Tag Archives: grace

Grace to disagree

Chuck Swindoll (pastor/Bible teacher) has been doing a wonderful series on Insight for Living called The Grace Awakening. The topic: living in grace towards yourself and others. Ephesians 2:8-9 “For by grace you are saved through faith, and this is … Continue reading

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Signs & Wonders

3 times in the last few days God sent me a message loud and clear, “I know where you live, I see what you’re doing, I love you.” Wow, what comfort, what treasure… just what I needed before I even … Continue reading

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Grace like an Ocean…

Deeper than I can measure…Farther than I can see to its end…Powerful, unpredictable, all-consuming, overwhelming… This is God’s Grace. How far does it reach? To what lengths will it go? Exactly what will it cover? … and, How many times? I’ve … Continue reading

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The Wedding

What an entrance! All the wedding party waiting under the cherry blossom trees. Silence. No bride… a low gong began to ring out. 1, 2, 3, 4 times… horses hooves on the cobblestones, a carriage approached. 7, 8, 9, 10… … Continue reading

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The Stuff of Life

Yesterday I had a bit of a meltdown. Somewhere between the creative staging of each room of our house by a real estate photographer (which involved moving ALL personal items/knick-knacks off shelving), and the thought of keeping this home that … Continue reading

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I Can Totally Live With That!

I need to know there’s a chance things will work out for good. That there’s a chance I can change or learn or simply be better than before. I need at least the possibility that what I long for will actually … Continue reading

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Need a Re-do?

I walked my old neighborhood with a close friend. We reminisced about the former neighbors and many events that we had shared. Funny how it’s the scandalous stories that stick out in the memory. No new news popped up, but … Continue reading

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Death's Door

I posted a lot about nutrition lately… it’s been good to have something to think about besides my mom’s health. She’s been bringing us a good deal of concern since back in December when she fell. However, rapid decline began … Continue reading

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ME, MYSELF-ish I

Life has changed. It’s different without Papa here. My mom is sad and despondent  She is angry and unsettled. Can I blame her? She is mostly angry he left her here alone. They have never been apart like this… without any … Continue reading

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Dry

I came to God so dry today. It’s been a tough weekend. I have felt stretched thin and ready to cry often. I pushed through, kept on trying and finally made it to Sunday night collapsing in bed. “And God … Continue reading

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