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Abandon

  Today’s post is written for the link-up at Five Minute Friday. ***** The word for today’s writing is “abandon”, and my first thoughts are of a negative nature; pictures I’ve seen of abandoned animals, or worse yet, stories of neglected and unloved children come to mind. When I read the definitions, abandon includes the following: […]

coffee and inspirational books

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 […]