Category Archives: At the Throne of Grace

Hope Hangs on You

We tend to believe that hope and despair Sit on the far ends of a spacious spectrum. But, sometimes the distance between the two Is razor thin.   Much depends upon circumstance.   I like the days With a fat … Continue reading

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Delivery

“Don’t be afraid… The Lord Himself will fight for you, Just stay calm.” Exodus 14:14   I finger these hope words Like rosary beads, Wrapping them around my being, Letting them do their comfort-work Upon my restless mind That chatters … Continue reading

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Being Found

“The notion of unmerited mercy is quaint but unintelligible to most of us, since it has no prototype in our human experience.  The dramatic surprise that comes in the stories of of the searching shepherd, the searching woman, and the … Continue reading

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Give Thanks. Again.

I return to this passage in Philippians repeatedly.  God only knows the millions of Christ-followers who, weary and footsore on the faith-trail, have paused to catch their breath under the shade of this scripture. Can’t you just see all us sweaty pilgrims rereading … Continue reading

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Yep. Graduation Week.

It’s graduation week all over the place and our home is no exception. I’ve posted this poem once before. It’s where the blog’s name originated; but, I post it again today to honor our son who has shown great courage … Continue reading

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