by, 08-28-2013 at 12:21 PM (2593 Views)
This was the day that I was going to tackle the house. Slowly but surely, siding by siding the mildew had grown. Our once white home had turned a lovely shade of green! It was way passed time for some deep cleaning. The only way to achieve the sparkly effect that I was looking for was to bring out the big guns, that's right the pressure washer!
After a few attempts of pulling the starter cord, the engine began to hum right along and it was time to begin the spraying. Because this is one powerful machine, it was necessary to be careful as I was spraying to not go under the siding and to stay far away from the wood. About that, I may have peeled some of the paint off of a pillar! I said it was powerful! Even with all of the power that was washing away the years worth of dirt, grime and mildew there were stains on the siding that required scrubbing. Of course I used my favorite stain fighter, Oxyclean and a scrub brush. In no time the marks were gone and the siding looked beautiful.
I on the other hand was covered with dirt, drenched in water and my hands and arms were tingling from the powerful vibration of this pressure washer! It was hard tedious work to get this house sparkling clean.
What I learned
Removing things that have been left untouched, and undisturbed can prove to be a long painful process. So often we fight to hide the things that require the most attention. The problem the bible tells us is that the thing that are hidden will come into the light, it's just a matter of time.
For all that is secret will eventually be brought into the open, and everything that is concealed will be brought to light and made known to all. Luke 8:17
Maybe it's time for a deep cleaning, to allow yourself to be washed clean by the cleansing love of Jesus. I must warn you, it may take sometime to get it all there may be some pain but in the end, He alone can sparkle you up, make you brand new and remove the stains of memories and regrets from your life.
Will you let Him?