Doing It All…Not!

Do It All TodayToday’s Berthaism: You don’t have to do it all today!

I know Bertha’s whisper-shouting this one to me today…I’m just starting a major project…it should take 8 weeks…I’m on day 2 and I’m feeling overwhelmed. I’m not sure about you…but when I’m overwhelmed…I tend to procrastinate.

So today’s message reminds…me…us…that we don’t have to look at the big picture all the time…just look at the next piece in front of us…do that task…then tackle the next one.

LOL…she just added to it…You don’t have to do it all today…but you do have to do something!

Well…guess I’m off to take action…even a small one.

Jane…

I would love to hear how you take action when you’re feeling overwhelmed.

 

Well Enough…

I love Joan and David…they take care of my yard…I’ve never been much of a yard girl…I like being outside…but…yard work is not usually what I have in mind…more like reading a book in Granny’s rocker…

Thankfully, Joan and David…enjoy yard work…enough to make it their business…and…they’re good at it…they know what to do…and when to do it…and…best of all…they do it…when it needs to be done…

So…this morning…as they are spreading mulch and trimming things…I just had to take a moment to appreciate them…

Bertha…says…it’s the same with all of my life…I don’t have to do everything…there are people who enjoy doing things that I don’t…people who are better at it than I am…and that…the opposite is also true…I enjoy doing things that they don’t…I have talents they will never have…

And…she goes a bit further…saying that it’s a shame to spend my time doing the things that I don’t enjoy…that someone else might…and not getting the things done…that I really enjoy…that only I can do…

Hmmm…she must have picked up on the fact that as much as I appreciate them…I also feel a tad bit guilty that I’m not doing it myself…a little guilty that I’m sitting here…pecking away at my computer…doing something I enjoy…whilst they are doing the yard work…

Yup…a tad bit of guilt…but…I’m willing to give that up…unless…Joan and David want to write the next…Bertha

I’ll go ask…on second thought…they might agree…I think I’ll just leave well enough alone…

Jane