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A Bandage of Grace for Every Offense

Recently I felt I was intentionally excluded from an electronic conversation. When I first heard about it, I tried to brush it off and said it didn’t bother me, but the truth is – it did. I felt left out … Continue reading

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An Inheritance

When I was a little girl our family spent many weekends visiting my great-grandparents, Buford and Zora Powers or Grandma and Grandpa Powers as they were to me. They lived on a little ranch outside of Wilson called Hungry Hill … Continue reading

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Exhort One Another

Peter gave himself up for lost, and shed big tears; but his sobs were overheard by some friendly sparrows, who flew to him in great excitement and implored him to exert himself. ~ The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix … Continue reading

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Grace for the Graceless

It had been a long day when I finally pulled into the garage. Training on the new route had taken at least two hours longer than I anticipated, but I was strangely undisturbed by the delay and the day was … Continue reading

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Unconditional Love

When my oldest son came home from the hospital after suffering severe brain damage, I struggled to comprehend and accept the fate that had such a devastating impact on our entire family. In fact, to say I struggled is a … Continue reading

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Remembering Ruins

A few weeks ago I found myself driving past an old house where we once lived – where I once lived. In its prime it was a picturesque farmhouse surrounded on all sides by prosperous cotton fields. The outside was … Continue reading

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Strength Of Years

We pulled up to the little country church and I saw their car before we parked.  My heart leaped at the thought of seeing those whose wisdom and loving hearts had captured mine. Illness, age, and other commitments had kept … Continue reading

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