The Last Visit

Today’s Five-Minute Friday Prompt: Visit The goal: Write for five minutes, then hit the ‘publish’ button. GO! The only thing recognizable about the face in front of us is the smile and the gentle heart behind it. Her head showcases stitches, seams and baldness left from chemo, surgery and radiation…. Read more“The Last Visit”

{fmf} Reflect

Today I’m joining the Five-Minute Friday flash mob over at Lisa-Jo Baker’s.  Our task?  Write for five minutes about the the prompt of the week.  This week, the word is: reflect. Ready.  Set.  Write! I’ve been an absolute pro at reflecting. I can always rehash a scene in my mind… Read more“{fmf} Reflect”

Last and Last

Last and Last. Same word, two meanings. Someone once said “Dead last is greater than ‘did not finish,’ which trumps ‘did not start.’” How often do I not start something because I am afraid that I’ll come in last–that my efforts won’t be ‘good enough’ (or at least as good… Read more“Last and Last”

Six Tips for Balancing Boundaries (#4 Was the Hardest for Me)

“I could have done that!” my friend grumped as I carried a stack of laundry into Pedro’s hospital room. I cringed inwardly and smiled outwardly. “I didn’t have a lot to wash.” I set the neatly folded and wrapped stack of clean clothes in my suitcase and shoved it into… Read more“Six Tips for Balancing Boundaries (#4 Was the Hardest for Me)”