All posts written as part of the Five Minute Friday group.

Five Minute Friday – FIVE

Every Friday, I join a special group of writers to write for FIVE MINUTES on a one-word prompt. No editing. No revising. Just WRITE. This week, the word is FIVE. Go! //

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“Beware the 5’s.”

It wasn’t the typical advice given to a young couple just about to ‘tie the knot,’ but it has been advice that has followed me regularly throughout our 23 years of marriage.

Spoken by a dear friend, but he wasn’t telling us to be superstitious… it’s not the same as ‘lucky number seven’ or ‘don’t break a mirror.’ He was gently and kindly cautioning us to Read more

Five Minute Friday – LISTEN

Every Friday, I join a special group of writers to write for FIVE MINUTES on a one-word prompt. No editing. No revising. Just WRITE.

I’m amazed again that the prompt word this week is perfectly suited for the circumstances around me. This week, the word is LISTEN. Go!

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What an intense week of noise, noise, and more noise! My eldest son is in the final stages of his Grade 12 Trial Exams, and he’s been home all week studying. No, he’s not the typical kid who studies in silence. He’s a drummer. He’s called to be a drummer. He thinks like a drummer. He studies best with LOUD music and drums going on in the background. It’s how his brain works. Read more

Five Minute Friday – HEAL

heal-1It’s Friday again! Every week join a special group of writers to write for FIVE MINUTES on a one-word prompt. No editing. No revising. Just WRITE. This week, the word is HEAL! Go!  (The // indicate the start and stop of five minutes.)

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// Healing is a beautiful thing. It’s also a mysterious thing. This is coming from someone who has struggled with chronic tendonitis for 25 years. Have I prayed for healing? Of course. Have I trusted Him for breakthrough? Definitely. Have I stopped praying cuz I didn’t want to be disappointed again? Oh dear… Read more