Category Archives: Grace

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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New Year’s Resolutions

Last year I did some rotten things. This year I will be better. Here are some resolutions I will follow to the letter: I won’t make dumb excuses when my homework isn’t done; when the truth is that I did … Continue reading

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Looking for a way out?

No matter what you may be facing today, cling to this promise “Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you” (Hebrews 13:5). Cry out to God — He hears and he will listen and respond. He cares for … Continue reading

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Green beans & Growing up

“But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen. (2 Peter 3:18) Sometimes I wonder if I ever will grow up. When I repeat the same … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes on the prize!

“When you have no vision from God, no enthusiasm left in your life, and no one watching and encouraging you, it requires the grace of Almighty God to take the next step in your devotion to Him, in the reading … Continue reading

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Where did January go?

“The Lord make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you” — Numbers 6:25. Looking at my calendar, I see the first month of January is nearly over. Where did it go? There are 31 days in the … Continue reading

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New job description

I just completed two weeks at my new job. Description of the job:        *  Tiring      *  Stretching me      *  And I’m weary, but   I am so thankful that God showed up this week! God helped me … Continue reading

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