Friday, January 29, 2016

QUIET- Five Minute Friday

Quit and sit

Understand that



Time of silence a miracle is growing, waiting to be revealed

I think back to my compost bin. I've tossed garden scraps, paper towels, egg shells, dead leaves and anything else I had to decompose, in it. Once a week I turn it. I might douse a cup or two of water on it, put the lid back on and let it sit in the sun. The heat adds the last magic ingredient for decomposition to take place.

Beyond what we can see, something AMAZING happens in this DARK, QUIET place.

A place of POWER and a RESOURCE to bring forth NEW LIFE later on!


Food for more thought-an article I wrote around Thanksgiving time entitled "A Fertilized Life".

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Sunday, January 24, 2016

Present- Five Minute Friday

A gift carefully wrapped, tied up with string, or decorated with bows.

The time and focus you give someone, leaving all duties and distractions behind.

The here and now. There will never be another, so enjoy every second while you can.



Everything here and now

Slowly and suddenly slips away becoming the past

Each of us

Needs to take

Time to receive this gift and be that, fully present


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Friday, January 15, 2016

Time- Five Minute Friday

To each what seems is an

Infinite amount of it is given BUT

Man is deceived because

Everyone is given a set amount and each will give an account for what they've done with the account they were given

Spent laughing, crying, revisiting or regretting, time keeps on ticking. These days I seem to have more of it on my hands, BUT even this is for only so long. Life will change. Responsibilities grow. When time is given, it is to be cherished and made the most of because when will we get the gift of time again?


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Saturday, January 9, 2016

First-Five Minute Friday for the First time this year

First time back in a long time

First full week of a new year

In the very first month

First time pen in hand for a task such as this

And I wonder, wonder, wonder.......

What firsts will I encounter this year?

Opportunities? Meetings? New faces or places?

It is the first time I look ahead to this new year


And I feel I need to choose the word "HOPE"

for the first time this year

Not because I have tons, but I need some

A whole lot of hope that there will be new

first time pleasures to balance the pains and

disappointments we are all sure to encounter

I hope this for all including myself


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