Focus Upward

Possible

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

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Last weekend I had the opportunity to attend the virtual If Gathering. What a blessing it was. I learned or rather was reminded of so many things: God is able; don't put a period, if God is not done with your story; don't settle for kiddie-pool Christianity, but go out into the deep and be anchored to Him! So many good lessons by so . . .

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March 14, 2021

February - Share Four Somethings

Wow, another month is all but completed. I think the older I get the time speeds up. Maybe not in the moment, but when I look back. 

Writing today is enabling me to cover 2 link-ups! Both at Five Minute Friday and Share Four Somethings! I pray you are blessed by my observations of God's goodness and that you'll check out another . . .

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February 28, 2021

Sunrise

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

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 Kate said "Sunrise" and as I ruminating; the words to a hauntingly beautiful song came to my mind. 

Sunrise, sunset

Sunrise, sunset

Swiftly flow the days

Seedlings turn overnight to sunflowers

Blossoming even as we gaze

 

Sunrise, sunset

Sunrise, sunset

Swiftly fly the years

. . .

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February 07, 2021

Fix It

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

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This week the Five Minute Friday Challenge meets Freaky Friday. When my daughters were growing up, we watched this movie frequently, and to tell you the truth, I still enjoy it...almost 18 years after it was first released. 

If you aren't familiar with this version, here's the synopsis. "Single mother Tess Coleman (Jamie . . .

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January 24, 2021

Time

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

 

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They say that "time heals all wounds," but I don't fully believe that. With the passage of time, the pain of losing someone or something seems to lessen, but it's never fully . . .

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January 10, 2021

Conclude

Five Minute Friday Challenge

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I don't know about you, but I am ready to conclude 2020.  I am looking forward to seeing it end. There has been so much loss, uncertainty, and upheaval in our daily lives.

However, I am thankful for the slower pace, a new position at work, and God's faithfulness through it all! I love the promise that  "Jesus, the . . .

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December 22, 2020

Grateful

A Five Minute Friday Challenge

 

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This week's prompt is "grateful". When I first saw the word, I thought, great, this is easy. There is so much to be grateful for - my family, my health, being able to take walks outside in the sunshine, a job that has continued this year, friends, church family, etc. Then, as I was thinking more, I thought wow, that sounds . . .

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December 02, 2020

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