Category Archives: blessings

Five Minute Friday — Need

I’m back for another Five Minute Friday rambling. Five Minute Friday is a discipline where independent writers join together at Kate’s spot on Facebook at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com and encourage our writing neighbors as we visit and see their take on the … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Hug

I was going through some files the other day and came across the eulogy I delivered for my very good friend, confidant and counselor, Sonni. It struck me. She died two years ago today and, just like my wife, there … Continue reading

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Nine Years

My older daughter emotionally posted Monday, “Lord, get me through Wednesday and I will be okay for another year.” My younger daughter responded, “I’m with you sis ” My three boys are unusually quiet. I continue to cope. Today — … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Work

Happy Five Minute Friday! The rules remain the same. Ponder the weekly prompt. Nothing too pithy, just honest as the words flow from the brain through the fingers. Keep it limited to five minutes {or so} with limited editing. Link … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary … To Me

When I checked my notifications this morning, there was one from WordPress. “Happy Anniversary with WordPress.com!You registered on WordPress.com five years ago.” Wow! Five years! When I checked further, that’s 689 published posts, not including this one. This year, there … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Neighbor

Howdy, neighbor! See how I deftly included this week’s Five Minute Friday prompt in the introduction? I’m actually going to deviate from the usual five minutes and propose a new outreach ministry. Of course, that means some background … and … Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary, Sweetheart

For the 40th plus ninth time, Happy Anniversary, Sweetheart! I can’t think of anything more mushy than anything I’ve said over the years. Yet, in each of the “plus” years, I realize how blessed I was to have you for … Continue reading

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