Tag Archives: grace

When grace ceases to be so amazing

Now if Jesus were here, I think we’d find Him today Down at Johnny’s Cafe This is, of course, the sort of punch line of the song. After a verse of painting the very real folks at Johnny’s Cafe and … Continue reading

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Grace patriots

“John and Marti, I’m struggling to find the words, so I’ll just share that Arnold’s story, your friendship with him, his reunion with our Heavenly Father, and his and Marie’s love for each other have touched my heart.”  – Grace … Continue reading

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Grace test

Let’s take a test. I stumbled upon a grace test yesterday. I say “grace test” because it’s a hypothetical question that indicates a lot about what a person understands about grace depending on how they answer it. Just by thinking … Continue reading

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A.A. Meeting Tonight

      Alcoholics Anonymous is an international mutual aid fellowship of men and women coming together with the stated purpose of staying sober and helping other alcoholics achieve sobriety. It was founded in 1935 by two drunks, Bill Wilson … Continue reading

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A different kind of Christian

I am firmly convinced, now, more than ever, that the 12-step program as originally adopted by Alcoholics Anonymous, is closer to capturing the true essence of a Christian’s attitude and relationship to God Alcoholics Anonymous and to others than anything … Continue reading

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Bonus life

Since the giving of thanks is the natural result of grace, its presence or lack of presence is an indicator of the basis by which a person lives life. A thankful person will be someone who is daily experiencing at … Continue reading

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Love beyond reason

Conflict is an inevitable part of life — a function of being connected to one another. If we were more open to embracing conflict instead of avoiding it we all would be voices of reconciliation, showing those around us that … Continue reading

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Making God happy

I still remember when Chandler was much younger and we witnessed a rainbow, and he blurted out, “I think that means to me God’s happy.” This comment, out of nowhere, was a total delight. Not to mention that he was … Continue reading

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