Amazed By Grace?

Beautiful writing inspires me, so I collect quotations and excerpts as I read. This one is from Abba’s Child by Brennan Manning: “In the rags of my sixty-plus years, either I escape into skepticism and intellectualism, or with radical amazement, I surrender in faith to the truth of my belovedness.” Chime in here to leave Read More …

Out of Ashes?

Oswald Chambers says there is “fathomless joy” for one reborn into Life in Christ. Lately, I hear the word “tribulation” a lot, but not the term “tribulation blessing.” I prefer the latter phrase because I have learned that pain and problems contain blessings like opportunities wearing camouflage.   I published my story “Whit’s End: Breakdown Read More …

Is The World Rigged?

For me, it was easy for the noisy, action-packed world to pull my attention away from God. I was weary and heavy-laden until Jesus said, “Come to Me,” and I did. Now, I appreciate that it is practically impossible to learn from God without opening His gift of Sacred Silence. My heart yearns for the Read More …

Learning To Die?

Beautiful writing inspires me, so I collect quotations and excerpts as I read. Recently, I formed a group on Goodreads called “Snippets That Inspire” hoping others would add faves of their own. The snippet I am sharing today is from “The Whole Five Feet” by Christopher Beha: That “a limit of time is fixed for Read More …