For the last six weeks now I’ve participated in Lisa-Jo Baker’s “Five-Minute Friday” (you can find all my Five Minute Friday posts in the ‘related posts’ at the bottom). The concept is simply writing for 5 minutes, straight from the heart, on a given subject – and then sharing it.
No edits, no marinading or reflecting – just write and share.
If you’re a writer or blogger, I’d definitely recommend it – it really challenges and helps you grow as a writer. It’s certainly helped me.
The topics which Lisa-Jo comes up with each week have a funny way of calling out something God has been doing in my life that week. It’s strange that way – and it’s one reason I love it.
Today’s theme is ‘Brave’. I hope you like the post, please do let me know your thoughts in the comments below. So here goes:
When we hear the word ‘brave’ we often think of taking big risks. Making a jump. To paraphrase a well-known TV show and film series, going boldly where no man (or woman) has gone before.
But I’ve learned recently saying yes to every opportunity for the sake of being courageous, or taking a risk, isn’t being brave.
It’s not taking a risk at all.
It’s actually more (more…)