Sacrificial tree remains

“Is there a reason your desk is always so cluttered?” This question has been asked so many times I have developed a standard answer, “This way I know where everything is with the bonus that nobody else can find anything.”

I don’t enjoy the clutter. It is agitating to see the piles grow into seemingly never ending mini mountains of sacrificial tree remains. Still, I wouldn’t trade my existence for anyone else’s.

17 years ago I founded a homeless day shelter. At least 5 days a week you will find me cooking, serving meals or washing pots, pans and dishes alongside a group of very dedicated souls who also love to serve the homeless. I am also the main mediator when the need calls. At random times moments, like now, you may find me sitting at my desk.

More importantly than an organized desk, I am blessed to have purpose in life.

© Zora Zebic 2016

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