Filling in the Pattern

God is great; God is good, now we thank him for …. Do you remember saying that little prayer when you were a child? In our house, we didn’t recite the pre-written prayer, but ours were similar in nature. Dear Lord Jesus, thank you for this food. Please bless grandma, please bless the missionaries …..” … Read more

Sunday … a day off – or is it?

I’m going to shock you. Sometimes I don’t like Sunday. There! I said it! The 6 days before Sunday and the 6 days following Sunday are so busy, I want Sunday to be not busy, not scheduled, not just one more must-do-or-else.  I thought Sunday was to be a day of rest. I don’t want … Read more

Bookmark it!

It’s morning …. How is your day so far? Pretty good, right? Hold that thought! Bookmark it! Are you holding? Good! Because if you’re like me, you’ll have to return to that bookmark later this morning.  It’s Tuesday …. Already! Somehow in all the preparing for the weekend, then having the weekend, the ending the weekend, … Read more

Refining Grace