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Hello and I bet you’re wondering, “What the heck is she going to write about with a title like that?”


Well, since it’s another Five Minute Friday, and the prompt is RUSH, let’s get right into it. Yes, I know I’m a bit late on posting, but it’s been a busy week and I didn’t want to pass up the opportunity to share with you. Continue reading

Welcome to another Five Minute Friday. If you’ve been here before, you know the routine. If you’re new, it’s simple; we are given a prompt word and then for five minutes we write on that word. This week it’s LOVED.

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Hello there. Time for another Five Minute Friday. This is where we receive a prompt word and for Five Minutes we write about it then share it with you. If you’d like to join in, just click on the link, Five Minute Friday and write away, and if you’d just like to read, then follow me along.


Today our word is Anniversary. It couldn’t be a more perfect a prompt since today is my daughter, Jennifer and her husband, Pete’s 12th year Anniversary. Continue reading

Does prayer really work?

Yesterday, I was excited to have my granddaughters, Nina and Izabela, come and camp out with Grandma for the week. As we got into my car to head for home, I was compelled to intentionally stop even before putting the key in and say,”Let’s not forget to pray for angels around our car.” Continue reading

Welcome my friend to another Five Minute Friday! As I follow along with many others in the prompt word for the week,IF …  these words flow through my head ~ So here goes, a little bit different from other weeks, but it’s a poem for you from the Father~

If you’re constantly wondering

what if? What if you know. Continue reading

When women hear the word mammogram, one word comes to mind — Ouch!

For you men out there, we know that you really can’t understand since you’ve never been taken behind the curtain, but take our word for it — it is a killer! Continue reading

Here we are again. How is it that the prompt word is so apropos every week? I guess I’ll never know but it is in faith that I write on. Yes, another Five-Minute Friday, and sorry this week it’s Saturday but I hate to miss another opportunity to share with to you.

As you read on, you’ll see why. So, set the timer and go! Continue reading

It’s Friday and let me welcome you to another Five Minute Friday where we write for Five Minutes on a one-word prompt. Although I do enjoy this exercise each week as a way of sharing my blog with you, I am amazed how the word of the week seems to align itself with the events of my day.


You are the one that’s in for the treat because that allows my blog to be freshly created just like a deliciously baked loaf of bread piping hot right from the oven. So, let’s set the timer and write on! Continue reading

Hello and welcome to another Five Minute Friday where we write on a one word prompt for FIVE minutes. Today our word is RETURN


It was set. Tuesday seemed to be the perfect day for my husband and I to RETURN to Michigan where we reside during the summer months.

Until — Sunday’s Newsflash!  — Subtropical storm Alberto threatens the south-mid east! Continue reading

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