Today I'm linking up with LisaJo Baker for Five Minute Friday. We all writer for 5 minutes on the same prompt. No editing, no fixing, no fear! Then go back and encourage the writer before you!
Come, join in and be blessed!
This weeks prompt is Writer:
The first time I remember words really moving me was in the 4th grade.
We had a student teacher reading us Where the Red Fern Grows. Thankfully, her assignment with us was done before she finished the book. (Crying in class isn't cool when you are 10.) I had to know how the story ended though so I checked the book out from the library and I didn't put it down until I finished. And I cried and I cried.
That was the beginning for me of a love affair with words that has never ended.
It also was the beginnings of a dream deep inside of me to be a writer.
When I was younger, I wrote short stories, poetry and filled journal pages. I never showed them to anyone and eventually tucked that dream away somewhere under some fear.
It's been rising in me again lately, that long ago dream. It's funny how when God plants a dream in our heart He doesn't let it fade away.
This time I won't hide under fear. I will dare to dream my dream. I love words and I have a story to tell.
I am a writer.