Saturday 19th April 2014,

Browsing the "Grace" Category


The Losing Draft

I had always hated Matt. Well, I guess I should say I always hated people like Matt. When we got taken over by an occupying force, he was the first to raise his hand and go to work for them. [...]

April 18, 2014 God, Grace, hope

The awful fight of loneliness

No one wants to have coffee with me. Let me back up.  My husband and I moved in January to a new house in a suburb between Dallas and Fort Worth, and I’ve been fighting loneliness.  Our families are both [...]

April 17, 2014 Blog, Faith, Friendship, Grace, Women

Letting the bridges burn

A few months ago, my husband and I were having lunch after church in my hometown. Within a few minutes of getting our meal, my best friend from high school and her family walked in the door of the restaurant. [...]

April 1, 2014 Faith, Friendship, God, Grace, Healing, Women

I’d Rather Be Known What I’m For, Than What I’m Against

This is Isac. Isac lives in Mozambique and is a child I sponsor through World Vision to ensure he gets clean water, food, and an education. I remember the first time I saw his face and thought, “Him….he’s the one…..” [...]

March 27, 2014 God, Grace, Love

Your Relationship is Your Problem

As I head towards the three year mark in my marriage, I hope I’m beginning to become fairly well-versed in the art of a relationship. Relationships are composed of many unique and personal issues, but there are also very broad [...]

February 7, 2014 forgiveness, Friendship, God, Grace, Relationships

Giving to Family.

When I was younger I never really understood what family was; what the proper functionality of a family was, or  what it meant to be a family or how to treat family members. Some of you may be in the [...]

December 13, 2013 Christmas, Community, Generosity, Giving, God, Grace, Humanity, Love, Relationships

Ditch the label

I don’t have the statistics on sexual assault and abuse. I don’t know the numbers in my age group or the percentage of victims in my state. But I’m guessing you don’t care about the numbers. I wish I could [...]

November 21, 2013 Abuse, Grace

One Kindergarten Game You Might Still Be Playing

Perry was the kid who had mastered the art of brown-nosing. He needed a roll of toilet paper every day just to keep the mountain on his nose from avalanching onto his desk. He tried hard to prevent that because [...]

September 23, 2013 Grace

The Most Vulgar Story You May Ever Read

He can hear her giggling under the sheets as he crouches next to the window outside the bushes. As the giggling turns to soft moans his body goes numb and he stares at the gold band on his ring finger. [...]

August 27, 2013 Grace, hope, Love, Stories


One of the sweetest parts of marriage is that my husband loves me no matter what. Now I’m not just talking about he loves me even if I make crazy chore lists for him or he loves me even if [...]

August 20, 2013 Blog, Faith, Grace, Insecurity