A Prayer for My Girlies, Gutsy and Gentle

Years ago, I was at a ministry boot camp, and Darrin Patrick was the keynote speaker. He shared a prayer he often prayed with his son. I did not have a son at the time, but the power of it struck me. When the Lord did bless us with a son two years later IContinue reading “A Prayer for My Girlies, Gutsy and Gentle”

Five Minutes of Hope (Five Minute Friday)

It’s time for a five minute Friday post. This week’s prompt is HOPE. Which happens to be one of my favorite words, themes, and/or principles of all time. Okay, ready go: “Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.” –Proverbs 13:12 Sometimes we just can’t escape a feeling thatContinue reading “Five Minutes of Hope (Five Minute Friday)”

Ballade of Bleached Blemishes

This summer I have joined with some inspiring and fascinating ladies for #wholemama. Every week I look forward to Lindsey Smallwood’s poetic skills, so this week I thought I would join her by dusting off my rhyming repertoire. It has been awhile since I accessed the classic form part of my brain, so I optedContinue reading “Ballade of Bleached Blemishes”

He’s My Favorite (Five Minute Friday)

I decided to give the five minute Friday link up a try. Okay, timer is set for five minutes, and away we go. The prompt for this week is FAVORITE. // “Hoping I would find true love along the broken road, but I got lost a time or two” Rascal Flatts “Bless the Broken Road” HeContinue reading “He’s My Favorite (Five Minute Friday)”

Dream ( My First Five Minute Friday)

I decided to give the five minute Friday link up a try. There are rules to this thing: “This is meant to be a free write, which means: no editing, no over-thinking, no worrying about perfect grammar or punctuation.” I find this makes me feel both free and vulnerable. If you are a grammar nazi, IContinue reading “Dream ( My First Five Minute Friday)”