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Speak

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

 
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The prompt this week prompt was: SPEAK, Go.
 
I am more prone to listen than to speak, almost to a fault. I am an only child and growing up was around adults a lot. I was good at listening. 
 
However, the Lord is doing a new thing in me the last few weeks and I know I need to speak more. Many years ago He . . .

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August 19, 2017

Where is your "place"?

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

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The prompt on Five Minute Friday is PLACE - GO! 

“You're off to Great Places!
Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting,
So... get on your way!” 
― Dr. SeussOh, The Places You'll Go!

I love this storybook by Dr. Suess. It's filled with hope. I haven't moved much in my life, my parents still live in the house . . .

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August 13, 2017

Try

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

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This week's prompt is "Try". GO 

Try means to strive. As a type A personality and a person who has tendencies towards perfectionism, I don't think I could be accused of not trying. I have always wanted to do my best in everything. School work came easily and I also like to please others. 

Have you ever seen or played . . .

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August 04, 2017

Inspire

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

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This week's prompt is: Inspire - GO! 

So, last week's prompt was "collect" and I couldn't think of anything, that word was not "inspiring" me to write, so I took a week off. This week at work I spoke with one of our volunteers and she shared that she was going to a Vintage Christmas Collectors Convention. I never knew there . . .

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July 29, 2017

Comfort

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

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The prompt for this week is "comfort".  As I sat throughout the day thinking and pondering, many thoughts came to my mind. Comfort food - soup, chocolate, anything bready or starchy.  What is your favorite comfort food? Being comfortable - in our own skin, in our homes, putting on comfy clothes after a long day. Comfort . . .

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July 15, 2017

Future

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

Silvrback blog imageThis week's Five Minute Friday Challenge prompt was "future". Go! 

When I was younger, I always thought about my future...I wanted to graduate high school and college, I wanted to get married and have children. You know, the basic stuff. However, I was always looking ahead. Some days, I was more anxious than others about what "tomorrow" . . .

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June 03, 2017

Mom

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

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Today as I reflect on the word "mom" several things come to mind. 

1. I am a daughter...I love my Mom dearly because she has been my . . .

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May 14, 2017

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