Grace doesn’t bypass tragedy, grace is God with us…

But he gives us more grace. This is why it says, “God stands against the proud, but favors the humble.” – James 4:6 As a writer, one of the things I constantly try to guard against is the trite, the gratuitous, and the cliché – especially when talking about experiences that are serious, or heart-wrenching. I also want to be as accurate as possible, and … Continue reading Grace doesn’t bypass tragedy, grace is God with us…

never miss the opportunity to celebrate… and to live!

Yet you do not even know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? For you are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. – James 4:14 I have two things on my mind this morning. First, my birthday celebrations over the past couple of days have been full with love, generosity, and grace. Then, today would have been my brother … Continue reading never miss the opportunity to celebrate… and to live!