#FiveMinuteFriday: Lift

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I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is LIFT. Below is five minutes of free flowing writing. The forward slashes indicate where the timer started and ended. Go! //I felt the weight

All The Earth Is My Body – When I Accepted My Stretchmarks

Faith Grace Soledad Solitude Waiting

If you told me I would have a baby at 20 years old, I would have laughed. Instead, I cried. I cried a lot. Enough to fill a canyon. God makes us ready for blessings

#FiveMinuteFriday: Hidden

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I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The word prompt is HIDDEN. Below is five minutes of free flowing writing. The forward slashes indicate where the timer started and ended. Go! // I’m digging through the

Re-Centering My Spirit: A FB Hiatus & What I’m Learning About Being Fully Present

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It’s hard for me to completely unplug from Facebook. I’m a compulsive Facebook checker/scroller/commenter/cheerleader/opinionater. It’s not something I’m especially proud of. After we married, my husband purchased a book for me which gave me a

#FiveMinuteFriday: Build

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I’m joining #FiveMinuteFriday over at Kate Motaung’s place. The five-minute free write word is BUILD.  Here is what I’ve written with no edits, no corrections, etc. This is five minutes of free flowing natural writing.

Getting Through Today – A Miracle

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Good morning friends, I’ve spent the last couple of weeks sifting through notebook pages spilling over with words and highlighted sticky statements. I combed through my bible with what small amount of energy I can muster

Walk With Me Wednesday – Life Pauses

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It’s Walk With Me Wednesday at Cisneros Cafe.  Each Wednesday we’ll embark on a journey through writing. Let’s take a stroll.   Do you feel like pausing to take a deep breath in the middle

A Good Morning Appeal

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I made my way to the Gonzaba Urgent Care clinic in tune with the theme song from Little Miss Sunshine,  but my entire face (and sinus cavity) was void of any said sunshine.  Devotchka played

Faith, Searching for the Seed

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I am and then I am not Watching her hurt For her family, their lives Their foundation stirred Quaked thin bottom lining Ripping vines from beneath Dirt swollen fingers from Digging, burying, praying For a

In Observation of Joy – Solitude

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I am awake before my husband and son this morning.  Instead of rolling under the covers for a few more minutes of rest, I get out of bed, wrap a sweater around myself, slip on my