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Lisa-Jo graciously hosts Five Minute Fridays every Friday, and this will be the last one for 2012. Many many thanks to Lisa-Jo!
She picks the word guest of honor for a five minute flash mob of writing...unedited (some of us, ahem, correct our typos). Then we visit the person, who linked up before us.
This week's word is "Wonder."
Here is a random list of things that fill me with wonder:
When I hear birds singing in the morning, and air fills my lungs.
When I see a teal-breasted hummingbird thrumming about our Mexican Sage's purple flowers, and I wonder how does it fly so fast, and still eat,
at the same time. If I did that, I'm sure I would throw-up, or make a very unladylike burp.
When he holds my hand, and I still feel a slight giddy happy and it has been 21 years since I walked down the aisle.
When I look at our girl, and I wonder how did she ever get so big....when she used to be so little, and I could burp her, and lay her on my chest...All of her.
Sigh! And when she wants to still talk to me, and spend time with me, I am filled with wonder, and I wonder how long this will last.
Then I remind myself to enjoy the moment, don't skip ahead, and lose the wonder of the moment. Just drink deep, and give thanks.
When I think of how much God loves me, even when He knows how selfish I can be at times, I am filled with
So what fills you with wonder, my friend? I am always filled with gratitude and wonder when I read your comments.
I am also filled with wonder and gratitude for my friends, in real life, and online through blogging.
Does anyone have ideas on having an informal #FMF writing party? Maybe, someone pick a word, then we all write, and tweet our link with the hastag #FMFParty and we find each other?
Just throwing out an idea for ONLY the first two Fridays of December....let me know....
*Dear Friend, Wishing you a wonder-filled weekend, where you can notice all the wonder around you, in nature, and in people made in God's image. May you know the wonder of His unconditional/nonperformance-based love and acceptance this weekend.
Please join the party at The Gypsy Mama by either linking up and/or reading other entries.
© Soul Stops/Dolly Lee 2012.