My 5 Minute Fridays

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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Delighting In God’s Commands // Glimpses Link UP

Over the last few weeks I’ve been on a journey of scripture writing and so far I am really enjoying it.  We are currently in Psalm 119, the longest Psalm and chapter in the Bible which is a prayer of one who delights in the ways of the Lord.

One of the scripture passages we wrote recently was Psalm 119:35.

I never once thought after coming to Christ in my early 20’s that following God’s commands would be a drudgery. I was happy to oblige because I was so in love with Him. Yet, I have to admit that sometimes I can tend to get lazy in my pursuit of God and lack the discipline

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Month In Review

Reflections – February 2018

February brought the start of a busy three months at the office. Working for a CPA, you can imagine how I am up to my eyeballs in paper. It’s tax time, which means busier days and longer hours for me.

Hubby and I celebrated the “love day” with flowers, a hand made card and words exchanged. We have to be creative when we lack the funds to celebrate as other couples would.  He actually went to bed early and I curled up on the couch with the dog to read a book.

The weather here in California has been quite cold, like in the 30’s in the early morning and mid-50’s during

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Chicken, Recipes, Weekly Spread

The Weekly Spread # 4 – Goopy Chicken

I received a lot of interest from last week’s menu plan, which included one of our family favorites, Goopy Chicken. One of my son’s gave it this name because it’s, well, goopy, and it’s much easier to say, “We are having goopy chicken tonight” than saying “We are having chicken with soup, celery and onion”.

After we ate this meal, I realized I forgot to take a photo for the blog. Thankfully there were leftovers.  This image is staged, but my husband happily gobbled it up. I’m not a food photographer, so this really isn’t the best picture.

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