Tag Archives: Grace

Psalm 36: The Way of God and the Way of the Wicked

Psalm 36 <To the leader. Of David, the servant of the LORD.> 1 Transgression speaks to the wicked deep in their hearts; there is no fear of God before their eyes. 2 For they flatter themselves in their own eyes … Continue reading

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Psalm 33 The Earth is Full of the Steadfast Love of God

Psalm 33  1 Rejoice in the LORD, O you righteous. Praise befits the upright. 2 Praise the LORD with the lyre; make melody to him with the harp of ten strings. 3 Sing to him a new song; play skillfully … Continue reading

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Living Brave Week 6- Manifesto

So for the final exercise of the first have of the Living Brave semester which closes out Daring Greatly, we were challenged to create a manifesto to help us stay true to our core values. I put mine together next … Continue reading

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Living Brave Semester Reflection 1- Central Values

I have found Brené Brown’s work incredibly helpful in my personal and professional life and I am excited to be taking part in her Living Brave semester. In addition to the exercises I wanted to reflect on something that came … Continue reading

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Psalm 5- The God Who Hears and Protects

Psalm 5 <To the leader: for the flutes. A Psalm of David.>  Give ear to my words, O LORD;give heed to my sighing.  2 Listen to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you I pray. … Continue reading

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Gracefully Unfair

It’s not fair, this may be what I signed up for but it’s not fair That in this crazy mixed up world of grace the last are first and the first last Where a person can work from sunup to … Continue reading

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Little Faith Ones

Do we enter into the storms of life under the judging eyes of some untouchable creator? So enmeshed in the separation between the our own unworthiness and his perfection And the magnification of every misstep to the point where each … Continue reading

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The Unforced Rhythms of Grace

It is not the unreachable bar of perfection that we strive to attain day after day The unending race to outpace our neighbors, our competitors or ourselves It is not the daily grind of constantly trying to achieve and be … Continue reading

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An Authentic People: Being the Body of Christ- A Sermon from July 28, 2013

Last week I talked about who we are, that at our root we are baptized children of God, marked with the cross of Christ and sealed by God’s Holy Spirit. That nothing can separate us from the love of God … Continue reading

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Freedom for Fear and Shame: Grace in our Lives-A Sermon from July 21,2013

I don’t think it is a coincidence that the most common command in the bible is “do not be afraid.” And yet fear is a very real force in all of our lives and it causes us to do some … Continue reading

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