Tag: connection

Five Minute Friday: Life on REPEAT

This week, I’m joining the Five Minute Friday writing community in writing on the word Repeat, for five minutes flat.  Click here to read other great writers, and/or to join us! Having two little ones under 2.5 years old requires a routine.  Wake up,…

Day 30/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Voice

Day 30 My mom, my sister, and my aunts (my mom’s sisters) all have the same voice.  I can remember having both aunts visit us one summer, and they were all in the kitchen downstairs while I was upstairs getting ready.  I couldn’t tell…

Day 29/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Together

Day 29 Stop striving so hard to do everything on your own. I watch you struggle, saddened; Not unmoved. I want you to ask me for help. I can’t let you succeed at everything or you will falsely believe you don’t need me. Stop…

Day 26/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Moment

Day 26 Everything can change in just one moment: A door slams. I’m sorry. I do. That first kiss. Screeching tires. A striking match. Blowing out a candle. A baby’s first cry. You’re fired. You’re hired. A prayer. Swallowing that first taste of alcohol….

Day 27/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Whole

Day 27 As I sit in the living room with my husband, the World Series is on in the background.  I’ve just spent the last ten or fifteen minutes with my head down swiping through Facebook posts and friend suggestions.  Not a single word…

Day 25/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Capture

Day 25 To capture a moment in time on film to capture a butterfly or firefly in your hands to capture someone’s personality in a single frame. To take captive every thought that intends to destroy us to allow our hearts to be captured…

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 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…

Day 11/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Door

Day 11 Schools here in Charlotte were cancelled today because of the potential flooding and winds from Hurricane Michael.  Most of the day was similar to a few weeks ago when Hurricane Florence decided to plop down and kick up her feet over the…

Day 9/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Inspire

Day 9 I just finished reading a fantastic marriage book by Dr. Emerson Eggerich titled Love and Respect.  The main message he was getting across is that as women, our deepest need is love.  The deepest need of a man is respect.  With our…