Five Minute Friday: Remember

10:15 PM

Wow! It has been so long since I have written. Tonight I break the silence :) I was browsing through my blogs that I read and over at It Just Takes One I came across the five minute friday that Lisa-Jo Baker hosts! One writing prompt. Five minutes. Just write. No editing!

There is a first time for  everything and this is what I came up with!


I watch the girls in my Bible study. Young, beautiful, vibrant young women who are so full of life. I am the only married on in the bunch and so I pause and remember...

It was just a few years ago. Many of the same girls. I had not yet met my husband and at times wondered if I ever would. I wondered if I would ever have children of my own. If I would ever be the head of the home.

Now I am.

But I remember...I remember the lonely nights. I remember the longing. I remember wishing that some guy any guy would notice me.

I remember girl talks with so many of the same girls in my living room now.

I remember movie nights.

I remember the tears.

I remember the laughter.

I remember the love.

Tonight I look around me and am thankful as I remember...

So many sweet memories.

So many sweet friends.

And I am thankful for the memories that are yet to be made.

I remember...


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  1. Awesome that you joined in Five Minute Friday! Welcome!

  2. Girlfriend memories are precious! I have some truly special ones! Some friendships will be forever. (You read my post so even if we forget them they will be forever. God has used many of my dad's long time friends to minister to him even though he doesn't know them anymore. They are part of God's provision in his life today.) Thank you for topping by and reading my words. I hope you'll check back in from time to time. Have a great weekend!

    1. Thank you so much for stopping by Stephani!! :) And that is so neat about your dad's longtime friends! God is so good to us!

  3. Welcome to the crowd! Even the bad memories are what makes us who we are today. I loved your thoughts today.

    1. Thank you so much Patricia! And yes so true about even the bad memories shaping us into who we are today! Neat to think how the Lord works things out :)
      Thanks for stopping by!

  4. Mmm, it is so nice to remember. I spent today with my best friend as we took two younger girls out (best friends) and as we watched them there were many times we would look at each other and wonder about ourselves and remember. Sweet memories.
    Through Christ

  5. I always love your reflections. I love going back and reading all your posts from the past years and seeing the beautiful journey God took you on. Katy, you challenge me to live fully in the now and not waste my time pining for what will be one day.
    :) It's good to remember...

    1. Thank you so Rachael :) I really appreciate you commenting :) May the Lord richly bless you!

  6. Reading a long time but this is one of your best posts I remember. Please keep it going!!! Real, raw and you.

    1. Aww thank you Stephanie :) I really appreciate that! Blessings :)

  7. You've been nominated for the Liebster award! Go to my blog for details and instructions:

    And here are your eleven questions should you decide to accept!

    1. When did you start blogging, and why?

    2. Describe yourself in one sentence.

    3. If money was no concern, what would your dream vacation be?

    4. What's your ideal way of spending a Saturday?

    5. What's your go-to lunch?

    6. Fiction or non-fiction?

    7. You have a pet lizard. What's his name?

    8. When did you become a Christian?

    9. What are you afraid of?

    10. Funny memory.

    11. What's your favourite season, and why?

    1. Awww! Thank you Stephanie! YOu are so sweet :) I am definitely going to try to get this done asap! :)


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