Five Minute Friday — Home

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday. You might remember the task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word. The initiative was started by Lisa-Jo Baker ( who thought about writing and how often our perfectionism gets in the way of our words. And she figured, why not take five minutes and see what comes out: not a perfect post, not a profound post, just five minutes of focused writing.

The prompt this week is HOME.

Here goes. The timer is set for five minutes {clock starts now}

Oh the clichés. Home is where you let your hair down … where you are you. It may be filled with dishes in the sink (or elsewhere scattered around the house) or running around in sweats. It’s relationships.

But it is deeper. It is where your heart is. Yeah, it’s a cliché, but it is so true. If you are comfortable with the circumstances you are in and the way God created you, you can sit back and relax … in a homey kind of way.

Whatever we get (or don’t get) in this life, it is temporary. So, if you set your sights and heart on the ultimate prize — home in heaven with our Savior — you can get through anything here on earth. You can appreciate the dirty dishes or the impromptu actions of spouses and children. You realize you have made a home for them …


because our Lord has made a home for us.

Five minutes sure does go fast!

THOUGHT FOR THE WEEK:  When you set yourself against the truth, you might get more pleasure out of the world, but you find yourself less happy.

About wisdomfromafather

I'm just an ordinary guy walking along the journey of life.
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5 Responses to Five Minute Friday — Home

  1. Visiting from 5mf. Excellent point- the very best home is being home with God. Thanks for sharing.


  2. vickimtaylor says:

    Hello! I don’t think we’ve bumped paths before this. I enjoyed reading what you wrote. Followed you from FiveMinuteFriday. Thank you for sharing. Have a blessed day!


  3. Cathy says:



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