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5 minutes of Understanding from the Holy Spirit


HOPEannFAITH hosts ‘Few Words Thursday’

I had heard and saw the blogging community participating in ‘5 minute friday’. Clicking on the picture will take you to the blog of origin, I believe .

Anyhow, the rules…5 minutes of writing…no editing…no over time!

So here goes! {This introduction does not count!}

Last night and this morning I have been a bit miffed at my LOVE! Yes…it happens. Let’s be honest any relationship JOY is a choice we make each day! Even the best of them!

and…My Love and I DO enjoy the BEST of THEM…and never forget that we are blessed in this.

I am leaving this evening for a Women’s ConferenceFCM’s 5th Annual ~ Moving Forward!

It’s a time with God and His other Daughters…getting refreshed just in time for this new season…

When I say season it does not escape me that this season is not only Spring…but also of NEW THINGS God is doing in our lives and our church. It has been a long winter of angst and stretching…

but back to the miff…I don’t want to leave with my LOVE in a grump! So I’ve spent the last 12 hours entered into his mood…and I got miffed. Dinner date last night was strained and I was disappointed…

This morning, rain and all, his mood is no better…and then it came to me.

This is how I behaved and worse, in the past when he had to be away any amount of time…I saw in his demeanor how I felt when he would be leaving soon…

And with that I felt bad…that I had created that feeling in my LOVE…ever.

A Lesson for me…so this morning when he left I kissed him and smiled, hopefully that will bring the sun to this rainy day for him.

I don’t even know if his grump is attached to my leaving…but when the Holy Spirit shows you something in this manner…well the true reason for his mood is of no concern to me, in the lesson, it’s the understanding that I need to be understanding!

Blessings Loves.


Author: Hopeannfaith

Welcome, I'm Andrea ... HOPEannFAITH ... I write and take pictures as a way of expression. These are gifts given by a loving and indulgent Father, to a headstrong and stubborn daughter, with much to say. A semi-retired social worker/secretary, I now call myself a writer. I've published one internet article and written many blog posts. However, publishing does not make one a writer, anymore than taking a box camera to the park makes one a photographer. What makes one who and what they are? Well God for one ... formed me before the foundations of this world (Psalm 139); and many, many years after putting away my passion for wordsmithing and picture taking He gave it back ... in droves. I am a culmination of my choices and experiences. It is here that my experiences color the world in print and color. It is my goal to reach just one soul a day with love ... encouragement ... understanding or just letting that soul know that they are not alone where they are today. This is about creating ~ all of it. Creating a HOLY and SACRED place where the ugly truth can be healed and the beauty of a moment or a tear can brighten a day for the experience. Why HOPEannFAITH? Hopeannfaith is my inner child, and she is maturing, as she should have done all along. She is learning all about how Faith fulfills Hope. She is learning how to live. HOPEannFAITH ~ the wonder twins all wrapped up in one, me. These are my Journey Journals ~ written and visual. I welcome your company. I welcome your friendships. My Journey is in the light ~ although I have and will share the shadowy corners and the dark ~ so you know that you are never alone there. If we hold hands in the dark, and we walk, side by side, through the shadow, we will reach the Light together. In relationship with one another and with the Light. Blessings.

2 thoughts on “5 minutes of Understanding from the Holy Spirit

  1. What a sweet post! My husband and I have a weird separation thing going on right before he goes out of town. I can’t explain it.
    Anyway, thank you so much for sending me this link. I’ve had so much fun over the past two days and I look forward to getting to know you more in the future.

    • Thank you, Love!
      Your welcome, after I decided to write a quicky (I’m leaving for a women’s conference in about 2 hours and leaving the laptop!!!! :/ ) I went looking for the link to the “5 minute Friday!”. When I was done it dawned on me you would like it.

      Quick writing, I have found, is a great tool! And some of the most profound things come out!

      Interested to see what you come up with.


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