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Indiana, United States
I'm a mother of five of my own children, very blessed adoptive mommy to one, step mother to three! Married to a wonderful man who forgives ALOT! Grammy to 6!I also have the best "kids in law" that I could have! I am blessed to be able to baby sit for our grandchildren a few days a week. I am blessed to be able to NOW stay home full time to take care of our home, children, and grandchildren!!

Thursday, May 7, 2009

About Grace

Grace...the miraculous gift of God...given freely through His Son...transforming us into something different than what we are and WHAT WE COULD HAVE BECOME. I've experienced God's Grace so many times in my life. I accepted Jesus as my Savior as just a little girl of 8. I remember talking to my Sunday School teacher on Mother's Day and accepting Christ into my heart. My mother cried, saying that it was the best Mother's Day gift she could ever receive. I know now that it was the BEST GIFT I COULD EVER RECEIVE!!
I'd like to say that I have led a very godly life since those promising years. But that would be a lie.

There have been a lot of times since then that I have trampled on God's Grace. One time when I was still a teenager, I told my mother that "I wish God would just leave me alone!" I had no idea what I was saying and I am so grateful to Him that He didn't do that! He has yanked me back time after time like a shepherd would do with his sheep...keeping me from total disaster.

I have had a marriage fail...and lived with the guilt that maybe, PROBABLY...MOST CERTAINLY...I wasn't everything that God wanted me to be in that marriage. No, I wasn't unfaithful but I was married to a man who wasn't a Christian. I wasn't ALWAYS the good Christian wife who could have "won" her husband to the Lord by her example. Thank you Lord for showing me your Grace and that my life wasn't through...nor were you through with me!

So that is what I hope this blog is about...just a sinner who has been saved by grace...but a sinner none the less. Good days, bad days...days I just wonder how anyone can put up with me?? All surrounded by my God's Grace. I hope there will be fun things, some serious things, but most of all...things that pertain to living the Christian life as a devoted wife and mother/step mother of many. I hope to be an encouragement to others like me...perhaps those who haven't necessarily lived the "perfect Titus 2 life"...but those who are striving to be the woman (or man) that God wants us to be! I sooo want to be the Titus 2 and the Proverbs 31 Woman!

So now it's time to close...my home schooled daughter desperately needs the computer...or so she thinks...and I have lots of housework to do. I think I'll bake some fresh Zopf bread for supper tonight. Soon I'll post that recipe! But first, I think I'll have a hot cup of tea....oh WOW do I love hot tea! (and tea cups and teapots.....)

4 comments:

  1. Oh yeah....I need to show you how to make that again...maybe with Holly, Erin, Abi, Jennie and you! (Your LITTLEST sister already knows how to...lol...)

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  2. Hi Beth! Remember me? I am Will! you can see more about me at my site

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  3. Of course I remember you Will! I will continue to see you at your site! Thanks for visiting me as well!!

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