Dear Grace: A Letter of Thanksgiving

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Into the Light courtesy of Bobby Mikul

Dear Grace,

Some days I rest in you better than any sleep number bed.

On other days you are more slippery to me than any oil spill in the ocean.

I try to get a hold on you, but my fingers cannot grasp a drop that gets swept away by the waves.

When the trials of life and the way I’ve fallen screams that I am not worthy of you.

Sometimes you embrace me so gently and allow me the pleasure of your company.

Then when I think I finally have a hold on you for certain,

I slip and fall again and I cannot find you.

However I am so thankful for the company of friends you bring with you.

That Mercy never ceases to amaze me when she shows her face

That Redemption reminds me that I just have to open my eyes to find you

I want to say thank you for always being a present well.

No matter where I am or no matter what I’ve done.

I want to thank God for you. For the well of you.

One so deep that never runs dry.

That fills and pours forth every day from His Presence.

So I stand cleansed from the stains and from humiliation and shame.

You are beautiful.  You make me beautiful.

A Million Billion Times Thank You With Eyes Wide Open,

<3 Melinda

Beloved I wanted to share this song a reader once shared with me.  Do you know a song about grace?  Share it here in the comments. I would love to hear it.

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