Today I am joining Gypsy Mama and others in writing for five minutes. No editing. No draft. Just writing from the heart. Today's prompt is IDENTITY
My identity? Wow, I don't think I can sum that up in five minutes but I'll give it a go.
Who am I though under all my titles of mom, sister, daughter, wife, etc.?
I love babies and the laughter of children.
I love being a mom even though sometimes I'm not very good at it.
I love the birds singing and everything in nature (except spiders and mosquitoes).
I dislike disorder, injustice and ignorance although my home is often disorderly and I can occasionally be quite ignorant.
I love people and thrive on personal interactions with others.
I make mistakes. In my life I've made HUGE mistakes. I've hurt others. I've made bad choices. Yet I've left those failures at the cross and pray for new beginnings each day.
My identity is found in Christ and I praise Him for His grace and compassion. May others see Him in me.
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