Friday, February 7, 2014

Five Minute Friday: Write

It's Five Minute Friday when I link up with The Gypsy Mama.  We are given a one word writing prompt and get to write for five minutes flat. Our word for today is: WRITE.

I've been writing for years. It began as a young girl as I wrote in my diary with the tiny gold key.  I hid it under my window seat in my bedroom.  It was where I could pour out my thoughts and feelings with no one watching or listening.  Just me (and God).

I was chosen to attend a creative writing class during a summer between the fifth and sixth grades. Each day we had to write and stand up and read to our class. It was a wonderful learning experience for me to receive feedback.

For years I got so busy living life that I almost forgot about writing.  But then one day I purchased a journal and began to write once again.

I wrote about my everyday experiences when I was working with heart disease patients.  I walked with many families who lost their loved ones.  I didn't want to forget their stories so ...I wrote them down.

As I grew in my faith, I was learning and growing by leaps and bounds. I couldn't get enough of Bible studies and Christian books.  So I wrote down what I was learning.

I discovered blogging back in 2007 and have been writing on Heart Choices since that time.  I love writing.  I will continue writing.


Blessings and love,

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Chrissy said...

Hi, I got here through your link up on Five Minute Friday...I love it...very similarly to you, I love to write as a little kid...continue writing!

Nita Beshear said...

Strange how life sometimes gets in the way. Glad you found your way back to writing. I'm glad I found you through FMF.

Sassy Granny ... said...

Who have believed all those many years ago, when we were but small girls penning our deepest thoughts that it would lead here ~ a friendship that spans both the virtual and the real. Amazing how God has used your childhood pen to lead you.

Blessings, sweet friend.

david edwards said...

you have the "write stuff" Debbie, I love your discipline to the faith. "write" on girl. peace and prayers

Karen Mortensen said...

I am glad you are writing. I love your words.

Joan Davis said...

You and Iris were the first bloggers I ever read...and that was 4 years ago! Thanks for your encouragement to me as I began my blog as well! Blessings, Joan

Carrie @ Cottage Cozy said...

What a wonderful idea! ♥

BARBIE said...

I am so thankful that you write. Praying you have a blessed week.

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