close-up of grasshopper eating my mums

Discover

I’m writing this post (actually on Friday, no less!), for the link-up at Five Minute Friday, and today’s prompt is discover. ***** Discover. The word evokes feelings of adventure, of something exciting or unknown; not generally something I find or experience every day. And why not? Have I become so busy doing the mundane tasks […]

tree branches in silhouette with sun and sky

To Speak or Not to Speak …

… That is the question.  I’ve always liked to talk…a lot. But I’ve also needed to learn along the way to talk less, or when it is appropriate to hold my tongue. There are many Bible verses about our speech. It is clear that too much talking, or not speaking in an encouraging and positive […]

Sky and treetops near Algonquin Park

Try

Today’s short, unedited post was produced for the link-up at Five Minute Friday (even though it’s Monday). 🙂 ***** So often in life I waste precious time and emotional energy saying, “I’ll try”. I’ll try to get to bed earlier. I’ll try not to waste money. I’ll try to use my time better. I’ll try […]

Adirondack chair on dock at cabin

Inspire

Today’s post is on the prompt, “inspire“. I’m joining some fine folks at Five Minute Friday to write for five minutes, adding my (mostly) unedited thoughts to the variety of writing of many other bloggers today. Join me as we pause, write and/or read today. ***** When I browse for the meaning of “inspire”, I […]