Tag Archives: weakness

Silence, Goals, and Grace

Returning to my blog tonight feels much like greeting an old friend after a long absence. When I first starting blogging I hoped to pen something twice a week. When daily demands on my time hijacked my goal I lowered my … Continue reading

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Allured by Grace

Recently I was reading in the book of Hosea. I always find it amazing that I can read a story that I’ve read many times before and suddenly see it in a different light – in gospel light. In the … Continue reading

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As I carry the mail to rural residents in the Texas Panhandle, I spend several hours in my car traveling many miles on countless dirt and county roads. While I travel, I enjoy listening to Christian radio stations and I … Continue reading

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Reminders of Blessings

I read these words posted by Ryan Sprague and the memories come flooding back, “In that moment I was more disappointed that my cereal would get soggy than I cared about my child.” Ryan’s post about Soggy Cereal reminded me … Continue reading

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A Grace Filled Year

Yesterday I put up a new calendar. I am always amazed at how quickly the year passes. It seems the older I get the faster the calendar pages turn. And like many others, a new year usually finds me making … Continue reading

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Barren and Covered with Waste

I love working in my garden while watching a beautiful October sunset change the sky from a burnt orange that reflects gold on fading grass to a brilliant scarlet and finally departs the horizon, leaving it lingering in a violet … Continue reading

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Looking Beyond Fear

I was four years old the first time I ever climbed a tree. On that particular afternoon, billowing thunderclouds were building in the distance while above me the sun was shining. I was alone in the back yard and I … Continue reading

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