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Five Minute Friday: Future

Five Minute Friday is a writing event that has writers spending five minutes writing on the same topic and then sharing them at http://fiveminutefriday.com/. This week's word is Future.

The future - that place in time seems a little murky like the water in the photo above and a little scary because I can't see it, like you can't see where the water is flowing. But what I have to keep reminding myself is - there is beauty along the way. If you look at this photo in a different way, you see the plants along the water and if you could pan out, you would see that it is in this setting.



That's the thing about the future, we have to look at the big picture. For us humans, that's not always easy to do. But for God, that's how He sees it. We look at the murky water we are treading in or the lack of an end point on the horizon and we get stuck there, thinking that is our destiny. What we should be doing is trusting that there is a reason for the muck and the uncertainty. …

Five Minute Friday: Should

Five Minute Friday is a writing event that has writers spending five minutes writing on the same topic and then sharing them at http://katemotaung.com/five-minute-friday/. This week's word is Should.

I am constantly looking for signs, my own personal burning bush to show me what I should be doing and this week's prompt is my signal that I need to get back to writing my blog. That I should be writing.

I've thought a lot about this word since seeing this video of Oprah and Tony Robbins.  In it he says we should all over ourselves and that if we want to see change in our lives we should change should to must. That is when we actually do the things, when we change that one word.

I should have done laundry today.

I should have pulled weeds.

I should have posted this on Friday instead of Saturday.

I should pray more.

I should trust God.

What would happen if I changed those shoulds into action. Maybe not as strong as must, because laundry and weeds aren't life changing. But if instea…