Living on Grace

“I’m just living on grace.” This is my new mantra. Well, it’s not actually new. Years ago I set out to better understand grace and all it encompassed in my life. I wanted to be gracious and graceful. I knew I desperately needed grace as well as extend it to others. And I began praying ...

In Need of Grace

I find it ironic that in the hopes of organizing my life, my new schedule I created is exhausting. Maybe I just need to work up to it. Maybe I’m just out of the habit of “working”. Maybe I’m just crazy! I have achieved more. My house is definitely cleaner, and I’ve put time into otherwise ...

Come Thou Fount

29. September 2011 grace, hymns, praise, salvation, sinner 0
A friend reminded me of this hymn the other day. As I stood outside watching the sky do its daily miracle and listening to an obnoxious chirp in the top of a tree in our yard, I found myself humming this song. It’s a good tune to hum. Hopefully you can find a version of it somewhere ...

Vouchsafed

For three things I thank God every day of my life:thanks that he has vouchsafed me knowledge of his works;deep thanks that he has set in my darkness the lamp of faith;deep, deepest thanks that I have another life to look forward to–a life joyous with light and flowers and heavenly song.                                                                                Helen Keller I ...