Beauty of Grace

Once green, now the leaves on a tree right outside my dining room is changing their colors. So much has happened within the last two weeks. We moved from Maryland to Virginia. We found a new school for our daughter. Then M had to go on a business trip leaving us to deal with the…

Moving Right Along

It is hard to imagine me living in the city once again, not waking up to the sounds of chirping birds and taking in the fresh breath of the crisp morning air. My mind and heart automatically remember the peace of this place and I am saddened by the first thought that wakes my emotional…

Grace

After a long rain yesterday, today‚Äôs sunlight is all the more treasurable. Grace. That one word fills my mind as I walk on the grassy field down to the playground. I am glad I came to visit my sister today. Having nowhere to go, I put my child in the back seat and just started…

Life in the Unfolding Grace

A Christian radio program I listen to sometimes has this game where the listeners call to brag about their children named after the people in the bible. They pick different names every day; Luke, John, Joseph, Mary, Jacob, etc. The choices are endless, though it is mostly boy’s names. The name chosen on this particular…

Overcoming Doubt

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. Psalm 23:1 When it feels like God has withdrawn His presence, the days are covered in thick fog that lasts throughout the entire day, and the perception as obscure as the overcast sky. Everything loses its colors and it feels like walking with my eyes closed. So…

Amazing Grace

<This is an except from Max Lucado’s new book “Grace Happens Here”> John had on the seas since he was eleven years old. His father, an English shipmaster in the Mediterranean, took him aboard and trained him well for a life in the Royal Navy. Yet what John gained in experience, he lacked in discipline….