Five Minute Friday – Beautiful


Here we go with this week’s Five Minute Friday…
Five minutes of unedited, non stop writing on this week’s given theme ‘Beautiful’

It is a beautiful day today.
It’s the second last day of my trip to the UK to visit family and friends.
The weather has been beautiful for most of the week. I think we had one day of rain, other than that, the sun has shone.

porthcawl panoama
I took this when we visited Porthcawl on Thursday 🙂

It’s been great to catch up with everyone, to find out what’s happening in their lives. Some of the ‘kids’ I knew when I was a youth leader in the church are at college or even done with college and getting married. Young whippersnappers who were a ‘handful’ in Young People’s group are now mature young adults, following God and heading out to serve him whether in standard 9to5 work or for Christian organisations.

Older folk who have seen many changes, many of whom have lost a spouse, are still praising God in it all and encouraged to see new life in the church.

It would be wrong to say there are no difficulties or challenges, but we’ve been encouraged to see God’s grace in the lives of those we love.

As I type we’re driving south to see more family and like I said at the beginning, it’s a great day. And not just because of the weather either… 🙂
We’ve seen the faithfulness of God this week and it’s beautiful!

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9 thoughts on “Five Minute Friday – Beautiful

  1. Thanks for sharing your writing! It indeed does sound like you are having a beautiful trip and seeing the beauty that God is doing. Yay God!

  2. Hi! Swinging through from Five Minute Friday and saw you earlier this week. Happy to see you here. I enjoyed your post and am reminded to enjoy the faithfulness of God as I walk through the rest of the weekend. This was a sweet note of eyes-wide-open gratitude. Thanks or sharing.

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