five minute friday

The again and again which make our life


def: to do, experience, or produce again
the definition is taken from the American Heritage Dictionary Online


To do something again and again and again.

The frustration is so real, I can feel it creeping up on me as I write about the ideas of repeating things over and over and over . . . .

Life is a wonderful experience.

An experience that is full of many of the same events and tasks repeated over and over throughout our days, weeks, years.

It is easy for our mindset to become one of drudgery and frustration, especially when those repeated actions don’t bring any of the results we are longing for.  Changing it up can bring a breath of freshness to our everyday tasks, and if we are looking for different results than what we have been getting, changing it up is necessary.

Yet, in the everyday ins and outs, there is a freedom found. I love the routines that work well for me (sorta hate the ones that don’t, but that’s a different story for a different time). Routines are premade decisions that enable me to preserve my decision making energy for those moments that need me to be fully functioning.


continuing on . . .

In all the ‘wash, rinse, dry, repeat’ of life may we tend well to the little things, for those little things make up our one life.

Praying today you see the joy in all the repeats of your routine life.

Each Friday, the Five Minute Friday community gathers online and writes for five minutes. Timed and unedited we write, then share our stories.  What is included today is an excerpt from today’s writing.

My hope is that for you these five minutes brings encouragement and direction as you seek to live a faith-filled and purposeful life.

So much of the writing that I do, is simply me processing the realities of my unpredictable life. Yet, even as I process, I greatly desire to help and encourage you as you learn how to include well those things in your life that move you forward. If you are desiring to live more purposefully – if faith-filled intention is a reality you desire to grow in your life, I invite you to join me on the journey. I don’t have all the answers, but those that I have, I promise to share. And you can know that I am praying for you and cheering you on as you seek to walk a faith-filled, purposeful life.

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