31 Days To Clean {Day 2: Created To Give Life}

Here on {In Pursuit}  we are all about living the abundant life God has for us. Here’s the thing, greatness begins at home. It starts in the place God has planted you. It begins with those sitting around you at the dining room table. And many times it begins with a broom or a vacuum in hand.

Can you be diligent with the mundane tasks? Can you show up for the tasks no one pats you on the back for? Can you love your husband and children well by providing them an atmosphere filled with God-breathed life?

Not so sure? That’s okay. We’ll work through this together.

Answered yes to those questions? Great! You’ll be able to fly right through this.

Join us as we go through Sarah Mae’s e-Book, 31 Days To Clean (it’s only $4.99!). I’ve got mine already. How about you? (Get your copy {here}.)


In Day 2, Sarah-Mae reminds us that “all women are life-givers”.  That’s you. That’s me.

We were all created with a womb. We were all created to give life. Whether it be to physically carry a baby in the womb, or to spiritually carry God’s dreams in the womb, you were created to birth life.

What does that look like in your home?

When you enter your house, is the atmosphere stale? Is everyone walking around on eggshells?

Are you breathing life into your home with words of encouragement? Are you creating an atmosphere of peace? Does love and grace abound?

Today’s Challenge (from 31 Days To Clean)

I’ll go first:  

Mary Challenge: Start looking at your domain as something to make come alive! What can you do today to bring life to your home, your children, your husband, and your sphere of influence?

My mom has beautiful plants adorning her dining room. She can take a leaf and grow it into a healthy grown plant that continues to produce. Me? I kill plants. In January, I decided I was going to bring life into my home by bringing in some plants. My mom gave me three. One that was already growing well, another medium sized one, and one with two leaves and a root to grow.

I have carried those plants all over the house finding the perfect spot for them. I’ve watered them, I’ve turned the soil. (And sometimes I plead with them, “Live!!”)

Four months later, they are still alive. I am capable of bringing life into the home and nurturing it to maturity.

And so, I apply the same principle in my marriage, my children, and my sphere of influence. Water, turn the soil, and speak life to it.

Martha Challenge: Kitchen- Clean out and scrub down the refrigerator and freezer.

Easy enough. I can do a refrigerator and a freezer. Sounds like a {20 Minute Cleaning} challenge to me, eh?!! Get that timer out and get to scrubbing. You can do this!

Know of someone who would benefit from this challenge? Would you consider sharing this? The more the merrier!

(Want to read all posts on the 31 Days To Clean Challenge? Go {here}.)

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Posted on April 25, 2013, in CLEANING, HOME & ORGANIZATION, HOME MANAGEMENT, ORGANIZING and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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