So I am supposed to write for five minutes. No editing, no
rewrites. Here goes!
Listen to me! Says the man with the crudely made cardboard
sign that says:
Listen to me! Says the child wailing in the cart in the Greeting
Card aisle of
Listen to me! Says my husband as he holds the newspaper with
agrees with his opinion
Listen to me! Says the lady on the phone who wants to sell
me…something. I don’t
because I’ve already tuned her out
Listen to me! Says my garden full of flowers and weeds
growing gaily together
Listen to me! Says my 95 year old aunt, who wants us to
bring her Chocolate
to the Assisted Living Community she lives in because she
Listen to me! Jesus calls softly in my ear.
“How can I listen to you Lord? It’s so loud, with all these
Jesus smiles. “I am calling you to all those places. Go out…and
Listen to Me!"
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