Five Minute Friday: Release More Words

Five Minute Friday: Release More Words

A change of scenery. A break in the rhythm of daily life. I was reminded last week how good it is to change our normal routine every so often. This time my parents and I were able to go to the beach for a few days. Vacations take work to prepare, pack, plan meals, and...
Five Minute Friday: She Grew

Five Minute Friday: She Grew

She used to not take naps in preschool. She got her name put on the board for talking in kindergarten. She didn’t want to miss anything. Slowing down was for the night. But she didn’t like to talk with strangers. She was afraid of the unfamiliar, of leaving comfort...
Five Minute Friday: On Being Brave

Five Minute Friday: On Being Brave

When I first think of the word brave, I think of heroes in action films or characters that travel on grand adventures and make it to the end of their journey. I think of people in the news that rescue others from a natural disaster or others who decide to move to...
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chain, chain bound to the heart won’t let go won’t break apart break, break out of the way you’re not welcome not free to stay free, free free to give free to breathe free to live