Five Minute Friday: She

Every Friday, I spend five minutes or so writing on a word prompt from the Five Minute Friday community. Then, I hit publish. Good for the writing muscles and for cultivating a playful approach to the writing work that can sometimes be taken oh-so-seriously. she used to feel afraid and then she learnedfear was not something to lock … Read moreFive Minute Friday: She

Five Minute Friday: Broken

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Every Friday, I spend five minutes or so writing on a word prompt from the Five Minute Friday community. Then, I hit publish. Good for the writing muscles and for cultivating a playful approach to the writing work that can sometimes be taken oh-so-seriously. we hidefrom life’s hammersthe ones that threatenthen smashand leave us withbroken pieces it … Read moreFive Minute Friday: Broken

Five Minute Friday: Gentle

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Every Friday, I spend five minutes or so writing on a word prompt from the Five Minute Friday community. Then, I hit publish. Good for the writing muscles. when I trip over the truthyouare my soft place to land when betrayal has bruised my soulyoubring the balm when fear speeds through my veinsyouteach me to breathe again … Read moreFive Minute Friday: Gentle

Five Minute Friday: Savor

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Every Friday, I spend five minutes or so writing on a word prompt from the Five Minute Friday community. Then, I hit publish. Good for the writing muscles. Like most words chosen at the beginning of 2020, mine seemed ironic by the year’s midpoint.How do you “savor” a pandemic? Loneliness? Thousands of deaths?You don’t, of course.You savor … Read moreFive Minute Friday: Savor

Five Minute Friday: Possible

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I’m trying something new for a bit. Every Friday, I spend five minutes or so writing on a word prompt from the Five Minute Friday community. Then, I hit publish. Good for the writing muscles. i taste the quality of the word—texture switching from fullness to thin line of threaded hope what is possible? realists don’t dance … Read moreFive Minute Friday: Possible

Five Minute Friday: Enable

I’m trying something new for a bit. Every Friday, I spend five minutes or so writing on a word prompt from the Five Minute Friday community. Then, I hit publish. Good for the writing muscles. God,You are good. I am grateful for your goodness, how it spreads, and sprouts, and multiplies. Enable me to let your goodness … Read moreFive Minute Friday: Enable

Five MInute Friday: Observant

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I’m trying something new for a bit. Every Friday, I spend five minutes or so writing on a word prompt from the Five Minute Friday community. Then, I hit publish. Good for the writing muscles. Observant What does my body know? This is a question I’m training myself to ask in moments of stress, anxiety, … Read moreFive MInute Friday: Observant