Category Archives: Five Minute Friday

Bloom {Five Minute Friday}

Bloom Taking the Hand extended to her, she looks inward. Terrified at first of what she’ll find there. But the fierce purity of His affection breathes courage, so she explores her depths, laying bare beauty and darkness alike. Every hidden … Continue reading

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Belong: In Which I Beat For Eternity

Belong Life moves in this surreal, slow motion dance these days, as I pack boxes and wipe surfaces and faces and take load after load to Goodwill. Tonight I watch the sky as I drive to meet a dear, long-time … Continue reading

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Surrender to Freedom {Five Minute Friday: Release}

RELEASE Let there be release for the bound up places. The places where fear has gripped tight and squeezed tighter. Let there be release for the hidden places. The places insecurity has kept us from letting our truest selves see … Continue reading

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Longing So Thick I Can Barely Breathe {five minute friday}

Hey friends. Linking up with my beloved Five Minute Friday crew for the first time in I don’t know how long, because I NEEDED to write today, and this is what came out. 5 minute free-write on a one-word prompt: ____________________________ … Continue reading

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Some Honesty About Our Neighborhood, and How I’m Learning to Love in this Place

It’s been months since I’ve participated in Five Minute Friday over at Lisa-Jo Baker’s place. Why? I don’t know, other than my recent writing-related struggles. I just have not had the brain or heart energy to pull it off. BUT. I … Continue reading

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The Days He Brings Me to the End of Myself {Five Minute Friday}

Hey my friends!  It’s Friday and time for some unrestrained scribbling.  Five minutes on a one-word prompt. If Five Minute Friday is new to you, here’s how it works: No editing or over-thinking. Just write.  Then link up over at Lisa-Jo’s and … Continue reading

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Finding Home in Him {FMF}

Hey my friends!  It’s Friday and time for some unrestrained scribbling.  Five minutes on a one-word prompt. If Five Minute Friday is new to you, here’s how it works: No editing or over-thinking. Just write.  Then link up over at Lisa-Jo’s and … Continue reading

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How I Burn White-Hot to See {Five Minute Friday}

Oh, Five Minute Friday, where have you been all my life?  Or all my December….  And all my first bit of January. Goodness gracious, I have MISSED these precious ladies and their hearts and their words and these courageously spontaneous … Continue reading

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On Noticing the Small {FMF}

Hi my friends! Tonight has been — oh my goodness — BEYOND fun.  Some of my FMF friends and I connected via Voxer tonight and Y’ALL!  To quote my friend Aprille – these people have real voices!  Ha!  I love hearing … Continue reading

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Death Unto Life {FMF: Tree}

Hi my friends.  It’s Thursday night and I have stayed up too late but I couldn’t resist tonight’s word.  So here we go, yet again. If Five Minute Friday is new to you, here’s the scoop: 5 minutes. 1 word. … Continue reading

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