Category Archives: Grace

Love is…

I just finished reading The Family of Jesus by Karen Kingsbury. It’s a Bible study that looks at six members of Jesus’s family – Joseph, Zechariah, Elizabeth, John the Baptist, Jesus’s brother James, and Jesus’s mother Mary. Kingsbury combines Biblical … Continue reading

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The gift of love

My husband’s grandparents live in the country, about halfway between Dallas and Houston. They have their share of health problems, so I was surprised to learn that my grandfather-in-law hopped in his truck and headed an hour away to Bryan-College … Continue reading

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When you don’t measure up, Part Two

So I don’t think it’s a coincidence that my last post was about not measuring up. I seem to be doing a lot of that these days. In an effort to eat a little better, I’ve attempted to add one … Continue reading

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The significance of scars

In so many ways, the Bible is like a great movie – Despicable Me 2, Frozen. (Can you tell what’s popular in our house right now?) Before you think I’m a nut job, hear me out. I’ve seen Despicable Me … Continue reading

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A page is turned

We experienced extended family drama over Thanksgiving, and I crumbled. Completely came undone. I lost my smile. My youngest daughter was quick to pick up on the shift, the altered mood in our house. “Mommy, you don’t look very happy.” … Continue reading

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Okay friends, the title of today’s blog post comes from the shadowy remnants of English 101 lurking in my mind. Somehow it surfaced this morning as I was running. Juxtaposition. Webster’s defines it as the act or instance of placing … Continue reading

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Playing games at the foot of the cross

When the soldiers crucified Jesus, they took his clothes, dividing them into four shares, one for each of them, with the undergarment remaining. This garment was seamless, woven in one piece from top to bottom. “Let’s not tear it,” they … Continue reading

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