Tag: identity

Day 6/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Belong

Day 6 The hardest part about growing up is figuring out where you belong.  That really isn’t a question that ever crosses one’s mind as a baby, toddler, or even an elementary student.  You live with your parents.  Done.  Not much else to figure… Continue Reading “Day 6/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Belong”

Day 5/31 Five Minute Free Writes: SHARE

Day 5 While I’m still doing the 31 day challenge of writing for five minutes each day on a given prompt, today’s prompt is from the weekly Five Minute Friday. FMF is exactly what it sounds like – set a timer and write for five… Continue Reading “Day 5/31 Five Minute Free Writes: SHARE”

Day 4/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Why

Day 4 As a mother of a six-month-old and a two-year-old, I find myself asking “Why” a lot more than before I had kids.  Or maybe my questions to my two-year-old just sound so ridiculous, I feel like I’m asking “why” more often. Why… Continue Reading “Day 4/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Why”

Day 3/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Believe

Day 3 As a mother of two babies, I can scratch the surface of understanding how God feels about me.  When I look at my precious girls, I look at their big blue eyes, long eyelashes, ginger curls, dimpled fingers, chubby thighs, knee rolls,… Continue Reading “Day 3/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Believe”

Day 2/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Afraid

Day 2 Afraid to speak the words I know to be true afraid to speak truth for fear of the repercussions of confrontation. will the truth be accepted? 0r will the truth be despised? my stomach is sick, churning like the ocean waves of… Continue Reading “Day 2/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Afraid”

Day 1/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Story

Day 1 I always have thought that God has a sense of humor, and that He allows funny things to happen to people who can tell great stories.  When I meet people I want to know their story.  I want to know where they’re… Continue Reading “Day 1/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Story”

Mom Connections

It was my second time back to my twice-a-month moms group after giving birth to my second baby girl. Several moms there asked me how I was doing.  At that time, my baby girl was six weeks old.  I was able to tell them all,… Continue Reading “Mom Connections”

An unexpected memory

I just found out last night that a man I used to work with nearly 18 years ago passed away last year.  John was a big, loud, boisterous guy whose daily uniform consisted of a short sleeve button down shirt and some Loony Toons… Continue Reading “An unexpected memory”