Category Archives: 5 Minute Friday

Five Minute Friday: BECAUSE

Because He lives, I can face tomorrow, Because He lives, all fear is gone; Because I know He holds the future And live is worth the living, just because He lives! Because He Lives is one of my favorite old … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: HOLD

“Expect trouble as an inevitable part of life, and when it comes, hold your head high, look it squarely in the eye and say, ‘I will be bigger than you. You cannot defeat me.’”  ~ Ann Landers  Hold your head … Continue reading

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Five-Minute Friday: READY

Ready. Set. Go. Are you ready? Ready for the day. Ready for the challenge. Ready for the unknown? Part of me gets very excited at the thought. The other part of me, not so much. So I think I know … Continue reading

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Five-Minute Friday: Whisper

I don’t want to whisper today. I want to scream. There is no one here to hear me either way, so it wouldn’t really matter. But the person I talk to on these quiet alone days is God, and I … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Change

The future is not some place we are going to, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found, but made, and the activity of making them changes both the maker and the destinations. ~ John Schaar … Continue reading

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Five-Minute Friday: TELL

Tell the truth. Always. No matter what, truth is always the right choice. Now HOW you tell the truth is key to communication. Your tone of voice, or tone in your writing tells more about how your heart feels than … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday: Belong

Belong. The sense that you feel a part of something, somewhere, some group. Several of us discussed this very subject yesterday in the context of being without a job and feeling the loss of belonging somewhere. You have a badge … Continue reading

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5 Minute Friday: Loss

We lost our jobs. That means we lost our paychecks. Some have subsequently lost houses, lost sanity, lost freedoms. To stay afloat, we have lost privileges that we might have thought were rights. Luxuries too easily defined as ‘needs’ when … Continue reading

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Release.

Release toxins. Release frustration. Release words. Release hope. Releasing is setting free – a freeing exercise on many levels. It opens up space in my brain when I release the grip of frustration, because I am the one allowing it. … Continue reading

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5 Minute Friday: Messenger

Messenger. Am I being an effective messenger in my writing? Am I getting the message across that I want to be communicating in my writing? I’m thankful that Lisa-Jo Baker shared the message from Elizabeth Gilbert today in her post … Continue reading

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