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  • Words of Grace – Morning Prayer

    The clear-sky moon shown through my widow this morning bright enough for me to find my slippers by its light. Today will be a sunny day. But, for years I have greeted the morning with a dark cloud hanging over my head and heavy in my heart. Some unpleasant things...

  • Words of Grace – Admitting Our Powerlessness Over the Tongue

    Why is the first step of Alcoholics Anonymous the admission that one is powerless over alcohol and that his or her life has become unmanageable? Because admission is necessary before the alcoholic can take the second step, which is to believe that a Power greater than oneself can restore sanity....

  • Words of Grace – Getting the Point

    My wife shared with me an illustration from a sermon that she listened to online this week. The illustration had a point, but I narrowed my focus to the illustration and had to remind myself not to miss the point. This reminded me of the passage in James that we...

  • Words of Grace – Your Weekend Prayers

    We shouldn’t wait until we run out of words to start praying, but sometimes we do. So much is happening in our personal lives and in our world that calls for us to speak. God gave us truth and tongues, so we should speak. But the truth is that the...

  • Words of Grace – Post It

    The great commandment given to us in the Bible, both the Old Testament and New Testament, is to love the Lord our God with our whole being (Deuteronomy 6:4-5, Matthew 22:37-38). When the Jewish people of the Old Testament first heard these words, they were told to teach and remember...

  • Words of Grace – Shouting Our Conscience into Silence

    Sometimes we shout the loudest to silence our guilty conscience. The voice of our own conscience speaks to us. We are unsure about our rightness. We have no place to turn to settle this internal conflict, so we shout. Group shouting is even better, so we think. There is strength,...