Stephen T. Johnson (North Carolina, USA)
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[The Lord] said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” So, I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may dwell in me. - 2 Corinthians 12:9 (NRSV)
One very hot day, my lawn mower was not cooperating, so I went into the house to rest. My two young daughters were visiting grandparents, and I was lonely and grieving my wife’s recent death from cancer. While I was walking through the carport, a gentle breeze blew through the...
Even in the midst of tragedy and grief, God’s grace is sufficient for me.
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