Growing in Grace- Links 3/22

A collection of links to encourage your growth. Click links below:

Down Syndrome: The Bigger Picture, A Better Dream

“In an instant, the dreams I had envisioned for our family’s future crumbled in my hands, like hardened mud breaking apart at the slightest touch. Nowhere, in all of my dreaming in life, had Down syndrome ever entered the picture. I felt that life as we knew it had come to an end, and our days of ‘normal’ were over.”

Andrew Peterson’s New Song for the People

If you haven’t listened to Andrew Peterson’s new song, I would encourage you to check it out. Also, if you are looking for a good fiction series, check out his Wingfeather Saga. Yes, it’s written for children, but so is Narnia and we all love it too 🙂

10 Things You Should Know About St. Patrick

A few basic facts about St. Patrick you might find interesting.

Screwtape’s Advice on How to Attack a Man’s Faith

“Fingerprints are best seen under a microscope, so don’t let your man closely consider his surroundings. The Enemy’s goodness is printed all over their earth, so it’s a great challenge to get around it, but you’d better try your best.”

Full, Not Busy

“If our lives are scheduled to the brim—even with good things—it doesn’t give us time to see or appreciate humans as more than an appointment or nature as more than the ground on which we walk from car to coffee shop. My life is full, full and brimming over, but it is not busy.”

Have We Kicked God Out of School?

“In the meantime, our children are being taught a philosophical system of belief which has yet to be pushed to its logical ends. But the devaluing of the sanctity of human life is a natural outgrowth of this philosophy. And school shootings are consistent with the worldview.”

In Faithfulness He Afflicted Me

“No matter what is going on in our lives, the Lord is on his throne. Though circumstances change and we have a limited view in light of eternity, we can find rest and a secure hope in the unchanging Word of God. Even from the time I began writing this post until typing these last words, my eyes have been lifted and my hope has been strengthened.”

James Williams

Trying to live this life to the glory of God and help others in the process. Only by His grace!

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