Friday, October 5, 2012

5 min Friday free write.....

I recently linked to Lisa-Jo's site via another blog I read and was immediately drawn to the concept of a 5 min free write,  

"No extreme editing; no worrying about perfect grammar, font, or punctuation.
Unscripted. Unedited. Real"
Every Friday at one minute past midnight a new writing prompt is posted and off you go.....  well I totaly forgot about it at one min past midnight so here I go now..... with a little bit of trepidation.
Oct 5
Your Welcome  - politeness
Welcome to our Home  - hospitality, graciousness
Welcome to the world -  Excitement newness
Welcome to the family - Hopefulness, wondering
Your welcome to try....  - Fear, adventure, learning
you do not want to overstay your welcome....  - oh oh.
(Ugh phone rings...answer or let ring.. right now it is NOT a WELCOME interuption... )
Welcome to my world, when I sit to do something I often get interupted. In a house of 5, and 2 extras under 4  2 days a week, it is inevidable.  Sometimes those are welcome interuptions such as a visit from a friend,  or a quick kiss from my sweetie.  Other times they are not so welcome, the knock of a child on the bathroom door when you just NEED 2 min of quiet.  We have all been there.  
BUT How often am I the interuption?  How often are my interuptions welcome, or unwelcome?  I pray that I do not overstay my welcome, that when I knock on the door people truly desire to welcome me in - Do I even think about such things in the moment?  Or do I just assume? 
there is one with whom I know without a doubt I am always welcome...  I am thankful that I know without a doubt when I knock on the door of heaven one day I will be welcomed with open arms, and that on that day there is no overstaying one's welcome because I will finally know where home truly is.
(Shoot, I over shot by 1 min.. must have been the phone call or first time jitters) 
Sticking to 5 min was a little tough, once I got started I wanted to keep going. The urge to go back re read, re type was strong, old habits are hard to break.  I look forward to next week and playing along again. (maybe I will even remember at one min after midnight....)
Five Minute Friday     Click the link to join the fun.  I know all my scrapbooking / journaling friends will love it.  (O.K. Some of you will and others are thinking... here she goes again preaching the importance of Journaling -  Remember only you can tell YOUR story!)
Happy writing

1 comment:

Ms. Kathleen said...

Oh how I can relate to those little knocks on the bathroom door, those interruptions when you just sat down to eat. ... Motherhood! Great questions you have for me to think about. So nice to "meet" you :) Have a fabulous day!