Early morning sunrise streams in from behind cracked curtains and I see him.
I see him walk out in the snow to the shed, his jacket too thin for the bitter cold, his worn boots unlaced where underneath his heels broke free, and his socks were worn holey.
He hadn't eaten breakfast.
He didn't make his lunch.
I knew better than to ask if he had brushed his teeth because I already knew the answer. After ten years you know the answer.
My story is one of His Grace, Love and Forgiveness. Fifteen years ago I was in a very different place in my life. I was in a relationship with a man that was far from Honoring God in any way. I became pregnant, we really never discussed it with each other, and his response to me was to give me the money for an abortion. That told me that he did not intend to support me if I decided to keep the baby. I was young and did not have the means to support myself very well let alone myself and a child.
It was a warm, Late August afternoon in sunny California. The year was 1974 and I was in the 7th grade. This time period is very vivid for me. Maybe it is because of where we went that day, or because of the excitement of being a 7th grader, I remember it well!
On this day my mother said the most exciting news, "We are going to Zody’s!” This made my heart skip a beat! My mind began to race as I started categorizing my shopping list. After all, school was starting in a few weeks
Almost a year ago as I was driving past a mobile home park, I heard the Lord say to me, "go there". I kept on driving, I knew what He was asking and frankly I pretended that I did not hear.
The next time I went by, I heard Him again say, "Go in there". I kept on driving but this time I replied with, "I don't have any more time"! Months later, I drove by this mobile home park and i began to wonder, "what does the Lord have for me
The Room of Grace is a safe place. It's the place you go to take off all your masks and be yourself. As you walk through this door you know everyone accepts you even if you have visible sin and if you are hiding invisible sin you're free to confess it. As a matter of fact the people there encourage you to confess it. Then as you release
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