First let me say…
Happy Palm Sunday!
John 12:13 - Took branches of palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna: Blessed [is] the King of Israel that cometh in the name of the Lord.
On Sundays one of the things I do is go through my list of the weekly tasks that I wanted to get done last week and create a new list for the upcoming week.
Here is last weeks list:
This is a document I keep on my desktop all the time (I just change the dates and tasks). Every Sunday I create a new list of things I want to get accomplished besides everyday routine chores.
Starting last week, I added “SC” (Spring Cleaning) to the list. The most I ever put on this list is 10 things. I try to keep it to a few household chores, a craft/tablescape/blogging thing, a business thing, something personal for me and Errands.
Yes, there always a ton of things that I could put on this list that needs to get done around the house. But, I learned that burdening myself like that and expecting to get it all done was just setting myself up for failure. I try to keep it realistic but, balanced.
As I get projects done, I “XXX” them. If I don’t get them all finished, I don’t berate myself over it. That item just gets added to the next week list. As you can see above, I did not get to #4 Organizing books.
One of my “E” (Errands) is always something charitable. This is not something I expect from anyone else. Just me. And generally it is something small or simple. I have many things to be grateful for and am blessed in so many ways. I just have to always make sure that I keep myself grounded and humble. This probably should be listed under “P” (Personal).
So, this is next weeks list:
How do you organize your week? Do you burden yourself with a ton of “To-Do’s”? Or do you keep it simple and achievable? Do you remember to schedule some time just for yourself or for something fun?