Category Archives: encouragement

Five Minute Friday — Why

Happy Saturday. Time for Five Minute Friday. Five Minute Friday is designed for five minutes of uninterrupted patter of the fingers representing the thoughts of the heart, soul and mind. Our fearless moderator Kate Motaugn  — with help from her … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Privilege

This is kind of weird, actually writing a Five Minute Friday post on a Friday. It doesn’t happen that often . Usually I’m one of the trailers in the group. This week I’ll probably end up closer to the middle. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Intentional

Welcome to Five Minute Friday. The task is to write for five minutes on a specific prompt word from your mind and heart. Then, post and encourage others who have braved the exercise by linking up at Kate’s spot on … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Motivate

We’re back for another year of free write known as Five Minute Friday. I hope you make it a new year’s resolution to follow — and join us — in 2018. It’s really a fun way to see how your … Continue reading

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A Christmas Prayer — 2017

As a Christmas gift to myself, I again vowed to take Christmas off. No writing. No work. But I did want to share a Christmas message. What to do? Well, as I’ve doing for the past few years, I “borrowed” … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Familiar

Time for Five Minute Friday. You know what that means. I’ll write for five focused minutes  on a specific prompt, then get together and share with my fellow writers at Kate’s spot on Facebook at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com. To entice you to … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks in 2017

When you look around, you might sense there is less to be thankful about than usual as we approach the close of 2017. It’s a natural feeling. We’re winding down, but there are still too many families separated by war. … Continue reading

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