Are apologies made in hindsight worth anything?
Thank you for that exceptionally long nap. I really enjoyed the four months I spent in an apathetic state. I find it ironic that the series I was beginning was following the theme Being Ready. The Lord obviously had something to teach me first as I clearly wasn’t ready ……
Has your house ever been robbed in the dead of night? For your sake I sincerely hope not. But you can probably imagine how you’d feel to wake up and find your TV or computer stolen. This is the feeling I get when I read Luke 12:39-40…..
It doesn’t seem too long ago that I was an exasperated 13 year old trying to rid myself of my pesky little sister. At three years old she had taken to following me around and copying everything I said or did. This was even worse when……..
We all know the scene: a bright sunny day, with foamy waves, golden sand, and perfect white shells. Colorful beach towels, kids building sand castles as teenagers tan.
This is what I think of when I picture a beach: sunny perfection. Unfortunately for any resident of Washington State, the coast doesn’t quite match this description.
“If grace was a kingdom, I stopped at the gate
Thinking I don’t deserve to pass through after all the mistakes that I’ve made
Oh but I heard a whisper as Heaven bent down
Said, ‘Child, don’t you know that the first will be last and the last get a crown'”
For all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God. Romans 3:23
When trying to write a title for this post, I almost wrote something along the lines of “You’re not perfect!” In the effort to be tactful I…..
If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. 1 John 1:8
Well Reader, I’ve never had this problem. Why? Because I know I have problems. Never once in my life have I stopped and thought “Wow! I’m perfect……
When I was nine I went through a phase that tested my parent’s patience. I call it the “That’s not fair!” phase. Everything that did or did not happen was “not fair.” When I think about that now I have to laugh. You see, God’s grace isn’t fair…….
Remember that friend I mentioned in God’s Great Love Story? She had asked me what my favorite Bible story was. At the time I focused on explaining…….