Sunday, August 30, 2015

Grace for Life

Where is grace in day-to-day life? Where can you look to find it? Grace for salvation is easy to be seen once a believer has settled it in his or her heart to trust in it, but grace for everyday problems feels elusive, always needing to be tracked down and pursued through quiet contemplation and simple trust. I still feel all the stress, the burdens of a host of anxieties if I do not recognize who God is and what He is like. Close attention must be paid to Him if I want to be awakened to grace for life and experience the joys and thrills of His grace. That's it! That is what the Christian life is! Joys and thrills in the midst of a stupid, stupid world.

In recent news, I've moved into my new home - it's okay for my first home, but I would like to move back to my old neighborhood in a few years.

Right now I'm just sitting at my desk listening to Nat King Cole's Christmas album on iTunes.

These are some of my favorite lyrics to one of my favorite Christmas songs:

Mild He lays His glory by
Born that man no more may die
Born to raise the sons of earth
Born to give them second birth