Monday, April 29, 2013

Mindful Monday: What's Next?

Mindful Monday: On Monday's I'm going to share what's been on my mind. I by no means have any of this figured out, I'm just thinking out loud here.

So, I've been thinking about this a lot over the past month and I still don't have it figured out.  I'm not really sure where I'm going with this whole blogging thing.  I started this blogging adventure just over a year ago and have learned a lot along the way.  There are days I love it to pieces, but there are also times I think, why am I doing this?  With warm weather pulling me outside plus already being in the kitchen all day at work, I'm not sure how much time I want to devote to the posts here.

There's no doubt I'll still be trying all sorts of crazy recipes on my own time.  Some things, however, are not worth the time and effort to test, photograph, type up and edit.  I still want to share what inspires me along with a few odd kitchen adventures.   Because you know I'll still have plenty of those.

I guess what I'm trying to figure out is the same thing that applies to the rest of life- balance.  Balance involves change and a shifting of one side to the other.  Rather than a precisely perfect point, balance hovers and includes flexibility and give and take.

 There is no recipe for a perfectly balanced life.  Neither life nor balance are perfect.  Like I keep saying, I'm not sure what that will look like here.  But when time spent behind the computer screen gets in the way of life, something is off balance.  It will take me a while to readjust and find a new balance.  I tend to stick to habit and pattern and am slow to change.  Perhaps this will be a good chance to challenge perfectionistic thinking and practice flexibility.

Will I stop blogging?  No.  Will I stop playing around in the kitchen?  Definitely not!  I've always loved that.  What will likely happen is a little less structure and a little more flexibility.  How's that for vague?  I'll try not to get too random on you though.  Hmmm, I don't really know what else to say.  I guess we'll just leave it at that and see what happens. Thanks for hanging on through whatever adventure is next.

Food for Thought: "It is always the simple things that change our lives. And these things never happen when you are looking for them to happen. Life will reveal answers at the pace life wishes to do so. You feel like running, but life is on a stroll. This is how God does things." -Donald Miller

1 comment:

  1. You go girl, go in search for balance. I will continue to love your blog, whether you post everyday or not, follow your heart.