Five Minute Friday: Order

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. they talk about ‘natural order’as if they were actuallytherein the beginningnaked and fearless … Read moreFive Minute Friday: Order

Five Minute Friday: Quiet

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. the silence steers meup the spiral staircase of memoryand I’ve sometimes been tempted … Read moreFive Minute Friday: Quiet

Five Minute Friday: Lift

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. if I could escape gravity’s chainsand melt into the cloudsI’d quickly find out how … Read moreFive Minute Friday: Lift

Five Minute Friday: Slow

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. In the dripdripdrippingof the steam-kissed coffee In the space between the pendulumswingsmarking moments … Read moreFive Minute Friday: Slow

Five Minute Friday: Recover

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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. and who told youyou’d walk a dustypilgrimagealways in theright direction? what caused you to … Read moreFive Minute Friday: Recover

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: 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

3 Mindsets That Help Me Experience the Presence of God

Early in my walk with God, I read a lot of articles or book chapters with headings similar to the title of this post. Most commenced with a lengthy list of prerequisites for God’s presence. Fervent desire. Purity. Self-abasement. Or, questions. Are you sinning? Do you really love God? Are you harboring desires for anything … Read more3 Mindsets That Help Me Experience the Presence of God