15
Jun

Five Minute Friday - restore

Every Friday we unite for five minutes. Only five minutes, that's all we get, that's all we have. And then, right where we are, no edits or second-thoughts, we publish those words. This week, we write on restore.
Go.

It's the end of another school year.
It's the end of another season.
It's the end of sports and lessons and so many schedules.
It's time for this family to sit back and restore.

It's the end of our tri.
It's the end of all of that training.
It's the beginning of the racing season but for now
it's time for my body to rest, it's time for me to restore.

It's the start of my kids acting up.
It's the exhaustion coming through.
It's the lack of patience from every single one of us.
It's time for our unit to regroup, come back together, find the simple and bask in it.
It's time for us to restore.

It's time for a summer bucket list, the only one we stick to.
It's time for some new traditions and in my year of different, it's time for me to find my restoration too.

It's time to get back in front of framily.
It's time to fill myself full with all the right people.
It's time for me to step back from those I do not feel good about or good about myself with.
It's time for me to find where my heart is full.
It's time for me to find those that are comfortable with my crazy and admit to their own.
It's time for me to find my restoration too.

It's time for my kids to feel a part of a happy family again.
It's time for us to find all the relaxing parts of life again.
It's time for us to feel connected and squished together again.
It's time for this family unit to be restored.

Comments

  1. Joanne Viola says:

    May this summer be the time of complete restoration for you all!

  2. Hello. This is my first week doing FMF - I'm checking examples and well.... Have to tell ya, I love your example. It shows me we are free to show our 5 minutes in different ways. thanks. 🙂 LOVE IT!

    1. childhood says:

      Thank you so much! Yes, I am much more focused on childhood. FMF is my favorite. Such a wonderful and supportive community and holds me accountable for writing weekly. Also, the different perspectives and different meanings of the word is inspiring to read.

  3. Misty says:

    YES!!!! It IS the only one we stuck to, when my kids were still, well, children... And I remember being so ready for summer... And then so exhausted because, well, SUMMER...

    Love it!

  4. "It's time to get back in front of family" really resonates with me, which is odd because I never had a real family!

    Loved this. Made me think.

    #1 at FMF this week.

    https://blessed-are-the-pure-of-heart.blogspot.com/2018/06/your-dying-spouse-485-healed-heart-fmf.html

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