Are you one of those people that love a clean kitchen? Does it energize and empower you? Me too. When my house is out of order, I feel like I am out of order. The other day my kitchen counters were cluttered with papers that needing to be filed, thrown away, and mail that still needed to be read. The pile of dirty dishes had grown out of the sink and invaded the remaining counter space. The dried on food mocked me from between the plates. Once again it was out of control…I felt defeated even before I had begun to fight back. Sometimes I wonder why I even bother to clean because it’s only going to get messy again. Oh well, here I go. It has to be done. I rolled up my sleeves, dug in and whipped that kitchen into shape. The counters sparkled from the wash down, the dishwasher hummed quietly and no papers cluttered my counters. Yes! I had achieved a sense of calm once again.
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