Category Archives: Grace

Good Reads: The Book Thief

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak This is a story showing — not just telling about — the power of words. Through words, strong cords of love form in the midst of a war relying on the power of might and beatings … Continue reading

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A Promise in the Bends and Twists

In the thick of the forest . . . . . . have you ever noticed that some trees grow bent? Some trees lean, looking like they may topple to the ground. Young trees fail to reach directly skywards. Established trees display … Continue reading

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Good Reads: The Grace of God by Andy Stanley

As we add years to life, we acquire labels. Some are labels to be proud of: graduate, husband or wife, scientist, writer, musician, mother or father. Some labels we’d just as soon peel off and discard but we can’t: unemployed, divorced, stubborn, chronically … Continue reading

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Old Glass and Grace

Last summer I remarried my first husband. He proposed with a bouquet of red roses after a picnic lunch on the beach. Now we’re reforging our lives, rekindling romance, relearning who we are after the years apart.  I love people’s … Continue reading

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Running the Race

Tyler runs. He runs a lot. When he runs, I think of Spot. See Tyler run.  Run, Tyler, run. This is fun for Tyler. (Well, maybe not always.)  See the hen. The hen is fun.   Here comes Tyler. Run, hen, run!  Jump, … Continue reading

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Good Reads: A Most Unlikely Friendship

Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together by Ron Hall, Denver Moore, Lynn Vincent Denver doesn’t read. He doesn’t write. He’s lived most of his adult … Continue reading

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Loving Lady

One of my earliest memories is of a car trip from Los Angeles north to the faraway coastal retreat of Carpinteria to visit friends. At least, to my young self it seemed a long, long journey. Part way there, I … Continue reading

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