The younger one forgets to put his clothes away, and I lose my temper. My girl has an accident, and I break down. They stare at the screen, tuning me out, as my heart aches to share.
It is no good. All broken. All hard.
Repeated failures. Repeated anguish.
So thankful for repeated grace.
Through marvelous grace we find joy in the pieces. Through mercy and love, we come together in forgiveness.
Messes fixed. Laughter restored.
Poor choices are a given. But then so is infinite grace.
I turn again in frustration, ready to give up.
Yet He is there, hand extended in invitation. And I grab it tight-like.
Finding just what I need in the grasp of a nail-scarred hand.
Finding His love and grace. Receiving a heart filled.
“He will yet fill your mouth with laughter and your lips with a shout of joy.” Job 8:21
Q4U: How has the Lord Jesus filled your heart today? You may leave a comment below.
By His daily grace,
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