Category Archives: Grace

Ready for Adventure?

Today is day #28 of the Great Loop adventure. And, yes it truly has been an adventure. We’ve seen landscapes, waterways, and sunrises not seen before. Met new Looper people we would never have crossed passed with in our regular, … Continue reading

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do not merely live life to survive …

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style,” Maya Angelou

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Teachable Spirit

‘Seek My face with a teachable spirit. Come into My presence with thanksgiving, desiring to be transformed’—Jesus Calling. Sarah Young mentions further, “I want you to be all Mine … I gave everything for you … hold back nothing from … Continue reading

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Suffering for Doing Good

Consider him who endured such opposition from sinful men, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart, Hebrews 12:3.   Yesterday in our small group Bible study class we talked about pain, suffering, revenge, and unjust treatment. We … Continue reading

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The Potter’s wheel

“Yet, O Lord, you are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand”—Isaiah 64:8. The Prophet Isaiah writes about the Potter and the clay. This verse reminds me that the … Continue reading

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Joy in stress?

How you ever considered that trials and temptations can be a way of making us mature? Or molding us to be complete and lacking nothing? That’s what the writer of James is telling us in the first chapter of his … Continue reading

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The Transformation Project

This year, our local Word Weavers writers group embarked upon a mission of compiling an anthology book. The theme would be “Transformation.” For some odd reason, the idea didn’t excite me—at least not at first.     Most of the … Continue reading

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Do you consider yourself an Encourager?

“But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called Today”—Hebrews 3:13. We must not give up! Some days and hours are just tougher than others. We all have days when we feel good about ourselves, our family, and … Continue reading

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Safe and Secure

Thunder booms in the distance Safe & secure from all alarms Lightening surrounds Rain crashes down Fire truck sirens blare Secure within my sailboat shell No worry; no cares My Father says: Do not be afraid Nor let my heart … Continue reading

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His grace is an ocean

“And we are His portion and He is our prize Drawn to redemption by the grace in His eyes If His grace is an ocean, we’re all sinking And heaven meets earth like an unforeseen kiss And my heart turns … Continue reading

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