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Friday, June 27, 2014

Five Minute Friday – Lost

Friday. Today I set my timer for 5 minutes and see where my fingers take me.  No backspacing, no hushing my heart, no worrying over the grammar, or run-ons, or fragments.  It’s about writing down those first thoughts, being open to sharing them, and then encouraging others brave enough to do the same.

We join arms with Lisa-Jo, who graciously hosts us each week, by linking up them stepping out our front doors into others’.  The one rule: you must visit at least the one who linked up before you and leave encouragement for them in their comments.  Pretty simple.

(Oh, that I would treat my own next door neighbors with the same courtesy!)

We would love for you to join us.  No blog?  No problem, just leave your post in the comments on the Facebook page wall here.

Five Minute Friday

Are we ready?  Here are my five minutes on…..


I once was lost, but now I see.
The lost and found box.
Where are my lost keys, lip gloss, pen, what have you?

So much time looking for lost things, time wasted over the insignificant, generally.

How much time do I spend praying for the finding of the small lost things?  How much time do I spend praying for the finding of the only real thing of significance?

Am I trying to seek out the lost souls?  Am I praying that I truly find God in my everyday, but more importantly in my heart? Am I praying that others do the same?

After praying, am I then diligently looking for what I have asked to be shown?

For the keys, the lip gloss – most assuredly.

For the souls, for truth, for hope – not as much.

Oh that I would seek for the truly important and eternal with as much fervor!


  1. so good ! praying with you !

  2. Yes, thank you for the reminder!

    Stopping by from fmf!

  3. Love this! A great reminder that some things that are lost are more important than others.

  4. Love this!! Loving the lost shouldn't that be our biggest prayer?

  5. Oh I love this, my friend! Such a great post... and a powerful reminder to not only pray for the lost... to seek them out... but also to expect to find what we have prayed for! So full of faith and God!

  6. Beautiful and powerfully said! Blessings!

  7. Seeking and servicing the lost is something God has pressed on my heart deeply these last few weeks. Thank you for the reminder that it is important to fully expect to find what we pray for and even more.