Tag Archive: 5MF

May 09

Grateful #FiveMinuteFriday

What a strange word? Grateful? full of grate? I’m reminded of an early American scene when I think of this word – something straight out of a Little House on the Prairie scene… The poor jobless farm hand stands in the yard talking to the owner saying “I’d be mighty grateful to do a little …

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Aug 09

Five Minute Friday: Lonely

Today I am joining Lisa-Jo for Five Minute Friday. If you’re new here (welcome!) the rules are simple: Write, don’t edit, link your post to her page, and then share the encouragement like wildfire. The prompt this week is: Lonely What does lonely mean? Is it being alone? If so, I’m good with that. According …

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Apr 19

Five Minute Friday: Jump

Today I am joining Lisa-Jo for Five Minute Friday. If you’re new here (welcome!) the rules are simple: Write, don’t edit, link your post to her page, and then share the encouragement like wildfire. The prompt this week is: Jump     “Go ahead and jump” – an old Van Halen song from the past. …

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Feb 15

Five Minute Friday: Beloved

“Dearly Beloved” – the opening words of ministers through the years at the beginning of weddings. But what does that mean? And who are the ‘dearly beloved’? The words carry such a stilted, old feel. Modern language would probably say friends and family – those we love… The formal language of ‘dearly beloved’ draws the …

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Feb 08

Five Minute Friday – Bare

Five Minute Friday – Bare

Feb 01

Five Minute Friday: Afraid

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“There is nothing to fear but fear itself” Easy to say, harder to live. What am I afraid of? What’s the worst thing that could happen? Follow a decision or a circumstance to its logical conclusion. Sometimes it’s the only way to stay sane – to talk it out. Being afraid starts young. Children are …

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Jan 25

Five Minute Friday: Again

Practice makes perfect – or so they say. Why is it that the same things that trip me up keep coming…again? Today, I’ve said ‘yes’ when I mean ‘no’. This is a pattern. Paul said (my paraphrasing) I do the things I don’t want to do…again and again and again. What does it take for …

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