Long:  Day 17/31 Days of 5 Minute Free Writes

Long: Day 17/31 Days of 5 Minute Free Writes

(I know it’s the 20th..I’m playing catch up on my ‘daily’ 5 minute free writes.) Last Thursday our family met Sarah at a park and took pictures together, our first formal photographs since Riley was 10 days old.  Sarah came waaaay recommended, and she was not oversold in the least.  Nothing was posed; we just … Continue reading

Care: Day 10/31 Five Minute Free Writes

Care. Cast all your anxiety on him, for he cares for you. Anxiety loves to burden. Its main purpose is to weigh down its victim. That is one of the reasons I love this verse, because casting feels like the opposite of being weighed down. Casting frees up. Casting unburdens. I think of being able … Continue reading

Join: Day 9/31 Five Minute Free Writes

Join me. I am making all the wrong things right.  I am making all the broken things whole.  I’m making the old things new, the dull things bright, the wounded things healed. Join me. I have heard the cries. From Egypt long ago. From exile.  From my son on the cross.  From my persecuted church. From … Continue reading

Go: Day 7/31 Five Minute Free Writes

This morning we were up at 5:30 with a crabby, crying, still tired child who would not go back to sleep.  Then I tried to get ready fast, and of course doing my hair like I do all.the.time. took forever. Like, I might as well have skipped my attempt at being fast and just done … Continue reading

Know: Day 6/31 Five Minute Free Writes

31 Days is a writing project where bloggers publish each day of October.  I’m connecting with a group who are doing this with a series of 5 minute free writes. Five minutes, one word prompt, zero edits, just hit publish. KNOW. I’ve generally been scared to admit what I don’t know.  Sometimes I’ve even caught … Continue reading