Five Minute Friday

Enjoy Today’s Gifts

Children love birthdays!  Oh, the excitement!!  And, as parents, we love celebrating the birthdays of our children.  From the favorite food – favorite breakfast, lunch, dinner…or all three! – to the decorations and just the right cake.  And, of course, choosing a gift that will bring delight.  It is a lot of work but definitely… Read More Enjoy Today’s Gifts

Five Minute Friday

Do I Measure Up??

“I hope they like me.  I hope I fit in.”   “What if they don’t?  If I don’t fit in?  Why did I even come?” These could be the thoughts of a middle-school girl walking into a new cafeteria.  Or a new mom attending her first MOPS meeting.  It might even be a woman, well into… Read More Do I Measure Up??

Five Minute Friday

Work While It is Day

Count your blessings, name them one by one; Count your blessings, see what God hath done; Most of us are familiar with these lines from the church hymn.  We are, indeed, blessed and there is much wisdom is remembering, rehearsing, counting – and recounting – our many blessings!  Often when we sing hymns, we sing… Read More Work While It is Day

Five Minute Friday

Where Do You Live?

We were gathered around the table for another afternoon of UNO.  Certainly one of the highlights of my week.  Uno with my special, senior friends at the nearby assisted living complex.  Sally played cards that afternoon which was nice because it has been quite a while since she has wanted to join us.  After she… Read More Where Do You Live?