Category Archives: Faith

A New Look at Our Prayers

“What we usually pray to God is not that His will be done, but that He approve ours.” — Helga Bergold Gross Can we look at this carefully? Is that how we pray? Unfortunately, I’ve been too often guilty of … Continue reading

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The Potency of Words

“The words ‘I am…’ are potent words. Be careful what you hitch them to. The thing you’re claiming has a way Of reaching back and claiming you.” — A. L. Kitselman We forget the power of the spoken word. But … Continue reading

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God’s Crazy, Lavish Grace

 God’s grace is radical. Extreme. Counterintuitive. He pours it out on the undeserving. God lavishes His grace on those not seeking it. He even generously extends it to those who hate Him and persecute His people. Saul of Tarsus fit … Continue reading

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Change and Dilemma

I keep wondering who is in charge of the changes in our culture. So many things that used to denote one thing are now used to define something entirely different. For example, my business card for Reflected Light Ministries features … Continue reading

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Big Brother? I Don’t Have One

Lori’s blog got me to thinking.  Having no siblings, I never had to deal with tormenting from an older one or nuisance from a younger. It was the ultimate impoverishment of my formative years. But having been so impoverished, I … Continue reading

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The Grace Impact

 Good morning, Nancy. Welcome to Ephemera Captured.  Good morning, Judith. It’s good to be here. I’m so excited to see the release of The Grace Impact on April 17, Nancy. And I’m always interested in how a book project develops. … Continue reading

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Coming Attractions

Grace seems to be the word of the year for me.   I’m in a small group that is studying the disciplines of John Wesley which were quite stringent. And he found that without grace, they were of no use at … Continue reading

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