Blurbs of Grace

Tag: Parenting

Good WILL Prevail

Yes, there is horrible evil in this world. But let’s not forget there is also incredible good. Evil can only win if we allow it to overcome our perceptions, to shake our peace and fill our hearts with fear. Let us not forget that good will prevail.

Praying for the families affected by the Connecticut School Shooting. May their hearts be filled with comfort and a peace that surpasses understanding.

Bored?

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Don’t underestimate the blessing of being “bored.”

Got Complaints?

I just finished reading some words that were written by King David long ago. They challenged me to really consider how we pour out our complaints over the phone, in emails and text messages, in person, on Facebook and Twitter, and even in our own personal blogs.

“With my voice I cry out to the Lord; with my voice I plead for mercy to the Lord. I pour out my complaint before him; I tell my trouble before him.” – Psalm 142:1-2

Give your spouse and your friends a break from the bulk of your complaining. Take your complaints to the Lord first.

Walking in Bigger Shoes

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… Listening to the sound of our little girl walking around the house in my shoes. I love the sound. It reminds me that is possible to walk with joy in situations that are bigger than me.

In Spite Their Imperfections

Loving a person does not mean you have to love everything they do. Love others in spite of their “imperfections.” That is, after all, how you would want others to love you.

Google is Not God

Google gives you possibilities. God’s Word gives you certainties.

Grace for Today

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I saw this posted by K-Love Radio on Facebook a few days ago. It reminded me of the way our three year-old daughter prays before we eat. It started one day when my mother asked her to “Say grace” before our dinner. I wondered if she knew what my mother meant, as my husband and I don’t usually use those words. We simply ask the children to pray. She did not ask what my mother meant. She just bowed her head, closed her eyes and prayed, “Heavenly Fader, thank you for your grace. Thank you for our food. In Jesus’ name, Amen.”

“Thank you for your grace.”

I thought about those words over and over again. Jesus told us to pray to the father to “give us our daily bread” but often I think we miss the very fact that he is our daily bread. His spirit, his grace, is what we need for the day. Yes Lord, give us our daily bread. Give us grace for today.

Too Much to Do?

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Days that are filled with too much to do are perfect for proving just how much you can do. Embrace the challenge and enjoy the victory.

I can do all things through Him who gives me strength.” Phillipians 4:13

Consider those Words Today

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Why is it that it often takes a person to die for others to consider what they said while they lived? Don’t wait. Consider your loved ones words today.

John 2:19-22
Jesus answered them, “Destroy this temple, and I will raise it again in three days.” They replied, “It has taken forty-six years to build this temple, and you are going to raise it in three days?”
But the temple he had spoken of was his body. After he was raised from the dead, his disciples recalled what he had said. Then they believed the scripture and the words that Jesus had spoken.

Commit to do the Possible

God is not calling you to do the impossible. He is calling you to do the possible. Commit to do the possible and trust God to do the impossible.