A Prayer when You Can’t Do It. A Prayer for Grace

10. September 2015 faith, grace 4
A Prayer when You Can’t Do It. A Prayer for Grace
(Please feel free to share this image!)   Years ago I was intrigued by grace. I studied it. I searched for it. And I prayed to understand it better. I really wanted to do this life with grace, gracefully and graciously. What I learned was that God’s grace encompasses everything. It’s not just for eternity, ...

Finding Your Rhythm in a New Season

08. September 2015 grace, purpose 16
Finding Your Rhythm in a New Season
Can you feel it? Though it’s still HOT in North Carolina, and the leaves are still green. . . Though the water is still warm enough for this fair weathered swimmer to immerse her whole body into the ocean, and the insects still orchestrate a concert every night. . . Though I have no children ...

The Keys to the Storehouse of Grace: How to find Peace

12. June 2015 forgiveness, grace, peace 3
Easier said than done, right? “Let the peace of Christ rule in your heart.” Col. 3:15 Well, it’s especially difficult when something is not right. When you’ve been hurt by someone you trusted or trials surround you–one disaster after another seem to be coming your way. “Let the peace of Christ rule in your heart.” ...

Bite of Bread: Bites of Grace

19. January 2015 grace 2
Grace, then, is grace,–that is to say, it is sovereign, it is free, it is sure, it is unconditional, and it is everlasting.” ~ Alexander Whyte I’ve been thinking about grace lately. I’ve needed it. Last week my church kicked off a twenty-one day fast. We were given three different fasts to participate in. Social ...