Tag: authenticity

Day 21/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Start

Day 21 Have you ever had a dream? Something you deep down wanted to do, if money and time were limitless?  The older I get, the more I realize that those seeds God planted inside you are meant to grow and meant to bloom….

Day 20/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Audience

Day 20 We all live our lives with an audience watching, whether we realize it or not.  In high school, we’re all so self-conscious, star-struck or intimidated by those considered the “cool kids” that we may not even consider the fact that there is…

Day 19/31 Five Minute Free Writes: WHO

Day 19 This is also part of the regular Five Minute Friday writing community.  Here‘s the linkup if you’d like to check out other writers’ thoughts on the word Who. When I was a kid in elementary school, and was asked to write about…

Day 18/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Search

Day 18 When I was young and single, really from high school through my twenties, I’d look at couples and wonder how they’d met each other.  Out of all the people in the world, it seemed as if everyone had a partner, except me….

Day 17/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Pause

Day 17 I’ve written quite a bit about mothering my two year old lately.  I guess it’s been therapeutic getting it written out how I’ve been feeling.  Dang it, it is not easy having a 28 month old and a 7 month old at…

Day 16/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Pray

Day 16 Quiet your mind, Child. Sit in my lap and look up at my face. I want to look in your eyes and see myself For I created you. I know how many hairs are on your head- and how many you had…

Day 15/31 Five Minute Free Writes: When

Day 15 There are some days when I find myself watching the clock.  That long hand seems to drag like a spoon through pudding.  “When will Daddy come home?” I ask myself on the particularly long days of carrying around a medicine ball in…

Day 14/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Ask

Day 14 My little two-year-old has become quite independent.  She now sleeps in a big girl bed, after a few months ago, she tried to climb out of her crib and crashed onto the floor.  Ever since then, “nap time” in the afternoons have…

Day 13/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Talk

Day 13 My oldest daughter just turned two in early June.  She had been talking for about a year even prior to that.  Everywhere I take her, whether it be to her classroom at church or the YMCA or even to the grocery store,…

Day 12/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Praise

Today is a Five Minute Friday write with the online writer’s group, and the prompt is PRAISE.  Here is the linkup if you’d like to read some more from other writers. Today is also Day 12 of the 31 day challenge (also with the…