There’s grace with the abandon

I have a tight schedule this morning. I need to pick up our kids from Miami from a cruise they’ve been on and traffic is…well, it is. My first thoughts were I’ll have to abandon this week’s Five-Minute Friday. Because, really, 5 minutes? There are rules for this free-writing frenzy. Rules that I often abandon. I don’t set a timer but were I to guess, I’d say it’s closer to...

Stay Inside the Lines

“Jesus kept saying “Follow Me“, not “follow My rules” – Mike Yaconelli, Dangerous Wonder My husband held paint brush dipping into the child’s paint dish working on the page next to KK’s. “Look, stay in the lines. No, no, paint inside the lines.” It didn’t work. Her three-year old fingers painted all the wilder. I smiled, mouth closed for once and left them to their work. Later I said to...