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Category: Simplicity

Can our traditions handle the “Magic of Tidying”?

Last week I wrote about Marie Kondo and her best-selling “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”.

Her methods actually were a little life-changing…they inspired the courage to finally get rid of things that were wasting my time and energy.

But as I have gone through our home getting rid of things, something has come to my mind over and over again.

That little thing called balance.

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tidying in the grand “magical” tradition

Have you heard of Marie Kondo and her book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up“? It has taken the world by storm this past year, and I’ve been pleasantly surprised at just how “magical” some of her methods turned out to be.

At first, it sounded ridiculous. I thought “magic”? Someone has got to be kidding me. The only “magic” would be for us to stay out of the Target clearance section, and off of Amazon long enough for things to subside around the house!


But last fall, I read this little book, and decided to give it a try.

And…things have stayed generally “tidy” all year.

People. This is a miracle.

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