Five Minute Friday – True

 Linking up with Lisa-Jo  today for Five Minute Friday.  Disclaimer: It’s been a bit of a  raw day, I’ll leave it at that.  But can I just whisper here, the women who write  with me on Fridays, they are all kinds of brave and beautiful, won’t you take a minute to read some of their loveliness  here? It’s Five Minute Friday.  My...
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Daughter of the King

The  message came through right in the middle of the busy and crazy of my day. I was trying to balance pages of readings, an outline for an essay and making sure my caffeine intake was adequate for the task. And it was right there on my screen, pain, real life pain, a long side my blinking cursor. At first I’m not sure what to do with it, not sure how to respond.  What do you say...
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Five Minute Friday – She

 I missed the party last night.  This cold has had me over a barrel these last few days so I very responsibly 🙂 and wisely chose bed last night.  If you don’t know yet,  Five Minute Friday is about this gorgeous community who writes brave every week and then l inks up with the lovely Lisa-Jo Baker.  Have 5 minutes to spare?  You should try it some time. Word:...
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Compassion: The Shirt

I have known no other shirt.  From my earliest memory this is all that has covered my back.  The stripes of dulled blue and red my only protection from the hot noon-day sun or the cool evenings after the sun has kissed the horizon and darkness settles like a blanket over my village.  I don’t recall it ever being clean or free from its thread-bare existence. The hole in the...
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Five Minute Friday – Mercy

I can’t believe another week has gone by.  I feel like it was just yesterday that I was here writing about RED.  The first week of school has pretty much done me in but I wouldn’t miss Five Minute Friday for much of anything.  Won’t you join me over at Lisa-Jo Baker’s to read some awesome bravery. Word is: MERCY GO! I am at my wits end.  My patience...
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