things we don't use, that are neglected, that we don't care for are
Maybe they once enthralled us, or we really wanted to enjoy
them, or someone said we would love a particular thing, but we are not
We don't have a relationship with these things. They stay
things and don't become an experience for us. And because they are not
an experience, they create a stagnant effect in our lives.
They lack the
vitality that comes with interaction.
It's okay to extract the stagnant things
from our lives. It's very much like trimming dead leaves from a house
plant. When we do, the healthy parts of the plant benefit.