Category Archives: Five Minute Friday

Five Minute Friday: Hero

A hero uses his power not for his own end, but for the cause of the greater good. Something like that.  Have you ever watched the show Heroes?  I have.  That’s about where that comes from, I think. If there … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday (I’ve been waiting for this one): BROKEN

In the maze of my own deceitful heart, there’s only one place I recognize:  that is the place of broken.  The chambers deep in there are full, sealed tight with the glue of pride, sturdy.  But I get lost in … Continue reading

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5 Minute Saturday: checking my pulse.

I have a very useful home organizer.  It is spiral-bound, it has pre-set categories already lined up with plastic tabs, and it is “written” by a Christian family so there are encouraging Scriptural references along the way as we navigate … Continue reading

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This took me more than five minutes, but it’s still Friday …

Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ’s sake.  For when I am weak, then I am strong (2 Cor. 12:10). Did you know this? That the strength of Christ — the power … Continue reading

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Five minutes on a sunny Friday: Comfort

Comfort is the place I go to know who I am. In the aches of the deep and scary moments, the comfort is in his arms around me in the dark, holding me tightly, close to his heart, his head … Continue reading

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TGIF: Here

Here is where I stand. Here is the place where I live. Here is the place where I am comfortable, where I desire to linger, where things evolve into home. Here is the place where I am made new, where … Continue reading

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It’s Friday: Broken

Nails in hands, in feet. Our only hope was broken. If I were Peter, and I stood there with my Jesus on the mount, saw Him transfigured … If I were Peter, and I saw those loaves and fishes come … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday (optional)

Remember … Remember all the heartache?  The people who you hurt, the people who you disappointed?  Remember all the times you said things that weren’t true?  All the times you were worried about what they were thinking; all the time … Continue reading

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