Five Minute Friday

I Can Be Grateful For the Hard Things

Experience.  Today’s FMF prompt immediately took me to Romans 5:4… “And patience, experience; and experience, hope.” Of course, this verse makes the most sense when read in context with the verses before and after it. “……but we glory in tribulations also:  knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope:  And hope maketh… Read More I Can Be Grateful For the Hard Things

Five Minute Friday

Life

Life is fleeting.  Passing quickly.  We have heard that idea all our lives but certainly, the more years that pass, the more we appreciate just how quickly they do so.  As well, life is uncertain.  Something else we know in our heads, but often do not appreciate in our hearts until tragedy happens – an… Read More Life

Five Minute Friday

Considering My Why?

Sacrifice.  That is today’s Five Minute Friday prompt – and one that takes my thoughts into many different directions.  I’m sure I could write much more than five minutes would allow; however, that somewhat defeats the goal of this weekly link-up.  Yes, I express my thoughts on a topic, but FMF is also a mental… Read More Considering My Why?

Five Minute Friday

My Way…or His?

I have a fairly good sense of direction.  For the most part, if I have been somewhere once, I can get there again.  And, almost certainly, I can retrace my route and get myself home after I’ve traveled somewhere new.  This “little skill” has helped me numerous times and has not only given me confidence… Read More My Way…or His?

Five Minute Friday

My Settled Account

Time for another Five Minute Friday – and today’s prompt is SETTLE.  One of the interesting (and fun) things about this weekly writing challenge is the different ways the prompt is discussed or elaborated on but also even the different ways the word is interpreted.  Settle can evoke images of making someone comfortable…or to quiet… Read More My Settled Account