Five-Minute Friday: Thank you

Another Friday, another five minutes with Lisa-Jo and the Five-Minute Crowd. Thanks for taking the time to awaken from your tryptophanic stupor and stop by this week. This one’s for you!


Today’s Prompt: Thank you

I imagine you sitting in your pajamas debating whether or not to partake in the madness of Black Friday. You wonder if you’ll regret it the way you regret eating three helpings of mashed potatoes at dinner last night. I see you looking online, wondering if you’ll get the same great deals without having to leave your sofa, and I see you stop by here for a moment on your way to Target’s big sale site.

Thank you for coming. Thank you for stopping by week after week, and for your kind words and your emails and your encouragement. You are the best thing about this little corner of cyberspace.

I wanted to feel sorry for myself yesterday, when I read your tweets and your facebook updates and your plans for Thanksgiving. But, I knew we would celebrate today, a day late and about $100 short after buying the most expensive turkey known to man. I will sit around my table tonight, with my small family of five, and I will say thanks for you, for my larger family across the globe. For you Mom and Dad, for you sisters and brothers and cousins. Thanks for you in-real-life friends, and you online ones, too.

I have much to celebrate.


  • Ally

    Well said. I, too, find that the support I get from online friends is as wonderful as the support I get from people in real life. So in that vein, even though I just found your blog via Five Minute Friday, let me say: you’re doing great & have a happy [one day late] Thanksgiving.

    • KimberlyCoyle

      Thanks, Ally! I appreciate you stopping by and your kind words:)

  • jimmie lee

    thanks for stopping by over at my blog. How sweet to celebrate small even if a day late. Its all about family 🙂

    • KimberlyCoyle

      Thank you for stopping by here as well:)

  • Sharon O

    Yes I shop on line. I don’t go to the mall or rarely local stores. (oh I sometimes listen to the music if there is opportunity to go listen to my grandchildren’s choirs) I love to quiet my heart and center in to the thoughts on nativity and reason for ‘our season’.

    • KimberlyCoyle

      Thanks for stopping by, Sharon:) What a lovely reminder–to quiet our heart and center our thoughts on Christ.

  • Happy late Thanksgiving! I did a little Black Friday shopping, but not too muc.

    • KimberlyCoyle

      Thanks, Anna:) I hope your Thanksgiving was everything you hoped it would be.

  • Happy Thanksgiving. I hope your celebration was great.

    • KimberlyCoyle

      It was:)