31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes – Day 12


31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes

Please join everyone at Five Minute Friday for 31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes throughout the month of October.

Friday, 12 October 2018


I will praise you, from the depths of my despair and the heights of my joy, I will praise you. In tears and in laughter, I will praise you. In sickness and in health, I will praise you.

As the sun shines down and the moon lights up the night, I will praise you. As the bluebonnets and paintbrushes bloom, and the land around heats up, I will praise you. As the leaves fall, and the wind blows, I will praise her. Scorching drought and devastating floods all around and I will praise you. Beautiful days and lightning bug nights, I will praise you.

You are my everything, my Creator, my Father, my Savior, my Redeemer. I will praise you.


Friendly Fill-Ins

This is a fun meme co-hosted by 15 and Meowing and Four-Legged Furballs. Be sure to visit and join in the fun!

New Friday_Fill-In_BadgeHere are the fill-ins:

  1. I have _______________ for ______.
  2. _________________ make me _______.
  3. I’m surprised that ______________.
  4. To make a long story short, _____.


Here are my responses:

I have a devoted protector for a husband. Until his foot opened up again Wednesday, David wouldn’t let me go outside unless he was with me, so that he could protect me from those big dogs if they came back.

Big dogs make me very nervous and panicky now.

I’m surprised that David was ever able to convince me to let the camera or recorder capture any part of me at all.

To make a long story short, don’t ask David to tell the story.   Short isn’t his “thing”.  🙂

Have a blessed weekend, y’all!


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Book Review: Tex-Mex Diabetes Cooking: More Than 140 Authentic Southwestern Favorites by Kelley Cleary Coffeen

Tex-Mex Diabetes Cooking: More Than 140 Authentic Southwestern Favorites by Kelley Cleary Coffeen

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