Tag: truth

Five Minute Friday: Living ONE Moment at a Time

Today’s Five Minute Friday prompt is the word, ONE.  You can link up or read other writers’ thoughts on this word here. A few days ago, I went in to my oldest daughter Noelle’s bedroom to get her out of bed.  When I held…

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 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 24/31 Five Minute Free Writes: Brief

Day 24 I can remember writing something for my Freshman writing class at UNCW.  Actually, I don’t remember what it was about, but I do remember verbatim what my professor wrote underneath my 80%.  “Brevity is good, but this is way too short.”  I…

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…