31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes, Five Minute Friday

The Truth About Yourself

What do you believe about yourself?  Are you kind-hearted, meek and gentle? Maybe you are gruff and stern wishing that you were a bit more easy-going. No matter what we think of ourselves, we are always looking for a new label, a way out of whatever we carry in our minds about who we are.… Read More The Truth About Yourself

31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes, Five Minute Friday, Parenting, Testimony

Huddled Together Without Fear

Once upon a time my daughter was afraid. She stood at the top of the high dive biting her nails. Shouts of encouragement and frustration ran up the ladder after her. Our little fish lost the will to jump in. Many years later I recall how agitated I felt over her nail-biting and change of… Read More Huddled Together Without Fear

31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes, Devotionals, Five Minute Friday

A Shared Story

My pastor gave a sermon over the summer about sharing your story. It started before youth camp and later became the running theme through the sleepless camping experience that the teens and tweens of the congregation shared one long weekend in June. Pastor spoke about sharing. We run through our busy lives trying to keep… Read More A Shared Story