Tagged: grace


Fear and Grace

[Part 9 in Liz’s story of God’s calling her into inner city behavioral health care] For my undergraduate graduation, my college ministry group gave me a copy of When People are Big, and God is Small by Ed Welch. I took a look at the description on the back cover,...


I am not above the charity of God

I was re-reading one of my favorite books, Blue Like Jazz, when the following excerpt hit me hard.  At the end, there is a stunning quote worth meditating on. For a very long time, I could not understand why some people have no trouble accepting the grace of God while others...



I grew up with a mother who never took a gift… just half of an exchange.  I remember watching, with horrified amusement, a lady try to give my mom a bag of mangoes.  My mom chased her down and literally threw the bag into the open window of the car...