The Master Knitter

Natalie Liounis

While the first solid half of my pregnancy was pretty rough, the second half (as of writing this) has been quite pleasant. Despite the annoyance of this belly I never had before, life has been good, and feeling the baby move around inside me is the most incredible thing I’ve ever felt. It is simultaneously…

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The Crucible of Courage

Diane Karchner

We live by faith, not by sight. ~2 Corinthians 5:7 {ESV} When I read the stories about heroes of the Bible, I wonder if I would have been as courageous. Would I trust in God to give me what I needed? Could I be one of His heroes? For a long time, I doubted that…

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Courage is Everywhere

Rebecca Montie Preston

The wind changed, beginning to blow hard and fast. As seasoned fishermen, it was nothing new. The Sea of Galilee was well known for its volatile weather. However, they usually fished during the day and the darkness of the early morning was unnerving to them. In an instant, the wind began to blow more fiercely,…

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The Trust Struggle

Rebecca Montie Preston

There’s no breaking news here. My struggle with trust during tough times is well documented in past Grace & Such blogposts I’ve written. I often express dismay at how I see my trust in God is found lacking. With all my long, long, long experience in being a child of God, I would have expected…

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