Grace is…

By Genny

When I found out I had the exciting opportunity to write a guest post for (In) Courage today, I wasn’t sure what to write about.

The theme was Grace, I was told.

Grace.

It’s something that’s impacted my life for sure.

Years ago, when I was in college and struggling with my self-image and food, it was Grace that touched my heart and gave me a new perspective…

on everything.

But writing about that felt too personal.

Yes, I’ve mentioned it before. Briefly. And I’ve even written a fictional novel based on it.

But to share more?…

I don’t know.

The thought scared me.

Yet as I sat down at my computer to write my post,

that’s exactly what came out…

Grace is
the unexplainable hope
that washes away
the accusing whispers that dance in the darkness
and hide behind the mirror
and say…

read more over at (In) Courage.

7 Comments on Grace is…

  1. Anonymous
    January 9, 2010 at 5:17 pm (4 years ago)

    This was wonderful incredibly beautiful and transparent. Thank you so much for sharing. It lifted me this morning to a new place in my heart. Bless you. Sharon O

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  2. KellieS
    January 9, 2010 at 6:05 pm (4 years ago)

    Beautifully written account of your salvation from trouble. I had an eating disorder for a short period when I was in my twenties. Fortunately, it didn't get it's hooks in me. Thanks for sharing.

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  3. Joyeful
    January 9, 2010 at 6:19 pm (4 years ago)

    Oh this poem was beautiful and so like Grace–light and gentle and full of Truth!

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  4. deb
    January 10, 2010 at 2:35 am (4 years ago)

    I will say again, that your post was beautiful.And thanks for taking the time to visit my little space.

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  5. Diane
    January 10, 2010 at 9:50 pm (4 years ago)

    Thank you for those beautiful words.

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  6. Are You Serious!
    January 11, 2010 at 12:00 am (4 years ago)

    ♥ I loved it! I'm glad you wrote it!!!

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  7. Candice
    January 11, 2010 at 4:25 pm (4 years ago)

    new follower here from MBC- nice 2 meet you :)

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