1. Write for 5 minutes flat – no editing, no over thinking, no backtracking.
2. Link back here and invite others to join in.
3. And then absolutely, no ifs, ands or buts about it, you need to visit the person who linked up before you & encourage them in their comments. Seriously. That is, like, the rule. And the fun. And the heart of this community..
The alarm goes off and I jolt awake. It’s a new day, and I stretch into it. Taking a deep breath and reaching my hands as high as I can and pushing my so down so far they flail out. I make myself as long as possible–stretching into this new day–wondering what it holds. After my stretch, my feet hit the floor and it starts.
It’s true about most things–you kinda have to stretch into them. Take that moment. That deep breath. Feel it from the tips of your fingers to the tips of your toes. Air expanding deep in your lungs.
A walk down the aisle, vows exchanged, more deep breaths and stretching of the heart to allow this one in. Forever.
One more deep breath, one more push, just a bit more stretching, and a baby is in my arms and I’m a Mommy.
Then my fingers hit the keyboard and I start writing.
Life is like that. You just have to take that moment, that deep breath and stretch into it. And then…
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