Tag Archives: grace

Grace Given in a Simple Hello

I rarely share what I write in my handwritten journal. From time to time I may share bits, but never an entire entry. Not because they are full of deep personal thoughts, but mainly because the entries are usually very boring. What we did the day before or what all I need to remind myself...

Snipets and Grace

Hummingbirds flit around the feeders. Chasing one another, especially the red chested one (the male perhaps), away from the sweet nectar. Swooping so close at times I wonder if they will fly right into my head. My daddy will refill the feeders for a third time later that afternoon. He sits watching them. Never tiring...

A Sabbath of Remembrance

The moon casts shadows across my yard. A planet hangs brightly in the eastern sky. I forget which one. Settled into my favorite rocking chair I listen to the night songs. A star here and there straining to shine against the light of full moon. Autumn night meriting a blanket to keep warm.Ending a day of...

Counting the Gifts

The counting. The naming each gift. Causing my mind to turn from frustrations to gratitude. Instantly a lifting of my spirit. I can easily rush through my day forgetting to stop and give thanks. But when I do how much brighter my attitude and outlook is. It’s a discipline. Self discipline has never been a...

Grace Gifts 5/10/11

There is a restlessness disrupting my spirit these days. Unexplainable so I move through the motions. The search for grace gifts taking more effort and focus. I know they are there so I intentionally slow myself. And I list. 245. Finishing the devotions for a teen girls retreat. (4/26/11) 246. Technology during severe weather coverage....