Category Archives: Grace and Mercy

There Is No God Like Jehovah!

Why do  I say there is no God like Jehovah? Because that is what I believe with all my heart and soul. I am not a theologian by any means, but I do realize that no other god in the … Continue reading

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Badges of Victory

Hope – How can such a small word make such a big difference in a person’s life? I guess that depends on who or what you are putting your hope in! For so many years my hope depended on temporal … Continue reading

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Is There A Lily In Your Valley?

Have you ever had a day when you could not fight your way out of a wet paper bag? Somehow, life had deflated your energy and you were absolutely worn out? All you could do was sit there and wonder … Continue reading

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Did You Do What I Called You To Do?

  Matthew 16:24 “Then Jesus said to His disciples, “If anyone wants to follow me, he must deny himself, pick up his cross, and follow me.” Sometimes I wonder in my heart of hearts if I truly did deny myself … Continue reading

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Heroes Come In All Shapes and Sizes

“Dad, I do not think I can do this! They are going to stare at me and think I am a freak! Please, take me home.” ‘Sandy, we have already discussed this. They might stare at you at first, but … Continue reading

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The Most Precious Things in Life Aren’t Things!

Time, where does it go? It is here one minute and gone the next. It truly is like the sand running through an hourglass. It is very subtle and then the last grain falls. Well, with an hourglass you can … Continue reading

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God is Watching Us!

Have you ever seen the sun light shine through a prism? As a young girl, I was watching “Pollyanna” and became mesmerized the first time I saw the facets of light dancing across the room. I wanted to catch the … Continue reading

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The Call to Higher Ground

As I sit in the quiet of the morning, I hear a whisper calling within. I start to become uneasy because I have heard this whisper before.  A whisper of my spirit calling me to higher ground. “Sandy, it’s time … Continue reading

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The Best Gift a Mother Can Give!

I can still here the voice of Mama Gizzi (a missionary in Japan) as she spoke these words to me, “Sandy, the best gift you can give your children is to not only pray for them, but pray with them. … Continue reading

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Giants in the Valley

There is one thing I know for sure! Life happens and circumstances soon follow. The question is, what am I going to do with those circumstances? Sometimes I can change them, sometimes I can’t. One thing I know for sure … Continue reading

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A Hole In My Soul

How is it that some days I have laughter in my heart, and the next I feel like I have a hole in my soul? What a difference a day makes! There are days I wake up feeling something is … Continue reading

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Give Them All To Jesus!

God grant me the serenity To accept the things I cannot change; Courage to change the things I can And wisdom to know the difference. Have you ever had days when “your get up and go,” got up and went? … Continue reading

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Are You Doing Your Part?

Lamentations 3:22-23 “The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases; His mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” Oh, what a blessing! Oh, what a God! He does not want us to … Continue reading

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The Road to the Cross

We have just celebrated the Resurrection of Our Lord! The grave could not hold Him! Praise God! But we must remember that before He had this victory, He had to carry the cross. Luke 23:26 “As the soldiers led Him … Continue reading

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Do You Absolutely Know That You Know?

Have you ever been in the wrong place, at the wrong time, doing the wrong thing? You are not quite sure how you got there, but the minute you did, you made the choice to turn around and get out … Continue reading

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He Hung The Moon!

Psalm 19:1 “The heavens declare the glory of God; the sky displays His handiwork.” Do you ever wonder as you look at the stars and the galaxies, how they got there? Do you ever wonder if there is indeed a man … Continue reading

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God’s Sovereignty – He Reigns!

I have had the blessing of studying the Scriptures “Precept Upon Precept” for many years. I shutter to think where I would be today without Kay Arthur and  my friends at Precept Ministries. You see, Kay introduced me to my … Continue reading

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I Know Who I Need! Do You?

My mama used to say, “Sandy, if you would only listen, you would not always have to do things the hard way!  You definitely have a  mind of your own, but you are going to have to have a large … Continue reading

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Oh, What a Savior!

  Oh, what a Savior, Oh, what a Friend, To save a wretch like me. He entered the world as a baby even though He could have come as a King. He worked as a carpenter and made things out … Continue reading

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Created In Love

Have you ever wondered why you were born? I have! How can one person make a difference in this life or in the lives of others? There are so many of us. It seems like we would just get in … Continue reading

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A Sinner Saved By Grace

Today, I am getting out my Book of Memories and turning the pages of my life back in time. There are memories in my life I do not wish to dwell on, but there are some that I need to hold … Continue reading

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Darkness of the Soul

Storm clouds are gathering on the horizon and there you sit in a little dingy of a boat. You are not prepared for a rain shower, much less a storm that is growing more fierce by the moment. Before you … Continue reading

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He Touched Me!

“You will seek Me and find Me when you search for Me with all your heart.” Jer. 29:13 Even though I had read that verse many times, I was too busy to seek Him. I had places to go, people to … Continue reading

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The King is Coming!

I once had someone ask me,  “how are you?”  I replied, “I am blessed.”  He then asked, “how do you know you are blessed?”  I replied, “because I know what a blessing is and I know the One who gives … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Mama

Has the Lord ever gotten a hold of you and turned you every which way but loose?  Your world was turned upside down and you were holding on for dear life. You pray and pray and pray that this is … Continue reading

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Enter Through the Narrow Gate

Choices!  How important are they in our everyday lives?  How can such a simple word determine our destiny?  Everyday that we live, we make choices that will shape our todays and  tomorrows.  It is never ending! I can best explain … Continue reading

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Down On My Knees I Learned to Stand

Has God ever given you a mountain that was too high to climb or a valley too deep to cross? Did you think, as I did, that you could climb that mountain with the best of them and all you … Continue reading

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It’s a Matter of the Heart

What is burning in your heart?  Can others see it?  Can others feel it?  I have to ask myself these questions daily.  You see, it is very important that people know my heart is sincere.  Why is that, you ask? … Continue reading

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Sinking Sand

Once again, before the craziness of life takes over, Hank I are walking on the beach in Florida.  As I hold his hand and feel the sand under my feet, I realize this is the same sand that has run … Continue reading

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We Know Not What We Do!

Oh God, Our nation is in such a mess.   We are hanging on your last thread of mercy.  I am asking that you hear our cry.  I know you are tired of listening to our excuses, but there is … Continue reading

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Broken Pieces

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the king’s horses and all the king’s man could not put Humpty together again. Poor Humpty, no one could fix him. I thought that was a sad … Continue reading

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