Day 35 of 40 Days of Grace – How to Find Grace for the Roads Less Traveled

Day 35 – You can imagine my disappointment when the store manager at Barnes and Noble told me that due to budget cuts they couldn’t hire me after all. After two interviews going well, I was [...]


Day 34 of 40 Days of Grace – How I Learned to See Grace in a Flower

Day 34 – This morning I trudged downstairs to find a vase full of wilted tulips. Many of the petals drooped. Some had fallen off during the night. The vibrant salmon pink color had drained [...]


Day 33 of 40 Days of Grace – How I Found the Good Side of Melancholy

Day 33 – Depression is a delicate subject for believers, but there are grieving hearts, naturally sad people, and a combination of both in every pew. We smile and pretend everything is all [...]


Day 32 of 40 Days of Grace – Lessons From My Abba

Day 32 – When my youngest was probably five or six we were listening to a Christian radio station one morning as a man was singing about God’s righteousness and my son stopped eating his [...]


Day 28 of 40 Days of Joy – When the Heart Hears

Day 28 – I’m on the way to an appointment with my husband. He was driving with his phone on his shoulder, listening to the Bible readings for the day from our church. Sometimes it’s nice to hear [...]


Day 27 of 40 Days of Grace – When God Whispers His Love Through Others

Day 27 – In one of my earlier posts I mentioned that the way my husband ministers to me it’s like having Jesus with skin on. Individual people are His hands and feet as we touch [...]


Day 26 of 40 Days of Grace – Just Another Turkey Day

Day 26 – There are so many days I’ve walked in the field at the end of the sub and prayed to see a deer ever since I heard they were spotted there. The most evidence I’ve seen of them are their [...]


Day 25 of 40 Days of Grace – Birthdays and Blessings

Day 25 – Celebrating my husband’s birthday was a reminder of the grace in life every day. We can’t take the next day for granted, so why do we worry? Conversely, we can look back over all the [...]


Day 24 of 40 Days of Grace – Seeing Jesus in Others

(Though my readers aren’t clamoring for yet another post, I do apologize for not posting Day 24 yesterday. Hope you will be just as blessed waiting another day.) Day 24 – There are times [...]


Day 23 of 40 Days of Grace – The Least of the Birds

Day 23 – Sometimes as I glance out the kitchen window or the door wall the birds at the bird feeder make me smile. It’s easy to take God’s creation for granted, at least for me it is. When we [...]

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