just

just one more time
he calls out
laughing
not because we haven’t done it a million times
but because just one more time says
I love you.

just one more minute
as I’m walking
away
not because our time together hasn’t been good
but because just one more minute says
I love you.

just one more
day, picture, cup of coffee,
kiss
not because we haven’t shared these already
but because sharing them again
just once more says
I love you.

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. – John 15:12 (NRSV)

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Today’s Five Minute Friday was written on a flight from Milwaukee to Denver. Others probably wrote theirs on the ground and you can read them here.

 

 

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One response to “just

  1. I looked up the meanings for “just” and liked the one, “exactly.”
    Exactly…saying “I love you” once again is “just”

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