Thanks to Rachel who came over to my apartment today and helped me narrow down my wardrobe.
Maybe you remember one of my New Year's Resolutions was to organize and minimize my closet. We didn't quite get to my idealistic goal, but I feel really good. Later we dropped off five trash bags off at Goodwill. I had a lot more than I thought. I haven't thrown away or gotten rid of an article of clothing in over 8 years apparently, yet I was only wearing about 10% of what I had hanging in the closet.
Now the continued idea is that I will only buy new clothes when necessary and get rid of an article for every new item purchased. Except for the new suit which is somewhere down the road.
Also in my closet is a large collection of Spider-Man comics as well as few other titles. They do have some value, but lately not to me. The value is purely sentimental, which if I was to unload the collection I would like to know that it went somewhere and to someone who would really appreciate it, read it, treasure it and share it. (I suppose if that's you let me know).
Somewhere in the back of my mind I would like to be at a place in life that if I was called to something which required me to go all Elisha on my things that I could.
"So Elisha left him and went back. He took his yoke of oxen and slaughtered them. He burned the plowing equipment to cook the meat and gave it to the people, and they ate. The he set out to follow Elijah and became his attendant." - 1 Kings 19:21