Happy Birthday!

Time marches onward, and though I can hardly believe it, this week marks the one year anniversary of A Space for Grace.  I clearly remember the trepidation with which I sat down at my computer, put a bit of my heart onto the screen and clicked “Publish.”  My stomach was anxiously tied up in knots as I contemplated the…Read more »


Juxtapose. To place items or events together for the purpose of comparison or contrast. Often done deliberately to highlight differences. 50 Shades of Grey. A joining of pleasure and pain. Deliberately presented on a date associated with love. Hundreds of millions of dollars are sacrificed as people watch.  Pain inflicted.  Pain endured.  In the name of pleasure.  In…Read more »

Chickadee Stew

The kids are back at school, this year, all of them.  For the first time in ten years, the house is quiet.  Thus, I reflect.  Parenting.  This life-altering fumble in the dark.  This ever-changing minefield of high impact decision-making. In the six or so months since I started this blog, I have attempted to offer…Read more »

A People of Hope

I woke up this morning with a song in my heart.  We are a resurrection people.  A people of hope.  The world uses the word hope in such an anemic way, it is little more than a spineless wish.  This is not our hope.  Our hope is solid, firm, unchanging; built upon The Rock. Hope:…Read more »