Over the years I have become desensitized to the circus I have created. There is much craziness at times.
And what is strange to some is usually par for the course 'round here.
I have learned to overlook the small stuff because there is plenty of big stuff to keep me busy.
And I have done my best to let my munchkins be themselves. Does it really matter if LLG dresses himself with a clip on tie and sandals with socks?
Who am I to tell him what looks nice?
When they play and create I try with all my might to let it be. Not to interfere. To let them dream big.
Naturally there are moments I have to guide them. There are times I have to dress them. There are times I can't WAIT to clean up their creations.
Their imaginations can make for tough housekeeping. I thrive in peaceful, serene, UNCLUTTERED spaces.
Oh Nellie these are rare at times.
The upside to this "let it be" battle is those moments when I see how differently they see the world. Sadly there are many days I don't stop to smell these roses.
But the other day I did.
On my way up the stairs my end table lamp caught my eye.
"Are these figures in here for any particular reason?"
Closest munchkin turns and nonchalantly responds, " Oh, those guys are in the chamber of evil."
Ah, forgive me. What a perfect chamber. How could I never have noticed that before?
And rather than be worried about my lamp looking clean or about where those figures really belonged I walked right by them.
Well, I photographed them first.
And then I let them suffer in the chamber of evil.
Thank heavens for munchkins. They truly have a way of seeing the world in a different light. And when it isn't making my clutter radar go nutty it's truly refreshing.
Wishing you a refreshing Wednesday!