Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Freewriting Day 14: Grace

Grace. Such a word shrouded in mystery, but so necessary. Grace covers. Grace is extended when we feel as if we have nothing left to give. Grace is given when we are weak. Grace is for the broken.

Grace is for those who are tired of running. Grace says, "Let me fill those empty places. Stop searching high and low. I am right here. Can't you see me?"

I am in that extra hug from your child after a hard day at work.
I am the soft response instead of angry words.
I am your strength.

Grace is the ability of God to do in us and through us what we can't do for ourselves. 
Grace helps us to forgive.

Grace is found in the quiet times as chaos screams loudly.
Grace is measured by the innate things. 

It is evident in your open arms.
What does grace look like to you?

What is grace? What does it do? How does it act?

Grace is the ability to just be.
No pretenses, no fluff.

Grace is unashamed.
Grace just simply is.

Grace is the instinctive part of us that keeps reaching out, after we've been hurt
After we've been scarred

Grace presses past feelings and everything you think is right
Won't you try just one more time?

Grace says, "Love more."
Grace says, "Overlook that."

Oh, for grace to abound in each one of us more and more!