My Testimony: Changed by the Grace of God

If you are a follower of Christ, you have a story to tell–a testimony of how God changed you from the inside out and impacted your life forever. Most likely, your story has not been based on your own personal successes, but on God leading you toward victory through Jesus Christ during every circumstance of your life. Indeed, my story has nothing to do with my own goodness, but it has everything to do with His. My story is one of rebellion and redemption. Of being lost and then found. Of living without purpose and then finding an abundant, meaningful life. I wonder, What is your story? Most likely, it’s not so different than mine. The details may not be exactly the same, but I Read More


Hello to all! As some of you may know, I have been working on writing a devotional book, so my blog postings have been few and far between lately. It’s been challenging to keep up with both, so I thought today I would write about my writing experience. When I am writing a devotion, I always meditate on Scripture, write the body, and then try to figure out a title at the end. I read through my draft countless times after I am finished writing, brainstorming for a title that fits the devotion perfectly. And virtually every time, I want to title the piece “Grace,” “A Heart of Grace,” or some other construction of words using “grace.” How true it is to the essence of Read More

Out of the Darkness: The Power of Grace

          Some sat in darkness, in utter darkness,     prisoners suffering in iron chains, because they rebelled against God’s commands      and despised the plans of the Most High. So he subjected them to bitter labor;      they stumbled, and there was no one to help. Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble,      and he saved them from their distress. He brought them out of darkness, the utter darkness,      and broke away their chains. (Psalm 107: 10-14) My Story These verses are my story. Each day I walk upon this earth, I pray I will not forget the dark places I have been, the places where I sat in the utter darkness of Read More