When I glance at my house, I see clutter. I see piles, hot spots, bins and baskets full of stuff. In those moments, I want to just chuck it all out the door. But then, I make the mistake of looking closer, at seeing each individual item. Then, just like judging a group versus an individual, the parts become indispensible. They must be kept, they're valuable, precious, useful.
I can't go on like this. I am not the archivist for the world, I am a human being trying to live a normal life. I do not want to continue drowning in stuff. The chaos is so agitating, yet, I often block it out and know that I'm doing that, so I can go on. This is not the legacy I want to pass on to my children.
The question is, how can I accelerate my ability and willingness to let things go?