Tag Archives: grace

In Process

I think I have shared this before, but I just found it again. We are all works in progress. We are all unfinished. I am grateful that God is never done with me or with you. Have a blessed and … Continue reading

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Want to be a Saint?

I would say that most of us don’t think we can or even want to be saints. Doesn’t being a saint mean suffering, praying all the time, levitating, working miracles, and generally being perfect? Who among us could live up … Continue reading

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Goals

I once told a friend that I was thinking about reading A Purpose-Driven Life, and she said, “You are one of the most purpose-driven people I know.” She’s right. I live with goals, looking to the future, always asking God … Continue reading

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The things we carry…

Have you ever been with someone who complains and refuses to acknowledge any way to change their situation? It’s so frustrating when we adamantly stay in our misery and refuse to look at anything that might get us out. I … Continue reading

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After the storm

Now that our own, personal evacuee from Hurricane Harvey has returned to Houston safely, I can reflect a little on the events of the last week. Living in central Texas, we know many people who have either been directly affected … Continue reading

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Give me a reason…

I was inspired by a post I saw today on Instagram and thought I’d share it with you. I used to ask God the same question: Why? Why me? Why this? Why that? Why now? I’ve come to realize though, … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Angel Eyes

When my daughter comes home from college, one of the first things she does is sit down at our piano and play Jim Brickman’s Angel Eyes. It’s a beautiful song that just brings me joy and peace when I hear the … Continue reading

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Late fees?

I live in the grace period. I know that our library gives you two days after your due date before they start charging a late fee. I know that there are about 30 miles left after the needle hits the … Continue reading

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Water leak!

We discovered a water leak in our yard this weekend. When we looked at the water meter, the dial leading to our house was spinning wildly. We did the math, and we had used 74,000 gallons since our last bill. … Continue reading

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Where does change begin?

I am not a fan of politics, particularly in today’s environment. I truly admire and appreciate those who are committing their lives to making changes and trying to shape our world through it, but on no level is it for … Continue reading

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