Grace

“One of the greatest proofs that you are drawing on the grace of God is that you can be totally humiliated before others without displaying even the slightest trace of anything but His grace.” ~ Oswald Chambers

Saying Grace

“Many people use the word grace to describe the beautiful appreciation we express to God at mealtime. How often have we said to our families around the dinner table, “Let’s say grace”? Yet how often have we failed to consider what saying grace means? Such a prayer should always be an acknowledgment that it is…

I No Longer Live

I am doing an intensive study of Galatians this week. Today we discussed the overview of the book. This verse just hits me every time I read it: I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the…

Sunshine

A fellow blogger wrote about feeling tired all the time. Depression over a long period. I commented on his post. I realized as I typed my answer that I was writing a new poem.  I have revised what I originally wrote. I pray it helps him. I pray it helps you. Sunshine Tired? All the time?…

Was I Wrong?

“Why can’t you admit you were wrong?” Maybe because I wasn’t. Just because someone else thinks I was wrong doesn’t mean I was wrong. They see it one way, I saw it another. I made decisions at the time; they have the advantage of hindsight. I may do what I believe right and yet another…

Serenity

Continuing the theme of Recovery. I am posting the full version of “The Serenity Prayer”.   This prayer is said at many 12-Step meetings in its shortened form. I love the long form.  This world is not as I would have it, but I am trusting my Father.  I pray this prayer for you all today. …

Grace

Had a melt down while driving today. It’s been months since I cried like that. I had to pull off on a side road and park for a while. When I got myself together I looked up to see what street I was on: GRACE Ave. I was at a five-way stop with signs surrounding…