god’s grace

Gifts of Grace

With the anniversary of dad’s death and being at the same point in pregnancy when he got sick, I’ve been reflecting a lot lately on those times when life feels heavy and unbearable. Unfortunately, in my 28 years, I’ve had way too many of those seasons: too much sickness, too much pain, too much loss,…

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Dear Dad: I Miss You

NOTE: This post is kind of erratic. I wrote it a few days ago and have been feeling pretty anal about it not flowing as well as I’d like it to. Yet, this is how it came out of my head and I’m all about sharing my experience authentically. So, here’s the most disorganized post…

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Grace Will Lead Me Home

After my earlier post about Caleb getting used to the Big Red Dog, I was thinking a lot about grace and fear. There’s got to be some kind of deeper connection between the two. I realized how much I love the lyrics to Amazing Grace and spent some time this evening making a graphic to…

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Gracious and Gentle

Losing weight is hard. Like really, really hard. It’s harder than I want it to be. I’ve got an endomorphic body: lots of curves, puts on weight easily, and releases weight slowly (very, very slowly). I’m working hard at it, but it can still be discouraging. My food accountability partner (who happens to be a…

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Grace Is Everywhere

I was really stuck tonight. I had no clue what to write. I thought about ignoring it and skipping the day all together. So, I did what I always do when I need a little inspiration: explore Pinterest. [source] This hit me pretty hard. So often, I’m liable to clump everything in life together. I…

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The Mystery of Grace

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Sinking into Grace

In church yesterday morning, the thought came to mind that I’ve changed some how. And then I realized that I have allowed God’s grace to fill every corner of my life. Gosh, that just sounds so cliche. And yet, it’s true. For the first time in my life, I am not so hard on myself…

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