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  Today’s post is linked up with others at Five Minute Friday, where you may enjoy the five-minute, mostly unedited writings of other bloggers on the prompt, “listen.” ***** As I think about the word, “listen”, many thoughts come to mind. That, in itself, should tell me something. Do I really listen? Are there too […]


How To Remain Loyal

Today’s post is written for the link-up at Five Minute Friday. ***** Loyal. The word conjures up images of soldiers and flags to some. But we all have a responsibility to become or remain loyal. The definition of loyal is “giving or showing firm and constant support or allegiance to a person or institution.” Isn’t […]

Olympic Rings 2016 (Rio)

Whose Team Are You On?

I’m joining my blogging friends over at Five Minute Friday today to write for five minutes on the prompt, “team”. ***** Whose team are you on? If you’re like me, you may be thinking that you really weren’t a part of many teams, especially if you were not that “into” sports. But think about it. […]


Today I’m writing on the prompt, “lift” with some Five Minute Friday friends. ***** There are many things I think of when I hear the word, “lift”. Because of the stage of the journey I’m in right now, I’m thinking about the burdens we lift and carry. We carry many burdens, some by choice and […]