Five Minute Friday: Here
Here'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.

Here.

Where is here? Today here is everywhere. It's errand day and I have things to do. "Here" is at my kids' school for an awards ceremony.  "Here" is at lunch with my very best friend. "Here" is at the grocery store, buying enough food for the next two weeks, and then a brand new bike for my sweet 7 year old boy.  "Here" is at gymnastics, watching my 9 year old hot shot gymnast perfect her beam routine and practice her sole circle. "Here" is cuddled in bed with my husband, tickling and laughing and being loved.

Here I am, a 29 year old mother of 2 (.5) kids living the good life. Here I am in my jeans and my baseball shirt and my black chucks, looking all of 19.  Here I am, a Christian woman trying her best to share her faith and love for the Lord with her family, friends, and strangers too.  Here I sit, writing to you, longing for community and approval and kind words. Here I am worrying about my son... praying for my daughter... Living my life.

I like here. Here is good.  Let's stay here.

Stop.
5 Responses
  1. Here is good. Thank you for sharing.


  2. ~Maxine~ Says:

    Nice here... but to stay here is impossible, just know that as long as you are present here, now, the next here will be just as good. Because God is good. :)

    God bless.


  3. Denise Says:

    Glad you shared.


  4. Oh yes, this was really wonderful. Honest and very much present "here". I enjoyed it so much. Thank you for sharing at FMF.


  5. Just Be Real Says:

    Thanks for sharing.


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