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Category: Grace

The way of grace ...

I want to earn my way. I want to live in the world of achievement and merit. I prefer to prove myself worthy ... of God, of love, of my existence. There is another way, though. A way that differs from the world of merit like day differs from night. And I turn to Robert […]

Let's dance!

The kind responses to my last post have overwhelmed me with a sense of grace. You - my readers' grace - but even deeper, the grace of God which bowls me over with its lavishness. When I was on a team of teacher/preachers we would often call out the themes each one of us returned […]

If we started protesting ...

Something I find myself pondering these days: Self-righteousness, in a group of people who claim to believe that the Scripture is correct when it says "There is no one righteous; not one …" is an especially ugly trait. Particularly to a watching world … It was actually one of the few sins Jesus seemed to […]

We belittle God's love ...

We are a competitive culture, aren’t we? We work really hard. We strive. We are creatures of the Protestant work ethic, and most of the outflow is good; we give our best, we aim for excellence, we want to be all we can be. You know the drill … But, when this effort-laden way of […]

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Welcome to Alice at Dawn. My short posts are meant to be regular reminders to keep walking, to keep living, to continue to listen to the voice deep within your spirit that whispers ... this is the way. Walk in it.

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