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Five Minute Friday Challenge & Day 8 of Write 31 Days 2021

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It all started innocently enough, I sat down one evening with my crochet and it started pulling too tightly. Drats, I had a knot in my yarn. I worked it out and kept going..another tug...time to stop.

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I decided to figure out why it kept getting knotted and about 15 minutes later it was a complete and utter mess.Silvrback blog image

This had . . .

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October 13, 2021

Need

Five Minute Friday Challenge & Day 1 of Write 31 Days 2021

 

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Welcome to October! Kate Motaung from Five Minute Friday is hosting the 31 Day Writing Challenge -  2021. I have participated in the past (see bonus links below) and didn't think I'd do it this year. However, as I prayed about it, she shared that you don't even have to post every day, but the challenge is to write for at . . .

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October 03, 2021

Celebrating 5 Years!

(and a Five Minute Friday Exercise)

Silvrback blog imageYes, you read that correctly! 5 years ago on this very day, I wrote my first blog! 

I started this blog because of the gentle nudging from the Lord. A friend at a conference also shared a "word from the Lord" that there was "writing in my fingertips". Over the years, I have trusted Him with what He has given me. I feel that my . . .

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September 22, 2021

Rescue

Five Minute Friday Challenge

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//Back in November 2007, after several trips to the local humane society, my husband and daughters finally persuaded me to rescue a dog. Now mind you, I grew up with cats, never had a dog in my life. But, I signed the papers to bring this 6-year-old black lab home and rescue her from most likely losing her sweet life too early. Sophie . . .

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September 12, 2021

Accountability

Five Minute Friday Challenge

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Accountability, the state of being accountable, "subject to the obligation to report, explain, or justify something; responsible; answerable." We are all accountable or responsible to someone or something. Children are accountable to their parents for their behavior. Employees are accountable to their employers to follow the . . .

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August 17, 2021

Order

Five Minute Friday Challenge


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 //I don't know about you, but I like to have things in order. I prefer my house to be somewhat neat. I prefer my office and desk to have things organized and I truly love to have my life "in order". However, that is harder and harder to come by as I grow older and realize that I am not in control! 

Recently we were at a . . .

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July 25, 2021

Deserve

Five Minute Friday Challenge

Silvrback blog imageDeserve - "to do something or have or show qualities worthy of reward or punishment". So often I think of this word in the negative. We all are aware of our sinful nature, Romans 3:23 says "for we all have sinned and are in need of the glory of God."  My sin deserves punishment. The enemy would love for us to wallow in that. However, God . . .

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July 05, 2021

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