Friday, January 13, 2017


You are, at this moment, standing, right in the middle of your own 'acres of diamonds.' 
Earl Nightingale

The playwright often uses the form of the three-act play. Act One is the introduction of the plot. Characters are introduced, the scene is set, and a conflict demands engagement by the cast.

   In Act Two the plot gets messy and absolutes get challenged. There is often anxiety in this section because everyone is forced to grow. Act Three brings resolution and in that act the protagonist triumphs over his trials and joy is often the outcome. 
   I am still in the middle of my three act play. Overcoming my weakness requires crying unto the Lord everyday. It is my greatest solace to know my Savior is present in my second act. His promises are sure and he has promised a fullness of joy. Still, the outcome is tenuous. 

 I have been writing with the Five Minute Friday Group for more than two years and I really enjoy the talented writers 


  1. Our thoughts were definitely along the same lines today! It is reassuring to know how the third act ends and that things will be resolved.

    1. Yes, I read your post and thought we were on the same page.


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