Moms Don’t Have Five Minutes For Faith?

I have had the privilege of writing alongside fellow bloggers from around the world for a sister site of 5 Minutes for Moms for the past few years. 5 Minutes for Faith, along with 5 Minutes for Books, is one of the offshoots of this website that encourages readers with bite-sized posts written especially with busy moms in mind.

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How to Fight (Daily) Discouragement @5MFF

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photo credit: A Father’s Joy via photopin (license)

 

There’s a saying about the little things in life. It’s the little things, so the saying goes that can end up being the big things. This can be true in relationships, careers, and attitudes. A teensy mouse can terrify a huge elephant, and so the story goes, one young man with the proper vision took down a giant who had defied armies. The unnoticed dripping faucet by day rings out like a maddening racket in the quietness of night, when one longs for quiet and sleep. It’s the little things we are thankful for, we rejoice in and the little things heaped upon us that can undo us in one moment.

It’s no wonder we find ourselves feeling overwhelmed when we deal with bits of discouragement daily. Who can avoid all negativity? It is impossible….

Finish reading and be encouraged at 5 Minutes for Faith- see you there!

Salt or Salt-Free (@5MFF)

 

“Salt is good, but if it loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? Luke 1:34

 

Most health conscious adults today acknowledge that excessive salt in the diet is not optimal for good health. As a matter of fact too much salt in the diet increases health related risks and in the extreme can be associated with life threatening conditions. Some health conditions require minimal salt intake with the aim of a “salt-free” diet.

Jesus really did have a lot to say about Salt for believers, and it wasn’t for dietary reasons.

Would you join me at 5 Minutes for Faith today where I share additional thoughts from my Gospel reading for the #LentChallenge I have been enjoying.

 

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About Post-Valentine’s Day Love, Offerings and Falling Snow

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photo credit: snowy_branch via photopin (license)

I had finally poured myself into the welcoming comfort of my bed and was drifting off to sleep, satisfied after a long and tiring day of chores, to do’s and errands when he finally arrived.

He crouches low, to my level, seeing if I am awake. He’s got his hands behind his back and that gleam in his eyes I know well, and adore. I peek back at him with heavy lids, grateful he is home as we are being pelted by one in a series of snowstorms this winter season.

Confirming my sleepless status, he proceeds to hand me one of my favorite kinds of chocolate combinations; after all, who can have just one favorite chocolate combination? I appreciatively tear into the chocolate before drifting off into dreamland, my last recollection being his kiss goodnight.

 

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Christ in YOU! (5MFF)

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The birth of Jesus is the focus of Christmas to we who believe. At least in theory. But, the beauty of Christmas is that this tiny mysterious bundle of wisdom swaddled in hay, laying in manger one Holy Night has birthed an undeniable kingdom as prophesied from the beginning.

The beauty of Christmas is not in this one freeze frame, iconic, Christmas card image but in the powerful truth behind the picture.

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