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#FiveMinuteFriday: Help

I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The five-minute free write word is HELP.  Here is what I’ve written with no edits, no corrections, etc. This is five minutes of free flowing natural writing. The forward slashes indicate where the timer started and ended.  //I grew up thinking women needed to do everything for themselves.… Continue reading #FiveMinuteFriday: Help

Faith · Grace · Reading · Solitude · Writing

Re-Centering My Spirit: A FB Hiatus & What I’m Learning About Being Fully Present

It’s hard for me to completely unplug from Facebook. I’m a compulsive Facebook checker/scroller/commenter/cheerleader/opinionater. It’s not something I’m especially proud of. After we married, my husband purchased a book for me which gave me a little insight into what kind of problem I had. The book was called, Hands-Free Mama by Rachel Macy Stafford. I… Continue reading Re-Centering My Spirit: A FB Hiatus & What I’m Learning About Being Fully Present

Faith · Poetry · Writing

#FiveMinuteFriday: Create

I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The five-minute free write word is CREATE.  Here is what I’ve written with no edits, no corrections, etc. This is five minutes of free flowing natural writing. I first write it out in a spiral notebook and then type it into the computer.   God creates beautiful… Continue reading #FiveMinuteFriday: Create

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Putting Faith at Center Stage in My Parenting

Hey there! Today, I’m guest posting over at Unmasking the Mess with my Compel Training sister, Julie Loos. Come on over and read my piece, Putting Faith at Center Stage in My Parenting.  Leave a comment and follow Julie’s blog. Come back over and link up here! Julie, thanks a million times over for allowing… Continue reading Putting Faith at Center Stage in My Parenting

community · Faith · Poetry · Solitude · Strength

#FiveMinuteFriday: Build

I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The five-minute free write word is BUILD.  Here is what I’ve written with no edits, no corrections, etc. This is five minutes of free flowing natural writing. I find more and more that it spills out in poetry.   It has become evident that our truths Have… Continue reading #FiveMinuteFriday: Build

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Darkness Cannot Feed Where I Do Not Allow It – Idol Talk

Guard your heart above all else, for it determines the course of your life.  Proverbs 4:23 I meditated on this verse over the weekend. Why did God ask me to guard my heart above all else? He didn’t ask me to guard our home or my reputation; He said to guard my heart. Because it… Continue reading Darkness Cannot Feed Where I Do Not Allow It – Idol Talk

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#FiveMinuteFriday: Protect

I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The five-minute free write word is PROTECT.  Here is what I’ve written with no edits, no corrections, etc. This is five minutes of free flowing natural writing. Journal in hand, pen released All is well with my soul and I am still Beyond reach of what is… Continue reading #FiveMinuteFriday: Protect