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Slow Down

Today’s post has been written for Five Minute Friday, and today’s prompt is “slow”. ***** Why is it so hard to slow down? I think that I love slow, but my reality suggests that I crave busyness and productivity. I am really good at busyness, but have lots of room for growth in using my […]

when i am weak

When I Am Weak…

  This post is written for Five Minute Friday, where I join a nice bunch of bloggers to write for five unedited minutes on a weekly prompt. Today’s word is weak. ***** Why do I feel so weak? Have you ever asked this question? It may be any combination of factors: physical tiredness, hormonal imbalance, emotional […]

gold refining process

Refine

*****Today’s post is written for the link-up at Five Minute Friday. Our prompt for today is the word, “refine”.*****   Today I’m thinking about the word, “refine”, and the first thing that comes to mind is the process using fire that refines gold. According to Oxford Living Dictionaries, the definition of refine is, “Remove impurities or […]

Mason Christmas gift jars

Simple Gifts in Mason Jars – great last-minute Christmas gift idea

Today I’m wondering…..do you have any last-minute gifts to give? Perhaps you’re going to someone’s home for the holidays and need a small token of your appreciation. Maybe you are looking for just the right “something” for your child’s teacher. Or do you have some close friends or church small group members to whom you’d […]