Month: December 2020

How Will You Measure Your Life?

If you watched the movie “It’s A Wonderful Life” (if you haven’t, you should), you probably remember the premise of the movie.  On Christmas Eve, a crisis triggers George Bailey’s insecurities and his deep-seated resentment at spending his entire adult life working for the tiny Bailey Brothers Building and Loan, rather than doing the great things—traveling widely, building impressive buildings—that …

How Will You Measure Your Life? Read More »

A Joyous Christmas Surprise

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story.”​ — Psalm 107:1-2.  Christmas Looks Different: Is There Something Missing? Dickens’ “Christmas Carol” sets the scene for today’s Voice of Grace. Looking through God’s 20/20 vision, the changes in our church is a testimony of His redemption: seeing God on the move, …

A Joyous Christmas Surprise Read More »

Duality in Reality

Have you ever seen this image?  What do you see? It is a well-known optical illusion in that depending on how you look at it, it is either the face of an elderly woman or the profile of a much younger woman.  The same image conveys both interpretations depending on the viewer.  I think we can all relate to instances …

Duality in Reality Read More »

Bible resting on hay of manger

The Sweet Aroma of Grace

I recently listened to Gay Girl, Good God written by Christian author and poet Jackie Hill-Perry.   In the book, she describes the moment she encountered God – the moment Her heavenly Father came knocking at her bedroom door, revealing Himself to her through the stirring of the Holy Spirit.  She was sitting in the privacy of her bedroom wrestling …

The Sweet Aroma of Grace Read More »

Walking in Trust

As some of you know, I am a foster parent.  I never know when the state is going to call and what child they’ll ask me to take for a time.  Two months ago they asked me to provide a home for a beautiful and spunky 15-month-old baby girl and I’m so glad I did! Though baby girl moves very fast by …

Walking in Trust Read More »