My 5 Minute Fridays

This Is The Way

Do you ever lose your way?

I’m not talking about when you are driving in an unfamiliar place.  Or when you walk into a room and forget what it is you were supposed to be doing.

Do you ever lose your way with God? Over the last few months I’ve felt as if I’ve put my life in Him on hold.  Exhaustion, disappointment and overwhelm brought all things to a halt a few months ago.  I stopped pursuing Him.  I stopped talking to Him. I stopped believing that there was more to my life than I was experiencing.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve picked up the Bible only to close it not 5 minutes

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Unexpected Vacation // Five Minute Friday

I took a vacation from blogging. It wasn’t intentional, but it was necessary.  I’ve spent my evenings interacting with family, decluttering, reading free books on my Kindle, binge watching shows on Hulu and Netflix and just enjoying the feeling of not having to write. After all, when the writing becomes work, it’s time to step away to refocus.

Vacation = the action of leaving something one previously occupied.

Although in many ways it was a restful time away, there is an ongoing, internal struggle in my soul and I’m fighting to get myself back to a place of normalcy,

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The Blessing Of Routine // Five Minute Friday

It’s that time again, where I get to join the beautiful community of Five Minute Friday writers.  Each week we write for just five minutes on a word prompt. No editing or overthinking.  No worrying about perfection. Just words freely flowing from our heart to yours.  If you’ve never written a Five Minute Friday post, you should. It’s easier than you think (but sometimes a little hard).

This week’s prompt is:

Not too long ago I was completely bored by my routine. The mundaneness of the day had me dreaming of bluer skies, greener pastures. When friends would ask

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Hope For The Weary // Five Minute Friday

It’s that time again, where I get to join the beautiful community of Five Minute Friday writers.  Each week we write for just five minutes on a word prompt. No editing or overthinking.  No worrying about perfection. Just words freely flowing from our heart to yours.  If you’ve never written a Five Minute Friday post, you should. It’s easier than you think (but sometimes a little hard).

This week’s prompt is:

To say that I am tired is an understatement. The last few days work has been very difficult as I’ve fought to keep my eyes open. Not getting enough

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