Life in the Slow Lane

Contemplating life, faith, words, and memories
Five Minute Friday

Five Minute Friday

February 8, 2019

Today I’m joining a talented group of writers at Five Minute Friday. This community connects each Friday in an online, unedited free-write based on a one-word prompt. My timer is set for 5 minutes. Let’s see where this week’s prompt–BUILD–leads me. It was in the spring of 2016 when she came to me. I sensed she was […]

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Winter Visit

February 6, 2019

We went to bed Monday night with the weather report buzzing in our ears. Because we’re retired, the buzzing didn’t keep us awake. We had no place to go Tuesday morning so the status of schools and the thickness of ice on the roads didn’t apply. I didn’t expect any evidence of a winter visit […]

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Christian Life | Faith | Music | Sunday

Musical Sunday

February 4, 2019

First things first on Sundays. Once awake and with my feet under me, I prepare breakfast. It’s simple and quick. I have other tasks to do before leaving for church.   This Sunday is special as it’s musical from beginning to end.   At church, we expect the sounds of our Children’s Choir. Hearing these […]

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Lifestyle | Words | Writing

Word for 2019

January 31, 2019

Lots of folks make resolutions each new year. Others set specific goals. I’ve never been successful with either. As I attempt to live in the slow lane, I’m putting aside such organized planning for my life.  Instead, I’ve chosen the word “contemplate” to guide me through my next year.   Slowing down has shown me areas in […]

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