Unexpected Organizing Series!  Are you ready for some of the cutest organizing I’ve ever done? (At least, I think so.) How I love my kids’ craft area! I don’t want their craft supplies to be shoved into tubs they can’t reach or open without my help.., I want them to be able to […]

Organize Your Photos: Halloween Album

The memory of the just is blessed: but the name of the wicked shall rot. Proverbs 10:7   Welcome back to the Organizing Your Photos series, the Halloween edition! So, Halloween is not my favorite holiday (as I wrote in this post about making Halloween about Jesus). I know that Christians have varied stances on […]

Unexpected Organizing for Craft Supplies

Welcome to what just might be my favorite Unexpected Organizing post: Unexpected Organizing for crafting! If you’ve read Organizing You (which is about time and project management), you know that I’m a big proponent of scheduling time for yourself—time to relax and work on projects that fill you with joy. I also firmly believe that […]