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Aug
12

Grace: the intersection between The Creator and the created

Grace is the intersection where Creator and created meet to form an intimate and holy relationship allowing the created to walk in the image of the Creator, and that in doing so the Creator’s love shines through the created bringing light to a darkened world. Faith is the hope of the created in the Creator that secures this belief: along the path, regardless of what remains unseen and whatever may lie...
Aug
16

Perfection Defined

  Some might see imperfection in this picture; others might think its consideration unworthy of little more than a glance. I see different. I see God’s provision to His created beings. From its leafy beginning to beyond its elegant bloom, this flower is giving the very best of what it has to offer to what surrounds it. Honey bees gather pollen and nectar, swallowtails rest upon its velvety petals...
Jul
30

Blue Fish and Grace

Two days ago, I bought some cheap therapy.  This was not some pre-meditated act on my part.  It was rather spontaneous, and actually, inadvertent.  I might not have even done it had I not seen how effective it was with my very own eyes.  Standing in the pet store, looking at little crowntail betas, I remembered the moment.  I do not remember the place, but I was alone wishing I could just go home to...
Aug
4

In God’s Presence

You will show me the path of life; In your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore. ~ Psalms 16:11 nkjv Today I found God in a dragonfly. Let me start at the beginning.  Yesterday, my husband was telecommuting because he had a doctor’s appointment in the middle of the day.  On his way back into the house from said appointment, he was intercepted by our neighbor.  It...
Jun
8

Control Issues and Grace

Then the Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to tend and keep it. ~ Genesis 2:15 (njkv) I am having a little trouble showing grace the past few days.  It seems that my neighbor does not enjoy my style of gardening.   My neighbor’s yard is very neatly manicured and edged and weeded with chemicals.  His grass is very, very green.  There are many shrubs, few flowers.  It is what my...

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