Five Minute Friday

Not Just Another Day

“Just another day at the office.”  Although typically used rather sarcastically when something absurd or ridiculous happens, it also infers to the not-so-surprising or routine things of a day.  And not just “at the office” but wherever you spend the majority of your day…and whatever makes up your routine.  Another stack of papers to grade. … Read More Not Just Another Day

Five Minute Friday

Don’t Quit Now

What now?  I’m sure many of us are beginning to ask ourselves this question…or something similar to it.  Instead of a glimpse of the proverbial “light at the end of the tunnel,” this week many of us saw restrictions tighten and a much longer quarantine than we could imagine become a reality.  The “new normal”… Read More Don’t Quit Now

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He Holds Tomorrow

My mother was a gifted singer.  She had a beautiful voice.  A tenor voice.  She sang silly songs for us as children.  She sang while she worked.  She did her best to sing even during her (often very) difficult days.  But, mostly, she sang in church.  She sang for the Lord.  And He honored her… Read More He Holds Tomorrow

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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