Five Minute Friday: Messy

Time flies and it\’s Five Minute Friday again. When we writers join up for five minutes of unplanned, messy writing. That\’s today\’s prompt: messy.  This serving Jesus thing is messy. I wake up to my selfishness every morning as I climb out of bed, tip-toeing ever so quietly so as not to wake my sleepingContinue reading “Five Minute Friday: Messy”

Five Minute Friday: Friend

There I was, green as the jungle around me, trying to learn life here in this sweltering humidity and heat with a five month old and barely three year old. Learning new fruits and foods and how to take the laundry off the line when the flash rainstorms came. I’d already killed my fair shareContinue reading “Five Minute Friday: Friend”

Five Minute Friday: Writer

“I’m not a speaker. I’m a writer.”  I have said that many times. In this field of ours sometimes you are thought of as a speaker. But I’m just not. I fumble at my words and try to grab them back, hit the delete button and try the sentence again. The truth is, speaking isn’tContinue reading “Five Minute Friday: Writer”

Five Minute Friday: Home

It\’s Friday again and that means I\’m linking up with Lisa-Jo for Five Minute Friday. Five minutes of writing from the heart. Go. I don’t know where it came from, but I remember it clearly, sitting on the wooden shelf behind the sofa in the house I spent some of my most formative days asContinue reading “Five Minute Friday: Home”

Five Minute Friday: Ordinary

Joining in again this week with Liso-Jo and Five Minute Friday. Five minutes of writing from the heart. This week\’s word is \”ordinary\”. Go. “It’s amazing what you guys are doing! I could never do that!” ‘We are so very, very ordinary,’ I think to myself each and every time I hear those words. \’IContinue reading “Five Minute Friday: Ordinary”

Five Minute Friday: Beloved

Linking up for Five Minute Friday again. Five minutes of writing, straight from the heart. Go.\”I bet you didn\’t picture yourself here nine Valentine\’s Days ago, huh?\” He asked me with a smirk and a flirt in his eyes.  \”No, I absolutely didn\’t. No one warned me,\” I say with a wink, returning the playfulness. Continue reading “Five Minute Friday: Beloved”

Five Minute Friday: Afraid

Today, I am joining Lisa-Jo and others for the 5 Minute Friday where we are given a word prompt and write for just 5 minutes simply for the joy of writing. No editing or backtracking necessary. No need to be perfect. Just words freely flowing from the heart.Sometimes, I\’m afraid. There. I said it.  Yes,Continue reading “Five Minute Friday: Afraid”

Five Minute Friday: Again

Today I am joining Lisa-Jo and others for the 5 Minute Friday where we are given a word prompt and write for just 5 minutes simply for the joy of writing. No editing or backtracking necessary. No need to be perfect. Just words freely flowing from my heart.Wasn\’t it just yesterday that we did this? It seemsContinue reading “Five Minute Friday: Again”

Five Minute Frida: Cherished

Today I am joining Lisa-Jo and others for the 5 Minute Friday where we are given a word prompt and write for just 5 minutes simply for the joy of writing. No editing or backtracking necessary. No need to be perfect. Just words freely flowing from my heart to yours.She must have been terrified asContinue reading “Five Minute Frida: Cherished”