I really like Scott Noelle. :) I've been getting his daily inspirational e-mail lately and I'm really enjoying them. I got one today that was so in sync with my life right now. I do better with this than I used ;) but its still so good to keep in mind.
:: Life Is Messy... Get Over It! ::
In man's quest to conquer nature, our culture has
developed an unhealthy aversion to the natural
messiness of life.
Heaven forbid you should eat an apple that isn't
and round and free of bug bites. Those get made
applesauce so we never have to see their
And if our high-tech, Star Trek fantasies were
we could avoid the messiness of birth and simply
"beam" babies out of the womb -- without a drop
blood in sight.
Even if you're a "crunchy" parent who's not
of nature's messiness, there may be other kinds
messes you abhor, like the messy ways children
explore, and process emotions. Or the messy way
grow through parenthood.
Today, whenever you feel bothered about anything,
yourself, "What 'messiness' am I resisting?" Are
not allowing your *own* process to be messy?
Well, get over it! Life IS messy. :-)
Let life's messes remind you how good it is to be
Have a great messy day :)