Dear Diary…Day 10…of the 27 things for 27 days challenge…..


Dear Ones,

Why is it so difficult to let go of some of the things that I really have no room for?  I even feel sad about letting go of some things.

What is it in me that wants to hold on to these things?

When you were a child, you had no need for these things and you were free.

Free to create and just be.

Now, as an adult, the fear of not having enough, the fear of losing something that you love, the fear of feeling alone, are what has created an energetic attachment to these things.

There may be childhood memories, favorite colors that you resonate with, or even just the shape of an object that gives you a sense of well-being and the security of being cared for, or even of caring for something.

If you were to let these things that you feel an attachment for go, do you not think that perhaps the Universe just might have a grander plan for your life?

Imagine all of these things hanging from little hooks from your body.

How many can you hold on to before you can no longer move freely to go about your daily life?  How do you feel about these things now?

Now imagine all of them being lifted off of your body.  Notice how the space around you feels. 

Notice how much lighter you feel and how much easier your life has become.

Now you are stepping into the flow, as each small attachment lifts away, you have room now to become your greater self.

You will experience more energy, more expanded choices, better health, and greater fulfillment in your life than you ever thought possible.

So, today, after doing the above exercise,  I was able to freely let 27 more items go.

I look with wonder at that which is before me.  Florence Scovill Shinn

Thank you for visiting today. Please leave a comment in the section below.  I would love to hear how you are doing on the 27 day challenge, or even if you are experiencing any challenges while doing this project.

Cottage Necessities


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How many of us long for our own comfy cottage in the woods? I know I do! We can make our own comfy cottage, right here, right now, no matter where we live. I'm a mother of two, grandmother of two boys, interior designer who thinks out-of-the-box, up cycler, and interested in just about anything related to living comfortably and finding contentment, connecting with the Great Spirit in the natural world and respect for all beings who walk the earth.

5 thoughts on “Dear Diary…Day 10…of the 27 things for 27 days challenge…..”

  1. I pulled out the clothes from half of my wardrobe today. I went through every item (in readiness to start my new job in a week). I was able to bag up quite a few clothes including a couple of items that mum made for me. What I really found hard letting go of was the intricately made suits and sets that she made for me years ago. I know I’ll never wear them again so why am I having such a hard time parting with them? Great post Lorna.

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    1. Miriam, I know how hard that can be. Congratulations on he new job! I have a second interview tomorrow. I am wondering how it will be working full time, and finding time to blog, take pictures, etc. I guess we will find out.

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      1. Oh Lorna, a second interview sounds promising. Good luck! Fingers crossed you get it, if it’s what you want. Mmm, I think my blogging will definitely be affected by working but hopefully I can achieve a bit of a balance. Once again, good luck.


  2. This goes way back to when I was a child, but I have always had a sense that every ‘thing’ was a ‘living’ thing. If a plate or glass got broken, I would cry because it ‘lost its life’ (or that I had done something wrong, but that’s a whole nuther story). If something didn’t get used regularly, it wasn’t getting the attention it needed to feel wanted. Even today, I rotate towels, underwear, CDs… now that I’m having to sort through my mom’s stuff, if none of the kids want an item that she loved or cared for, the thought of no one wanting it… it’s like she’s dying all over again. This has been very emotionally exhausting. I am slowly becoming more comfortable with the idea of an item traveling on in its journey to serve a purpose in someone else’s life, to possibly bring joy to another person.

    Wow. I’m amazed at how your blog and sharing brings this stuff up and out for me.

    How did the second interview go?

    Love you.

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    1. This whole process is fascinating. I’m learning so much. 3 interviews so far, but they had a recent flood in the store, and things have been put on hold.


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