Five Minute Friday — Choose

Here’s this week’s installment of Five Minute Friday.

This week’s prompt is CHOOSE. The timer is set … so here goes. {clock starts now}

We are constantly making choices … literally every minute of our lives.

Most are fairly routine, but choices nonetheless. Some are relatively unimportant, like which shirt I should wear {I always go with what’s next in the closet}. Some are personal, like which television show to watch or whether I should I have peanut butter and jelly for lunch or leftovers.

Some decisions affect just us. Others are intertwined with others. Some are life changing, like whether I should get married or take that new position or job in a distant city or building a family. Those decisions affect not just us, but our whole family structure.

Others are personal, like whether to spend time with God or cuddle under the covers for an extra five minutes. Others are eternal, like whether we believe or not.

Choose wisely. STOP

Well, that’s what popped into this mind this week.

You might remember the task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word. The initiative was started by Lisa-Jo Baker (http://lisajobaker.com/2014/02/how-to-choose-whats-important-today/) who thought about writing and how often our perfectionism gets in the way of our words. 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.

THOUGHT TO REMEMBER: It is just as easy to look for the good things in life rather than the bad.

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

  1. missL says:

    Pretty powerful message for a five-minute time frame!

  2. What a purrrfect post! Pretty “purrfound” fur only 5 minutes! And it really spoke to the human…about taking time with God instead of extra snuggle time in the morning….

    Thanks a lot, dude. Now i have to wait longer for her to play with /cuddle me!

    (hairball on the way)…

    Shrimp

  3. micey says:

    This is pretty much what popped into my head too. Happy FMF!

  4. mzkoko78 says:

    “Others are personal, like whether to spend time with God or cuddle under the covers for an extra five minutes.” stands out to me the most. Life’s little comforts are hard to tear away from sometimes, but hmm…but for God….

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