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8 Ways to Show Grace in Relationships

Grace is hard.  Why is that?  Maybe it is because it breaks down our narcissistic tendencies.  Grace calls out for the kingdom of God within us.  829 more words

Communal Imagination

Judges 11-12; Psalm 50; 2 Corinthians 1

Heartbroken

God, it sounds like a country song:
somebody done somebody wrong.
But there he sat hunched over the bar,
nursing a cliché too many. 284 more words

Driftwood Tides By: Gina Holmes

Driftwood Tides by Gina Holmes
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

I am always a little wary of picking up a Christian novel. It is very rare that an author can catch the balance of life and following Christ. 293 more words

5 Stars

Hello, April

Spring has been tantalising me, with sunny weather, downpours and bitter wind in rotation with each other. We managed to get outside and play properly for the first time on Monday, and Simeon enjoyed crawling all over the grass and trying to get up the steps of the castle/slide. 224 more words

Intentional Living

John Cassian: "salvation is ours through the grace and mercy of God"

“The thief who received the kingdom of heaven, though not as the reward of virtue, is a true witness to the fact that salvation is ours through the grace and mercy of God. 80 more words

Religious/Theological Reflections

Are You Amazed?

I’m amazed as I read through Isaiah 53 (and as I’ve been rehearsing Handel’s Messiah) at the prophecy of Christ’s suffering. Everything’s there: rejection; unjust condemnation; punishment by piercing, crushing, beating, whipping; and silence. 239 more words

Redlands Report

For Holy Week...

“Death has been swallowed up in victory. Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?” The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. 393 more words

Encouragement