Grace

Recently the Lord has led us (as a family) to a difficult decision that we prayed and wrestled over for some time. It was a decision we made out of obedience and we have been shown, once again, that while following Him bears fruit, it also frequently brings pain. It is in this time that He has chosen to pour out upon our hearts such wonderful refreshment. Like dry, thirsty lands we have soaked up the rich Word and our souls have been filled to overflowing. Grace. The wonderful grace of Jesus! Personally, I feel that I am understanding in new ways, beyond anything I could have ever hoped or imagined, the sweet grace of God. Truly, this grace comes from the gospel that must wash our hearts afresh each and every day. In my 20ish years of knowing the love of my Father...

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The Greatness of God

Last night I was lying in bed after reading this blog from some missionaries living in Haiti and my mind began to wander. I was reflecting on some of the images and stories this family has shared with us and the dreadful turmoil this little country is currently in. Then I began thinking of other little countries around the globe that have their own drama going on. From terrorism to wars and famine, the list continues. Yet, God above is intimately aware of each person’s suffering on this planet of ours and He has NO BREAK from the constant pain. How Great is our God! I live my own life, safe in my warm home and my current drama is three fighting kids or a certain little one who randomly wets his pants, or keeping a five year old focused enough to teach him to...

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