Category: Grace

God As Our Father

This year my youngest child will be fifty-seven.  He is a strong and caring man of many concerns and responsibilities.  Yet, when I look at him, there is still a picture in the back of my mind of a mischievous,…

Building Foundations

By Katie Heid Sinking sand can sometimes feel like solid ground. As a kid who liked to dig in the mud on beaches, I learned the right ratio of water, mud, and clay can make a convincing sand castle.  There…

The Blessing of Tears

By Ann O’Malley I hate crying.  It’s wet and messy, and it feels like a total loss of control. I grew up as a sensitive child in a large family where tears were severely frowned upon.  During those turbulent years…

You Will Testify In Rome

By Lynette Samuels Apostle Paul wrote a good portion of the New Testament.  He had already faced much controversy and dissension from Jewish leaders when the Lord stood by him and said, “Take courage!  As you have testified about Me…