• Fall 2018,  Five Minute Friday,  FMF 31-Day Challenge 2018

    Day 30: Voice

    This month, I’m participating in a Five Minute Friday challenge called “31 Days of Five Minute Free Writes,” responding to a one-word prompt for five minutes each day in October. Click here to join in! My voice is so quiet that it is often swallowed up in the noise surrounding me. At mealtimes in the school cafeteria, I don’t tend to have many conversations with people at the table, because most of the time they can’t hear me over the crowd of people chatting. When talking to people, I am frequently asked to repeat myself multiple times before I am understood. Some people wonder why I don’t just speak louder, to which…

  • Fall 2018,  Five Minute Friday,  FMF 31-Day Challenge 2018

    Day 19: Who Are You?

    This post was written for the weekly Five Minute Friday blog linkup. Each week, writers respond to a one-word prompt by writing for five minutes, then share their unedited writing with each other. Click here to join the fun! This week’s prompt: Who. We’ve already had why, how, and when as prompts this month, and now we have who! Who are you? What defines you? Is it your hobbies, your relationships, your occupation, your personality type, your religion? Do you know who you are in Christ? If we seek to know who God is, we will gain a better understanding of who we are in light of that. Learn about His…