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Why would I not trust Him? If my God is the One who splits seas and lays out bread – if that’s the God who has me in His hands – why would I worry? (Follow @gracefortheroadblog on Instagram) ***** “You don’t have to buy … “ That’s all I got out before she cut me off. “What you ordered is $3. You’re a cheap date,” my friend said with a grin…. Read More

He gave them what they needed. He made His glory known through their pain. And ultimately He delivered them in the way and timing He knew was best. But never once did He miss a thing.    They found a spot on my dad’s lung a couple of weeks ago. It was just a tiny spot, about the size of the piece of grit that fell out of my shoe Tuesday when Heather and I… Read More

I can’t do this alone. That’s why Christmas happened. It happened so that we can have hope, hope that fights for us. Hope that hinges on a victory that’s already been claimed.  That Santa, he was kind … and kind of plain spoken. And he wasn’t giving me much to work with. “Tell me about a kid from sometime over the years who really made an impression on you.” He thought about… Read More

It feels heavy today. I thought that as the fog piled up around me in the wee morning hours, clogging the headlight beams, tossing itself over my car like one of those dense blankets you throw over a fire to smother the flames. And inside I felt a little bit smothered. Life unleashed a lot this week. And I wasn’t ready. Do you ever have those days or weeks when you feel… Read More