A Lesson in Subtraction
Our daughter, a/k/a Excitedly Eight would much rather put her nose in a book than do math. That apple didn’t fall far from her Mommy’s tree! When it comes to her math lessons, subtraction has been more challenging for her than addition. Her teacher told us that this is quite common.
While this is a practical issue for her, it is a philosophical one for me and, quite frankly, a metaphor for life. Lately the HOTY (Husband Of The Year) and I have been feeling the same way, which is a Silver Lining in and of itself. We have been talking a lot about subtracting things from our life and actually making our life smaller physically so that it can be bigger intellectually, emotionally, spiritually and physically.
I began this weekend by cleaning my closet and my office. Well, I started to anyway. I still have a long way to go, but just beginning the process felt absolutely terrific. I have ...