Tag Archives: grace

WHAT GIFTS ARE YOU BRINGING TO YOUR MARRIAGE?

If you must look back, do so forgivingly. If you must look forward, do so prayerfully. However, the wisest thing you can do is to be present in the present. Gratefully. —Maya Angelou On the 31st of December every year my husband … Continue reading

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OPEN DOORS…

“God asks, “Now, who is willing to consecrate them-self today to the Lord?” (1 Chronicles 29:5) If we are serious about serving God we need to spend some time thinking about what our answers will be to the questions God asks us:  “Whom … Continue reading

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A NIGGLING CONSCIENCE…

A few years ago, my husband, Steve, took one of the chairs from the church hall to see whether there was a way he could fix the welding that was coming loose on the chair. The chair went from his … Continue reading

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HUMBLED…

This past week I found myself in the presence of someone who literally made me feel as though I was standing in the Presence of God. She was a Sister of Mercy nun and her face radiated a peace, a … Continue reading

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BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU PROMISE GOD!

 A week ago, one of our daughter’s, had her life all planned out for the next three years. She was going to join the Open University in the United Kingdom and study for a BA. A huge amount of planning … Continue reading

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BE PREPARED…

“God will, generally speaking, not compete for our attention. If we will not withdraw from things that obsess and exhaust us into solitude and silence, He will usually leave us to our own devices.”  Dallas Willard One of the major … Continue reading

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HOW HOSPITABLE IS YOUR MARRIAGE?

  “Hospitality means primarily the creation of free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy. Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where change can take place.”  – Henri … Continue reading

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