Five Minute Friday: After

Five Minute FridayHere's the deal. Five Minute Friday. You go find the little prompt at the wonderful Lisa-Jo's blog, set the time and write for five minutes, and then just stop. Where you are, no edits, just publish raw words. (yes, I did just copy paste that from you, OneGirl) And even though it's technically not Friday anymore... Here we go.


After: Go.

I was a girl lost in a world of craziness. I didn't know what to do or where to go, and I made a lot of mistakes along the way.  I tried everything I could to do the right thing, be the right person. I was hurt and alone. A whole life of pain, anger and fear lay behind me. Abuse, sin, emptiness. It was all there ever present in my mind, displayed before me as a testimony of my life. I refused to let that be what my life was made up of. So I fought. I struggled. I prayed. I cried. A lot. And I'm here. And I smile at that. Because now I know that all of that was my BEFORE. 

But it isn't before anymore. This is my life. My love. This is my AFTER, and this is what matters. 














1 Response
  1. Sarah Penner Says:

    What a beautiful blog and a beautiful post! What a wonderful after the Lord has given you! So very glad I stopped by from FMF! Blessings!
    ~Sarah from http://sudryandspecific.wordpress.com/


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