• Five Minute Friday

    Five Minute Friday

    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 troubled and needed to talk. We had spent time together teaching Sunday School classes, and she served as a deacon in our church. In January of the same year, I had fallen. My injuries had left me with chronic pain in my back and pelvis. I was finding myself increasingly in need of someone to…