Mercy shows up.

My friend Pat often quips, “That’s a mercy.” Sometimes it’s funny. Sometimes it’s serious. And, sometimes it takes me a minute to figure out which ¬†mercy she actually means. Every time it’s refreshing. The mercies of the Lord show up in unexpected places, and Pat reminds me to look for them. Sure enough, mercy shows…

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Where is mercy?

I’d been taking photo after photo. I’d marked up my bible. I’d ferreted out Facebook posts in a crazy obsession to learn more about mercy. On Palm Sunday, mercy popped up again on the screen during our praise and worship. I reached for my phone to snap a photo and make some cute post for…

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There’s a wideness in God’s mercy …

I couldn’t wait to see it. The wideness. I’d stood on the shore before and gazed out at the depths from protected bays and coves. Felt the cool waves rush over my toes on warm sandy beaches. I’d even been out on boats for tours to the Statue of Liberty and experienced bayside views of…

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